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Picturesque Stockholm

Stockholm is said to be one of, if not THE most beautiful capital in Europe. When travelling to a new city, one tries to capture memories that would last forever – what better way to do that than with a camera. Stockholm offers so many great places from where you can take amazing pictures from, the

Aug 15,2017

Crayfish season is about to begin!

Here in Sweden, people are crazy about seafood and since the country is surrounded by water you can catch some amazing seafood.
The traditional Crayfish is caught in lakes and rivers around 10th of August. Because of diminishing local stocks, most Swedes eat Crayfish from faraway countries. That does not stop the parties though. As the

Jul 28,2017

Stockholm for Cruises

Stockholm is breaking a new record this year. With over 650 000 passengers and 270 ships arriving at the Port of Stockholm, 2017 marks a new peak in the number of cruise ship visitors. The city has been a highlight on Scandinavian cruises for a long time and the addition of huge cruise ships like Norwegian

Jul 12,2017

Midsummer

Last weekend was the Midsummer holiday in Sweden.
This is the most important holiday in Sweden and Finland and you will not find anybody working – unless they really have to. After months of longing for light and warmth the Midsummer Holiday is the absolute highlight of the year – even though the weather is usually

Jun 27,2017

Our favorite time is here!

May and June are fantastic – The bright evenings, the mild winds, the romantic atmosphere. During the darker months we work on preparing events and many will now take place. It gives us the chance to show you our beautiful home-town in the magic light.
A couple of weeks ago we had the pleasure of

Jun 12,2017

Join us in Stockholm for games!

Sweden just won the World Cup in ice hockey. For the tenth time, Sweden are now Ice Hockey World Champions. This time they beat Canada in an exciting penalty shoot-out in Cologne. In Stockholm, YOU can also play ice hockey. We will rent the rink, the coach, the equipment and the referee for you to beat  your

May 31,2017

Vikings in Stockholm

Do you wish to find out how the Vikings really lived? The Viking Age was from around the year 700 until 1100 and was an important part of Scandinavian History.
The museum Vikingaliv – life of the Vikings – just opened in Stockholm and will open your eyes about the Vikings. Far from the violent

May 9,2017

New base in Stockholm and presence at IMEX!

From 1st May our address will be changed and we will be housed at the No 18 Office and Lounge near Stureplan in the city centre. This means we will be situated closer to hotels and restaurants and we will also be nearer all clients visiting Stockholm. We welcome you to our new offices and

Apr 26,2017

Northern Sweden offers the most fantastic winter experiences with snow, ice, snow-mobiles, husky safaris and more. There is now also a fantastic design hotel suitable for the most discerning incentive groups.

A few weeks ago we paid another visit to Swedish Lapland to broaden our horizon on this interesting region. We focused on the coastline just north and south of the biggest town in the area, Luleå. With more than 10 flights per day to/from the Swedish capital, Luleå makes a great destination in itself but

Mar 31,2017

Nordic Countries on Top re Innovations

The 2017 Bloomberg Innovation Index scores economies using factors including research and development spending and the concentration of high-tech public companies. In the battle of ideas, Sweden climbed to No. 2 and Finland cracked into the top five . The emphasis on research and development  (no 5 in the world) has helped Sweden weather the  economic

Feb 20,2017

Experience Sweden’s West Coast!

Sweden’s west coast has a bit of everything – cities, archipelago, beautiful nature and lovely beaches. It is without a doubt a holiday paradise and also interesting for business- and incentive trips. Here are two of our favorites:
Marstrand Havshotell
The stunning town of Marstrand is perfect for events and meetings. Less than an hour

Oct 10,2016

The Sauna is still hot in Finland!

The Sauna is still hot in Finland!
For Finns, life without sauna is unthinkable, but for it to survive against competing leisure activities and an ever-quickening pace of life, it has had to adapt and diversify. By 2010 there were 1.5 million private saunas across the country; about one sauna for every 3.5 people. Thanks

Jul 13,2016

Haymarket by Scandic – the latest hotel to open in Stockholm

Housed in an earlier department store and with beautiful features from the 1920’s and the glory days of Hollywood, this 4+ star hotel offers only the best for your incentive! The Swedish star Greta Garbo started her carrier working in the PUB department store – hence the film theme. The plush bar is named after the film

May 23,2016

A rain of stars on Scandinavian restaurants!

Yesterday the Michelin stars for Scandinavia were announced and all the Scandinavian countries can boast with having been greatly awarded.
Stockholm has 12 restaurants with stars – the latest one is  “Sushu Sho”.  Three restaurants in Stockholm were awarded 2 stars, and so was the rustic restaurant Fäviken, situated in the mountain area of Jämtland. Both

Feb 24,2016

Gotland

Last weekend we organized the yearly kick-off for our little family of companies joined under the Haman Group umbrella. We spent the weekend exploring Sweden’s largest island of Gotland with its UNESCO protected town of Visby. Here we are in front of a group of impressive sea stacks on the shore of the nature reserve

Feb 12,2016

Oslo City centre!

