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About Visit Svalbard

Visit Svalbard AS is the official tourism board for Svalbard and Longyearbyen. We are a member based organisation and a neutral development and coordinating organ of the local tourism industry. We are also responsible for the tourist information centre, and the official travel portal for Svalbard. Visit Svalbard compiles and analyses tourism statistics, and we are also responsible for the Svalbard Guide Training Course.

Our vision is:


Svalbard shall be the leading travel destination in the High Arctic tourism market.
The company’s tasks include:

  • Executing and communicating tourism services on behalf of the tourism trade/tourism industry in Svalbard, including destination strategies, development and sustainability projects

  • Marketing, promoting and selling Svalbard as a destination, including developing a collective profile of Svalbard as a destination

  • Operating the portal visitsvalbard.com, including the booking systems for activities and accommodation

  • Operating the tourist information centre in Longyearbyen

  • Being the secretariat for the tourism industry in Svalbard, including being a spokesman for the industry in the media, as well as in local and governmental issues concerning tourism on Svalbard

Visit Svalbard AS
Post: PO Box 323
Vei 221.1.
N-9171 Longyearbyen
Phone: +47 79 02 55 50
E-mail: info@visitsvalbard.com

The team at Visit Svalbard AS
 

Marketing and Communications Manager: Linn Cecilie Blekkerud
E-mail: linn@visitsvalbard.com
Tel.: +47 900 58 447
L-P Lorentz

Tourism Adviser: Mona Helene Barlien
E-mail: mona@visitsvalbard.com
Tel.: +47 790 25 550
L-P Lorentz

Project Manager (Master plan): Trine Krystad
E-mail: trine@visitsvalbard.com
Tel.: +47 952 73 473
L-P Lorentz

Web Coordinator: Susanna Westgaard
On leave until 01.03.2020. 
Anja Nordvålen 

Web Coordinator: Håkon Daae Brensholm
E-mail: hakon@visitsvalbard.com
Tel: +47 952 10 390
L.P. Lorentz 

Marketing Coordinator: Anja Karoline Jensen Nordvålen
E-mail: anja@visitsvalbard.com
Tel.: +47 971 89 090
Anja Nordvålen 

Apprentice: June Nesset Bliksvær
Anja Nordvålen 

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