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Protect Ghana’s rare monuments for tourism – Archaeologists

Participants at the end of a two-day conference on Management of Ghana’s Archaeology and Heritage Sites, have called for a comprehensive data base to guide the management and preservation of those important historical events. The conference, the second to be organised by the University of Ghana’s Department of Archaeology and …

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Volta Region believes street naming will boost tourism

The Volta Region could become the first choice tourist destination in Ghana after its street naming project. Torgbui Agbota Detoh, Volta Regional Director of Town and Country Planning, made the prediction in an interview with the Ghana News Agency (GNA) at an orientation on the Street Naming and Property Addressing …

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Africa Hospitality Show opens in Accra

The first Africa Hospitality Show (AHS) opened in Accra on Thursday with a call on government to create the right synergies to harness the opportunities offered by the hospitality Industry. Dr Joseph Mensah Ansah, Senior Lecturer, GIMPA School of Hospitality and Tourism, said the industry had increasingly been recognised for …

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Rehabilitate infrastructure at Kintampo Water Falls – Hotelier

Mr Philip Kofi Ntiamoah, National Financial Secretary of the Ghana Hoteliers Association (GHA) has stressed the need for improved infrastructure and better management of the Kintampo Water Falls to attract more tourists. He has therefore appealed to the Kintampo Municipal Assembly to release the Kintampo Water Falls to the Brong-Ahafo …

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British Airways to fly ten times weekly on Accra-London route

British Airways (BA) has announced that it would add three extra flights to its current seven times weekly schedule, bringing to 10 its total flights from Accra to London, starting October 2013. This means that starting from October, BA would have two flights; morning and evening every Monday, Wednesday and …

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Lufthansa voted Europe’s leading airline

Lufthansa German Airlines, has been voted “Europe’s leading Airline” at the World Travel Awards for the third time in a row. It has also been commended as the best of Europe’s travel industry, at the World Travel Awards gala in Turkey. This followed a voting process involving 230,000 travel tourism …

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GTA to attract tourists with choral festival

The Central Regional Manager of the Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA), Mr Alex Boakye, has reiterated the authority’s resolve to help develop Ghanaian choral and folkloric music into a viable tourism product. “This is why we have launched the Africa Sing Aloud festival to support choral music. We intend to promote …

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Lufthansa bolsters special services after 45 years

Lufthansa German Airlines is celebrating its 45th anniversary of special services with dedicated kids service for families this summer. This includes unique family check in areas at Frankfurt and Munich airports, enhanced onboard children’s meals, snacks and games. Carsten Schaeffer, Vice President Sales & Services Southeast Europe, Middle East and …

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Ghana, Brazilian firm sign $100m agreement to upgrade Tamale Airport

The Ministry of Transport on Wednesday signed an agreement with Geiroz Galvao Construction, a Brazilian construction company, for the upgrading of the Tamale Airport to meet international standards. The airport, which would be constructed with a loan facility from the Brazilian Government would serve as an alternative airport to the …

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CLOGSAG puts up GH¢12m hotel

The Civil and Local Government Staff Association of Ghana (CLOGSAG) would soon become a shining example of modern unions in the West African sub-region, whose investments would contribute to socio-economic and sustainable national development. Alhaji MahmaduAssibi Azonko, President of the Association, made this known when he was inaugurating an ultra-modern …

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