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Oslo hotels ‘fully booked’ again

It's been almost impossible to get a hotel room in Oslo this week, and room rates have soared. Occupancy rates haven't been so high...

Hotel workers get some holiday cheer

Some of Norway's major hotel chains have withdrawn lay-off warnings for their workers, after the government gave in to demands for more compensation for...

Protests rise over hotel quarantine

Complaints about Norway's new hotel quarantine rules continue to pour in. They're supposed to apply to everyone arriving from outside the EU and Schengen...

EFTA questions quarantine hotels

Debate has been swirling around Norway's new "quarantine hotels" that opened last month, right after the country's Corona virus containment measures were tightened. Now...

Long-term jobless ‘alarmingly high’

Closed restaurants and empty streets have added to the November gloom, and sent Norway's numbers of "long-term unemployed" up nearly 72 percent so far...

New arrivals sent to ‘Hotel Quarantine’

Scores of people arriving from abroad at Norway's gateway airport OSL are suddenly subject to a surprise landing. If they're not registered as residents...

Unemployment falls but job fears loom

The latest numbers from state welfare agency NAV show 83,000 fewer job seekers in June than in May, and Norway's official unemployment rate fell...

Hotel owner part of group buying Ving

Petter Stordalen, Norway's flamboyant hotel owner and real estate investor, emerged Wednesday as part of a group that's buying the Ving charter tour group's...

Tourism heats up in the north

Norway's Arctic regions are experiencing another boom in tourism this summer. Hotels in the coastal city of Harstad, for example, can report occupancy rates...

Real estate tycoon honeymoons at 95

Norway’s 95-year-old real estate investor and hotel tycoon Olav Thon has been on an albeit short honeymoon this summer, after marrying his long-time sweetheart...

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