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Surprisingly strong summer for Stockholm’s tourism

Press releases   •   Oct 19, 2012 09:41 UTC

Stockholm is growing strong as a tourist destination. Leisure travel drives the development, despite a slowdown in several markets. The summer season ended with a new record in commercial accomodations and cruise passengers.

Stockholm 1912 Summer Olympics 100th anniversary celebration

Press releases   •   Jun 08, 2012 11:43 UTC

During June 1-10 Stockholm celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Summer Olympics 1912. More than 600 Swedish former olympic competitors will be present. The highlight of the week takes place at Stockholm's Stadion on June 9 with a packed program of activities. The City of Stockholm will also wish good luck to this years olympic competitors as well as to the City of London.

Stockholm Economy Statistics Q4 2011 - Reduced unemployment – but dampened growth

Press releases   •   Apr 02, 2012 09:51 UTC

During 2011, Stockholm continued strengthening its attractiveness and both total residents and visitors reached new heights. The year 2011 also was a record year for newly started businesses. Total wages continued to increase during the fourth quarter but at a dampened rate. Once again, it is the private sector that is keeping growth up.

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Bright festive season for Stockholm Christmas shoppers

News   •   Dec 21, 2011 09:00 UTC

The City of Stockholm and cooperative project for inner city stakeholders City i Samverkan (City in Cooperation), which is responsible for planning Christmas lights and decorations around the city, aim to make Stockholm one of Europe's top Christmas shopping destinations.

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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.

Hotels in Stockholm - the future need for hotels in Stockholm

Stockholm is growing as a tourism and business travel destination. This report is an evaluation of the future need for hotels in Stockholm conducted by The Swedish Tourism Research Institute on behalf of Stockholm Business Region Development. The report includes an overview of the existing capacity and a prognosis of the demand for hotel rooms between 2010-2015.