Press Releases

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines showcases ‘The Best Fjords of Norway’ in 2016

Apr 23, 2015 10:27 BST Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has launched a new brochure, entitled ‘The Best Fjords of Norway’, which showcases 20 outstanding Norwegian sailings on offer in its 2016/17 cruise programme.

The new ‘Norway Expert’ app makes travel training more fun

Apr 17, 2015 10:00 BST VisitNorway On Monday 20th April, Visit Norway launches its new travel app making the learning experience a game – with a chance to win a trip to Norway.

11 days left until the release of Sustainable Brand Index™ 2015

Mar 12, 2015 14:37 GMT Sustainable Brand Insight With only 11 days left until the release of Sustainable Brand Index™ 2015 it is time for our third edition of Sustainable Throwback Thursday. Every Thursday until the 23rd of March we publish a blog post analyzing interesting facts from the previous four indexes. Will this year’s index be similar to last year’s? Find out on the 23rd!

Norway’s new ‘kinder egg’ of hiking trails

Mar 12, 2015 12:06 GMT VisitNorway From 1 July it is easier than ever to combine three of Norway’s most iconic hikes. Between July and August, there will be a daily express bus route between the Pulpit Rock, Kjerag and the Troll’s Tongue. Branded ‘The Kinder Egg’, the three hikes include challenging uphill walks and spectacular views in the fjord region.

Finnish consumers trust companies more than their Nordic Neighbours do

Mar 09, 2015 14:00 GMT Sustainable Brand Insight When consumers in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland were asked to rate their trust in companies on a scale from 1-7 Finnish consumers rated their trust the highest. This is the third trend from Sustainable Brand Index™ 2015. The full index will be released on the 23rd of March at an award ceremony at Nalen in Stockholm.

Finnish Consumers have high awareness of corporate responsibility

Mar 02, 2015 06:00 GMT Sustainable Brand Insight The 2nd trend from Sustainable Brand Index™ 2015 has been released. The data shows that consumers in Finland have a higher level of awareness when it comes to the environmental- and social responsibility taken by companies than their nordic neighbors. However, this is mainly due to the fact that Finns have stronger opinions and are more confident about their own knowledge.

Feb 18, 2015 07:00 GMT Sustainable Brand Insight Today the list of brands in Sustainable Brand Index 2015 is released. This year the list includes more than 700 brands in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland. New brands include Starbucks, Colgate-Palmolive and Orkla Foods.

Rickhard / Melgaard - Selected Works from the Christian Bjelland Collection

Feb 13, 2015 10:00 GMT Henie Onstad Kunstsenter For the first time in the Oslo area a selection of works from Christian Bjelland’s private collection will be on public display in a new, major exhibition at Henie Onstad Kunstsenter (HOK).

The best chef in the world is Norwegian

Jan 30, 2015 12:47 GMT VisitNorway The best chef in the world comes from Norway. 29-year old Ørjan Johanessen came out on top in the prestigious cooking competition Bocuse d'Or in Lyon, France, on Wednesday.

Munch and Van Gogh united at joint exhibition in Oslo

Jan 28, 2015 11:12 GMT VisitNorway In May, two of the world’s biggest names in the arts are coming together in Oslo. The joint exhibition MUNCH | VAN GOGH opens in Oslo 9th May, where it will be for three months before moving to Amsterdam.