We are fortunate to have an enthusiastic and professional team with long experience in working with inbound tourism to Scandinavia and the other Nordic countries. As part of Haman Group our presence in the Scandinavian tourism industry dates back to 1964; we have long-lasting supplier contacts, continuous quality controls, competitive rates, and excellent destination knowledge. Thus, enabling us to help you build your dream vacation.
With a conscientious and sustainable focus, we aspire to be Scandinavia’s most reliable and innovative travel provider. We will achieve this by simultaneously working on the three P principle:
People: To ensure that our operations benefit the community in which it conducts business as well as the company's employees.
Planet: To select and create travel experiences that do not have any negative impact on our ecosystem.
Profit: To create employment, generating innovation, paying taxes, wealth creation, and support local travel enterprises by developing a stable year-round revenue stream.
See our Sustainability Policy to learn more.
Our owner company Haman Group holds a AAA credit rating for your security. In addition, Authentic Scandinavia is a very solid company on its own and has been nominated twice as a Norwegian Gaselle company (fast-growing and successful).
Authentic Scandinavia is a Member of the Norwegian Travel Guarantee Fund. If the travel services you have booked are not delivered due to the unlikely event of Authentic Scandinavia’s insolvency, you can contact the Norwegian Travel Guarantee Fund to receive a refund for services booked through us.
From the first contact until you return home from your trip booked through Authentic Scandinavia our dedicated team of Scandinavia specialists have you, our customer, in focus. We love to give travel advise and to make sure you have the answer to all your questions before, during, and after your trip.
During our office hours, we always reply to requests the same day, and outside office hours we are available to our travellers 24/7 through our Haman Group emergency phone.
We love to hear about our customers’ travel experiences! Your feedback is, and has always been, our best source of improvement. In addition, we get the opportunity to take part in our travellers’ adventures.
Please see what our customers have to say about us on TripAdvisor and Facebook. We are also extremely proud to have received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence in 2019, and the Travellers' Choice award in 2020.
Our website is designed for easy usage, to book and create your dream holiday. You are welcome to contact us should you wish to talk to one of our Scandinavia specialists.
Our website is secure (it holds a https:// security certificate), ensuring that your personal information is safe. We also offer secure online credit card payment by VISA and MasterCard.
We offer a wide selection of tours with flexible itineraries – you have a choice of different hotel categories, start locations, and additional experiences. Not to mention the possibility to add extra nights and to combine various tours.
We always provide our travellers with a detailed travel itinerary, including information on how to get from the airport to your hotel, from your hotel to the train station, ferry terminal etc. We also provide exact details on how to change from one transport to the other during your trip (from train to boat to bus etc.). Thus, ensuring that you will have a hassle-free vacation.
Trude is the heart and soul of Authentic Scandinavia! She has built up the company from the very beginning and made Authentic Scandinavia her "baby no. 1".
Lisa has returned for her second stint at Authentic Scandinavia - the first time being back in 2010 when it was still in its infancy. She now looks forward to sharing her knowledge of Scandinavia.
Victoria joined Authentic Scandinavia in August 2014. It is very important to her that our customers are given an unforgettable experience when choosing Scandinavia as their travel destination.
Jessica is originally from Germany and loves to explore the world herself. She moved to Oslo in 2017 after finishing her degree in International Tourism Studies.
Josefine is from Denmark. She grew up in Copenhagen where she also worked in the travel and tourism industry before moving to Norway in 2018.
Natacha is from Switzerland and she moved to Oslo in 2019. After working as a flight attendant, she decided it was time to settle down and share her travel expertise with others.
Zsofia is from Hungary and she joined Authentic Scandinavia in 2017. She is passionate about digital marketing and is eager to make Authentic Scandinavia known to a wider audience.
As the CEO of the Haman Group Anette’s days are not your typical 9-5 job but she very much enjoys it! Anette is the one who made the dream of Authentic Scandinavia possible.
Orijana is born in Bosnia and Herzegovina but came to Norway in 1994. She has been in charge of Authentic Scandinavia's accounts since 2011. In 2013 she became the Chief Accountant of Haman Group.
Zana was born in Lithuania and moved to Sweden in 2011 to study tourism. She joined the Haman Group in 2017 and she is responsible for all contracts with our suppliers.