Press Releases

PM & Vänner and Scandinavian Wine Academy initiate cooperation

Feb 23, 2015 08:00 GMT PM & Vänner In the autumn of 2015, Scandinavian Wine Academy will commence a sommelier course at PM & Vänner Hotel. The course caters to both business and private individuals who want to learn more about wine and spirit in all forms.

The province that disappeared up in smoke

Feb 19, 2015 14:42 GMT University of Gävle The fire in Västmanland did not only cause material and financial damage, it also removed places that had become stuck in people’s memories.

Experts are the least concerned about climate changes

Feb 15, 2015 17:53 GMT University of Gävle A study, carried out by, amongst others, Igor Knez, professor at Gävle University, ascertains surprisingly that experts are the least concerned about climate changes. The study that was made in 2013 and that investigated people’s concerns about climate changes has been published within the Chinese scientific sector, and has been downloaded more than 1000 times, and read more than 4000 times.

Stockholm cloud based company featured in Nasdaq article

Feb 05, 2015 08:59 GMT UP THERE, EVERYWHERE Cloud based agency UP THERE, EVERYWHERE, that began in Stockholm 3 years ago, is featured in a Nasdaq blog post today on changing employment trends and the use of the cloud.

Swedavia joins the Fly Green Fund

Feb 05, 2015 08:18 GMT Swedavia The Swedish airport operator Swedavia increases its commitment to decrease fossil CO2 emissions and its work for an aviation industry with decreased environmental impact. Swedavia will now be the first airport operator in the Nordic countries to join the Fly Green Fund.

US preclearance at Stockholm Arlanda Airport

Feb 03, 2015 10:14 GMT Swedavia Stockholm Arlanda Airport could now become the first airport in Scandinavia to introduce what is known as US preclearance. US preclearance means that US immigration and customs inspection is carried out when a passenger departs from Stockholm instead of upon arrival in the US. The benefits include a smoother arrival in the US and the potential to attract new non-stop routes to the US.

Thomas Andersson is the new CEO of Stockholm Visitors Board

Feb 02, 2015 08:29 GMT Stockholm Visitors Board Thomas Andersson is the new CEO of Stockholm Visitors Board and takes office on February 2. He is following Peter Lindqvist who is retiring.

Jan 28, 2015 08:38 GMT Stockholm Visitors Board In 2014, Stockholm reached a new record with 11.8 million guest nights. This is an increase of almost 8 percent compared to the previous year.

Jan 21, 2015 10:33 GMT Stockholm Visitors Board In November 2014 almost 951,000 overnight stays were made at commercial accommodations in Stockholm County, 44,000 more than in November 2013 and an increase of 5 %.

PM & Vänner Restaurant ranked as one of the top restaurants in the Nordics

Dec 15, 2014 18:00 GMT PM & Vänner Today the restaurant guide White Guide presented the very first issue of "The White Guide Nordic", covering the 250 best restaurants in Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Iceland, Faroe Islands and Svalbard. PM & Vänner Restaurant is ranked as number 15 and is therefore also on the prestigious "Top 30 Nordic List".