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Norway to crack down on Airbnb

The Norwegian government is poised to tighten and clarify regulations for short-term rental of residential property, in new legislation sent to Parliament on Friday....

Fewer Chinese tourists in Norway

After several years with strong growth, the numbers of Chinese tourists spending the night in Norwegian hotels have fallen this summer. So have the...

Winter tourism breaks all records

There's hardly any room at the inns this month, at least in Norway's northern city of Tromsø. January used to be a very quiet...

Selje hotel director convicted of arson

The owner and manager of a popular waterfront hotel in Selje, near Norway's West Cape, has been convicted and sentenced to five-and-a-half years in...

Hotels want fewer and richer guests

Norwegian hotels have generally been enjoying a boom in tourism, but profits remain elusive as fjord and mountain hotels compete with cruiseships and building...

Selje Hotel owner admits to setting it on fire

The owner and manager of the Selje Hotel near Norway's West Cape has admitted to setting the property ablaze, apparently in the hopes of cashing...

Virus forces hotel to close

An outbreak of the norovirus, which can cause severe stomach upset, has forced the popular Klækken Hotel in Ringerike to close for at least four...

Taxes can usher in sharing economy

A government-appointed commission has cleared the way for the sharing economy to spread in Norway, as long as new services like Airbnb lodging and Uber transport are taxed....

Fire destroys Selje Hotel

The Selje Hotel, located on a picturesque beach near Norway's West Cape, was heavily damaged in a fire during the night. The hotel was...

Airbnb rentals face tougher taxation

Private individuals who actively engage in short-term rentals of residential property, like that arranged through websites like Airbnb, now face tougher tax liability in Norway....

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