• Tram and the Cathedral. Photo: Helsinki Tourism Material Bank/Niclas Sjöblom
  • Esplanade park. Photo: Helsinki Tourism Material Bank/Mika Lappalainen
  • Habitare. Photo: The Finnish Fair/Jukka Uotila

Press releases archive

The archive covers all the press releases by Visit Helsinki from 2012-2014.

Order press releases directly to your e-mail address from: tourist.media[at]hel.fi.


Additional programme for Lux Helsinki – festival drawing near
16.12.2014 (PDF, 21 kb)

Helsinki Rings in the New Year in Spectacular Style in Senate

11.12.2014 (PDF, 22 kb)

Business travel on the rise in Helsinki
26.11.2014 (PDF, 15 kb)

Light artworks at Lux Helsinki 2015 will encourage audience participation
10.11.2014 (PDF, 17 kb)

300 International Travel Bloggers Applying for the Nordic Bloggers' Experience
7.11.2014 (PDF, 10 kb)

Helsinki remains hot even in wintertime – winter season packed with events and things to do
30.10.2014 (PDF, 19 kb)

Lux Helsinki light event to be arranged for seventh time, from 4 to 8 January 2015
13.10.2014 (PDF, 123 kb)

“Food Helsinki? HEL YEAH!” brochure reveals the secrets of Helsinki’s food culture and supports the development of Helsinki as a food tourism destination
9.10.2014 (PDF, 16 kb)

Helsinki offers lots to do for autumn holidaymakers – hotel
accommodation still available for school holidays

8.10.2014 (PDF, 68 kb)

MTV PUSH Helsinki is an international marketing effort aimed at showcasing Helsinki
15.9.2014 (PDF, 294 kb)

MTV PUSH Helsinki celebrates the best new talent from 10 to 12 September – see all the events
9.9.2014 (PDF, 178 kb)

Tens of International Bloggers at the Nordic Travel Fair Matka
9.9.2014 (PDF, 25 kb)

MTV PUSH Helsinki: style guru Alex Noble and fashion show for Finnish brands at the Abattoir
5.9.2014 (PDF, 175 kb)

Record number of customers for Helsinki Helpers
28.8.2014 (PDF, 22 kb)

MTV PUSH Helsinki's free-of-charge events invite young people to participate
27.8.2014 (PDF, 177 kb)

Charli XCX, Oliver Heldens, Becky Hill and Redrama to headline MTV PUSH Helsinki
21.8.2014 (PDF, 178 kb)

Helsinki tourism marketing created another new music video in cooperation with youth of Helsinki
14.7.2014 (PDF, 27 kb)

Tips for Midsummer in Helsinki
16.6.2014 (PDF, 27 kb)

Anne Berner named Stadin friidu, Jussi Raittinen Stadin kundi
12.6.2014 (PDF, 172kb)

Helsinki day baby born
12.6.2014 (PDF, 72kb)

Twentieth summer with Helsinki Helper tourist guides
11.6.2014 (PDF, 29kb)

The Helsinki365 photo blog has followers in 130 countries
11.6.2014 (PDF, 25 kb)

Helsinki 20th most popular congress city in the world
9.6.2014 (PDF, 25 kb)

The City invites to celebrate Helsinki Day 12 June
27.5.2014 (PDF, 25kb)

Helsinki’s and Nordic Travel Fair Matka’s Nordic Bloggers’ Experience is the new Finnish Champion of Municipal Marketing
23.5.2014 (PDF, 26kb)

Group-formers, but also independent adventurers among international cruise guests in Helsinki
20.5.2014 (PDF, 27 kb)

Helsinki won race to host massive conference on reproductive medicine in 2016
13.5.2014 (PDF, 86 kb)

A lot to experience in the tourism summer of Helsinki
29.4.2014 (PDF, 106 kb)

Record number of conferences in Helsinki in 2013
26.3.2014 (PDF, 91 kb)

Helsinki attracted tourists particularly from Japan and China last year
7.3.2014 (PDF, 91 kb)

International bloggers charmed by Finland
6.2.2014 (PDF, 341 kb)

Helsinki Travel Marketing Ltd is now Helsinki Marketing Ltd
30.1.2014 (PDF, 95 kb)

