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Visit Sweden invites world to celebrate Midsummer

Visit Sweden invites world to celebrate Midsummer

9 June 2020 Videos

Visit Sweden is inviting people from around the world to experience the joy of Midsummer through a series of virtual events. Next to Christmas, Midsummer is the most important event for Swedes, which is traditionally held to welcome summer and the season of fertility and dates back to the 1500s.

Overhaul for Radisson Blu Strand Hotel, Stockholm

Overhaul for Radisson Blu Strand Hotel, Stockholm

5 October 2017 Hotel News

The Radisson Blu Strand Hotel, Stockholm, originally launched in 1912 for the Olympics, is undergoing a significant refurbishment, transforming it into Stockholm’s leading lifestyle hotel. Scandinavian stylish design meets rich history at the iconic hotel, famously frequented by Swedish actors Greta Garbo and Ingrid Bergman, who favoured the Sea Salon Suite with views of the Royal Dramatic Theatre.

Sweden offers guests a chance to stay like locals

Sweden offers guests a chance to stay like locals

This summer, a brand new initiative has launched in West Sweden, giving visitors the opportunity to explore the Swedish lifestyle from a local perspective. Meet the Locals enables curious travellers to engage and spend time with locals in Gothenburg and West Sweden who are eager to offer a taste of the Swedish way of life, whether hiking through stunning landscapes, cooking delicious traditional foods or simply enjoying ‘fika’ together.

airBaltic launches flights between Riga and Gothenburg

airBaltic launches flights between Riga and Gothenburg

The Latvian airline airBaltic has re-launched a direct route linking Riga with the second largest city in Sweden – Gothenburg. The route offers convenient travel options for travellers from Sweden and Baltic States, as well as complements already exiting route from Riga to Stockholm, Arlanda airport.