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Next weekend is the last chance to fly north to Ivalo, Kittilä and Kuusamo with the Finnish national carrier.
March 23, 2020
Last day of skiing: All major ski resorts in northern Finland announced on Sunday that they will close the lifts.
March 22, 2020
Authorities say people should be responsible and consider whether travelling makes sense during the coronavirus outbreak.
March 20, 2020
"I firmly believe it is the only responsible decision in the extraordinary crisis the world is currently facing," says Hurtigruten CEO Daniel Skjeldam
March 19, 2020
Demand for air travel is essentially non-existent due to the coronavirus outbreak and airlines like SAS, Norwegian and Widerøe have therefore decided to put most of its flights on hold.
March 16, 2020
Hotel Meridian on the central square in Murmansk is closed after a preliminary test from one participant in a chess tournament was positive for coronavirus.
March 16, 2020
Longyearbyen is a small and vulnerable society. We only have a small hospital with limited public health services, the local authorities states.
March 15, 2020
Few places in Europe are better suited for commercial scheduled flights with electric planes than Norway’s northernmost region.
March 08, 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
Visitors will soon be welcomed to the northernmost tip of the closed and militarized Russian archipelago.
February 26, 2020
The «Akademik Lomonosov» has been officially handed over to the Russian state nuclear power company.
July 04, 2019
Developers in Singapore intend to ship thousands of Asians to a tourism machine in Arctic waters
January 24, 2019
Overnight stays by Japanese tourists in Lapland (Arctic Finland) have declined every month since the end of last year, according to Statistics Finland figures.
October 01, 2018
The perfect land of the north first referred to by Greek historian Herodotus finds a home in the Kola Peninsula.
September 17, 2018
The country’s government wants to make the untouched areas of the Taymyr Peninsula a new and exclusive destination.
July 17, 2017
Russia’s largest nuclear powered icebreaker to sail five cruises per season until 2019.
January 31, 2017
Boost in winter tourism is tempting airlines to launch new direct flights from Frankfurt, Amsterdam, Zürich, London and Düsseldorf.
January 11, 2017
Almost 1,000 planes packed with tourists eager to get a touch of white Christmas have landed in Lapland airports this December.
December 22, 2016
1,8 million visitors may not be all good news for the tiny populated island with fragile nature and underdeveloped infrastructure.
November 05, 2016
Coal mining is no longer the biggest revenue source for the Russian settlement of Barentsburg.
November 01, 2016
Ten new luxury purpose-built polar class vessels are under construction by various cruise-liners.
October 20, 2016
Tourist companies follow each other and are now coming to the Arctic, says Sven-Olof Lindblad, a pioneer in expedition cruising in ice-covered waters.
October 08, 2016
Murmansk eyes many new visitors after the city became Russia’s visa-free window for passengers en route from Norway.
September 08, 2016
Arctic sea ice melts away and Daniel Skjeldam predicts a big growth in voyages to northern waters.
August 22, 2016
British tourists will find it easier to get to Lapland this winter after Norwegian announced a new route from London Gatwick to Rovaniemi.
August 18, 2016