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Ghana Tourism Authority closes down Villaggio Vista, Airport Side Hotel

The Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) as part of a nation-wide enforcement exercise to clamp down on tourism enterprises operating without license from the Authority, has closed down two tourism facilities in Accra. The facilities, Villaggio Vista and Airport Side Hotel, have been given a 24-hour ultimatum to rectify and ensure …

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Establishment of national carrier progressing steadily – Minister

Mr Joseph Kofi Adda, the Minister of Aviation, says government’s quest to establish a national carrier is progressing steadily and is close to finalizing the documentation processes with Ethiopia. Aside, the documentation that involves a partnership agreement, steps have been taken to acquire aircraft from either Airbus Company or Boeing …

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Ghana marks International Museum Day

Ghana on Tuesday joined the international community to mark this year’s International Museum Day to evaluate museums and monuments and to explore other ways of improving their current state. This was marked on the theme “Museums as Cultural Hubs: The Future of Tradition” and was aimed at providing support for …

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Aviation Ministry announces new date for domestic flights operations in Wa Airport

The Aviation Ministry on Monday announced that the Wa Airport would be opened within one month to allow commercial aircrafts to begin operations after security measures had been certified to meet international safety standards. Deputy Minister of Aviation, Mr Yaw Afful, made the announcement during an inspection tour to the …

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Intellectual Property owners to earn Royalties – Minister

The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture (MoTAC) is set to roll out policies and structures that will ensure that intellectual property owners received royalties for their creative works, Mrs Barbara Oteng Gyasi, the sector Minister has announced. She said such initiatives would reduce the constant misunderstandings, strained relationships and …

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Effutuman celebrates Aboakyer Festival peacefully

Mr Kwamena Duncan, the Central Regional Minster, on Saturday said President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s Government was committed to ensuring a fair and equitable distribution of resources for the holistic development of the nation. “Let us continue to live in love and pray for the Government to work judiciously to …

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Family sues Boeing over death of couple in Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash

The family of a couple who died in the Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash enroute to Nairobi from Addis Ababa has sued the aircraft manufacturer Boeing. The couple medical doctor, Carlo Spini and his wife Gabriella Viciani a nurse, of the Arezzo Province of Italy, were killed in the crash …

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Tourism Ministry signs performance contract with Civil service

Mr Abdulai Yakubu, the Chief Director of the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture has signed a performance agreement contract with the office of the Civil Service to ensure the Ministry lived up to its bidding. A statement from the Ministry to the Ghana News Agency disclosed that the contract …

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Ghana Civil Aviation Training Academy to train more paragliding pilots

The Minister of Tourism, Art and Culture, Mrs Barbara Oteng -Gyesi, has said the Ghana Civil Aviation Training Academy (GCATA) of the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), would train more pilots for the aviation industry and the paragliding events in the country. She said, this would ensure that more Ghanaian …

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Applying for visa – the tricks and tips

Travelling to other countries, apart from being fun, can also be eye-opening. Encountering new cultures, people and experiencing different countries have the tendency to deepen one’s understanding of others and can facilitate mutual respect for all peoples. Different people, however, have different reasons for travelling – some to seek greener …

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