Experience economy

Experience economy and tourism

For businesses and investors with an interest in tourism and experience economy the municipality of Frederikshavn offers great opportunities.

Skagen is a world-famous brand and the second most visited tourist destination in Denmark with more than two million visitors every year. Furthermore, the picturesque gem Sæby and the town of Frederikshavn have untapped tourist potential to exploit.

Local government focuses on further developing the experience economy, and the tourism industry – including retail – is today the second largest industry in the municipality employing approximately 6,500 people equalling 23 %. In 2012, 1,215,000 tourist overnight stays were registered in the municipality of Frederikshavn amounting to a turnover of approximately one billion DKK.

Key figures for tourist overnight stays in the municipality of Frederikshavn 2012

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