|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.|
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Press Releases • Jun 08, 2012 11:43 GMT
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.