BOOMING ARCTIC TOURISM

INDUSTRY

the tourism industry in the north of Finland generated 1 billion Euros and entertained guests from 140 countries. It is estimated that in 2026 the turnover will be 3.6 billion Euros and create 10 million book-lodging days. VARANGER IN ARCTIC NORWAY IS A PART OF EXTENDED LAPLAND.

ARCTIC HOSPITALITY PROJECTS

A growing sector in a country with modern infrastructure and breathtaking nature. The Norwegian Travel and Tourism sector offers everything required for doing successful business: a dynamic business climate, a clean and unique environment and a society that is modern, safe and global.

The sector is fast growing and the total tourism consumption in Norway is about 130 billion NOK a year. A growing demand for attractions, packaged experiences and accommodation from both international and Norwegian travelers, makes investments in the tourism industry very attractive.

Opportunities for especially international real estate and private equity investors, developers and operators, lie within growing sustainable tourism, wellness tourism, food tourism and adventure tourism. Related link: Travel and tourism in Norway and why invest in the sector.

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MAR*

MAP*

MAR* – Marelius Arctic Resort, Ekkerøy

MAP* – Marelius Arctic Panorama, Vadsøya

GREATER ARCTIC MOMENT

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HQ – THE ICEHOUSE
Ørtangen 10A, Waterfront
Port of Vadsø
Greater Arctic Norway 

MARELIUS AS
GREATER ARCTIC HOLDING AS

Po.box. 51, 9811 Vadsø
Greater Arctic Norway

MR. OTTAR ZAHL JONASSEN
M // +47 912 45 505
M // +47 938 24 248

Market and industry insight

To build your business case and prove the value of an establishment or investment, we provide you with customized information and benchmarking services on the Arctic market, business climate, industry sectors, operating costs, legal framework, and more.

Partner search and matchmaking support

We act as a link to Arctic companies and introduce you to opportunities of strategic partnerships, R&D collaborations and other types of cooperation.

Access to business networks

We introduce you to all necessary service providers, authorities and organisations.

Greater Arctic Holding AS // Marelius AS

HQ – The Icehouse
70North – 29East – On top of the world
9800 Vadsø, Norway

Business opportunity identification

Based on your sector priorities, our industry specialists identify and present market and industry opportunities in Arctic. We identify growth areas, key industry stakeholders, establishment strategies and next steps.

Establishment support

We provide you with information on how to set up and run a business in Arctic, including rules and regulations, legal entities, employment matters, taxes and more.

Site selections

To help you find the right location and premises for your facilities, we coordinate site selection processes based on your requirements. Our regional and local network enables us to conduct site screening throughout Arctic and access detailed data.