New Delhi [India]: If you are planning for an abroad trip, then do think about Sweden once, as visit to the country will now become easy and smooth, thanks to Airbnb.
Sweden’s official tourism board has partnered with Airbnb to turn the entire country into an Airbnb listing. You even don’t have to officially book accommodation because all publicly owned land is entirely free and accessible to everyone!
“This is made possible thanks to a Swedish right guaranteed by the constitution – freedom to roam. This right enables the Swedish people to experience nature and enjoy the beautiful Swedish wildlife. In Sweden we have everything from high mountains to deep forests, from beautiful archipelagos to quiet meadows. Now, together with Airbnb, we welcome everyone to Sweden and, through freedom to roam, they can share our wonderful nature”, says Jenny Kaiser, USA Country Manager at Visit Sweden.
Freedom to roam allows everyone and anyone to be free amidst Swedish nature with the right to access, walk, cycle or camp on any land. Only private gardens and lands under cultivation are an exception to the rule. The idea of free nature accessible to anyone is in the DNA of every Swede, but with great freedom comes responsibility. The general rule for spending time in nature is “do not disturb, do not destroy” – just like in any other home.
“We are very excited to welcome Sweden on Airbnb for everyone to explore. This partnership is a first of its kind collaboration between a tourism board and Airbnb. It is designed to promote Sweden as a destination through the power of the Airbnb community which is perfectly placed to showcase the many extraordinary locations to stay throughout the country.” says James McClure, General Manager Northern Europe at Airbnb. (ANI)