Norways first combined travel and event company!

Norway’s first combined travel and event company!

Get Together is Norway’s first nationwide full-service travel, meeting and event agency. The Company will have branches from Arendal in the south, up too Alta in the far north.

by Rita Tvede Bartolomei

Get Together will consist of branches all over Norway; in Oslo, Sandefjord, Kristiansand, Arendal, Alta, Ålesund and Trondheim, along with one branch in Stockholm, Sweden. The company consist of 42 employees in total, and an estimated turnover reaching NOK 280 million a year.

“ A broader expertise within travel and event will gives us an advantage to meet our clients needs”. Finn Vetle Hansen, CEO G Travel in Norway.

Tailoring made easier

Get Together wants to create a nationwide full-service travel and event agency for all companies within the private and public sector.

“Within the Company there is expertise within each field. This give us an advantage in giving the client the best offer to the best marked prize” CEO, Get Together, Håkon Wåge-Lorentzen.

A need for both

In the Norwegian and Nordic market, there is an increasing need for agencies that have expertise in both business trips and events.

”If you intend to attract people to customer events, you have to offer more than just a dinner. There is an increasing trend for people to have `at home offices` therefore there is a greater need to meet and socialize”, says Finn Vetle Hansen.

Hansen and Wåge-Lorentzen emphasise that businesses today often spend a lot of money in well-known speakers and other experiences.

“They are eager to create lasting memories for customers and employees. Many clients would like help with planning an event that includes travel, accommodation, meetings and entertainment. Get Together has the experience and expertise in all fields that will be extra useful to our customers“, says Håkon-Wåge Lorentzen.

How Get Together came together

  • The chain is the result of a merger between the group departments (G Travel Group & Meeting) as one of the Nordic region’s largest travel agencies; G Travel, and one of Norway’s most experienced event agencies: Fotspor Event AS.
  • The G Travel Group & Meeting and Fotspor Event cease to exist, and now form a new Get Together.
  • G Travel is one of the largest travel agencies in the Nordic region, consisting of 27 agencies in Norway, 12 agencies in Sweden and 17 agencies globally. The headquarters are located in Kristiansand and Oslo. Fotspor Event was founded in 2009 in Oslo, with offices in Oslo and Sweden.

For more information:

CEO, Get Together, Håkon Wåge-Lorentzen:

Call 40091012 or e-mail hwl@gtogether.com

CEO, G Travel, Finn Vetle Hansen:

Call 40403840 or e-mail Finn.Vetle.Hansen@gtravel.no