Tourism

Zylofon Media partners Aboakyere Festival

Multimedia entertainment giant, Zylofon, would officially partner the Chiefs and people of Effutu Traditional area for the 2018 edition of the annual Aboakyere festival scheduled from Saturday April 28 to Sunday May 6. Zylofon, as part of the partnership, has put together a sequence of mind-blowing entertainment events to thrill celebrants and patrons at the festival. On Thursday May 3, ...

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Give Us Part Of Tourism Dev’t Levy – Hotels Association

The Ghana Hotels Association is pushing for a portion of the Tourism Development Levy to run its operations. The Association contributes almost 70 percent of the levy which had accrued to about GhC40 million as at January this year. All hotels in the country are expected to contribute 1 percent on goods and services consumed by patrons. The new President ...

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Prof. Kojo Yankah bemoans destruction of Ghana’s heritage sites

Board Chair of the Ghana Heritage Conservation Trust, Prof. Kojo Yankah, has bemoaned the increasing rate with which Ghana’s heritage and historical sites are being destroyed. According to him, heritage and historical sites are key treasures that ought to be protected and kept by every nation, however, the current disregard the heritage sites leaves much to be desired. Prof. Yankah ...

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One tourist killed, 12 injured in air balloon crash in Egypt

A tourist was killed and 12 other people were injured in a hot air balloon crash near Luxor in Egypt on Friday, state-run news agency MENA reported. The balloon, with tourists from different nationalities and Egyptians onboard, crashed to the west of the city of Luxor, MENA said. The health ministry said a woman was killed and 12 people injured but gave no other ...

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Mbappe reveals Real Madrid talks ahead of PSG move

Paris Saint-Germain star Kylian Mbappe revealed he held talks with Real Madrid prior to moving to the French capital, though he insisted it is in the past. A move to Spanish and European champions Madrid appeared on the horizon for Mbappe amid intense speculation after helping Monaco win Ligue 1 in 2016-17. The 19-year-old scored 27 goals in all competitions ...

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Akufo-Addo to cut sod for Marine Drive Project on Friday

Ghana’s quest to turn its coastlines of Accra into a tourism enclave will be given a shot in the arm on Friday as President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo cuts sod for the Marine Drive Project. The project, which covers 241 acres, stretching from the Osu Christianborg Castle to the Centre for National Culture (Arts Centre), has been divided into three ...

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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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