Wonderful Copenhagen

Wonderful Copenhagen's precautions and adaptation of COVID-19 efforts

Wonderful Copenhagen follows the COVID-19 recommendations of the Danish Authorities. Below you will find links to relevant sites along with our own measures and temporary adjustments.

Updated on 15 June 2021

Latest information from the Danish Authorities: 

  • If in Copenhagen, please follow the Authorities’ instructions on COVID-19.
  • IMPORTANT: The gradual reopening of Denmark continues with new rules and regulations coming into force - for full details on national measures, please visit en.coronasmitte.dk/
  • The borders are closed for travelers from some countries and regions. Check the official list of countries defined as open or closed, based on the categories yellow, orange, and red, right here (the colours of countries and regions are revised weekly)
  • Visitors from some orange countries and from all red countries must still have a worthy purpose for entering Denmark. 
  • Attending meetings as part of your job is considered a worthy purpose, restrictions apply.
  • Fully vaccinated persons residing in the EU,  Schengen and OECD countries are exempt from quarantine and testing after entry into Denmark - more details on en.coronasmitte.dk/
  • The indoor assembly ban for general gatherings has been raised to 100 people. On 1 July it will be raised to 250 pax, and on 1 August it will be abolished. 
  • Business conferences or meetings held indoors and attended by more than 500 people, who are seated, are now permitted. A valid COVID-19 passport (or negative test) is still required at all kinds of business events, however. As of 1 September, COVID-19 passports will no longer apply to larger indoor events with seated audiences, and as of 1 October, COVID-19 passport requirements will no longer apply to major indoor events with standing audiences, including concerts.
  • Theatres, cinemas and similar venues are open with demands for COVID-19 passport and up to 2,000 spectators in sections of 500.
  • The outdoor general gathering limit of 100 pax is now abolished, and festivals and other outdoor events (non-seated) with sections of 500 pax, but with a maximum of 2000 pax are now permitted.
  • Restaurants, cafes and bars and cultural institutions such as amusement parks, attractions, and museums no longer require presentration of COVID-19 passport.
  • Restaurants and bars are now open until 12am. On 15 July the closing hours are extended to 2am.
  • Nightclubs are closed until 1 September, but will then open with requirements of COVID-19 passport. On 1 October, this requirement is abolished entirely.
  • It is now only mandatory to wear facemasks or visors on public transport across the country - and in all passenger areas and on busses at airports, incl. Copenhagen International Airport. 
  • A general distance recommendation of 2 meters still applies whenever possible, and always at least 1 meter.

For further information please visit coronasmitte.dk's events & gatherings section

In case of cancellation due to the recommendation of the Danish authorities, you are advised to seek professional legal advice.

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Measures and temporary adjustments introduced by Wonderful Copenhagen:

  • Wonderful Copenhagen follows the recommendations of the Danish authorities and adjusts its efforts and activities accordingly. This includes ensuring a safe work environment for employees and adjusting the organisation’s own travel activities and tourism promotion activities internationally.
  • In relation to Wonderful Copenhagen's participation on international platforms - trade fairs, sales events, conferences, etc. abroad - or in Denmark with foreign participation, each activity is assessed individually based on the authorities' recommendations.
  • Through websites and other digital channels, Wonderful Copenhagen will inform international visitors and other groups about the Danish authorities' recommendations and restrictions in relation to COVID-19. 
  • Wonderful Copenhagen continues to monitor the COVID-19 situation closely and is committed to sharing relevant and accurate information on this site.
  • Wonderful Copenhagen has established an internal task force that gathers and shares knowledge regarding COVID-19 both internally and externally. To ensure the full overview, the organisation is in contact with a wide array of local and international partners. 
  • If you have any questions related to the above, please contact Head of Corporate Communication Uffe Hartmann, ufh@woco.dk

If you have specific questions related to an upcoming congress or meeting in Copenhagen, please contact Director of Convention Kit Lykketoft, kly@woco.dk