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Ethiopian Airlines sponsors Chinese tourists to Ghana

Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s leading airline, will be sponsoring a familiarization trip of Chinese tour operators to Ghana, in partnership with some Ghanaian tour operators, Apstar and Sunseekers tours. According to Ethiopian Airlines in a statement said the during the trip, the Chinese tour operators will visit Kumasi to tour the …

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Ethiopian Airlines to start flights to Istanbul

Ethiopian Airways has announced it is starting a thrice weekly flights to the capital of Turkey, Istanbul. In a press release issued and copied to ghanabusinessnews.com Thursday May 19, 2013, the airline said the services will be with its latest B737-800 New Generation with Sky Interior. “We are pleased to …

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Ghana to partner UNWTO in tourism capacity development

Mrs Elizabeth Ofosu-Adjare, the Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, said Ghana is ready to partner United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO’s) Themis Foundation to help build capacity for practitioners in the tourism industry. She said the Ministry was committed to reducing the deficit when it came to human …

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Ghana to host first Tourism Safety Conference and Exhibition

Ghana would host the first International Tourism Safety and Security Exhibition and Conference from May 25, to May 28, 2016 at the Ghana International Trade Fair Centre, Accra. The Exhibition and Conference on the theme: “Promoting Tourism through Safety, Security and a Clean Environment,” is under auspices of the Ministry of …

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Emirates Group posts over $2b profits despite global challenges

The Emirates Group has announced its 28th consecutive year of profit and steady business expansion, ending the 2015-2016 financial year with a strong position despite the global and operational challenges. During the year under review both Emirates and Dnata achieved new capacity and profit milestones as the group continued to expand …

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Emirates increases free baggage allowance on African routes

Emirates, the world’s largest international airline with an extensive network across Africa, has increased its free baggage allowance for customers travelling on flights originating from the 22 destinations across Africa. A statement from the Airline, and copied the Ghana News Agency, said from April 15, 2016, all Emirates’ customers travelling …

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Emirates orders additional A380 Aircraft

Emirates says it has placed an order for an additional two new A380 aircraft to be delivered in the 4th quarter of 2017. Emirates already operates the world’s largest fleet of Airbus A380s, with 75 in service and a further 65 on firm order. The additional two, to be powered …

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Kakum National Park records reduction in visits

The patronage of the Kakum National Park, which has a canopy walkway, has significantly reduced because of the poor nature of the road leading to the site, officials there have said. The deterioration of the 30 kilometre-road leading to the Park from Cape Coast, has extended the driving time to …

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Number of planned hotel rooms in Africa increases to 64,000 – Survey

A survey of hotel rooms in Africa says the number of planned rooms on the continent has grown to 64,000 in 365 hotels, a 30 per cent increase on the previous year.T The annual W Hospitality Group Hotel Chain Development Pipeline Survey, by Bench Events, an organization that describes itself …

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Ethiopian Airlines operates 240 flights daily after 70 years

The state-owned airline, Ethiopian Airlines which is marking 70 years of its existence, operates 240 flights daily, the Airline said in a press release issued today in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and copied to ghanabusinessnews.com. The Airline launched the 70th anniversary celebration today April 8, 2016 in the Ethiopian capital, Addis …

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