The tourism in Copenhagen has grown with 12 percent over the last couple of years and the stream of visitors makes Copenhagen one of the strongest-growing tourist cities in Europe. The average growth of European capitals is 6 percent.
In 2011, the number of overnight stays in hotels in the Greater Copenhagen was nearly 7,6 million.
Top Congress and Convention Destination
Copenhagen is also a popular city when it comes to hosting congresses and conventions; consistently ranking among the world's top twenty. Every year the city hosts between 100-150 international congresses, and in 2011 Copenhagen won 50 international congresses to be held over the coming years.
Copenhagen has at the same time cemented its position as one of the most green and innovative congress cities in the world.
Within 20 minutes of the city centre, and close to the Øresund Bridge to Sweden, lies Scandinavia's largest showcase. The Bella Convention & Exhibition Centre covers 122,000 square metres and has a capacity of 20,000 concurrent congress participants.
In terms of smaller scale gatherings, most hotels in Copenhagen and Malmo offer ample facilities to cater to larger meetings, events and conferences.
Copenhagen is known for its low crime rate, its general efficiency and the high standard of its cultural and entertainment attractions.
Copenhagen is the largest cruise port in northern Europe. In 2011, 819.000 passengers arrived to the city - a growth of 24 percent compared to 2010, which is a new record.
The cruise revenue to the city topped 1 billion DKK for the first time.
The Copenhagen season usually runs from mid-May till late September with several Christmas cruises arriving.
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