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Capital hotel construction: Experts warn there may be too many rooms

Dozens of new hotel projects underway or planned in the capital city region, potentially adding thousands of new hotel rooms; but experts say it's...

Ciao, hej! Italians and Swedes swell Finland’s tourist numbers

The number of tourists staying overnight in Finland is growing, with Swedes still the biggest group. According to the latest figures from Statistics Finland released...

Finnish backpackers could get Australia tax refund

Finns who have gone on working holidays to Australia could be in line for a tax refund, after a court ruled taxes had been...

One hundred days until Christmas – summer is definitely over!

If you're keeping count - and we are - there's just 100 days to go until Christmas. The heart of Finland's Christmas industry is in...

Navigating Helsinki in a wheelchair throws up challenges where old meets...

For most people who visit the Finnish capital during summer months, Helsinki is an easy city to explore. With an extensive public transport system, a...

Three killed in ski resort cabin fire

Three people have been killed in an overnight fire at Levi ski resort in Lapland. Rescue crews got called around 04:00 on Friday morning to...

Is Lapland a real place? 33% of British people don’t think...

It seems that quite a few people in Britain weren't paying attention in geography class. A new survey of 2000 adults by travel company TUI...

Border Guard raises concerns about Brexit impact on Lapland operations

A senior official in Finland's Border Guard has spoken out about his concerns over Britain's departure from the European Union, and how it will...

Domestic travel drives Finland’s summer tourism surge

Finland's summer tourist industry is being driven by demand for domestic travel. It's due in part to efforts from regions around the country to promote...

‘Climate Change Tourism’ Takes More Seasonal Workers From Finland To Greenland

Two hundred kilometres inland from the North Atlantic coast of Greenland - on the opposite side of the Davis Strait to Canada's northernmost territory...