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Butte-area readers share memories of 9/11 attack

Montana Standard 11 Sep 2021
Tourists from Butte stranded in Helsinki ... I was in Helsinki, Finland, along with my husband Gene, and nearly a dozen more Butte tourists ranging in age from 60 to 87 ... A group of us camped out at the Helsinki airport, sleeping in chairs, waiting for the counter to open up ... So I decided to go to the Twin Towers as a tourist.
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Roundup: Finland's local airports fear for future as number of air travelers nosedives

China.dot.org 17 Jul 2021
According to a recent prediction by Traficom, of Finland's 19 airports not counting that of the capital Helsinki, only the one near the northern smart city of Oulu and four others near tourist locations in northern Finland can expect an increase in passenger traffic numbers in this decade.
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Finland's local airports fear for future as number of air travelers nosedives

Sina 17 Jul 2021
According to a recent prediction by Traficom, of Finland's 19 airports not counting that of the capital Helsinki, only the one near the northern smart city of Oulu and four others near tourist locations in northern Finland can expect an increase in passenger traffic numbers in this decade.
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Rick Steves’ Europe: Helsinki: ‘Relax . . . I wash you twice’

Corvallis Gazette-Times 25 May 2021
As a tourist, I’m not invited to join the bankers on the rooftop, and the few remaining public saunas in Helsinki are in gritty neighborhoods ... Stepping back out into the gritty Helsinki neighborhood, I’m clean, relaxed, and assured that — for bankers, laborers, and tourists, too — the sauna is the great equalizer.
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An uplifting trip

The Polk County Standard Journal 02 Oct 2020
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.Arriving here last weekend was pure unadulterated fun, an uplifting experience. I found accommodating people extending bona fide and unfeigned hospitality along the way ... It was like a blind date who puts you in a sobering mood ... We both have enjoyed Finlandia vodka in Helsinki, Finland ... I had the experience as a tourist ... ....
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Finland's tourism sector hit particularly hard by COVID-19 pandemic: statistics

Xinhua 30 Jul 2020
HELSINKI, July 30 (Xinhua) -- Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of overnight stays by foreign tourists in Finland dropped by nearly 93 percent in June 2020, Statistics Finland said in a press release issued on Thursday ... In the Uusimaa province, where the capital Helsinki is ...
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No country for face masks: Nordics brush off mouth covers

Yahoo Daily News 30 Jul 2020
Read full article. 1 / 2 ... 2 / 2 ... Marc PRÉEL, with Nioucha ZAKAVATI. July 30, 2020, 10.50 AM ... In supermarkets, on buses, and along the streets of capitals -- such as Stockholm, Copenhagen, Oslo, Helsinki and Reykjavik -- face masks are a rare sight, worn only by a small minority, many of who are tourists ... - Following recommendations - ... "If they don't... 1 ... .
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Greece to Be the Honoured Country at Helsinki International Tourism Exhibition

The National Herald 04 Jun 2020
ATHENS -- Greece will be the honoured country at the International Tourism Exhibition MATKA 2021, which will take place in Helsinki from January 21-24 in 2021, as Greece has become the most popular destination for Finnish tourists.
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Greece to Be the Honored Country at Helsinki International Tourism Exhibition

The National Herald 04 Jun 2020
ATHENS -- Greece will be the honoured country at the International Tourism Exhibition MATKA 2021, which will take place in Helsinki from January 21-24 in 2021, as Greece has become the most popular destination for Finnish tourists.
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Rougle, Charles "Charlie" Phillip

Independent Record 31 May 2020
A native of Finland, Eija, also studying Russian at Helsinki University, was a summer tour guide for Finnish tourists in the Soviet Union. A year and a steady stream of letters later, Charles and Eija were married in Helsinki.
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After months of lockdown, Estonian workers flock home from Finland

Manila Standard Today 27 May 2020
This picture taken on May 14, 2020 shows passengers arriving with the Tallink Megastar ferry (unseen) from Tallin, Estonia, at West Harbour terminal in Helsinki, Finland ... For now, the route remains closed to foreign tourists, but the border staff at the Port of Helsinki are still busier than ever.
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Book details train journeys

The Bismarck Tribune 12 Apr 2020
He was on the first chartered tourist train into Iran ... “Eighty per cent of the people want to be open to the Western world; it is only twenty per cent who are hardcore about these things.” As a travel journalist he often traveled with tour groups, several of which were sponsored by a country looking for tourist business, like Iran.
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How a Millennial Prime Minister Is Leading Finland Through Crisis

Vogue 01 Apr 2020
WHEN I TRAVELED TO Helsinki in late January to meet Sanna Marin, the millennial feminist environmentalist who had just become prime minister, the world looked so different than it does today ... In central Helsinki, I saw groups of Chinese tourists lining up outside the Louis Vuitton shop, some wearing masks, but I didn’t think much of it.
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COVID-19: Malaysians in Finland can still fly out if they want -- Embassy

Malaysian National News Agency 26 Mar 2020
... on their air space in view of COVID-19, said the Embassy of Malaysia in Helsinki, Finland ... On the fate of the eight Malaysians who were reported to be stranded in Helsinki, the embassy said all of them are tourists and they have already left for Malaysia via Istanbul, Turkey.
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Fantastic Finland: A short break in Helsinki

Arab News 06 Mar 2020
Before our press tour departed for Helsinki, we received a note reminding us that temperatures could drop to deep sub-zero levels, and were strongly advised to pack appropriate clothing for the three-day trip ... In a very short time, however, my preconceptions about Helsinki were turned on their head.
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