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The head of Innovation Larvik muslim girls, the government body that oversees Visit Norway, has now been forced to apologize for the misguided PR stunt. It is especially damaging to Haugli personally as he only took over the job in May this year. However, he told the newspaper that the campaign had already been prepared when he started the role. We need to be open and honest on behalf of Norwegian business and industry.
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The money was spent on PR agency fees in Oslo and London. Several media outlets carried negative editorials about the case today. Media experts also had plenty to say about a state-owned enterprise knowingly distributing a press release with false information and staged photos.
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Since publishing the piece, CNN has learned that news of the time-free zone was, in fact, a marketing stunt by Norway's state-funded tourism agency Innovation Norway, working with its Escorts woodlands Ski organization Visit Norway.
And we were also right Singles holidays in Lillehammer saying the locals, having endured the long polar night from November to January, make the most of these precious summer months, with no regard to conventional timekeeping. And the time-free zone?
Partly true, but somewhat overcooked by Norway's PR machine. Marianne Mork, head of business communications for Visit Norway, confirmed to CNN on June 26 that an initiative for a time-free zone did originate with the islanders some time ago, with local Kjell Ove Hveding acting as representative for timme group.
However, the Innovation Norway team worked with the islanders to capitalize on this effort and turn Gay massage Narvik silom into a tourism campaign.
After meeting with the agency, islanders gathered at a town hall meeting to sign a petition for a time-free zone and, on June 13, Hveding met with a Norwegian member of parliament to hand over the locals' signatures and to discuss the initiative.
As Hveding said in the press statement quoted in our original story, "There's constantly daylight, and we act accordingly.
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