Helsinki committed to developing sustainable tourism in collaboration between cities

Deputy Mayor Pia Pakarinen represented Helsinki at the international UNWTO Global Summit onUrban Tourism top summit in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. The summit focused on the concept of Smart Cities, Smart Destinations.

Helsinki waterfront route to have 120 new sites for services and better signage

A unique feature of Helsinki is the city’s 130-kilometre-long waterfront route open to use by citizens and service providers. It will be increasingly easy in the future to develop services for waterfront areas.

Digitalisation is an opportunity to build the most functional city in the world

Helsinki wants to be the most functional city in the world. Above all, functionality means smoothness as you go about your daily life. Using digitalisation as a means, the City intends to develop services that anticipate the needs of the Helsinkians and meet their requirements in an increasingly individual manner.

Mustikkamaa heat storage caves under construction

The Helsinki energy company Helen is building Finland’s largest heat storage facility in former undergroundoil storage caves in the Mustikkamaa island. The reconverted caves will store hot water. The amount of hot water that can be stored in the caves corresponds to 40 times the amount of water in the pools of the Helsinki Olympic Stadium.