A hotel in Stavanger helps your business
In 1969, a plentiful reserve of oil was discovered in the North Sea. Since then, nearby Stavanger has been a major exporter of this valuable commodity. As a result, hotels in Stavanger have become a magnet for the international business community and tourism, bringing dynamic energy to this headily beautiful region.
What will I discover in Stavanger?
The region of Stavanger is a centre not just for business but of great natural beauty. It is home to the world famous Priekstolen (Pulpit Rock), located 604 metres above sea level. Stavanger is a university town and hosts a rich array of educational and research exhibitions and programs. In 2008 Stavanger received the title of the 'European Capital of Culture' which is announced annually by the European Union.
Why should I do business in Stavanger?
Stavanger is the European capital of the petroleum and energy sector. It is a major service provider and contributor to the Norwegian economy. The lucrative oil industry is the main source of income for the people in the region. As a consequence of the plentiful natural reserves of Stavanger's expensive export, the region attracts international attention from investors. Forming an important part of the supply chains of companies around the world, Stavanger is an internationally significant business hub. Stavanger is connected to Oslo, Bergen and Kristiansand by the Norwegian state railway. It also has its own airport, making it highly convenient for international travellers to Stavanger hotels.
What else can I do from my hotel in Stavanger?
Some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world can be found in Stavanger. Wispy clouds scuff the tops of thousand metre cliffs that jut out over the deep blue fjords (lakes). The two-day trek to Kjerag in Forsand is an unforgettable experience. The naturally occurring rock formation looks precarious in its unlikely position a thousand metres above sea level but offers some of the most incredible views you will ever see. You can also go on a snow cave tour from your hotel in Stavanger or take a ferry ride through the fjords. The Norweigian Petroleum Museum is also located in Stavanger and will not just interest petrol heads as it explores the industrial processes, origins and economic and ecological impacts of this globally significant resource.