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Three airlines partner for seamless travel from Ghana

Africa World Airlines (AWA), ASKY Airlines and Ethiopian Airlines are collaborating to provide passengers with seamless and stress free air travel within the West Africa sub-region and other international routes they serve. The interline agreement between the three airlines is the first of its kind in the West Africa sub-region …

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Kumasi to host Ghana’s celebration of World Tourism Day

The Ghana Tourism Authority is igniting the enthusiasm for massive participation in the 2019 World Tourism Day celebration, slated for September 27 in Kumasi, Ghana’s second largest city. Mr. Akwasi Agyemang, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), said this year’s commemoration will be unique, as it coincided with the nation’s declaration …

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Nyakrom Omanhene bans indecent dressing at Akwanbo festival

Okofo Katakyi Nyakoh Eku X, Omanhene of Nyakrom Traditional Area, has cautioned that the Traditional Council would not countenance indecent dressing during this year’s 2019 Akwanbo Festival. The move, by the Council is to instill discipline among the youth in the Agona West Municipality and to protect the dignity and …

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Minister lauds Methodist Church Ghana for introducing METHOFEST

The Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Mrs Barbara Oteng-Gyasi, has praised the Methodist Church Ghana for introducing Methodist Festival popularly known as METHOFEST. The festival, which is held annually, usually take stock of the tangible and intangible rich religious socio-cultural heritage materials, which the church had realized throughout its …

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Ghana, Spain to hold tourism expo abroad

For the first time in many years, Ghana and Spain will hold a tourism and hospitality expo in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria in Spain to explore trade facilitation between the two countries. The forum, aimed at bringing stakeholders in the tourism sector, will start from September 12 to 14, …

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Celebration of Homowo in Prampram would be restricted to designated areas – Great Ningo traditional council

The Great Ningo Traditional Area has said this year’s Homowo festival celebration would be restricted to major shrines as a sign of respect to the Late Nene Atsure Benta III, Manklalo of Prampram Traditional Area. Nene Atsure Benta III was gunned down on the Dodowa road after a meeting at …

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Emancipation Day could be a game changer for Assinman – Minister 

The three District Assemblies in Assin have been told to take ownership and work towards changing the substance and content of the celebration of the Emancipation Day to spur development in the area. Mr Kwamena Duncan, the Central Regional Minister who made the admonition, said the celebration of Emancipation Day …

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Adomi International River Festival to commence August 7

An expedition to explore the largest man-made lake in the world, the Volta Lake, will take center stage in one of Ghana’s biggest destination, Akosombo, from August 7th to 10th August 2019. The maiden edition of the festival dubbed ‘’Adomi International River Festival’’ aims at promoting water sports tourism in …

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PANAFEST celebration commences on July 24

The Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA), in collaboration with the PANAFEST Foundation and the private sector is set to commence this year’s PANAFEST and Emancipation Day celebrations from July 24 to August 22, 2019. The celebration would be held under the theme: “Beyond 400 years, reaching across continents into the future”. …

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Stop clients stereotyping – Professor

Dr. Eunice Fay Amissah, a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management at the University of Cape Coast (UCC), says hoteliers and tourism industry players should cease discriminating between clients when providing customer services. According to her, discrimination would turn away customers and potential ones and would …

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