Bergen: five of the latest developments

Bergen, Norway's second largest city and the gateway to the fjords has a raft of new openings and renovations to entice C&I groups.

Increased capacity: Bergen Airport Flesland is reopening in 2017 with a planned capacity of approximately 10 million passengers on a yearly basis and 15 gates, six of which will be new. 

Boutique chic: The Clarion Collection Hotel Oleana has 98 rooms and meeting facilities for up to 30 people, alongside a bar and restaurant. 

Refurbished meeting space: Grieghallen International Conference & Exhibition Hall, situated in the city centre, was renovated last year. It caters for up to 2,200 while the exhibition hall Dovregubben (Hall of the Mountain King), spans 3,500sqm. The 373-room Quality Hotel Edvard Grieg re-opened last year, also following renovation and with a new conference hall for up to 1,200 and a new restaurant.

New hotels: The 368-room Scandic Ornen opened in 2014 and can host meetings for up to 400 people, with a restaurant and bar on the top floor with panoramic views. Further ahead, Zander K is set to open in 2017 and will offer 250 rooms and meeting space. 

Airport hotels: Two hotels within walking distance of the airport are set to open in 2017. The 300-room Scandic Flesland will cater for up to 900 for events while the Comfort Hotel Flesland will also offer 300 rooms. 

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Bergen: venues for large and small meetings

Grand Hotel Oslo announces renovation plan

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