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Emirates offers $570 Dubai fare plus extra bag

Emirates Airlines on Thursday launched a special fare of $570 to Dubai, intended to get more people to visit Dubai. The special fare was launched at first African Air Show in Accra. Mr Hendrik Du Preez, Country Manager for Emirates, said passengers, who bought tickets to Dubai from the start …

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Gyan to start Baby Jet Airlines in Ghana – Akufo-Addo

Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan has been granted license by the government of Ghana to operate a domestic airline. The President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, who announced this on Wednesday at the opening of the First Aerospace and Aviation Exhibition of West Africa in Accra, said “the airline, Baby Jet …

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Crown Forest Limited commissions Nsuaem Safari Park Project

The Management of Crown Forest Limited has officially commissioned the Crown Forest Project, which would offer a unique combination of wildlife and hospitality services in Ghana. The Crown Forest Limited a Ghanaian registered company, was established to develop a safari eco-park, adventure and conference tourism by drawing from the experience …

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Ethiopian Airlines provides free Wi-Fi connection at Addis Ababa International Airport

Ethiopian Airlines Group, the largest airline in Africa and the Ethiopian Airports Services have availed free Wi-Fi connection at its main hub, Addis Ababa Bole International Airport. A statement issued in Accra quoted Mr Tewolde GebreMariam, Group CEO Ethiopian Airlines as saying: “Availability of seamless customer focused service, both on …

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Plastic waste dents the beauty of Nzulezu

The beauty of Nzulezu, one of the cherished tourist sites in the Western Region, is gradually being marred by the daily rise of plastic and other domestic wastes. This tourists sites in the Region became the toast of both foreign and local tourists due to its uniqueness and the fact …

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Reduce taxes on inter-flights to boost tourism in Africa – Vice President

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, Tuesday, expressing concern about the high airfares in Africa, asked African countries to open up their air spaces by reducing the taxes on inter-country flights to boost the tourism industry. He said Ghana was collaborating with other West African countries to facilitate movement within the …

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Government to establish “Akwaaba Hotels”’ to boost domestic tourism

The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture is proposing the setting-up of “Akwaaba Hotels,” though partnership by government and the private sector in various tourist sites in the country to boost domestic tourism.  Mr George AdjeKwei Mensah, the Tours Facility Manager of the Ghana Tourist Development Company (GTDC) who disclosed …

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Hoteliers decry high taxes

Operators of hotels and restaurants in the Volta Region have expressed worry over “high” taxes by the various regulatory bodies in the country. They said players in the sector were gradually folding up because the industry had been saddled with levies as if it were a “gold mine” coupled with …

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Washington DC aims to attract more visitors from Ghana

Washington DC, the American capital, which hosts the second largest population of Ghanaians, outside Ghana, is aiming to attract more visitors, especially from West Africa, with its partnership South African Airways. The partnership, to promote Destination DC, is an effort to showcase the many attractions that Washington has to offer …

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Ghana to host 2017 World Tourism Forum

Ghana would be the first African country to host the World Tourism Forum –Africa Summit scheduled for October 10 and 11, 2017, at the Kempinski Gold Coast City Hotel in Accra. The Ghana event will have President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo -Addo as the Special Guest. The forum would bring together …

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