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Sand winning at beaches destroying hotels, others in Central Region – GHA

Sand winning at beaches in the Central Region is not only destroying the beaches but also hotels, restaurants and other properties along the coast, the Chairman of the Central Region Branch of the Ghana Hoteliers’ Association, Mr. Ben Aidoo, has said. He said this had become a matter of great …

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Passenger gets refund after Ghana International Airlines collapse – Report

After media campaigns a passenger of bankrupt Ghana International Airlines has received a refund, the Guardian newspaper has reported. According to the report by the publication, the campaign carried by Guardian Money and the BBC consumer affairs for two years eventually paid off when Beryl Lynch was repaid the money …

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Ghana launches 2012 PANAFEST and Emancipation Day celebration launched

Ms Akua Sena Dansua, Minister of Tourism, on Friday said Government would continue to use PANAFEST and Emancipation Day to promote Ghana as the gateway to Africa because of her strong attachment to brothers and sisters in the Diaspora. She said the collection of more than 60 forts and castles …

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2012 Winneba Aboakyer festival launched

The Nifahene of Effutu Traditional Area, Nana, Kofi Takyi IV, has appealed to the people of Winneba to celebrate this year’s Aboakyer festival successfully and in a peaceful manner devoid of violence. He made the appeal when he launched the 2012 Aboakyer Festival celebration in Winneba on Tuesday. A programme …

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Government to train local pilots to replace foreign paragliders

The Government would soon train local pilots to replace foreign paragliding pilots to help sustain the paragliding festival in the country. Local pilots would soon be sent to Brazil for training for them to train others to man the paragliding programme on their return. This was contained in an address …

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Give equal priority to History and Cultural Heritage Studies – Minister

The Minister of Chieftaincy and Culture, Mr Alexander Asum-Ahensah, has expressed concern about the refusal to offer courses in History and Cultural Heritage Studies as core subjects in schools and colleges. He said the integration of these subjects into Social Studies made most students graduate with very little knowledge about …

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Ghana to host first national carnival in September

Ms Akua Sena Dansua, Minister of Tourism on Monday launched the celebration of a carnival saying, “We in the tourism sector in Ghana are excited that Ghana is also going to be counted among countries that exhibit their history and culture through carnivals”. A carnival typically involves a public celebration …

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Africa expected to lose $100m as IATA downgrades 2012 airline outlook on rising oil prices

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) on March 20, 2012 announced a downgrade to its industry outlook for 2012 primarily due to rising oil prices. IATA says it expects airlines to turn a global profit of $3 billion in 2012 for a 0.5% margin. “This $500 million downgrade from the …

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Travel Zone Ghana wins Virgin Atlantic’s Newcomers Award 2011

An emerging Ghanaian travel agency, Travel Zone Ghana Limited has won the Virgin Atlantic Newcomers Award for 2011 for increasing its revenue from the airline by 329% in one year. The CEO of Travel Zone, Nana Ohenewaa Osei was also presented with a certificate for being one of Virgin Atlantic’s …

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Nzulezo is paradise to promote Ghana’s domestic tourism – Ms Dansua

Ms Akua Sena Dansua, Minister of Tourism, has said  Nzulezo, a village in the Jomoro District in the Western Region, was a paradise to promote Ghana’s domestic tourism. She said despite the fact that the site lacked development, with efforts by foreign investors as well as local private investors the …

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