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Israel to support tourism and agriculture development in Volta Region

Ms Shani Cooper, Israeli Ambassador to Ghana, Liberia and Sierra-Leone has pledged the support of the Israeli Government to...

Four Ghanaian student entrepreneurs pull off biggest Christmas arts exhibition

It all started when four friends with an immeasurable passion for arts stirred up their zeal to create a platform to showcase the beauty...
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Australian bushfires send vacationers fleeing in Victoria

About 30,000 Australian vacationers had their stay at a popular tourism designation disrupted this weekend with authorities ordering them to evacuate because of the...

Security and public safety boost tourism development

Togbuiga Delume VII, Paramount Chief of Ve Traditional Area in the Afadzato South District of the Volta Region has said ensuring security and public...
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Experts, policymakers urge more investment in tourism to drive East Africa’s growth

Some 300 East African experts and policymakers on Thursday emphasized further investments in tourism as a priority sector to drive the momentum in East...

Strategic partnership to increase job opportunities for 30,000 Rwandan youth

Rwanda Development Board has announced a strategic partnership with the Mastercard Foundation under the Hanga Ahazaza initiative at a World Tourism Day event. The...
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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...

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...
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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...
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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...
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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’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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...