Tourism

Ghana to establish ‘Akwaaba Hotels’ to boost domestic tourism

The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture is proposing the setting-up of “Akwaaba Hotels,” through a partnership with the private sector at various tourist sites in the country to boost domestic tourism. Tours Facility Manager of the Ghana Tourist Development Company (GTDC), George Adje Kwei Mensah, who disclosed this said the hotels which would be set-up between two to three ...

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*Photos of korsah-Brown karnival*(ODAMBEA 2017)

On 25th August ,the town of saltpond experience a shutdown carnival during the celebration of their festival and a launching of Korsah-Brown support. The show didn’t start earlier than plan due to Rainfall buh started exactly at 9pm with an opening performance by Papa Nyarko,a young gospel artist of which the place partly full. Then followed by underground artist who ...

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Ghana’s tourist sites to be renovated – GTA CEO

Tourist sites in all regions across Ghana have been earmarked for renovation, according to the acting CEO of the Ghana Tourism Authority, Akwasi Agyeman. He said the move is to boost tourism in Ghana. “The issue is partly because we are not taking the things God has given us seriously…We have 11 regions under our authority; Tema is one region ...

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Malawi football stadium stampede kills eight

Eight people – including seven children – have died in a stampede ahead of a football match in Malawi, police say. Dozens more were injured in the crush at Lilongwe’s Bingu national stadium. The stampede happened as thousands of people rushed for seats ahead of a friendly between top sides Nyasa Big Bullets and Silver Strikers. Despite the deaths, the ...

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Gov’t to construct Airstrip in Cape Coast

The government has earmarked a 3,000 acre of land for the construction of an Airstrip in the Central Regional capital, Cape Coast. The Airstrip which will take light aircrafts when completed is expected to boost tourism in the Region. During an inspection of the land Tuesday, Aviation Minister Cecilia Dapaah told Joy News the intention of government is to “open the country ...

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CONTRIBUTION DOMESTIC TOURISM CAN MAKE ON TO NATIONAL TOURISM POLICIES.

An assignment worth sharing: The contribution domestic tourism can make on to national tourism policies. According to John Penrose in the Government Tourism Policy note, he acknowledged that Tourism is time and again underrated but forms an extremely important sector of the UK’s economy. It forms the six biggest industries and third-largest export earner. It accounts for almost £90bn direct ...

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