Copenhagen News Bulletin

SEATRADE CRUISE GLOBAL 2016
Tuesday, March 1, 2016

AIRLINE, DESTINATION MANAGEMENT & SHIPPING COMPANIES

COPENHAGEN AIRPORTS
Copenhagen Airport is the largest aiport in Scandinavia with 1.6 million visitors in 2015. Together with SAS, they were the first in Europe to offer cruise lines onboard airline check‐in services, where cruise passengers can check in to their flight aboard the cruise ship and avoid waiting time in the airport.

Along with this, their luggage will be transferred directly from the ship to the airport, and passengers will reunite with the luggage at their home destination.
Copenhagen Airport has been rated Europe's most efficient airport ten times in the past twelve years.

For further information:
Email: Oliver Petersen, oliver.pete...
Visit: cph.dk/en 

BLUE WATER SHIPPING
Blue Water Shipping delivers all port related services in all ports of Denmark and Greenland. Services include clearance, crew changes, parcels, medical assistance and much more. We deliver tailor-made services to match the customers' exact needs. From 2016, BWS is also offering agency services in the rest of the region through own offices. We now cover: Nordic: Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland North Atlantic: Greenland, Iceland, Faroe Islands Furthermore, BWS provides all possible, worldwide logistics solutions for the cruise industry.

For further information:
Email: Hans Braas, habr@bws.dk
Visit: bws.dk 

DMC-DENMARK
DMC-Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Estonia have been appointed as official tour operator for Viking Cruises. This has led to a restructuring within the company. Cecilia Gaard and Pernilla Persson, former operations managers at DMCDenmark, have accepted to take on new challenges at DMCNorway and as of February 1 st, Cecilia started as Regional Manager for DMC-Norway with Pernilla by her side. At DMCDenmark, Zanna Persson was promoted to Cruise Manager and will handle various accounts including the operations of Princess cruises among others. Lene Gaard, co-owner of the company, is still Director of Operations in the Danish office after more than 25 years of loyal service.

DMC-Nordic wish to thank all of their customers for the great cooperation and look forward to many more great seasons.

For further information:
Email: DMC@DMCDenm...
Visit: dmcdenmark.dk 

Kronborg Castle

ATTRACTIONS & RESTAURANTS


MUSEUM OF NATIONAL HISTORY
In this season, The Museum of National History have two big events coming up in addition to the permanent exhibition:

March 20-June 30: Jonathan Yeo – Portraits: The British artist Jonathan Yeo is known for his many portraits of famous politicians, artists, and actors. At the exhibition his famous portraits of the Pakistani activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, actor Kevin Spacey and many others will be on display.

May 12-September 4: In audience with King Christian V: After a full restoration, the Audience House at Frederiksborg Castle appears with the same glory as when Christian V furnished the room in the 1680s.
Unlike many other sights in Copenhagen, the National Museum has free admission to all exhibitions.

For further information:
Email: Anne Mette Ravn Nielsen, amr@dnm.dk
Visit: en.natmus.dk 

VISIT CARLSBERG
Visit Carlsberg is a must see, when you are making a stopover in Copenhagen. The free shuttle bus from the City Centre (Vesterbrogade 6) will take you directly to Carlsberg. Here, in less than an hour you can explore highlights such as the iconic Elephant Gate, marvelous draft horses, the world’s largest collection of unopened bottles and so much more. If you have more time to spend, you might also like a beer tasting or a guided tour of the Carlsberg grounds. And why not end a day of fun in Jacobsen Brewhouse & Bar with a tasty bite along with a refreshing crafts brew? Once you have bought the entrance ticket, you get two free beers or soft drinks. In the summer time, the Brewer’s Courtyard is buzzing of beer, food and good vibes.

For further information:
Email: Jesper Møller, Jesper.Moll...
Visit: visitcarlsberg.com 

HARD ROCK CAFE
Situated in Denmark's lively capital, Hard Rock Cafe Copenhagen is located at the beginning of the downtown shopping boulevard, right on the main drag. We've been rockin' the city for over 20 years and relocated to a new cafe in 2015, overlooking Rådhuspladsen and the City Hall. On top of providing show stopping food, we are also a full-service venue for private events and parties, with state-of-theart audiovisual equipment and experienced staff that can create your customized event. Our venue is available for parties up to 350 people, and we offer everything from catering and entertainment to event merchandise customized just for you. We know how to throw a great party – We are Hard Rock Café!

For further information:
Email: Hildur Ragnarsdóttir, Ragnarsdott... 
Visit: hardrock.com/cafes/copenhagen 

KRONBORG CASTLE
SHAKESPEARE ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATED THROUGH BANQUET AND WORLD-CLASS PERFORMANCES AT KRONBORG CASTLE.
Kronborg Caslte has received world noteriety from William Shakespeare’s 1603 drama about the Danish prince, Hamlet. Since then, the castle has become a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
This year Kronborg Castle will open its doors to a renaissance banquet. The date April 23rd 2016 marks exactly 400 years since the death of Shakespeare and is thus the day to celebrate his works and the story of Prince Hamlet, with music, dance, and fencing. But hurry – there is only 300 exclusive invitations available.
From June 1st to August 29th 2016 there are experiences for the whole family at Kronborg Castle with “Hamlet Live”. Meet Hamlet, Ofelia, Polonius, and all the other characters from the world famous drama, in the magnificent halls, windswept bastions and underground tunnels.

