Cameroon Participates in Dutch Tourism Expo 2012 in style


Cameroon has participated in this Year’s Dutch Tourism Expo or Dutch Holiday Fair 2012 in one of the most exciting ways ever. Cameroon’s participation was registered by a delegation from the Paris based Tourism Information Bureau for Europe (BIT)…a structure of the Cameroon Ministry of Tourism accompanied by H.E Mrs. Odette Melono, Cameroonian Embassy to the Netherlands.

This year in the city of Utrecht (the Netherlands), the Cameroonian delegation came along with a traditional (Juju) dance group from the North West region of Cameroon, specifically, the Banso tribe. The juju dance group from Belgium created one of the most exciting attractions befitting a country with so much rich cultures.

The Delegates from the Tourism Information Bureau for Europe with the frenchJuju Dance from Banso, North West Region acronym; BIT or in French ‘le Bureau d’Information Touristique (BIT) pour l’Europe’was headed by its chief. Mr. Charles Ngouane.

At the Dutch Tourism Expo 2012, the Cameroonian delegation mounted a Cameroon stand from where they shared information, answered questions and educated interested individuals about Cameroon’s great Touristic potentials and well as travel possibilities. At the stand, other items relating to Cameroon’s rich culture as well as unique Cameroonian works of arts were exhibited.  

The Dutch Holiday Fair 2012 brought together travel lovers from around the world. This year’s event attracted more than 20,000 visitors.

The Holiday Fair (exhibition) is the largest consumer travel exhibition in the world and the largest Trade Fair in the Benelux. It was formerly known as Travel Trade Show Benelux’’.

For the Tourism Ministry representatives and the Cameroonian Embassy in the Netherlands, the exhibition created the desired opportunity for personal contact between other exhibitors and potential visitors to Cameroon.

The next Dutch Holiday Fair (Vakantiebeurs) is expected to take place from Wednesday 9-13 January 2013.

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