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Ghana and Kenya to develop tourism

Ghana and Kenya Travel have agreed to partner to strengthen tourism in their respective countries This followed a meeting held between Ghana’s Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, Mrs. Elizabeth Ofosu-Adjare and her team from Ghana and Kenya’s Minister of East African Affairs, Commerce and Tourism, Mrs. Phyllis Kandie, …

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ICAO marks first anniversary of MH370 disappearance

The first anniversary of the tragic loss and disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, which occurred on March 8, 2014; is being marked by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO). The ICAO extends its continued sympathies to the families of the passengers and crew who are yet to be found, …

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Ghana government gives GH¢1m to tourism sector

Mrs Elizabeth Ofosu-Adjare on Monday said Government had released one million Ghana cedis for the creative arts industry to enhance its development. She said the creative arts industry had the capacity of creating jobs for the people and also to be the game changer of the economy. Mrs Ofosu-Adjare said …

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Ghana to participate in International Tourism Exchange Exhibition in Berlin

The Ghana Tourism Authority says Ghana is set to participate in the upcoming International Tourism Exchange (ITB) Fair in Berlin, Germany, scheduled for March 4-8, 2015. It said this came after two impressive showing at the just ended Vakantiebeurs Tourism Fair and the FITUR International FAIR in Netherlands and Spain …

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London Heathrow is World’s Airport of the Year

The London Heathrow Airport and Star Alliance have jointly won the World’s Airport of the Year Award. The two were honoured at the Air Transport World’s (ATW) 41st Annual Airline Industry Achievement Awards February 25, 2015 in Washington DC. The award was in recognition of the two’s collaborative work on …

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Kotoka International Airport handles less than projected 5.2 million passengers

The Kotoka International Airport, Ghana’s only international airport has handled less number of passengers than the figure projected by the end of 2013. A feasibility report prepared by a US-based company, LPA group for the Ghana Airports Company in 2012 had projected that after expansion, the airport was expected to handle …

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Ebola scare affects number of foreign tourists to Cape Coast Castle

The number of foreign tourists who visited the Cape Coast Castle last year declined due to the scare of Ebola disease, the division of Forts and Castles at the Ghana Museum and Monuments Board in Cape Coast has said. In the year under review, the Cape Coast Castle recorded a …

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Tourism around the world attracts 1.1 billion people in 2014 – UNWTO

Tourism continues to remain a significant part of the global economy as over one billion people visit countries of the world in 2014 generating jobs and supporting economies. The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) World Tourism Barometer reports that international tourist arrivals reached 1,138 million in 2014 “a 4.7 …

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Ghana Museums signs MoU to preserve country’s natural, historical sites

Ghana Museums and Monuments Board has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Ghana Heritage Conservation Trust aimed at forging closer collaboration to strengthen their managerial roles in preserving the country’s historical sites and cultural heritage. The institutions, as part of the deal, would remind each other of their core roles …

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Tourism industry needs private sector investment – Minister

Mrs Elizabeth Ofosu-Adjare, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, has called for massive private sector investment in the tourism industry to ensure maximum economic impact on Ghana’s development. Mrs Ofosu-Adjare made the call on Thursday at the Kintampo Waterfalls in the Brong-Ahafo Region to mark the end of a …

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