Scandinavia is now in the deepest winter. There is snow and ice and
temperatures below freezing. In Oslo you can ski right in the city centre –
this picture is from the Roof of the Oslo Opera.
Let us surprise you – discover Scandinavia!

Jan 22,2016

Stockholm – The city for innovation and new ideas!

Stockholm is the second most prolific tech hub in the world on a per capita basis, behind Silicon Valley. If you played a game on your phone today, listened to music online or video-phoned a friend, chances are you used a Swedish company. Skype was launched in 2003  and has since been followed by Spotify,

Jan 13,2016

Holiday opening hours

Christmas is getting closer and our opening hours are as follows:
24th December – 03rd January closed // 4th Januari 09 -17.30hrs, 5th January 09-13.00hrs,
6th January closed. From 7th January: Back to normal business!
 
We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New year!

Dec 22,2015

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2016!

2015 has been a fantastic year with great events and incentives for our clients – and trips for us.
This year we organized events in Tromsö, Bergen, Oslo, Finnish Lapland, Helsinki, Copenhagen, Gothenburg, Swedish Lapland,
Malmö and naturally in and around Stockholm.
 
Next year we hope to be working with you on a great

Dec 21,2015

Oslo for Peace

Last week we participated in a fantastic fam-trip in connection with the Nobel Peace Prize celebrations in Oslo! Highlights included a cruise on the fjord, dinner on board the polar ship Fram, participation in the torch march for peace and the Nobel peace concert. Oslo is definitively a great destination for meetings and incentives!

Dec 16,2015

Dinner on Ice

Welcome to a candle light dinner experience with a difference! The dinner is served in a big tent on the frozen sea, with the sea-ice as the restaurant-floor and the stars and possibly the Aurora dancing over the sky. You are sitting on reindeer hides with the crackling fire accompanying the dinner. Exhilarate your senses

Dec 16,2015

Polarship FRAM

Having dinner on deck in the world’s most famous polar ship from 1892 is a memorable moment! The ship is displayed in its original condition with interior and objects perfectly preserved. The museum tells the story of the Norwegian polar expeditions, which also represent international history in the field of polar exploration. During the dinner there will be

Dec 16,2015

Gullmarsstrand Christmas buffet! 240 km from Oslo – 0 meter from the sea!

Christmas conference at Gullmarsstrand on the Swedish West Coast – a place where people have had conferences since 1560.
Finish the year together with colleagues and a Christmas buffet at Gullmarsstrand.
Start with a team building activity – who can build the prettiest and most creative gingerbread house? After that the mulled wine and gingerbread is

Nov 16,2015

Uppsala – a hidden gem for conferences!

Uppsala is a university town, close to Stockholm Arlanda Airport, with hotel and conference facilities to near half price compared to Stockholm. Uppsala has good hotel capacity and the Uppsala Concert & Congress Hall is perfect for big meetings and dinners/events. We can do a cultural theme with Carl von Linné and the university or

Nov 6,2015

Our secret tip

Autumn is the best time for incentives in Stockholm – the air is clear and the sun enhances everything. All the outdoor activities can still be performed and in addition there are exciting new indoor activities, like “Roomescape”.  The gourmet restaurants and night clubs have opened after the summer break and Stockholm is a bustling

Oct 22,2015

RoomEscape Stockholm

RoomEscape Stockholm is a live escape game, designed for small groups of 2 to 5 people. You have 60 minutes to overcome a mountain of brain twisting puzzles and escape from a themed room. The task is simple, yet challenging: you must work as a team to find your way out, and do so in

Oct 22,2015

Stockholm

Rather than dining out – cook the gourmet food yourselves!
Book a gastronomic corporate event where you prepare the food together with your clients, partners or colleagues. Professional and experienced chefs guide you through the event and make sure that you get a first class culinary experience, all combine
d with specially selected wines.
This

Sep 30,2015

Helsinki

An interesting, and always a relevant theme in Helsinki, is design. We can now offer a brand new boutique hotel situated in the middle of the Finnish capital.
In a beautiful turn-of-the-century building, Hotel Lilla Roberts offers a relaxing stay for your next visit to Helsinki.

Sep 30,2015

Internship/trainee positions

We are happy to offer a couple of trainee positions at our office in Stockholm from September and/or January. Fluent English and good Swedish will be needed. German and/or French is an absolute plus. Please forward your application to ala@scandinavian-incentives.com

Jul 14,2015

June is a month of many fantastic events for us!

