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South Africans face yet another visa hike in Norway and Switzerland

Visa Fees Hike South Africans face yet another visa hike in Norway and Switzerland

Nelson Alcantara, eTN editor-in-chief

South Africans traveling to Norway and/or Switzerland have a new reason to be dismayed: visa hikes.

Midnight sun never sets in Norway

Midnight Sun Midnight sun never sets in Norway

OSLO, Norway - Make the most of your holiday this summer - go to Norway where the sun never sets.

Norway makes the world Scream

Visitnorway making longest scream in the world to celebrate anniversary Edvard Munch Norway makes the world Scream

OSLO, Norway - Today marks the opening of the official Munch year in Norway, 150 years after the birth of the painter.

Green Globe certification awarded to Carlton Oslo Hotel Guldsmeden

First Norway hotel to earn Green globe certification Green Globe certification awarded to Carlton Oslo Hotel Guldsmeden

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announced certification of the Carlton Oslo Hotel Guldsmeden in Oslo, Norway.

Oslo to protest through music

Oslo Massacre Protest Oslo to protest through music

Andrew J. Wood

Thousands of Norwegians plan to gather in Oslo to protest against mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik by singing a folk song he hates and which he considers a Marxist indoctrination method.

Boeing 787 Dreamliner makes Norwegian debut in Oslo

Boeing 787 Dream Tour Boeing 787 Dreamliner makes Norwegian debut in Oslo

OSLO, Norway - The Boeing 787 Dreamliner landed for the first time in Norway today, making Oslo the latest destination on its global Dream Tour.

Norway, Denmark, Australia lead in worldwide assessment of wealth and quality of life

Global Prosperity Index Norway, Denmark, Australia lead in worldwide assessment of wealth and quality of life

LONDON, England - A new study ranks the U.K. 13th out of 110 countries in a worldwide assessment of wealth and quality of life. Norway, Denmark, and Australia lead the rankings. The U.K.

Norwegian cruise ship explosion, fire kill two

Two crewmen dead and at least a dozen injured in cruise ship explosion Norwegian cruise ship explosion, fire kill two

The three couples, in their 50s, were among more than 200 passengers evacuated, many on lifeboats, after the blaze in the engine room sent smoke billowing through the ship.

UK tourist killed by polar bear

Polar Bear Attacks Tourist UK tourist killed by polar bear

A polar bear has mauled a 17-year-old British boy to death in the Arctic and injured four other UK tourists.

Police chief: Tourists are safe in Oslo

Oslo Bombing Police chief: Tourists are safe in Oslo

Norway`s capital Oslo is again safe for its citizens and tourists, police chief of staff Johan Fredriksen said during a press-conference.

World Tourism Organization makes statement about Norway tragedy

UNWTO Shocked World Tourism Organization makes statement about Norway tragedy

Following the terrible events in Norway, the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai, made the following statement:

No 'Scream' for Oslo tourists as security guards strike

Security Guards' Strike Closes Oslo Museums No 'Scream' for Oslo tourists as security guards strike

More than a thousand people were today deprived a glimpse of Edvard Munch’s famous painting “The Scream” as Oslo security guards went on strike, forcing museums in Norway’s capital to ...

607 cruise passengers evacuated as MS Deutschland catches fire in Norway

MS Deutschland catches fire, passengers evacuated 607 cruise passengers evacuated as MS Deutschland catches fire in Norway

OSLO, Norway — A machine room fire on a German cruise ship at a port in western Norway forced the evacuation of 607 people Sunday, rescue officials said.

Beauty and mystery of Northern Lights draw tourists to Norway

Aurora Borealis Tourism Beauty and mystery of Northern Lights draw tourists to Norway

Norse mythology claims that the Northern Lights are the flashes of light emanating from the armor of valkyrie warriors.

Norway harnesses Northern Lights for tourism marketing campaign

Experiencing The Aurora Borealis Norway harnesses Northern Lights for tourism marketing campaign

eTN Staff Writer

Innovation Norway, the official Norwegian tourism and trade organization, is hoping to harness the powerful draw of the magical Northern Lights by launching an integrated marketing campaign to ...

Norway will take your breath away

Norway Norway will take your breath away

Rick Steves

When I'm in Norway, I'm always amazed at how clear it is that I am with "my people." Three of my grandparents left hard times in Norway for hard times -- with promise -- in the United States.

Safety as a competitive advantage

Tourism Marketing Safety as a competitive advantage

Jeff Wilks

Taiwan recently announced in the trade media that it was a safe tourist destination.

Top 10 free things to do and see in Europe!

Free Travel in Europe Top 10 free things to do and see in Europe!

Nelson Alcantara

In this economy, the word “free” is the most alluring way to bring tourists to a destination.

Drastic restructuring for SAS Scandinavian Airlines long-haul network

SAS Scandinavian Airlines and Economy Drastic restructuring for SAS Scandinavian Airlines long-haul network

Luc Citrinot, eTN Staff Writer

Confronted with economic recession at home and abroad with a sharp decline in business travel, SAS Scandinavian Airlines has taken tough decisions to survive and work out a profit again.

UNWTO welcomes Norway as a new member state

New From World Tourism Organization UNWTO welcomes Norway as a new member state

eTN

MADRID (September 23, 2008) - UNWTO is pleased to welcome the Kingdom of Norway as its 154th Member State, representing the 45th Member State within UNWTO's Regional Commission for Europe.

Tourist complaints rise

Norway Tourist complaints rise

aftenposten.no

Norwegian hotels ended up recording a disappointing summer season this year, and those tourists who did come filed a record number of complaints.

Newcastle To Norway Ferry Scrapped Ferry axe 'will hit tourism cash'

Tourism in the North East and Norway will be hit by a decision to scrap a passenger ferry service from Tyneside to Scandinavia, it is claimed.

Almost 350 jobs will be lost when DFDS ...

Turkey eyes Scandinavian market

Turkey Tourism Turkey eyes Scandinavian market

Unal Basusta

Istanbul, Turkey (eTN) - Representatives of Turkey’s tourism sector have expressed their desire to tap the Scandinavian market. This development comes following Turkey’s successful ...

American tourist reported missing

Norway American tourist reported missing

Police in Oslo are asking for tips from the public after a middle-aged American tourist failed to return to the US after an extensive trip to Norway.

John McLaughlin, a 52-year-old American ...

Norwegian Airline Declares Bankruptcy

Norway Norwegian Airline Declares Bankruptcy

OSLO, Norway — The small Norwegian airline Coast Air declared bankruptcy and immediately canceled all flights on Wednesday, saying it had been stunned by unexpected and unsustainable ...

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