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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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Finland prepared to tackle coronavirus situation: Finnish PM

Xinhua 27 Feb 2020
HELSINKI, Feb ... The patient is a working-age Finnish woman, who had been infected while visiting Milan, Northern Italy, and is now treated in hospital in Meilahti, Helsinki ... In late January, a Chinese female tourist tested positive for the virus in northern Finland's Lapland and was later discharged from the hospital ... .
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Virgin Galactic to take first space tourists this year, technology expert predicts

Arab News 06 Feb 2020
HELSINKI, Finland. Tourism is bound for new heights with the first space tourists predicted to suit up and travel beyond Earth’s atmosphere later this year, according to a space technology expert ... will be the first among the three key players to commercially fly tourists to space.
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Overnight stays by Chinese visitors increase greatly in Finland in 2019

China.dot.org 31 Jan 2020
HELSINKI, Jan. 31 (Xinhua) -- Chinese tourists spent 384,000 nights in Finnish hotels in 2019, a 15.4-percent increase year-on-year, ... Resident tourists consumed 16 million nights.
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Chinese tourists become largest foreign visitor group in Finland's Rovaniemi

China Daily 29 Jan 2020
HELSINKI-Tourism in Finland's Lapland is expected to set a new record in 2020, and Chinese tourists have become the largest group among foreign visitors in Rovaniemi, the administrative capital and commercial center of Lapland, Finnish national broadcaster Yle reported ... 53 percent of the overnight stays during the period were domestic tourists.
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