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Kotoka Airport to be transformed into African hub – Minister

Mrs Dzifa Aku Attivor, Minister of Transport has said that President Mahama’s administration is prepared to work through public private partnership to uplift Kotoka International Airport (KIA) to become African’s centre of aviation. The Ministry would therefore build a modern aviation infrastructure and work closely with relevant stakeholders to inject …

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Sub-Saharan Africa attracts 33.8 million visitors from tourism in 2012 – World Bank

Sub-Saharan Africa earned over $36 billion from tourist visits in 2012, a new World Bank report says October 3, 2013. According to the World Bank, the continent attracted 33.8 million visitors in 2012, up from a low 6.7 million in 1990. The report, “Tourism in Africa: Harnessing Tourism for Growth …

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Ghanaian tourism practitioners advised to join SKAL

Mrs Stella Appenteng, Treasurer of SKAL International Club, a professional  organization of tourism leaders around the world who work to promote tourism and friendship on Thursday, advised practitioners in Ghana to join with SKAL to better understand the global nature of the tourism industry She said “Industry players should join …

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Ghana Tourism Authority holds African Choral Festival

The Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA), is organising ‘African Sing Aloud Choral Festival’, to create an international platform to develop and propagate Africa’s rich choral music. Mr Joseph Appiagyei, Acting Brong Ahafo Regional Manager of GTA, who made this known in Sunyani at the Regional competition organised by the Authority said …

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SA Travel Centre gets Ghana partners

Mrs Bulelwa Koyana, Chief Executive Officer of South African Travel Centre (SATC) on Thursday indicated that Ghana’s political stability is trusted by investors to do business. She therefore encouraged investors from Africa and all over the world to come and invest in Ghana to promote socio-economic growth and reduce youth …

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Tourism major source of growth – ILO

International Labour Organisation (ILO) says over the past decades, tourism has become a major source of growth and employment around the world and a key driver of poverty reduction. These trends are expected to accelerate during the next decade, according to the latest ILO data, published in a working paper …

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Ghana to hold 2013 World Tourism Day in Western Region

The 2013 celebrations of World Tourism Day would be climaxed at Nkroful in the Western Region, birthplace of Dr Kwame Nkrumah, Ghana’s first President to give the celebration a local balance. A statement signed by Mr Prince Boakye-Boateng, Head of Public Relations at the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Creative …

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Telecom services at Boti Falls to be improved

Ms Helen Adjoa Ntoso, Eastern Regional Minister, says she would meet with telecommunication companies in the country on how best to make telecommunication accessible to the people at Boti, a tourism destination. She said it is disgraceful and dangerous for one to visit a big tourism site like Boti Falls …

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Let’s project cities through festivals – Minister

Mr. Justice Samuel Adjei, Deputy Brong-Ahafo Regional Minister has urged chiefs and people of Sunyani to use cultural festivals and traditional events to project the area. Mr. Adjei, who was speaking at a colourful durbar of chiefs and people of Sunyani to mark the Second Edition of the MTN-Suncity Fest …

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Celebrating culture: The 2013 Asogli Yam Festival

It was virtually a clash of products and service banners in Ho on Saturday, as chiefs and people of Asogli, countless other chiefs and revelers gathered to crown their 2013 Yam Festival, with a mammoth durbar. The celebration also marked the 10th Anniversary of the installation of Togbe Afede XIV …

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