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Wa Airport to open for domestic flights operations shortly

Aviation Minister Joseph Kofi Adda has indicated that the newly refurbished Wa Airport, will be opened to domestic commercial air flights within two weeks to boost economic activities in the Upper West Region. He said several local airlines including Unity Air, African, Ashanti Air and Baby Jet have shown profound …

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Government to commence Terminal 2 projects in Tamale

The Government has announced its readiness to commence the construction of the Tamale Airport Terminal Two project before the end of 2018. The terminal two project include a cargo village, maintenance repairs overhaul facility as well as a training centre to facilitate the training of airline technicians and flying officers …

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Cargo sector has growth potential – Aviation Minister

Mr. Kofi Adda, Minister for Aviation, says there is a high potential for developing the cargo business sector in Ghana, with a dedicated cargo terminal to be situated at the Tamale Airport. Speaking to the media after a tour of some cargo handling companies at the Kotoka International Airport on …

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Ghana Tourism Authority to license and regulate tour guides

The Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) is taking steps to register and license all tour guides and tourism enterprises to help regulate and standardize their operations in the country. Mr Spencer Doku, Manager in-charge of Research, Monitoring and Evaluation, who announced this said the aim is to ensure that tour guides …

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Assemblies told to prioritise local tourism to stimulate growth

Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) have been urged to efficiently identify and harness the tourism resources in their localities to bring sustainable development to their Areas. Dr Kwaku Boakye, a Lecture at the Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management at the University of Cape Coast (UCC) who made the …

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Stanbic Bank Ghana partners ICBC to promote tourism and trade

Stanbic Bank Ghana and the Industrial Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), have joined hands to promote tourism and trade between Ghana and China. Under an initiative called ‘I Go Ghana’ loyalty programme, Chinese tourists who visit Ghana will receive discounts and special offers whenever they use ICBC cards at selected …

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Currency fluctuations affecting profits – Ghana Airport

The Ghana Airports Company Limited (GACL) on Tuesday said it has applied to the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) to allow it to prepare its accounts in dollars to address the effects of currency depreciations on its profit margins. Mr John Dekyem Attafuah, Managing Director of the GACL, said a large …

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Thyssenkrup committed to boosting mobility at KIA 

The thyssenkrupp, a diversified industrial group with a growing share of capital goods and service businesses and traditional strengths in materials has indicated its commitment to boost mobility in Ghana’s Airport. thyssenkrupp said it had made it possible for passengers to have best arrival experiences at Kotoka International Airport’s (KIA) …

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Domestic flights to operate from Terminal 2 of Kotoka International Airport

Domestic airline operations at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) will be handled from Terminal 2, effective today, October 8, 2018. Domestic operations has been moved from Terminal 1 of the KIA, where it was previously handled to Terminal 2, which was previously used for international operations. This follows the successful …

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Volta, Eastern tour guides undergo training

The Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) has trained 92 tour guides from the Volta and Eastern Regions as the drive towards making Ghana a preferred tourist destination intensifies. They were helped to upgrade their competence in guests’ management at the three-day refresher course and awarded certificates. Mr. Alex Nketia, Volta Regional …

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