Articles tagged “helsinki”

Helsinki-Based Mobility App Aims to Make Personal Cars Obsolete

Helsinki-Based Mobility App Aims to Make Personal Cars Obsolete

Kati Pohjanpalo, Bloomberg

This sounds like an urban utopia. Will this mobility app really get car lovers to sell their vehicles? Or will it just be an option for people who were never going to buy cars in the first place?

6 months ago

Helsinki Airport’s Plan to Bring One Great Gateway Airport Under Just One Roof

Helsinki Airport’s Plan to Bring One Great Gateway Airport Under Just One Roof

Marisa Garcia, Skift

HEL is working hard to become a traveller's heaven. It won't be the largest airport in the world, but it's certainly going to be one of a kind.

4 years ago

Helsinki Airport Asks Flyers to Trade Privacy for Free Wi-Fi

Helsinki Airport Asks Flyers to Trade Privacy for Free Wi-Fi

Kasper Viita, Bloomberg

Most flyers are willing to trade a bit of privacy for free Wi-Fi.

4 years ago

Helsinki Leaders Argue Whether a Guggenheim Outpost Will Draw More Tourists

Helsinki Leaders Argue Whether a Guggenheim Outpost Will Draw More Tourists

The Daily Telegraph

The Guggenheim people as well as some city leaders want another Bilbao, but they're not going to get one. The museum is one new construction away from becoming the cultural world's Applebee's.

5 years ago

Finnair Just Raised the Stakes in the Battle for the Best Airport Lounge

Finnair Just Raised the Stakes in the Battle for the Best Airport Lounge

Marisa Garcia, Skift

It's a breathtaking lounge and bound to be popular with top-tier customers, possibly tempting enough to get others to fly more, in order to earn the privilege of letting off some steam between flights.

5 years ago

Helsinki Humanizes Public Transportation With a Beautiful Photo Project

Helsinki Humanizes Public Transportation With a Beautiful Photo Project

Samantha Shankman, Skift

We'd love to see similar projects done by cities around the world, and then have them use the participants' stories and suggestions to make public transportation a little better every year.

5 years ago

Helsinki Airport’s New Relaxation Area Gives Flyers a Free Place to Sleep

Helsinki Airport’s New Relaxation Area Gives Flyers a Free Place to Sleep

Samantha Shankman, Skift

European airports are ahead of their American peers in making wait times more enjoyable for flyers, especially with design aspects that represent the cities where the hubs are located.

5 years ago

Finland shows off its knack for design with a new exhibition in Helsinki Airport

Finland shows off its knack for design with a new exhibition in Helsinki Airport

Finland is living up to its title as Word Design Capital and making an extra effort in the travel sector to brand itself as such to foreigners.

6 years ago