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Oguaa seeks to promote tourism and sanitation potentials

Participants at a day's joint workshop on equitable economic growth in cities have affirmed their resolve to prioritise and scale up investments in tourism...
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Okere District finds tourism sites for development

Okere district has identified several tourism sites located in different parts of the district to be developed to standard, to create jobs and improve...
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Ghana Government Brings Visa Fees Down

Madam Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration has announced that the government has taken a decision to review downwards, Visa...
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East China Province strengthens Tourism Cooperation with Africa

East China's Zhejiang Province has kicked off a five-year tourism promotion program that plans to send 10,000 travelers to African countries, local authorities said....
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Madam Afeku moved to Presidency as Nana Addo makes changes

President Nana Akufo-Addo has announced nine changes in his government, the second reshuffle since he was sworn into office in 2017. The biggest change is...
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Tourism Could Be Ghana’s Exit from Poverty

The Deputy Upper West Regional Coordinating Director, Madam Fati Koray, has said the numerous attractive tourism resources in the region could be a game-changer...
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In 2018 Central Region’s Tourism Growth Increased by 20%

Central Region, still maintains its enviable position as the tourism “heartbeat” of Ghana with the sector growing by 20 percent in 2018 despite numerous...
Domestic tourism

Stakeholders asked to put more in domestic tourism

Madam Paulina Patience Abayage, the Upper East Regional Minister has called on stakeholders in the tourism industry to invest in domestic tourism to encourage...
World Bank

World Bank Helps Tourism With US$40 Million

President Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo has announced that the World Bank has approved a $40 million grant to support the Ministry of Tourism and...
One-district, One-factory initiative

Ghana #SoNA2019: Prez announces 79 1D1F factories under construction/operation

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has disclosed that 79 factories under his flagship One District-One Factory programme are at various stages of construction and...
Kpando

Kpando’s Development Linked to Its Tourism Potential

Togbui Kodzoga V, chief of Kpando Gadza in the Kpando Municipality of the Volta Region, has said the socio-economic development of the area is...
Africa’s Bright Economic Future Is Its Youth

Africa Needs Real Economic Growth, Not IMF Accountants

A recent forum sponsored by Brookings Institute in Washington DC entitled: “Top priorities for Africa in 2019” produced a healthy discussion that alluded to...

Ghana To Host 5TH AFRIMA

The African Union Commission, AUC has announced the Republic of Ghana as the Official Host Country for the 5th All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA,...
Chixi village has attracted a number of visitors by its beautiful sceneries and refreshing environment. Photo by Liu Lingling

Tourism Gives Hope to Poor Villages

Tremendous changes have happened in Chixi village, southeastern China’s Fujian province after 30 years of poverty alleviation. Hailed as the “best village of poverty...
Stanbic Bank

Stanbic Bank Kenya and ICBC to champion tourism and Trade

Stanbic Bank Kenya and the Industrial Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) on Tuesday launched an initiative to promote tourism and trade between the two...
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Ghana’s takes giant steps to boost tourism

Tourism is undoubtedly the most promising sector of Ghana’s developing economy. Gold, cocoa and oil have over the years been the main boosters of...
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Tourism’s carbon footprints increases four times over

Global tourism contributes an estimated eight per cent of all greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new study on the issue, claimed to be...
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When Tourism and E-commerce Collide

“A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.” - Mignon McLaughlin The Holy Bible in Ecclesiastes 4:9-12 says that...
ROK’s tourism

25th international tourism security and safety conference held in the USA

The 25th International Tourism Safety Conference, organized by the International Tourism Safety Association held from the 15th April to 18th April of 2018 at...
People perform in the opening parade of the three-day Ghana Carnival 2016 in Accra, Ghana, July 1, 2016. The Carnival which started on Friday will hold colourful events including beach party, poetry recitals, live paintings and band display. (Xinhua/Lin Xiaowei)

Tourism Ministry to spearhead Ghana carnival and Homofest

The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture (MOTAC) in collaboration with the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), and other Stakeholders, would on Friday April 20...
Travel and Tourism

Travel and Tourism Generated US$7.6 Trillion In 2016 – Minister

The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture (MoTAC) has called on tourism authorities in the West Africa sub-regions to maximize returns in the sector...
A sea of rape flowers in blossom in Yingpan Village, Dali, southwest China’s Yunnan province during the 2018 Spring Festival. China’s rural tourism is focusing more on developing ecological tourism based on the lucid waters and lush mountains. (Photo from CFP)

China’s Poverty reduction goal enhanced by rural tourism

Rural tourism has grown into not only a fresh growth opportunity of the whole industry, but also a new engine that helps impoverished rural...
africa tourism

Angola seeks international partnerships to boost tourism

Angola is open to establishing international partnerships to provide competitive and better tourism products to attract more tourists from around the world, a ranking...
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Africa’s Tourism’s Prominence Moves Up

The tourism sector in Africa, which according to UNWTO saw an 8% increase in international arrivals in 2016, is progressively becoming prominent largely due...
Local Government Service

MMDAs urged to be innovative in tackling sanitation

Dr Nana Ato Arthur, Head of the Office of the Local Government Service (LGS), has stressed the need for Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies...
Journalists

GJA shortlist 9 journalist for maiden Volta Journalists Awards

Nine journalists in the Volta Region have been shortlisted for the maiden Volta Journalists Awards under the auspices of the Volta Regional branch of...
Travel and Tourism

Namibia makes moves to ensure up to date tourism statistics

Namibia Ministry of Environment and Tourism together with the country's statistics agency have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which will see the agency...

Ghana neglects national monuments

Ghana has many historic and tourist sites scattered across the country including; forts, castles, waterfalls, beaches, parks, mosques, cathedrals, among others. However, over the years,...
Environmental-pollution

Ghanaians advised to give hope to future generations

The District Chief Executive for Amenfi West, Mr. George Agyiri has stressed the need to protect the natural environment and its resources to give...
tourism in Ghana

Conference on sustainable tourism development in Africa held in Zambia

A conference aimed at ensuring sustainable development of the tourism sector in Africa opened in Lusaka, the Zambian capital, with President Edgar Lungu promising...