Articles tagged “denmark”

Denmark Is Heading Toward a Record Year for Tourism

Denmark Is Heading Toward a Record Year for Tourism

Nick Rigillo and Peter Levring, Bloomberg

Denmark ticks a lot of boxes for visitors, so it's not a big surprise to see the industry booming. But the country should be careful what it wishes for, given the problems elsewhere in Europe with overtourism.

2 months ago

Denmark Moves to Integrate the Sharing Economy Into Its Legal System

Denmark Moves to Integrate the Sharing Economy Into Its Legal System

Peter Levring and Christian Wienberg, Bloomberg

Denmark has had some rough-going with the sharing economy, but now it seems a potential for economic growth. Its attitude seems to be, if you can't beat 'em, then regulate 'em.

1 year ago

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2 years ago

Best Travel Ads This Week: Virtual Experiences Around the World

Best Travel Ads This Week: Virtual Experiences Around the World

Alexandra E. Petri, Skift

The best travel ads this week takes viewers on immersive experiences by letting them choose their own adventures or by sweeping them away to the world of virtual reality.

3 years ago

Denmark and Ryanair Continue to Tussle Over Fair Treatment of Workers

Denmark and Ryanair Continue to Tussle Over Fair Treatment of Workers

Carol Matlack, Associated Press

Low prices and fair treatment of workers almost never go hand in hand. Somebody has to pay for your deal, and it's usually the employees, not executives, on the losing end.

3 years ago

New Data Deck: State of Travel 2015, Europe

New Data Deck: State of Travel 2015, Europe

Rafat Ali, Skift

From overarching trends to the ever-increasing impact of mobile and online technology — and offering a deep look at what’s happening in every critical travel vertical — this is the state of the travel industry in Europe in 2015.

4 years ago

Interview: VisitDenmark CEO on Local Travel in Copenhagen and Beyond

Interview: VisitDenmark CEO on Local Travel in Copenhagen and Beyond

Greg Oates, Skift

Copenhagen has always immersed visitors within the local community, but VisitDenmark is building on that with a new national travel booking platform and marketing initiatives designed to spur personal recommendations on social.

4 years ago

Denmark Is Telling Tourists How to Hashtag Better

Denmark Is Telling Tourists How to Hashtag Better

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Will too much emphasis on the representation of a place on social media ruin the actual place itself? It's a future, that while shameful, is becoming easier to imagine.

4 years ago

New Bike-Share Program in Copenhagen Comes With Onboard Tablets

New Bike-Share Program in Copenhagen Comes With Onboard Tablets

Leo Mirani, Quartz

Copenhagen's bike-share program puts others to shame. But, puleez, this would never work in a city like New York City. Fuhgettaboutit.

4 years ago

Which Nordic Nations Are Making Friends Fastest on Twitter?

Which Nordic Nations Are Making Friends Fastest on Twitter?

Joyce Manalo, Skift

It's not all about friends, but for destinations it is about communicating to as many of your target audiences as you can in a language they can understand.

4 years ago

New Norwegian Air Route Drives Scandinavian Travelers to Florida

New Norwegian Air Route Drives Scandinavian Travelers to Florida

Hannah Sampson, Miami Herald

Snow for sun is an easy trade-off and high demand for the new connection is driving Norwegian's North American expansion with more low-cost routes expected in 2015.

5 years ago

Lego's Danish hometown builds Lego House with plans to become "Capital of Children"

Lego's Danish hometown builds Lego House with plans to become "Capital of Children"

John O'Ceallaigh, The Daily Telegraph

The town’s history as the birthplace of Lego left it a legacy that has driven tourism and its economy; Billund is now looking to build upon its reputation with even more attractions in the coming years.

5 years ago