Streat Helsinki - promoting street food
29.1.2014 (PDF, 106 kb)

Helsinki again listed among top international travel destinations
16.1.2014 (PDF, 96 kb)

Winter Fun Helsinki brings joy to the winter-time in Helsinki
13.1.2014 (PDF, 93 kb)

Sixth Lux Helsinki fills the city with 150,000 visitors
9.1.2014 (PDF, 687 kb)

The new year was welcomed with dancing in Senate Square
1.1.2014 (PDF, 90 kb)


The Tall Ships Races Helsinki 2013 brought both happiness and euros to the Helsinki region
27.12.2013 (PDF, 156 kb)

Over 1,600 photographs of Helsinki were entered into the Helsinki tourism photography competition
20.12.2013 (PDF, 93 kb)

The end of the year will attract almost a hundred thousand Russian tourists to Helsinki
19.12.2013 (PDF, 92 kb)

The New Year will be welcomed with a midnight open-air dance at the Senate Square
16.12.2013 (PDF, 152 kb)

Lux Helsinki to include Lux IN light art exhibition and other related events
12.12.2013 (PDF, 696 kb)

Helsinki365 partnership aims to increase the attractiveness of the city as a travel destination
26.11.2013 (PDF, 284 kb)

Lux Helsinki event will enliven the city once again from 4 to 8 January 2014
6.11.2013 (PDF, 540 kb)

Helsinki’s record-breaking cruise season draws to a close with a British ship
31.10.2013 (PDF, 138 kb)

Helsinki Café Opens in the Helsinki Exhibition & Convention Centre
22.8.2013 (PDF, 87 kb)

Helsinki Helpers’ record summer draws to a close
21.8.2013 (PDF, 144 kb)

Mega-Paula represents Helsinki at the Stockholm Pride event
25.7.2013 (PDF, 36 kb)

Youthful team spirit crowned the atmosphere of The Tall Ships Races Helsinki 2013
20.7.2013 (PDF, 739 kb)

The public is welcome to visit the ships during The Tall Ships Races Helsinki 2013
17.7.2013 (PDF, 430 kb)

The Tall Ships Races Helsinki 2013 offer a festival experience for the whole family, free of charge
9.7.2013 (PDF, 516 kb)

Passengers using West Harbour should reserve extra time for travel to and from the harbour
8.7.2013 (PDF, 90 kb)

The Visithelsinki.fi website offers you a local view of the city, in cooperation with the Spotted by Locals city blog
5.7.2013 (PDF, 169 kb)

Stirring parades on land and sea during The Tall Ships Races Helsinki 2013
4.7.2013 (PDF, 502 kb)

One of Russia's most famous DJs releases a new version of the Helsinki Rap created by Visit Helsinki and Bass Camp
20.6.2013 (PDF, 145 kb)

The Tall Ships Races Helsinki 2013 will bring crowds to Hietalahti and changes to traffic
17.6.2013 (PDF, 99 kb)

A map of traffic arrangements in the Tall Ships Races Helsinki 2013 area
17.6.2013 (PDF, 694 kb) 

Helsinki Helpers get on two wheels to provide speedy tourist information this summer
10.6.2013 (PDF, 82 kb)

For the first time in Finland: daylight fireworks at The Tall Ships Races Helsinki
10.6.2013 (PDF, 552 kb)

Helsinki ranked 14th most popular congress city in the world
6.6.2013 (PDF, 168 kb)

Helsinki steps up their tourist information services for the summer season
5.6.2013 (PDF, 147 kb)

North Karelia Brings Joy in Senate Square
3.6.2013 (PDF, 84 kb) 

The City Blooms on Helsinki Day
28.5.2013 (PDF, 84 kb) 

During Helsinki Week there will be samba, fun at the Finnish Province Days festival, and celebration at Töölö Jubilee Week
27.5.2013 (PDF, 130 kb)

Joint campaign of the John Nurminen Foundation and the City of Helsinki acknowledges the names of donors who support the Baltic Sea in an artwork located in Jätkäsaari, Helsinki
16.5.2013 (PDF, 46 kb)

Helsinki expects busiest cruise ship season to date
15.5.2013 (PDF, 129 kb)

The free Tall Ships Races Helsinki 2013 event brings together children, young people and adults
7.5.2013 (PDF, 653 kb)