For further information:
Email: Maiken Enggaard, maiken.engg...
Visit: homeofhamlet.com 

Admiral Hotel

HOTELS

ABSALON HOTEL
In 2015, General Manager Karen Nedergaard presented acompletely new and totally renovated Absalon Hotel. Relax with a game of mini-golf in our new and hip courtyard, and experience our cozy bar with a variation of cocktails that our talented bartenders mix just for you. With Concept24 you can really enjoy the Absalon Bar as you may keep the room for 24 hours no matter the time of arrival.
Andersen Boutique Hotel, opened in 2012, is named after the General Manger, Karen Nedergaard’s grandmother, Erna Andersen who founded Absalon Hotel Group more than 75 years ago. Enjoy the changing art in the cozy lobby and discover small surprises when you take the stairs. Also offers Concept24. Both Absalon Hotel and Andersen Boutique Hotel is a 2016 TripAdvisor Traveller’s Choice Winner.

For further information:
Email: Amali Bram,  marketing@a...
Visit: absalon-hotel.dk 

ADINA APARTMENT HOTEL
Located close to the Little Mermaid and just 10 minutes from the centre of Copenhagen and 10 minutes from the cruise terminal you find the international Adina Apartment Hotel, which offers some of Copenhagen’s most spacious rooms in studios, one, two and three bedroom apartments. All rooms include private balconies, a place to entertain, a space for the family and a great place to relax, for a night, a week, or more.

For further information:
Email: Stine Toft, acph@adina.eu
Visit: adina.eu 

ADMIRAL HOTEL
PROUD DANISH TRADITIONS AT THE COPENHAGEN ADMIRAL HOTEL.
Located in the heart of Copenhagen and with almost two and a half centuries of history, the hotel is perfectly situated between the cruise terminal and major attractions such as Amalienborg Palace, the Royal Playhouse and the Little Mermaid.

The Copenhagen Admiral Hotel is one of the capital’s most distinctive hotels with rustic old-world charm and new-world sophistication. As soon as you enter the building, you feel the maritime atmosphere and the rich history in its massive 200 years old wooden beams and brick arches. The calm of the inner harbor’s water is right on the hotel’s doorstep – there to be enjoyed during a stroll along the promenade or on a summer day over a cup of coffee at the SALT café.

For further information:
Email: Maria Odde, mo@admiralh...
Visit: admiralhotel.dk/en 

BC HOSPITALITY GROUP OFFERS THREE HOTELS IN COPENHAGEN
A PLEASANT STAY AT ONE OF OUR THREE CENTRALLY LOCATED HOTELS.
Stay at one of our centrally located hotels in the beautiful city of Copenhagen.

Whether you chose to stay at Copenhagen Marriott (5 star) – placed next to Copenhagen’s picturesque harbor canal, AC Hotel Bella Sky Copenhagen by Marriott (4 star) – one of the most pleasing design hotels in Scandinavia or Crowne Plaza Copenhagen Towers (4 star) – Denmark’s leading sustainable hotel, we can ensure you high standards and remarkable service. 

Read more on:
acbellaskycopenhagen.dk
copenhagenmarriott.dk
cpcopenhagen.dk

For further information:
Email: Sugasini Sooriyakumaran, SSO@bchg.dk
Visit: bchg.dk 

HOTEL SP34
COPENHAGEN'S NEWEST BOUTIQUE HOTEL.
Hotel SP34 is an exclusive 4+ boutique hotel in the Latin Quarter of Copenhagen. Hotel SP34 opened in 2014 with 118 rooms, 3 a la carte restaurants, 4 bars, serviced rooftop terrace, conference facilities and an exclusive private cinema with 24 seats. The surroundings are buzzing from the many exciting restaurants, local bars, galleries and vintage stores, and the hotel is located only 100 meters from the City Hall Square and the pedestrian street Strøget. One of our bustling main restaurants Work In Progress (WIP) has undergone a process, with a menu now presenting a Scandinavian and Nordic bistro. Hotel SP34 was featured on the hot list of the best new hotels in the world in 2015.

For further information:
Email: Ann Sofie Schwarz Augustesen, assa@brochn... 
Visit: brochner-hotels.dk 

TIVOLI HOTEL
GREAT EXPANSION AT TIVOLI HOTEL & CONGRESS CENTER.
1.5 million Guests have either stayed at or visited Tivoli Hotel & Congress Center since it opened in 2010. In order to meet the demand, Arp-Hansen Hotel Group and Tivoli Gardens have chosen to expand with a new themed business hotel of 282 rooms. This building will function as an integrated part of the existing Tivoli Hotel and is designed by the internationally renowned architect Kim Utzon. As an additional feature, there is an exclusive pool with a glass bottom that hovers above the hotel facade at a height of 43 metres. The total capacity of Tivoli Hotel is 679 rooms, with meeting facilities that can accommodate 6,000 guests.

For further information:
Email: Claus Isling, c.isling@ar...
Visit: tivolihotel.dk 

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Director, Cruise Copenhagen Network,

on tel.: +45 3355 7429;
mobile: +45 6120 9674;
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