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In 2016, Stockholm climbed from 23rd to 18th globally, and from 17th to 13th in Europe, in the ICCA rankings measuring international meetings. These are the city's best positions for a number of years.
Yesterday, the City Council formally adopted a strategy for Stockholm to become the smartest and most connected city in the world. The strategy involves a unique focus on sustainability. The goal is for Stockholm to become economically, ecologically, democratically and socially sustainable through innovative digital services, transparency and connectivity.
The first month of 2017 saw a rise in the total number of guest nights, which were +10% from the previous year. In addition, Stockholm has a strong position in the Chinese market with this significant increase.
Summer 2016 saw a 2% increase in international guest nights in Stockholm, which is over 40,000 guests.Visitors from abroad are continuing to increase while Swedish visitors are decreasing.In total, the resulting increase is 1%.
Over 1.6 million guest nights were registered at commercial accommodation facilities in Stockholm county in July.Visitors from abroad are continuing to increase while Swedish visitors are decreasing.
This summer Stockholm hosted Tbex, the world’s largest social media conference.Participants included travel bloggers, authors and travel industry professionals who work in social media.The results now show that over 20 million readers have been exposed to Stockholm as a travel destination on social media.
On July 12-16, Stockholm will welcome around 800 participants from all over the world to Stockholm Waterfront Congress Center to participate in an enormous meeting for bloggers and the travel industry. Tbex. social media.
Once again, the international guest night statistics for Stockholm increases. During the month of April, over 1 million overnight stays in tourist accommodations were recorded. This time it’s visitors from outside of Europe who account for the largest increase; 25% compared to the same period the previous year.
For the third year, EAT Stockholm Food Forum welcomes 450 delegates from 32 countries and 67 speakers from major global companies, leading researchers, politicians and international entrepreneurs in food and health to Stockholm on 13-14 June. The goal is to find solutions to the global sustainability challenges and improve global public health among the world’s growing population.
Stockholm has one of the highest growth rates in Europe when one considers the number of guest nights. This year, Stockholm has climbed up two places in the rankings, from 13th to 11th place, on the International ECM Benchmarking Report’s list that measures the growth of tourism in European cities.
Stockholm Business Region, with its subsidiaries Invest Stockholm and Visit Stockholm, is the official investment and tourism promotion agency for the Stockholm region. Stockholm is one of Europe’s most dynamic sustainable regions. Stockholm Business Region is fully owned by the City of Stockholm. Our common brand is Stockholm – The... Show more
Stockholm Business Region, with its subsidiaries Invest Stockholm and Visit Stockholm, is the official investment and tourism promotion agency for the Stockholm region. Stockholm is one of Europe’s most dynamic sustainable regions. Stockholm Business Region is fully owned by the City of Stockholm. Our common brand is Stockholm – The Capital of Scandinavia.
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