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Government ‘forgot’ about restaurant and tourism industry in budget

The Finnish Hospitality Association MaRa says the government 'forgot' about the restaurant and tourism industry in the 2021 budget, which was unveiled on Wednesday. MaRa has...

Ministers consider new hybrid travel solutions

Ministers are meeting on Wednesday to discuss the possible introduction of ‘hybrid’ measures to open up the country's travel market. The government is coming under...

New plans to save Lapland’s tourist industry as the clock runs...

Package holiday travel corridors, tourism bubbles, test-to-fly schemes: the government and regional tourism operators are casting a wide net to come up with ways...

Museums hope for post-lockdown July visitor boom

After months of lockdown and coronavirus restrictions, Finland's museums are hoping for for a visitor boom in July. There's already been a rise in the...

Costa Mayor’s message to Finnish tourists: “We are returning to normal...

Spain has opened its borders to EU and Schengen visitors this week, and authorities are hoping enough tourists come to help boost the economy...

Petrol station networks opening up restaurants and cafes 

Hundreds of petrol stations around the country are getting ready to open up their restaurants and cafes from the beginning of June as coronavirus...

Tourism revenues forecast to slump up to 70% this year

The amount of money spent by domestic and foreign tourists in Finland is forecast to fall by as much as 70% during 2020 due...

Coronavirus quarantine keeps Finns in Tenerife hotel lockdown

Almost two dozen Finns are among a thousand people quarantined at a hotel in the Canary Islands, after three guests were diagnosed with Coronavirus. The...

Estonia visits down, but alcohol imports increase

The number of trips made by Finns to Estonia decline last year by 3%, but the amount of alcohol imported to Finland by travelers...

Museum visitor numbers set new record

The number of people visiting museums in Finland continues to grow, and in 2019 reached a new high. According to new figures from the National...