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Nov 11, 2015 08:53 GMT Stockholm Visitors Board In September more than 1.2 million overnight stays were made in accommodation facilities in Stockholm County, which is an increase of 13 percent. The largest increase came from foreign guests. A total increase in foreign overnight stays in the county with 25 percent. – SLUSH Success Story Goes Mobile ​

Nov 09, 2015 09:00 GMT Yoogaia Online yoga studio Yoogaia had its global launch in Slush one year ago and is now growing rapidly around the world. Yoogaia has been been featured as one of the Best New Apps in over 100 countries globally on the App Store. Yoogaia broadcasts from studios in London, Helsinki and Hong Kong on three different time zones, meaning you can join in with live yoga classes anywhere, anytime.

Oct 21, 2015 11:33 GMT Stockholm Visitors Board The number of cruise ships calling at Ports of Stockholm during the April – October season was 247, bringing a record high number of 530,000 passengers. Stockholm also saw a record number of turnarounds this season, with 53 vessels compared to the 42 of last yea

Oct 15, 2015 07:00 GMT Stockholm Visitors Board Between June and August more than 4.4 million guest nights were recorded, which is an increase of 12 percent compared with the same period last year.

Christmas delights in the Royal capital of Stockholm

Oct 08, 2015 06:51 GMT Nobis Hotels, Restaurants & Conference As Christmas approaches, Restaurant Operakällaren opens up its annual widely known and longed-for Christmas buffet, created by Michelin star chef Stefano Catenacci, and savor them in a castle-like setting with crystal chandeliers and richly decorated walls. “This year we’ll have an eight course tasting menu, which will lift the Christmas buffet to an even higher level”, says Stefano Catenacci.

Information to the media on the announcement of the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize

Oct 05, 2015 08:00 GMT Nobel Peace Center The Norwegian Nobel Committee will announce who recevies this year's Nobel Peace Prize on Friday 9 October at 11.00 am CET. Here are details on accreditation, surrounding events, and possibilities for interviews and photo-ops Friday 9 and Saturday 10 October, at the Nobel Institute and the Nobel Peace Center in Oslo.

​New exhibition: 1965 UNICEF

Sep 29, 2015 13:03 GMT Nobel Peace Center In 1965, the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded for efforts in the field of children’s rights for the first time. Fifty years later, the Nobel Peace Center opens an exhibition telling the story about how and why UNICEF was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

​The Nobel Peace Center donates one day’s income to refugees

Sep 28, 2015 14:21 GMT Nobel Peace Center Thursday 1 Oct, all income from the museum, shop and café at the Nobel Peace Center will go in full to Unicef’s work for refugees. - We are all affected by the refugee situation in Europe, and this is our way of contributing. The Nobel Peace Center has chosen to give the money to Unicef, who was awarded the Peace Prize 50 years ago, and who do exceptional work for children, says Bente Erichsen.

​Media invitation: Interview options and preview of the photo exhibition TARGETS

Sep 16, 2015 14:11 GMT Nobel Peace Center On Thursday 24 Sept the photo exhibition TARGETS opens. The exhibition shows how images of the enemy are created and changed. The German photographer Herlinde Koelbl has travelled the world to photograph the targets soldiers shoot at when they are training to kill. From 19 Sept through 24 Sept, media can conduct prearranged interviews and get a preview of the exhibition while it is being set up.

Sep 13, 2015 07:00 GMT Stockholm Visitors Board During the month of July, Stockholm had a record number of overnight visitors. The largest increase was seen in Scandinavian visitors, who accounted for 60 percent more overnight guest nights compared to the same month of 2014. In Stockholm County, a total of 1.6 million overnight stays in commercial accommodation facilities were registered in July, which is an increase of 20 percent.