We have had gala dinners at the city hall, in the archipelago, team-building fun and much, much more! Plan your next meeting or incentive in Scandinavia with DMC Scandinavian Incentives!
We also wish you a very Happy Summer and look forward to welcoming you to Scandinavia!

Jul 7,2015

Take a selfie!

Photo-tours are becoming very popular and we can offer this activity in many Scandinavian cities. To get the best pictures the groups are small and familiar. A fantastic experience is a tour at dawn –before the city wakes up – in the city nature park of Djurgården (Stockholm). Another interesting tour is Gothenburg by night

May 5,2015

DMC Scandinavian Incentives in Gothenburg!

In the middle of November Scandinavian Incentives visited Gothenburg – the Pearl on the West Coast! It is a destination boasting many direct flights to Europe, new hotels, cool restaurants and big conference venues. Seafood is naturally important and we can offer activities like Lobster Fishing and Oyster tasting.
Gothenburg – being the capital of

Dec 3,2014

Scandinavian Incentives in Munich!

In October we took part in an event at the German-Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Munich.
Around 80 guests listened to the experiences of Germans working in Sweden and vice versa. The discussions were about the cultural differences between German and Swedish Management Styles and how family life can be combined with a carrier in

Nov 30,2014

Oslo in the news!

Oslo’s unique MICE facilities
Here are 10 good reasons why you should choose Oslo for your next meeting.
* Easy to get to
* A first class infrastructure
* Safe and stable destination
* A modern metropolis and a cosy village
* Unique off-property venues

Nov 30,2014

Copenhagen in the news!

Copenhagen has been chosen as the only Scandinavian City to be one of the Official Host Cities during the European Football Championships in 2020. Preparations are under way and Copenhagen is looking forward to showing the world the fantastic sports facilities and the welcoming cosy atmosphere that Denmark is already well known for.
Copenhagen

Nov 30,2014

Cool down in the Scandinavian heatwave!

We are enjoying a fantastic summer with temperatures around 25-30 degrees.
Now is the time to look at winter incentives – Northern Scandinavia offers perfect conditions for exotic activities in the snow and ice! Active, cool and refreshing!
Contact us with the requirements and we will tailor-make an exciting incentive!
And in the meantime –

Nov 30,2014

Scandinavia in the top charts!

Oslo – in 16th place over the top congress cities of the world! ( Union of International Associations)Copenhagen – The world’s most livable city (Monocle Magazine)
Helsinki – Finland ranked best in Europe 2020 Competitiveness Index (World Economic Forum)
Stockholm – It is not a coincidence! – just watch: www.youtube.com/watch?v=CAkdWUjdJyA
Gothenburg – Chosen

Nov 30,2014

Thank you for visiting us at IMEX!

Our Sales Manager Ulrika Stålberg reports 3 busy days from IMEX in Frankfurt with new and “old” clients. More and more companies are discovering Scandinavia for their meetings and incentives and we welcome you to do the same. Discover Oslo – the city of contrasts. Explore the adventures of Northern Norway. Enjoy Stockholm –

Nov 30,2014

Scandinavian Boom and News!

Helsinki is experiencing a hotel boom with at least six new hotels planned to open in the next few years and several existing hotels undergoing expansion or refurbishment. The city was recently ranked as one of the top European cities of the future (Financial Times fDi Intelligence), and was also acclaimed for its forward planning

Nov 30,2014

Scandinavian Incentives new team!

We are happy to introduce to you our two new colleagues: Lisa Jörgensen and Olof Olsson. Both with considerable experience of travel arrangements in Norway and Sweden. Here the whole team is looking forward to the 2014 season!

Nov 30,2014

Scandinavia for Michelin excellence!

The Michelin Guide for the Main Cities of Europe 2014 has been released with a multitude of stars for Scandinavian Gourmet restaurants.
In Stockholm Operakällaren reclaimed its star lost in 2010 and in Copenhagen the newly opened Restaurant Marchal at Hotel D’Angleterre was awarded one star and Chef & Sommelier and Ask are the two

Nov 30,2014

Haman Scandinavia 1964-2014

To start our celebratory year all staff at Haman Group took a trip to Iceland!The programme included hot baths, geysers, volcanoes and tastes of Icelandic fare. We also had the possibility to enjoy the hustle and bustle of charming downtown Reykjavik.
Scandinavian Incentives does not yet operate in Iceland – but we are happy to

Nov 30,2014

Gothenburg – for design!

Europe´s best designed bar you find in the Radisson Blu Riverside Hotel on Lindholmen in Gothenburg.In November the Cuckoo´s Nest was crowned Europe´s best designed Bar at the European Hotel Design Awards in London.
The cool atmosphere, the interesting design with all details and the exciting story behind the Cuckoo´s Nest makes it well worth

Nov 30,2014