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DCE wants Ministry to develop tourist sites in Fanteakwa

Mr Abass Fuseini Sbaabe, the Fanteakwa District Chief Executive (DCE), has appealed to the Ministry of Tourism to help develop some tourist sites in the area. He said the District was endowed with a number of tourist attractions and the Assembly will need help from the Ministry to “fast track” …

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Ghanaian hotels import beef, vegetables from other countries

The importance of the hotel industry to Ghana’s tourism sector cannot be overemphasized but, it appears there isn’t much being done to strengthen the ancillary industries that support the hotel sector in the country. As compared to other countries, hotels in Ghana are reportedly expensive, and running a hotel business …

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Abiriw waterfalls should become tourist sites – MP

Mr Dan Botwe, Member of Parliament for Okere in the Eastern Region, has called on the Ministry of Tourism to resource the Tourist Development Authority, to be able to expand tourist sites in the country. He said this would create jobs for the youth and prevent them from travelling to …

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Flemingo International opens another sales outlet in Ghana

Flemingo, a global travel retail company with presence in Africa, Asia and Europe, has opened another duty free sales outlet in Accra, signalling soaring confidence in Ghana’s economy. This brings to three the number of its branches since establishing a foothold in the country, five years ago. A press release …

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Rwandair begins Kigali-Accra route

The national carrier of Rwanda, Rwandair has began commercial flight operations from Kigali to Accra, Ghana. The commencement of Rwandair is expected to link Accra to the whole of East Africa as the airline operates international flights to Kenya, Uganda, Burundi and Tanzania. “Our target is to connect Africa with …

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Tourism Minister launches Africa Hospitality show

Mrs Elizabeth Ofosu-Adjare, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, has called on players in the hospitality industry to partner with her Ministry to ensure sustained growth of the tourism sector in Ghana. She said government recognises the potential of the hospitality industry in shaping and reinforcing the country’s economic …

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SkyTeam to reinforce customer-based initiatives

SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, says it will re-enforce its focus on customer-based initiatives to ensure improved services and delivery of more benefits to its members globally. Mr Michael Wisbrun, SkyTeam’s Managing Director, in a statement copied to Ghana News Agency, said with the near completion of its global network, …

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Emirates offers reduced Economy Class fares

Emirates Airlines is offering promotional fares on its Economy Class tickets from 10th June, 2013, a week after it offered a 15 per cent reduction on its Business Class fares. A statement sent to the Ghana News Agency (GNA) by Stratcomm Africa on behalf of Emirates Airlines on Monday, said …

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