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Roughly half of firms said that domestic tourism would not help cover losses caused by the absence of overseas visitors.
October 26, 2020
Finnish tourism destinations are turning to virtual tourism to get around travel restrictions imposed by the coronavirus pandemic.
May 28, 2020
The impact of the coronavirus crisis on travel and tourism has already brought many businesses in Finnish Lapland to the brink of bankruptcy.
May 09, 2020
Authorities say people should be responsible and consider whether travelling makes sense during the coronavirus outbreak.
March 20, 2020
The number of tourists visiting Finnish Lapland grew by 12.5 percent in January compared to the same period last year, according to preliminary data released by Statistics Finland on Thursday.
February 28, 2020
For the first time, comparable data ranks greenhouse gas emissions for all Finnish municipalities.
February 19, 2020
Many Lapland residents will spend this Christmas enjoying record snow cover, according to data from the Finnish Meteorological Institute, FMI.
December 23, 2019
Over the past year, a working group at the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry has been examining the future of commercial reindeer herding in Finland, including the issue of how many domesticated reindeer there should be in the whole of the country.
November 28, 2019
After years of negotiations and planning in the Sámi Parliament, the Finnish government has agreed to the formation of a Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) for Sámi peoples in Finland.
November 15, 2019
Lapland tourism players are divided over a proposal to mitigate carbon emissions by introducing a flight tax. On Thursday, a citizens’ initiative aimed at implementing a tax passed the 50,000-signature threshold required for lawmakers to consider it. It notes that a similar scheme already in place in neighbouring Sweden adds between six and 40 euros to most airfares.
November 05, 2019

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