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Is Ghana the next big tourist destination for 2021-2027?

What is the president of Ghana doing to boost the tourism sector? ✔️ set up of 15 projects ✔️marketing though African diaspora celebrities Ghana is being heralded as the next big tourist destination A few years back, Ghana launched a long-term tourism plan of about 15 years. The goal of …

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Tafi Atome: Where bananas do not grow

This journey on which we are embarking is catapulting us to one of the fertile lands in the Volta region which supports the growth of every food crop except banana. The land is the home to the Tafi Atome Monkey Sanctuary and Cultural Village, one of the most popular tourist …

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Ghana Tourism Authority Board asked to create one million jobs

Dr Mohammed Ibrahim Awal, Minister of Tourism, Arts and Creative has urged the newly-inaugurated Governing Board of the Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) to create one million jobs in the tourism value chain and make Ghana the tourism hub of Africa. He asked the Board to make tourism the number one …

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Ghana Airports Company investigates aircraft incident

Management of the Ghana Airports Company Limited (GACL) has commenced investigations into an aircraft incident that occurred at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) on Friday, September, 03, 2021. A press statement   by the management of the Airport said at 22.35 hours on Friday, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Flight (KL590) …

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South African Airlines resumes operations on September 23

The South Africa Airlines (SAA) will resume flight from September 23, 2021, after the carrier remained grounded for over 15 months. The airline says the first flights will commence on Thursday, September 23, 2021, and will initially operate flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town, Accra, Kinshasa, Harare, Lusaka, and Maputo. …

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Disregard publications purporting visa-free entry to the UAE – Ghana Mission

The Ghana Mission in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has urged Ghanaians to disregard social media publications suggesting that Ghanaian passport holders can travel visa-free to the UAE. The Mission in a Statement, copied to the Ghana News Agency, said it had taken notice of online publications misinforming …

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Government to train 30,000 SMEs in tourism, give them GH¢120m seed capital – Dr Awal

Dr Ibrahim Mohammed Awal, Minister of Tourism, Art and Culture, says government will soon train about 30,000 Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the tourism sector. He said the Ministry would also allocate GH¢120 million as seed capital to equip and help them grow. Dr Awal was addressing the 3rd …

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Ghana to host Inter Tourism Expo

Mr Mark Okreku Mantey, Deputy Minister of Tourism Arts and Culture, has pledged government’s support towards the maiden edition of the Inter Tourism Expo (iNTTA2021) to be held in Ghana. He emphasized that the contribution of the media to the revival of tourism in the COVID-19 era could not be …

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Airlines on strong recovery path as demand rises

The Aviation Sector is showing strong signs of recovery from the pandemic-induced near collapse of the industry last year. Having introduced limited flights after the reopening of the Kotoka International Airport for scheduled passenger flights, the rollout of a vaccination campaign by government has instilled confidence in the general travelling …

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PassionAir runs demonstration flights to Ho

PassionAir, a domestic airline, at the weekend operated a demonstration flight to Ho with connection to Kumasi. The demonstration flight was to ascertain the technical performance of the aircraft operation into Ho airport. A statement issued in Accra by the Airline said it was also to collect the necessary data …

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