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Oslo favoured by cruise ships

Oslo was Norway's most popular destination for foreign cruise ships in 2008, with 250,000 registered passengers. This is an increase by 26 per cent from 2007, says VisitOslo CEO Tor Sannerud.

Ski The NorWay

Norway offers fantastic skiing, - even 15 minutes from oslo center

Record number of cruise ships to Norway

This year looks to become a record year for cruise traffic to Norway, with an estimated 10 per cent increase over last year. The increase is greatest for the smaller destinations in Norway.- The estimates for 2010 so far is for a record 1560 ships' arrivals, compared with 1478 in 2009, says director of Cruise Norway, Wenche Nygård Eeg to newspaper Nationen.

- We estimate that we will received 1.9 million cruise visitors this year, compared with 1.7 million last year, Nygård Eeg says.

 

Media: An all-day travelogue

Public broadcaster NRKTV on Saturday marked the 100-year annivesary of the opening of the Oslo to Bergen railway by airing an unusual travelogue: A 7-hour direct transmission from the front of the train running from Oslo to Bergen.

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