Articles tagged “denmark”

Airlines

Finnair Strikes Deal With Qatar Airways to Unlock New Markets

A logical tie-up from these oneworld airlines, and new northern gateways should generate some cash for both parties since the closure of Russian airspace.

Finnair Strikes Deal With Qatar Airways to Unlock New Markets

News Blog

Oyo Buys Nordic-Based Vacation Rental Operator Bornholmske Feriehuse

In its endeavor to expand as a preferred full-stack vacation homes provider, Oyo has acquired Denmark-based vacation rental operator — Bornholmske Feriehuse. Oyo has made the acquisition through its subsidiary DanCenter. Bornholmske Feriehuse has over 700 homes on its platform and according to an Oyo release the company is expected to clock more than 250,000…

News Blog

EasyJet’s Top Operating Exec Quits After Weeks of Cancellations

EasyJet's Peter Bellew has resigned as chief operating officer, following weeks of turmoil at the airline. He has now left "to pursue other business opportunities" the airline said in a statement on Monday, effective July 1, as other European airlines prepare for a difficult summer ahead — including SAS which will now face widespread strikes…

Airlines

Scandinavia’s Debt-Ridden SAS Airline Looks to Denmark for Survival

With Sweden and Norway not wanting to remain long-term stakeholders, the survival of Scandinavian Airlines now hinges on Denmark. However, with Copenhagen's stake set to go up to 30 percent, how much of a deterrent would that be for potential private investors?

Scandinavia’s Debt-Ridden SAS Airline Looks to Denmark for Survival

Airlines

Sweden Will Not Inject More Capital Into Scandinavian Airlines

Post Sweden's decision, all eyes are now on Denmark. The two governments are the largest owners of the Scandinavian airline, each holding a 21.8 percent stake.

Sweden Will Not Inject More Capital Into Scandinavian Airlines

Airlines

Scandinavian Airlines May Get Rescued by Foreign Investors — Reports

The investment would be conditional on the airline opting for cost cuts and financial restructuring. It may not have much of a choice.

Scandinavian Airlines May Get Rescued by Foreign Investors — Reports

Coronavirus

Denmark and Norway Lift Travel Restrictions But Snub Neighbor Sweden

Sweden's high rate of coronavirus deaths left it out of a Nordic travel bubble emerging between Denmark and Norway. The exclusion could be a cautionary tale in other joint tourism districts forming via national alliances around the world.

Denmark and Norway Lift Travel Restrictions But Snub Neighbor Sweden

Business Travel

Imperiled Thomas Cook in Talks to Sell Nordics Division

Given that Thomas Cook released a statement about the potential sale, this looks pretty serious. But it begs the question: Just what will Thomas Cook have left if and when it sells its airlines and Nordics divisions?

Imperiled Thomas Cook in Talks to Sell Nordics Division

Hotels

Self-Cleaning Hotel Rooms Have Arrived

Hotel Ottilia says the new technology — an invisible disinfectant — cuts down on labor costs and makes cleaning faster. But it's a big investment with ongoing costs, and it's not yet clear that it's worth it.

Self-Cleaning Hotel Rooms Have Arrived

Overtourism

Denmark Is Heading Toward a Record Year for Tourism

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.

Denmark Is Heading Toward a Record Year for Tourism