Helsinki starting up its lively and varied tourist summer
24.4.2013 (PDF, 88 kb)

Helsinki competing successfully in the number of conventions
15.3.2013 (PDF, 167 kb)

The President of Finland named as the patron of The Tall Ships Races Helsinki 2013
4.3.2013 (PDF, 530 kb)

Slight growth in tourism of Helsinki in 2012
28.2.2013 (PDF, 96 kb)

Visithelsinki.fi’s visitor numbers up as users praise the site
7.2.2013 (PDF, 142 kb)

Helsinki, one of Europe’s hottest destinations in 2013 according to CNN, expects tourism to continue at record levels
16.1.2013 (PDF, 216 kb)

Bass Camp helps create new music video promoting Helsinki
10.1.2013 (PDF, 224 kb)

Lux Helsinki light event more popular than ever
9.1.2013 (PDF, 729 kb)


Record number of visitors from Russia visit Helsinki for the New Year
27.12.2012 (PDF, 203 kb)

Lux Helsinki’s Pink Caravan installation lights up five objects one at a time
20.12.2012 (PDF, 665 kb)

New Year for families with children starts with Lightworks in Meilahti
12.12.2012 (PDF, 76 kb)

Star Performers and Circus Atmosphere at Senate Square New Year
12.12.2012 (PDF, 132 kb)

Visitors from Russia and China top the spending list in Helsinki
11.12.2012 (PDF, 102 kb)

City event Lux Helsinki brightens up the Epiphany weekend
4.12.2012 (PDF, 622 kb)

Seurasaari Christmas Path brings Christmas spirit on Sunday, December 16
3.12.2012 (PDF, 81 kb)

World Design Capital theme year appreciated by tourism industry
26.11.2012 (PDF, 155 kb)

Thirteen installations of Lux Helsinki let the light loose
1.11.2012 (PDF, 724 kb)

Winners announced in Best of Helsinki 2012 competition
30.10.2012 (PDF, 204 kb)

Helsinki on course to set new record for tourism
22.10.2012 (PDF, 154 kb)

Helsinki continues to have plenty to offer visitors this autumn
27.9.2012 (PDF, 210 kb)

Record number of visitors served by Helsinki Region Tourist Information at airport
12.9.2012 (PDF, 158 kb)

World Design Capital Helsinki 2012 breaks traveling records
31.7.2012 (PDF, 254 kb)

15,000 spectators at the opening ceremony of the European Athletics Championships
26.6.2012 (PDF, 24 kb)

European Athletics Championships expected to attract many foreign visitors
20.6.2012 (PDF, 80, 5 kb)

Midsummer tips on the updated visithelsinki.fi website
19.6.2012 (PDF, 81 kb)

Vote for the Best of Helsinki for a chance to win a Key to the City
19.6.2012 (PDF, 165 kb)

Helsinki ranks among the top international meeting cities
14.6.2012 (PDF, 135 kb)

Helsinki Traveller Info encourages visitors to live like a local
13.6.2012 (PDF, 81 kb)

Helsinki Helpers ready to help visitors make the most of their holiday
11.6.2012 (PDF, 132 kb)

World Design Capital theme year boosts tourism in Helsinki
8.6.2012 (PDF, 80 kb)

International cruises are a significant source of one-day visitors to Helsinki
22.05.2012 (PDF, 83 kb)

Visitors to Ice Hockey World Championships show interest in Helsinki’s offerings
11.5.2012 (PDF, 132 kb)

World Design Capital summer offers the most tourism experiences in Finland
25.4.2012 (PDF, 141 kb)

Helsinki expects a record number of cruise visitors
5.4.2012 (PDF, 125 kb)

Helsinki once again sets new records for tourism in 2011
8.3.2012 (PDF, 76 kb)

Revised Best of Helsinki competition gets off to a fast start
6.3.2012 (PDF, 96 kb)

New outfits for the Helsinki tourism marketing team in co-operation with Ivana Helsinki
24.2.2012 (PDF, 79 kb)

Helsinki attracts families from neighbouring regions
23.2.2012 (PDF, 77 kb)

Helsinki among world’s most interesting tourism destinations
19.1.2012 (PDF, 210 kb)