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Policy analyst calls for the enactment of Travel Regulations Act

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Institute for Liberty and Policy Innovation, Ghana (ILAPI Ghana), Mr. Peter Bismark has called for the enactment of a Government Travel Regulations Act (GTRA) to regulate the travelling of state officials. The Act, he said, should establish units in all Government institutions and …

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US releases new COVID-19 vaccination requirements for travelers

The Biden Administration has set new rules for travellers to the United States, effective Monday, November 8, 2021. The rules are expected to protect public health while providing consistent guidance around the world. A statement issued in Accra by the United States (US) Embassy, said with limited exceptions, travellers to …

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Avenor Traditional Council suspends Avenor Tutudoza Festival

Togbe Dorglo Anumah VI, the Paramount Chief of the Avenor Traditional Area and President of the Avenor Traditional Council has stated the celebration of the annual ‘Avenor Tutudoza’ celebrated by the people of Avenor has been cancelled for this year, due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, the statement copied to …

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Hogbetsotsoza suspended again

Anlo Hogbetsotsoza Planning Committee has suspended, for the second straight year, the famous festival of the chiefs and people of Anlo in the Volta Region. The festival, also known as Hogbeza, which commemorates the legendary exodus of the Ewe-Dogbo folks from Notsie in present-day neighbouring Togo, was first suspended in …

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Things to do in Ghana

Although the global pandemic has had a devastating effect on the tourism industry worldwide, with the situation beginning to ease, people can once more begin to think about taking holidays again. Although not known as a tourist destination, a visit to Ghana should not be ruled out as there is …

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Government to renovate all cultural centres in the country

The Minister for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Dr Ibrahim Mohammed Awal, on Tuesday said government was set to renovate all cultural centres across the country starting with five of them next year. He said this would help Ghanaians express their cultural identity where ever they found themselves and serve as …

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South Africa Airways resumes operations in Ghana

South Africa (SA) Airways has re-launched its passenger flight operations from Johannesburg to Accra to deepen Ghana and South Africa bilateral relations in the airline transportation industry. The SA 052 Airbus first flight arrived Friday night at 2254 hours at the Kotoka International Airport in Accra. Mr Kweku Ofori-Asiamah, the …

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Ghana Tourism Authority introduces initiatives to boost domestic tourism

The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture through its implementing agency, Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA), has initiated innovative and progressive interventions geared toward sustainable tourism growth and development. Some of the initiatives were also aimed at encouraging Ghanaians to share their experiences of tourist attractions they visited. These initiatives were …

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COVID-19 pandemic impacts negatively on tourism growth, job creation in Ghana

Mr Ekow Sampson, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, in-charge of Operations, Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA), has said the COVID-19 pandemic has negatively impacted on tourism growth, job creation, and livelihood of communities that depended on tourism. He said in 2019, tourism generated ¢3.3 billion with a total of 1.1 million tourist …

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GTA expectant of significant domestic tourism growth amidst COVID-19

Mr Charles Buabin, Tema Regional Director of the Ghana Tourism Authority has expressed high expectations for the significant growth of domestic tourism in the country amidst the COVID-19 pandemic which had affected the industry negatively. He said the impact of COVID-19 on tourism was expected to cost the global economy …

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