The Diplomatic Society

 
  • Increase font size
  • Default font size
  • Decrease font size

Oslo & Bergen Travel Expos 2017: Successful Promotion of South Africa

24 February 2017

The South African Mission in Oslo, Norway participated in the annual Oslo Travel Expo 13-15 January 2017, which gathered 600 travel exhibitors and approximately 40 000 visitors over the time span of a weekend in Norway’s capital.

Photo: Oslo Travel Expo 2017: Flying the South African flag high at the largest travel expo in Norway

Oslo Travel Expo – Telenor Arena has become one of the most popular and important international meeting place for the travel industry worldwide, and it is hence the ideal platform for promoting South Africa to a large and travel eager Scandinavian audience.

The Oslo Mission had a beautifully decorated stand with stunning images and video clips from the rainbow nation, as well as flags and artifacts and promotional material consisting of maps, DVDs and leaflets.

The stand received a lot of positive attention and a solid stream of pleasant visits, with the staff providing information, inspiration and insights to a large number of potential tourists to South Africa.

The SA Embassy also got the opportunity to showcase SA culture through a beautiful musical performance by Xoliswa Roaldsoy (vocals) and Zwai Mbula (marimba) to the great delight of the audience.

 

 

 

 

 

Stunning SA musical performance at the Oslo Travel Expo.

On 28 January 2017, Makhosazana Mepha and Maria Nkwane of the SA Embassy Oslo continued the tourism promo trail, this weekend to Norway’s second largest town, beautiful Bergen, where they were flying the South African flag high over the wintery west-coast city.

It was a lovely weekend in the name of tourism and the Embassy officials had great interactions with a number of travel-eager Expo attendees.

South African Embassy in Oslo, Norway

 

 

 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
_________________________________________________

May 2017 Edition

_________________________________________________

Translater


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

South Africa and Brazil enjoy strong relations 16 May 2017 South African International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane hosted the Minister of External Relations of the... <|> Ambassador Christophe Farnaud awards Alan Mabin On Monday 15 May 2017, the Ambassador of France to South Africa, H.E. Mr Christophe Farnaud, hosted a reception in honor of Professor Alan Mabin to... <|> SKA SA bags yet another milestone 17 May 2017 The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) SA team has presented the first Array Release (AR) 1.5 images taken with MeerKAT 32, to Science and Technology... <|> Paint the World 21 May 2017 Ms Lika Torikashvili, a Georgian teenager and five of her friends took some balloons and a guitar to a hospital in Tbilisi to cheer up patients with colour and music.... <|> Easing travel regulations between South Africa and Kenya 3 May 2016 South Africa and Kenya have announced measures that will make travelling between the two countries easier. South African Home... <|> SA participates in National Urban Policy conference 21 May 2017 South African Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Deputy Minister Andries Nel has participated in the Second International... <|> IDSA Organizes Successful Charity Bazaar 22 May 2017 The International Diplomatic Spouses Association (IDSA) organized a successful Charity Bazaar and Family Fun Day at the St. Mary’s DSG in... <|> AU - EU has a strong Partnership 22 May 2017 Dr. Amani Abou-Zeid, the African Union Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy has stated that the AU-EU partnership is one of the most structured of... <|> Travel across Africa 19 May 2017 Africa Visa Openness Index notes that Africans were able to travel more freely across the continent in 2016 compared to 2015. The African Development Bank in... <|> Hungary and South Africa Water cooperation 24 May 2017 Mr Szilverszter Bus, Deputy State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade for Hungary was in South Africa. A cooperation... <|>
© copyright 2011-2017| The Diplomatic Society| All Rights Reserved.