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Jan
2019
GHANA KICKSTARTS YEAR OF RETURN WITH DURBAR AT AKWAMUFIE
Posted by: Collins /5172
Activities celebrating the Full Circle Festival is drawing to a close as the Country ushers in the Year of Return, Ghana 2019. Officials of the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture , Ghana Tourism Authority and office of Diaspora Affairs joined the Chiefs and people of Akwamu to celebrate several Hollywood stars of African descent […]
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02

Jan
2019
Inside Ghana’s Elmina Castle is a haunting reminder of its grim past
Posted by: Collins /2570
Source: Tanni Deb, CNN and Segun Akande, for CNN (CNN Africa) Across Africa, from the north of the Sahara to the West African coast sit many relics of the continent’s early interactions with Europe. In Ghana, two of the country’s most famous spectacles, Elmina Castle and Cape Coast Castle are truly imposing. But their ancient walls were […]
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02

Jan
2019
CNN Travel lists Ghana as place to visit in 2019
Posted by: Collins /17211
In article by Barry Neild, published some few hour ago, CNN Travel recommended Ghana as one of 19 destinations for 2019 travellers. This comes at the back of a publication by Travel Lemming listing Ghana as one of the top 5 destinations to visit in Africa in 2019. Singling out efforts marketing Ghana as a […]
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31

Dec
2018
2018 Culture Afrochella ‘wows’ patrons
Posted by: Collins /3551
What seemed to be the last major event on the tourism calendar for 2018 did not disappoint patrons. The 2018 Culture Afrochella dubbed #afrochella18 came off at the El-wak Sports Stadium on Saturday December 29, 2018 bringing traffic to a stand-still.     The beautifully and artistically designed entrance was just a foretaste of what was […]
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14

Dec
2018
Colourful Bonwire Kente Festival Held
Posted by: Collins /3920
The Bonwire Kente Festival is an annual festival celebrated by the people of Bonwire in the Ashanti Region to mark the invention of kente. The celebration, which drew a number of people, both residents and non-residents, to the durbar grounds, was on the theme: “Harnessing Kente Heritage, for Sustainable Economic Empowerment.”      This year’s […]
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14

Dec
2018
GTA wins two awards at African Travel Times Magazine 2018 Awards
Posted by: Collins /2320
The African Travel Times Magazine Awards was instituted to recognise excellence in the travel and tourism/aviation sector in  West Africa. The Awards ceremony was held at the Accra City Hotel, Accra on the 13th December 2018, it was in recognition of the great zeal the Authority and its CEO have demonstrated in the promotion and […]
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