Why book with us

Travel created by locals

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. 

Responsible Travel

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.

Sustainability is at the heart of what we do and we are excited to have received the Travelife Partner award, bringing us one step closer to becoming certified. The award is a recognition for the long-term efforts and frontrunner position of Authentic Scandinavia regarding sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility.

If you have any questions, comments, or feedback about our Sustainability Policy, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Customer protection

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.

Customer service in focus

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.

Great reviews

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.

Safe and easy online booking

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. 

Flexible itineraries

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.

Detailed itinerary

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.


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Trude Sivertsen - Director of Sales and Operation

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 Jörgensen Cooke - Product Manager

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 Kristiansen - Senior Sales Consultant

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 Luster - Senior Sales Consultant

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. 

Nicole Riedel - Sales & Operations Consultant

Nicole is from the UAE but has since lived in 6 further countries. Travelling is in her blood, and she hopes to show everyone what a beautiful part of the world Scandinavia is!

Patrick Jahoda - Sales & Operations Consultant

Patrick is originally from Vienna, Austria and moved to Oslo in December 2022. He loves travelling around Scandinavia and enjoys combining trips with art museums and concerts.

Marine Dedieu - Jr. Sales & Operations Consultant

Marine is from the Southwest of France and came to Norway to finish her master’s degree in 2022. She is passionate about the outdoors and stunning views, fell in love with Norway and decided to stay.

Natacha Müller - Social Media Marketing

Natacha is originally from Switzerland and moved to Oslo in November 2019, after falling in love with Scandinavia. She loves travelling, reading and has a passion for anything creative.

Anette Karlsson - CEO of Haman Group

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 Biberovic - CFO of Haman Group

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 Malisevskaja - Head of Purchase 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.