Openings - Sweden

Stockholm - Stockholm will see its largest hotel to be built in January 2008. The Clarion-named property will have 555 guest rooms and meeting space for up to 800 attendees.

- The Nordic Sea Hotel is remodeling its lobby with the help of designer, Eric Ericsson. Installed will be a flying circus of 70 hand-drawn air-balloons, each an artwork in itself.

- The Nordic Light Hotel is adding a Black Room, to contrast its existing White Room,with a designing collaboration with IKEA. The new design features a Noir theme of elegance and simplicity.