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Staffan Ingvarsson appointed new CEO of Stockholm Business Region

Staffan Ingvarsson appointed new CEO of Stockholm Business Region

Press releases   •   Mar 22, 2019 13:00 UTC

​Staffan Ingvarsson, former CEO of Stokab, will take up the position as CEO of Stockholm Business Region on April 1.

​Stockholm exports its DNA to SXSW in Austin

​Stockholm exports its DNA to SXSW in Austin

Press releases   •   Mar 06, 2019 11:41 UTC

The unique DNA of Stockholm is built on progressive values that allow Stockholmers to be among the most innovative people in the world. The openness to new ideas, to diversity and inclusion, have contributed to the city’s ever increasing popularity among both talents and travelers. Now, Stockholm is bringing its DNA to SXSW in Austin, inviting anyone to be a Stockholmer.

Stockholm Hotel Report: Demand for additional hotels in Stockholm

Stockholm Hotel Report: Demand for additional hotels in Stockholm

Press releases   •   Oct 18, 2018 08:21 UTC

​Despite a substantial increase in the number of hotel rooms in Stockholm last year, the demand for more hotels in the Swedish capital continues to develop. Changed travel habits, a growing middle class in Asia and cheaper flights have contributed to the increase in the proportion of private hotel guests, which is now almost as big as the business segment.

Higher slope, longer skirun thanks to Amazon Web Services

Higher slope, longer skirun thanks to Amazon Web Services

Press releases   •   Mar 26, 2018 07:15 UTC

The Vilsta ski slope in Eskilstuna in the Stockholm region, will become 10 meters higher just in time for the winter season next year. All thanks to shaft masses from the construction of Amazon Web Services (AWS)’s data center in Eskilstuna.

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Strengthened connectivity with new direct routes to Stockholm

Strengthened connectivity with new direct routes to Stockholm

News   •   Oct 03, 2013 16:20 UTC

Both Emirates and Norwegian airlines recently announced new flight routes to and from Stockholm, which are expected to boost traffic from international destinations such as the US, Middle East and Africa.

Stockholm Ipad Act 2

Stockholm Ipad Act 2

News   •   Mar 21, 2013 12:49 UTC

Stockholm New Ipad Act was one of last year’s viral hits reaching more than 3.2 million views on Youtube. Now the sequel is here. This time, with new dimensions added.

Outlook 2013: Stockholm's booming retail and tourism buck European trend

Outlook 2013: Stockholm's booming retail and tourism buck European trend

News   •   Feb 11, 2013 09:30 UTC

While most European countries' retail sectors have been hit by the debt crisis, Stockholm's continues to buck the trend. Income from tourism has also grown. That combination makes Stockholm an attractive proposition for potential investors, explained Thomas Andersson, COO of Stockholm Business Region Development.

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Key Events: Stockholm Tech Week 2018

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Stockholm Hotel Report 2018

Stockholm Hotel Report 2018

Documents   •   Oct 18, 2018 08:21 UTC

SWOT analysis: Towards a more globally attractive Stockholm

Understanding the demands and expectations from people moving to Stockholm is of great importance to continue develop the city as an attractive place to work and live. As a result of a workshop in March 2013 with 50 expats in Stockholm, as SWOT analysis was developed. Included as a benchmark is a SWOT based on a workshop with representatives from local organizations, held in December 2012.

Olympic anniversary: 100 years of health

Olympic anniversary: 100 years of health

Documents   •   Jun 01, 2012 14:11 UTC

The 1912 Olympic Games in Stockholm were successful. Sweden received significant international praise.The successes laid the foundation for the model that gave Sweden international athletic stars and a healthier people for whom sports and exercise are part of daily life:the government-funded sports movement. In Stockholm, opportunities for exercise and outdoor life are integrated into the city.

Olympic anniversary: From ten thousand to ten million guest nights in 100 years

During the 1912 Olympics, Stockholm was invaded by athletes and tourists from around the world. That put the city’s entire tourism industry to the test, raising concerns, but even more so, offering opportunities. New hotels sprouted up and Stockholm took its place on the international tourism map. Today, Stockholm is Europe’s second fastest growing capital city in terms of number of guest nights.