Articles tagged “norway”

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Norway Puts Tighter Fuel Restrictions on Cruise Ships in Wilderness Areas

Norway Puts Tighter Fuel Restrictions on Cruise Ships in Wilderness Areas

Teresa Machan, Daily Telegraph

Keeping the unspoiled wilderness unspoiled is hard to do without some rules to keep out the pollution.

6 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.

6 years ago

Best Travel Ads This Week: Campaigns That Engage Online and in the Flesh

6 years ago

Oslo Hotel Enables Guests To Sleep With Their Favorite Rock Stars

Helen Russell, The Guardian

Guests can have an A-ha moment, or choose another band, at this Oslo hotel. The band members who came up with the concept do have a point: So many hotel rooms look the same, and their idea will definitely spice things up.

6 years ago

Scandinavian Hotel Giant Returns to the Scene of His Biggest Failure

Scandinavian Hotel Giant Returns to the Scene of His Biggest Failure

Saleha Mohsin, Bloomberg

What with the regulations and the cost, doing hotels in Scandinavia isn't easy. It's a challenge that Starwood and other chains don't have.

6 years ago

Nepal’s Longest-Staying Visitors All Hail From Scandinavia

Sangam Prasain, The Kathmandu Post

India, not Norway, is Nepal's largest tourism market, but the lengthy stays provide a major boost to the economy in comparison to the 2 to 3 day-trips taken by Asian neighbors.

6 years ago

Norway’s Svalbard Islands are looking to hire a polar bear spotter this summer

Norway’s Svalbard Islands are looking to hire a polar bear spotter this summer

Unlike Australia’s publicity job postings, Norway’s needs are authentic and provide real insight into the setting and culture of these remote islands.

6 years ago

Best travel ads this week: 5 videos that set travel to a tempo

6 years ago

Norway takes a gamble on electric cars: Are the odds any good?

Norway takes a gamble on electric cars: Are the odds any good?

Reuters

Before the electric car re-invents transportation, manufacturers are going to need to prove they are realistic alternatives to common transport challenges, and so far they just aren't there yet.

7 years ago

Visit Norway crowdsources new ad asking tourists to scream in honor of Edvard Munch

Visit Norway crowdsources new ad asking tourists to scream in honor of Edvard Munch

The Daily Telegraph

The campaign could fall flat if enough tourists don’t participate, but Canada was widely successful in its similar attempt to crowd source a video ad.

7 years ago

In search of the evasive Aurora Borealis on a Norwegian winter night

In search of the evasive Aurora Borealis on a Norwegian winter night

Emsal Leo, The Daily Telegraph

The Northern Lights, and the countries that reap the benefits of tourists searching for the sight, is a prime example of just how tied geography is to the tourism industry.

7 years ago

All the happy people live in Scandinavia: A study of the happiest and saddest countries

All the happy people live in Scandinavia: A study of the happiest and saddest countries

The U.S. could be becoming a less happy place for people to live, having slipped from the top ten for the first time, but that hasn’t impacted its image as a happy place to visit.

7 years ago