2016-04-08 12:02Press release

Strong increase in international visits in Stockholm

During the month of February almost 820 000 guest nights were recorded in the county of Stockholm, which is an increase of 12 %. The foreign overnight stays increased by 19 percent during the same period.

- It is rewarding that the first two months show a continued good development for Stockholm. In addition it is positive that the growth rate of international guest nights remaines high, indicating that Stockholm stands strong in the international competition, says ms Karin Wanngård, Mayor of Stockholm.

Most international guests come from the UK, Norway, Germany and the United States. The largest increase in percentage came from outside Europe, an increase by a total of 28 percent.

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Stockholm Business Region, with its subsidiaries Stockholm Business Region Development and Stockholm Visitors Board,  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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Visit Stockholm is the official tourism promotion agency of Stockholm. We work with the international marketing and development of Stockholm as a travel destination under the brand Stockholm – The Capital of Scandinavia. Visit Stockholm is a subsidiary of Stockholm Business Region, owned by the city of Stockholm. www.visitstockholm.com www.investstockholm.com www.stockholmbusinessregion.com


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