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Monday 10 November

10 % increase in Stockholm: 1 million overnight stays in September

Press release Monday, November 10, 2014

Stockholm continues to strengthen its position as one of the top destinations in Europe. In September more than 1 million overnight stays were made in Stockholm. It is a 10 % increase compared to the same month last year. The first nine months surpass last year's result. More than 9 million overnight stays were made in Stockholm County, which is a total increase of 8 % and an All-time-high.

Tourism
Wednesday 29 October

Stockholm Songwriting Camp – A new international music venture

Press release Wednesday, October 29, 2014

For the first time, Auddly and ABBA The Museum are organizing an international songwriting camp together with SKAP and Stockholm Business Region. Music creators from all over the world are invited to Stockholm Songwriting Camp from January 29 to February 1, 2015.

Business
Tuesday 14 October

Record summer in Stockholm: 4 million guestnights

Press release Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Stockholm is the engine of Swedish tourism. During the summer, from June to August 2014, nearly 4 million overnight stays were made in Stockholm County, which is an all-time-high. The increase comes mainly from international guests. Sweden in total experienced a decline of 1 percent during the same period.

Tourism
Tuesday 14 October

Stockholm Economy: 26 percent more job openings in Stockholm

Press release Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Stockholm’s economy continues its positive trend and wages show increased growth in both Stockholm county and the city of Stockholm. The labor market is growing and the number of job openings is increasing markedly while unemployment continues to drop, according to Stockholm Economy's second report for 2014.

Business
Monday 13 October

Stockholm- Uppsala, a popular investment region for Life Science

Press release Monday, October 13, 2014

Over the last year, Stockholm-Uppsala Life Science companies have received several big investments. Cancer diagnostics, protein production and stem cell matrices are some examples of what attracts big international investments. The one common denominator for these investments is that all of the companies are on the Life Science Hotlist, a list of the hottest life science companies in the region.

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