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Oslo Central Station.
Photo: Erik Odiin / Unsplash
A man with a camera looking at the info board on Oslo Central Station in Norway
Oslo Central Station.
Photo: Erik Odiin / Unsplash

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On this page, we will publish news from Norwegian travel and tourism providers regularly.

Winter in Region Stavanger

Published: 19 May 2020

Region Stavanger has their sights set on the winter season 2020-21. They will offer a range of exciting winter activities worth checking out for travel agents:

Winter hike to Preikestolen
Winter fun at the beaches of Jæren 
Fun in the snow in Sirdal
Fjord cruising in style from Stavanger
Explore Magma UNESCO Global Geopark
A classical fjord cruise to the Lysefjord


Press release Friday 15 May 2020

The Norwegian government's press release on Friday 15 May 2020 confirmed the following about travel to and from Norway:

Domestic travel:
Norwegians can now travel freely in mainland Norway, as long as the sanitary guidelines are respected.
Leisure travel from the Norwegian mainland to Svalbard will re-open from 1 June.

International travel – leisure:
Norway's borders will remain closed until 20 August. Travel abroad is not recommended.
The government and the Norwegian Health Institute monitor the situation closely and will consider changing the above rule, if the situation allows it.

The following will be confirmed later:

  • Whether leisure travel within Nordic countries will be allowed from 15 June
  • Whether leisure travel within selected nearby EU countries will be allowed from 20 July

International travel – work:
Business trips are not allowed. Travel for work purposes within the Nordic countries will re-open from 1 June.

Read the full press release in English  
Read the full press release In Norwegian

You can also see this page for general updates about visiting family and working in Norway


Radisson Hotel Group launches safety protocol

Published: 14 May 2020

Radisson Hotel Group has announced the launch of Radisson Hotel's Safety Protocol, a new cleanliness and disinfection program at their hotels. The program is launched in collaboration with SGS, a global leader within inspection, verification, testing and certification company.

Read more about Radisson Hotels Safety Protocol

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