Good News from Thu, 15 April, 2010:

Mappa Stellare’s wilderness tours awarded in Italy

MEK Exotic wilderness tours to Finland proved to be worth the Italian Sustainable Travel award Exotic wilderness tours to Finland proved to be worth the Italian Sustainable Travel award
Genoa-based Mappa Stellare, a tour operator owned by Finnish Liisa Väisänen, has been awarded a Sustainable Tourism acknowledgement for its bear and wolverine tours to Northern Karelia. The acknowledgement was awarded by a major Italian travel magazine, L’Agenzia di Viaggi.
 
The Finnish cooperator of Mappa Stellare’s wildnerness tours is Erä-Eero, a Lieksa-based company owned by Eero Kortelainen. The travel package includes for instance at least one night at a cabin in Koli National Park, where tourists can observe bears and wolverines feeding on carcasses.
 
Last summer’s top sightings included for instance a female wolverine feedings its kits, and a beaver.
 
– This is a significant acknowledgement for us, for L’Agenzia di Viaggi is a 45 years old travel magazine, which is followed by all the professionals within the Italian travel industry, says Liisa Väisänen.

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