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Experience Gothenburg safely during the pandemic.

The Covid-19 pandemic affects travelling, accommodation, and other activities in Sweden. Thanks to rapid innovation and efforts from the meeting industry, Gothenburg has undertaken measures to ensure safe conferences. Gothenburg Convention Bureau is in close contact with the hotels and meeting venues.

In Sweden, there are national regulations and general advice aimed to slow down the spread of Covid-19. Read more about the national regulations here.

Several restrictions and national regulations removed September 29

At you will find information on the COVID-19 regulations, guidelines and recommendations that will apply as from 29 September.

A safe place to meet

Regardless of the size of the gathering, it is recommended to keep distance, avoid crowding and enable good hygiene. Read more in Visita’s recommendations for safe conferences. 

Gothenburg’s meeting facilities have high priorities on hygiene and safety and have taken a number of measures to enable a safe environment to meet. Examples are distance markings, actions to reduce crowding in conference rooms and meeting spaces, offering more opportunities to wash hands and/or providing hand sanitizers.
In the same way, the hotels in Gothenburg have taken measures in order to ensure a safe stay, providing alternative check-in/check-out procedures as well as special breakfast and cleaning arrangements. In the publication Safe to visit, Visita – the Swedish hospitality industry, outlines measures to prevent the spread of infection in restaurants, campsites and hotels.

Since summer 2021, several of Sweden’s largest trade fair facilities have been covid-19-certified, including the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre and Gothia Towers. The international certification process developed by the Safe Asset Group ensures that the facilities’ preparations and routines for managing Covid-19 have been approved as “Covid-19 Compliant”. The assessment aspects include everything from management systems, risk analyses, signage and access to hand-sanitising stations, to training and safety routines.

Getting here and getting around

At you will find updated information about travel restrictions and entry requirements.
Please pay attention to specific restrictions stated by your airline, train, bus or ferry operator.
At Göteborg-Landvetter Airport, there are various safety measures in place.
The shuttle bus service Flygbussarna, as well as the major taxi operators, have also taken measures to ensure your safety.

Gothenburg’s city centre is very compact and you can walk basically everywhere. Public transport is operating as usual but please avoid travelling during rush hour.