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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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Africans urged to unite for development

Mrs. Elizabeth Ofosu-Adjare, the Minister for Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, has urged Africans home and abroad to make Emancipation Day a period to critically examine their lives and resolve to remove any socio-cultural, economic or political shackles that are holding the continent down. She said it was time Africans …

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Ghana launches 2013 Tourism Awards

This year’s National Tourism Awards has been launched in Koforidua, in the Eastern Region (E/R), on the theme: “Gaining a Competitive Edge Through Innovation and Service Excellence.” It is aimed at rewarding excellence and professionalism exhibited by industries in the tourism sector, and to publicly encourage stakeholders, who had worked …

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2013 PANAFEST is special – Tourism Minister

Mrs Elizabeth Ofosu-Agyare, Minister of Tourism, noted on Friday that the PANAFEST/Emancipation Day celebration has caught the attention of the African Union (AU), hence the placement of the event on the AU Calendar. She said a high level meeting would be held to discuss the theme for this year’s celebration …

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Ghana seeks to re-position creative industry

A three-day international conference on design, development and research, has opened at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST). It is being held under the joint auspices of the KNUST Faculty of Art, University of Georgia, United States (US) and Cape Peninsula University of Technology in South Africa. …

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Ghana marks Emancipation Day

Mrs Elizabeth Ofosu-Adjare, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, has said Africans have a responsibility to address the endemic challenges prevalent on the continent. She said the challenges, including illiteracy, poverty, diseases, outmoded cultural practices, drugs and human trafficking, child exploitation and abuse, need to be addressed. Mrs Ofosu-Adjare …

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