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May 3, 1990 | Associated Press
Fire swept through a hotel Wednesday at a ski resort in northern Finland, killing two people and injuring five.
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May 3, 1990 | Associated Press
Fire swept through a hotel Wednesday at a ski resort in northern Finland, killing two people and injuring five.
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TRAVEL
March 18, 1990 | JACK ADLER
Finland is offering several transportation and hotel discounts this year. A two-week "coach holiday ticket" entitles you to travel 1,000 kilometers (625 miles) by motor coach. The kit includes two coupons worth 250 kilometers, four coupons worth 50 kilometers, two coupons valued at 100 kilometers each and 10 coupons worth 10 kilometers.
TRAVEL
March 11, 1990 | JACK ADLER
Finland is offering several transportation and hotel discounts this year. A two-week Coach Holiday Ticket entitles you to travel 1,000 kilometers (625 miles) by motor coach. The kit includes two coupons worth 250 kilometers, four coupons worth 50 kilometers, two coupons valued at 100 kilometers each and 10 coupons worth 10 kilometers.
BUSINESS
March 3, 2007 | From Reuters
Hilton Hotels Corp. said Friday that it would sell its Scandic Hotels chain to private equity group EQT for about $1.1 billion as it sought to reduce debt amid rising lodging valuations. Lodging companies have been taking advantage of robust demand for hotel properties to trim their portfolios. On Thursday, Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. said it had sold three Marriott hotels for $214 million.
NEWS
October 9, 2012 | By Mary Forgione, Los Angeles Times Daily Travel & Deal blogger
The Angry Birds, the Bad Piggies, the eggs - you know the game-on drill. But what if you use your hands and feet instead of a smartphone app to move to the next level? That's the idea behind Angry Birds activity parks planned at three hotels in Finland - and they're not your typical amusement parks. "There will be different kinds of activities for children as well as for grown-ups," Iiro Rossi of Holiday Club Resorts wrote in an email. "There will be climbing, sliding, crawling, parkour, jumping, scoring, driving, playing, you name it. One thing missing are traditional rides usually seen in amusement parks.
HOME & GARDEN
July 4, 1992 | DAN LOGAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
In Finland, there are an estimated 1.4 million saunas for a population of 5 million. For more than 2,000 years, the sauna's dry heat has been unclogging the pores and leaching the stiffness from sore Scandinavian muscles. Finnish businessmen and politicians take to the sauna during tense negotiations, in the belief that in the heat, hostility melts away. Babies have been in Finnish saunas, where it is warm and hygienic.
NEWS
March 21, 2004 | Karl Ritter, Associated Press Writer
When Jane Blake said, "I do," it wasn't clear whether her voice trembled from emotion or the piercing cold. Her velvet cloak could only partly shield her from the Arctic conditions enveloping the wedding ceremony. The groom, Miles Wakefield, looked slightly more comfortable in his tailor-made suit with extra-thick lining. But his lips were turning purple toward the end of the half-hour rite.
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