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The President’s Internationalisation Award for the City of Rovaniemi and Visit Rovaniemi: “Tourism is our success story”


The City of Rovaniemi and Visit Rovaniemi have won the President’s Internationalisation Award for their long-term cooperation.


Alitrip to bring 50,000 Chinese to visit Rovaniemi in 2017


Alibaba, a giant Chinese e-commerce company, rebranded its travel booking website as Alitrip. This largest online travel agency announced in Rovaniemi on October 27 that it aims to fly six to eight million Chinese tourists to Europe in 2020.


What if? Photo exhibition visualizes the imagined impacts of climate change


In the Arctic, average temperatures are rising due to climate change almost twice as fast as in the rest of the world, but what does it mean for Arctic communities and nature? The photo exhibition Nanoq – Imag(in)ing Climate Change by Ilona Mettiäinen in Rovaniemi, Arktikum Science Centre visualizes some imaginary, possible and even impossible worlds that may result from climate change.

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