Press Releases

35% cheaper to host meetings in Norway

Oct 21, 2015 14:42 BST VisitNorway Over the past two years, it has become 35% cheaper to host meetings and conferences in Norway. A very favourable pound to the Norwegian krone makes this the perfect time to go – combining memorable activities like northern lights hunting and top facilities with a budget-friendly bill.

​​New direct route to the northern lights in Norway

Sep 02, 2015 11:43 BST VisitNorway From February 2016, it will be even easier to experience the mythical northern lights in Norway. Tour operator Inghams introduces two new packages featuring an exclusive direct flight from London Gatwick to Evenes, visiting towns such Harstad and Narvik, as well as the stunning fjords and islands scattered across Northern Norway.

See the world go dark – total solar eclipse on Svalbard

Oct 28, 2014 12:00 GMT VisitNorway On 20th March 2015, Svalbard in Norway will experience total solar eclipse. In practice, this is the only inhabited area where you can experience the total darkness take place from the ground.

Abisko in Swedish Lapland - the world's most illuminating experience according to Lonely Planet!

Oct 24, 2014 15:06 BST Swedish Lapland

Northern Norway named one of the best regions in the world by Lonely Planet

Oct 21, 2014 06:00 BST VisitNorway Norway impresses in Lonely Planet's forthcoming book 'Best in Travel 2015', the prestigious collection of the hottest trends, destinations and experiences for the coming year. Northern Norway scoops a place on the Top 10 listing of the 'The Best Regions in the World 2015'.

Northern Lights creates growth in the incentive market

Oct 15, 2014 06:59 BST VisitNorway Seeing the Northern Lights in Norway continues to top British people’s buckets lists, and it is not just the tourists that are travelling up North. The incentive market is booming, and the arctic city of Tromsø is well prepared with several new hotels this year.

Northern Lights boost tourism to Norway

Oct 15, 2014 06:00 BST VisitNorway Seeing the Northern Lights in Norway tops British people's buckets lists, and the best ‘solar weather’ for a decade is expected to attract a record number of visitors this winter.

Hop on the Northern Lights Express Train

Sep 29, 2014 11:41 BST VisitNorway New this winter, the Northern Lights Express Train offers visitors a different way to chase the lights. The journey takes you from the Arctic fjord city Narvik in Northern Norway, into the wilderness in Swedish Lapland. While spotting the lights is the prime goal, the journey also includes a visit to a Sami camp, an aurora photo tour, and a two-course gourmet meal.

Norway’s coolest cabin opens doors for hikers

Aug 20, 2014 16:29 BST VisitNorway High into the mountains in Northern Norway, you find the Rabot Mountain Cabin – the coolest cabin in Norway. With 30 beds, it welcomes hikers from all over the world to a design surprise on top of the mountain.

NorwayLights; new mobile app shows you to the best Northern Lights display

Apr 30, 2014 16:10 BST VisitNorway - To see the Northern Lights dance across the Arctic sky is a «once in a lifetime experience». We want enable more people to experience the northern lights in Norway this winter by making it more accessible, says Per-Arne Tuftin, Director of Tourism at Innovation Norway. Today he launches a brand new mobile app; NorwayLights, making it easier to predict the appearance of the Northern Lights.