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Ghana Tourism Authority to license all sites – CEO

The Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) is to certify and license all tourist facilities in the country to ensure excellence in the industry. Mr Akwasi Agyemang, Chief Executive Officer of the Authority, said the move will improve standards of facilities and enhance clients’ experience. He said this in a speech read …

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Turkey, South Africa to support Ghana’s aviation sector

South Africa and Turkey have pledged to support Ghana’s Aviation sector to ensure it met world class standards. They would offer technical advice, help train pilots, and share experiences among other things to deepen the ties between the countries. This came to light when Madam Lulu Xingwana, South Africa’s High …

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Kpando’s development tied to its tourism potential 

Togbui Kodzoga V, chief of Kpando Gadza in the Kpando Municipality of the Volta Region, has said the socio-economic development of the area is predicated on its cultural and tourism products. He urged the local Assembly and other stakeholders to invest heavily in Kpando’s tourism potential to open up the …

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New Tourism Act will develop sector – Official

Director, Standards and Quality Assurance, Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA), Mr Alex Boakye, has said the revised Tourism Act (2019), would expand the mandate of the Authority. This he said would reposition the industry by ensuring strict compliance with laid down regulations on facilities and their management. He said the new …

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Ghana to partner Cuban artists to mount historic sculptures

Mrs Catherine Abelema Afeku, the Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, has announced Government’s preparedness to partner Cuban artists to mount cultural and historical sculptures to promote tourism. The sculptures would honour individuals who have fought to leave a legacy in the history of the country and preserved the …

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Chinese Spring Festival celebrated in Ghana

The Confucius Institute of the University of Ghana, in collaboration with the University Basic School, has organised a programme to commemorate the 2019 Chinese Spring Festival in Ghana. Mr Shi Ting Wang, the Chinese Ambassador to Ghana, said the spring festival is the most important traditional festival for the Chinese, …

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Emirates celebrates 15 years of connecting Ghana to the World

Emirates has celebrated a milestone in its operation in Ghana, marking 15 years of service to the country. A statement copied to the Ghana News Agency and signed by Madam Akosua Ogyiri, the Principal Communications Officer of Stratcomm Africa, noted that the first Emirates flight flew into the Kotoka International …

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Aviation Safety: Priority of Government – Adda

Aviation safety and security is the top priority of the Government, Mr Joseph Kofi Adda, Aviation Minister has stated in Accra on Friday. He said air transportation was deemed safest, convenient and fastest means of movement of persons, materials, equipment and cargo. “It is also a catalyst for business growth, …

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