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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...
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...
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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...
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...
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Tourism Trends of 2017 That Will Grow in 2018

Ready to build on the travel trends taking center stage at the turn of the year? Take a keen look on the new zeal...
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Chinese Citizens Tops Da Nang’s Tourism

Da Nang (People’s Daily)-As the most attractive tourist city in Vietnam, Da Nang has welcomed more than 500,000 Chinese tourists in the past 10...
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Ghana’s Tourism Industry Could Do Better With Some Added Value

‘’Our heritage won for us; through the toil of our fathers’’ - These are powerful words from the national pledge of Ghana. The heritage...

Soultravels: Outdoors an innovative software to help boost tourism & hospitality

As part of its efforts of enhancing the Ghanaian tourism and hospitality sector, African’s leading hotel booking company called Soultravels has taken another judicious...
Tourists

A firm seeks to market Kenya as a tourism destination in China

Chinese firm, Welcome China is currently in talks with Kenya's tourism authorities in order to market Kenya as a tourism destination in China. Welcome China...
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Asogli Yam Festival Gives Boost to Ghana’s Tourism Sector

The chiefs and people of Asogli State, in the Volta Region celebrate the “Tedudu za” (Yam festival) in the month of September. As...
Kumasi Metropolitan

KMA Puts in Place Measures to Boost Tourism

The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) as part of an aggressive push towards revenue generation and jobs creation has set up a special desk to...
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Ghana’s Story: Using Tourism to inspire local innovations for development

In the spirit of the 2017 Yam festival celebrations of the Asogli state, Ho Node, a digital innovation hub in partnership with Global Shapers...

Ghana Marine Drive Project Attracts Several Prospective Investors

Numerous institutions and individual investors have expressed keen interest in partnering government to develop the multi million dollar Marine Drive project in Accra, for...

Medical Tourism A Key to Ghana’s Development

‘’Health is like money, we never have a true idea of it’s value until we lose it’’ - Josh billings Often as humans, we tend...

The Role of Online Travel;Realising Africa’s Potential in Tourism

The services sector, in particular tourism, is one of the major contributors to Africa’s economy through such functions as providing foreign exchange and employment....
Tourism

Kenya: Tourism Stakeholders Look At Post Elections Performance

With diminutive effect from the elections anxiety, Kenya’s tourism sector has withstood the pressures of uncertainties that resulted to some tourists having to hold...
TOURISM IN GHANA

Contributions of Tourism & Hospitality in Job Creation

The cool thing about unemployment is that every day is a holiday.However, a holiday is only fun and interesting when you have money to...

Ghana: Growing Our Tourism Part 1

GOT , Episode 1. Of course with all the ‘’craze’’ in town and the hype surrounding it, you may we thinking about the very...

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