Press Releases

New Book: E-Ployment. Living & Working in the Cloud. A Personal Journey

Apr 04, 2014 08:03 GMT UP THERE, EVERYWHERE What happened to books, music & films is about to happen to the service sector & employment within it. Freelancers have suddenly formed globally connected, & organised communities, enabled by the cloud & the new tools that are available. Today they can work here, there & everywhere. It’s happening & it’s happening fast. Read about it in E-Ployment. Living & Working in the Cloud. A Personal Journey

Stockholm Visitor Center moves to Kulturhuset

Apr 02, 2014 10:05 GMT Stockholm Visitors Board The City of Stockholm moves the tourist office to a more central location in Kulturhuset, Sergels Torg 3. The name will also change to Stockholm Visitor Center. Stockholm Visitors Board will run the new visitor center, which opens Tuesday, April 3 at 9:00 a.m.

Mar 17, 2014 07:00 GMT Stockholm Visitors Board 643 000 guest nights was made in hotels and other commercial accommodations in Stockholm County during January 2014. It is an increase by +7 percent, compared to the same period last year. Sweden in total experienced an increase of 4 percent during the same period.

Boats of the future with outriggers some of the highlights of the Stockholm International Boat Show

Feb 25, 2014 09:51 GMT Stockholmsmässan The boats of tomorrow will have foils that lift them above the waves. Foils and outriggers also increase speed and can reduce fuel consumption by 75 percent. See the boats of the future first at the Stockholm International Boat Show! About 500 boats will be on display, several of which are world premiers. The Stockholm International Boat Show opens at Stockholmsmässan on March 1.

Arlanda´s visitors are welcomed with new images of Sweden

Feb 24, 2014 13:15 GMT Swedavia The photography contest Swedish Light has proven to be a success . The Swedish people have sent in over 3 000 photos and in very tough competition now twenty winners have been selected to present Sweden to international visitors in Terminal 5 at Stockholm Arlanda Airport. Thus, the photos are the first welcome to the more than 30 000 passengers who pass daily at Terminal 5.

Göteborg Landvetter Airport wins international prize

Feb 20, 2014 08:00 GMT Swedavia Passengers at Göteborg Landvetter Airport think the quality at the airport has improved considerably in recent years – so much that the airport has now been awarded a prize by the industry trade association Airports Council International (ACI).

New exhibition with children's art: See what I mean?

Feb 19, 2014 14:47 GMT Nobel Peace Center In the exhibition See what I mean?, children from around the world express themselves on topics like school, society and experiences – in good and bad times. The exhibition is made in cooperation with The International Museum of Children’s Art and is on display at the Nobel Peace Center from 22 February.

World premier for new photo exhibition at the Nobel Peace Center

Feb 19, 2014 13:10 GMT Nobel Peace Center At 17.00 on Monday, 3 March, the exhibition European Photo Exhibition Award 02 - The New Social has its world premiere at the Nobel Peace Center in Oslo. With EYES ON EUROPE twelve selected photographers interpret social, cultural and political changes in Europe.

Flying sailboats at Allt för sjön, the Stockholm International Boat Show

Feb 18, 2014 10:29 GMT Stockholmsmässan The Stockholm International Boat Show opens at Stockholmsmässan on March 1. The dock will be packed with exciting sailboat models – large, small and very new. Everything from the Show's largest boat, the 17-meter-long Beneteau Sense 55 luxury yacht, to the six-meter Fabola 650 day sailer. Among the many interesting new items it may well be the "flying" sailboats that attract the most attention.

Spaceport Sweden winner of the Innovator of the Year Award at the Grand Travel Awards 2014

Feb 14, 2014 13:41 GMT Spaceport Sweden Spaceport Sweden won the Innovator of the Year Award at the Grand Travel Awards, the Oscars of the travel industry, which took place at the Grand Hotel in Stockholm, Sweden on Thursday evening. Spaceport Sweden was recognized for the efforts developing space tourism in Sweden and positioning Kiruna as a world-leading destination offering adventures on the ground and in the air.