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I’ll make Ghana tourist friendly -Tourism Minister designate

Mrs Juliana Azumah Mensah, Tourism Minister-designate on Monday indicated her resolve to see more tourists coming into the country once she took office. She said she was fast studying her ministry to know its current position and to combine it with her experiences as a frequent traveller to make the …

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Tourism in Ghana – Time to make the gains

Tourism enjoys a lot of global attention due to the fact that it generates huge incomes to nations and offers jobs to citizens. The potential of tourism to transform developing economies and leapfrog them into middle income economies within record times has never been doubted both by economists and politicians. …

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Ghana hotels urged to cultivate maintenance culture

An international communications expert, Mr. Robert Goldie has called on hoteliers to esteem the culture of maintenance, as a way of developing the tourism industry. Mr. Goldie, the West African Regional Head of Avaya Intelligent Communications made the call at a session to introduce products and services of the company …

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Ghanaian soldier shoots tourist to death

The Ghana Military Police are investigating the death of a 33-year-old man shot by a group of armed soldiers some two weeks ago. Sam Tetteh, who was on holiday from the US, was shot while riding a motorbike with friends in Saltpond where they went for a holiday ride. No …

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The Emancipation Day celebration stimulates tourism in Ghana

Emancipation Day celebration which was celebrated in 2008 on the theme “Emancipation: Our Heritage, Our Strength” is an annual event celebrated in Ghana, the Black Star of Africa and the gateway to the Homeland of people of African descent in the Diaspora, to commemorate the final abolition of slavery in …

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New US visa rules – Tourists to face travel restrictions

The Foreign Office is warning that thousands of tourists could be turned away at US airports and ports, as a new online entry system comes into effect. From 12 January, visitors from countries which do not need visas will need to fill in an electronic form at least 72 hours …

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Reducing poverty in Ghana through tourism

Tourism is an economic tool which, when planted in a community expresses its positive presence through the jobs that spring from it. It then also contributes to the particular place’s exposure to its external world drawing attention to it and with its visits that create the establishment of the logistics …

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Ghana’s kente dazzles the world at Wrapped in Pride

The cloth called kente, made by the Asante peoples of Ghana and the Ewe peoples of Ghana and Togo, is the best known of all African textiles. Kente’s renown has spread internationally, so that it is now one of the most admired of all fabrics. This strip-woven cloth began in …

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Tourism in Ghana – A volunteer’s experience

I had just recently returned form my second trip to Ghana to volunteer with  “Volunteer in Africa”,  My friend and I worked at an orphanage there closely connected with the organization, and it occurred to me just how lucky we were to have had this experience. The organization is highly …

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The mystery of Ghana’s “Big Tree”

There is a tree which stands at 90 metres in height and 396 centimetres in diameter. According to Ghana’s Forestry officials, it is the biggest tree in the country. Growing in the forests of Akim Oda in Ghana’s Eastern region, the tree known locally as “the Big Tree” is of …

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