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​Strong international team to make the Nobel Peace Prize exhibition

Nov 13, 2014 09:10 GMT Nobel Peace Center The award winning American photographer Lynsey Addario and the BBC World’s chief correspondent Lyse Doucet will, together with the Nobel Peace Center, create the Nobel Peace Prize exhibition 2014 on Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi. The laureates open the exhibition entitled “Malala and Kailash” in Oslo on 11 December.

10 % increase in Stockholm: 1 million overnight stays in September

Nov 10, 2014 17:00 GMT Stockholm Visitors Board Stockholm continues to strengthen its position as one of the top destinations in Europe. In September more than 1 million overnight stays were made in Stockholm. It is a 10 % increase compared to the same month last year. The first nine months surpass last year's result. More than 9 million overnight stays were made in Stockholm County, which is a total increase of 8 % and an All-time-high.

PM & Vänner Hotel awarded "Construction of the year" by Växjö Municipality

Oct 30, 2014 10:57 GMT PM & Vänner " A great honor and truly a team effort from everyone involved"

Telenor and Nobel Peace Center sign new five-year collaboration

Oct 27, 2014 05:00 GMT Nobel Peace Center Telenor and the Nobel Peace Center in Oslo have signed a five year contract worth NOK 15 million. Telenor continues its long and dedicated support as main sponsor of the Nobel Peace Center.

Swedavia Swedish Airports presents the world's first biogas-fueled snow sweeper

Oct 15, 2014 12:03 GMT Swedavia For the first time Swedish airports will be using climate-friendly biogas-fueled snow removal vehicles Swedavia will start testing the new biogas-powered machines this Winter season. Swedavia, which operates and develops Sweden's top ten airports, aims to achieve the goal of zero emissions of fossil carbon dioxide in its own operations during 2020.

Record summer in Stockholm: 4 million guestnights

Oct 14, 2014 08:00 GMT Stockholm Visitors Board Stockholm is the engine of Swedish tourism. During the summer, from June to August 2014, nearly 4 million overnight stays were made in Stockholm County, which is an all-time-high. The increase comes mainly from international guests. Sweden in total experienced a decline of 1 percent during the same period.

"An important human rights Prize"

Oct 10, 2014 11:09 GMT Nobel Peace Center The 2014 Nobel Peace Prize was today awarded Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai. Saturday 11 October, the new laureates are celebrated with an eventful program and an open house. "Here at the Nobel Peace Center we are very enthusiastic about the Nobel Committee's decision. This Nobel Prize is among the important human rights Prizes", says Executive Director Bente Erichsen."

Celebrating the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize – information to the media

Oct 07, 2014 12:52 GMT Nobel Peace Center The Nobel Peace Center celebrates the new Peace Prize laureate(s) with a live screening of the announcement 10 October. On Saturday 11 October, the public and media are invited to an open day where Jagland and Lundestad will hold lectures on the new Peace Prize laureate.

PM & Vänner Hotel opens in-house florist

Oct 03, 2014 10:00 GMT PM & Vänner The team behind the hotel- and restaurant group now takes the next step.

Cool Ideas in Place Marketing

Sep 23, 2014 16:53 GMT UP THERE, EVERYWHERE THE FOLLOWING EXTRACT IS TAKEN FROM THE BOOK WISH YOU WERE HERE– THE BRANDING OF STOCKHOLM AND PLACES, BY JULIAN STUBBS. AVAILABLE ON AMAZON.