Daily Graphic’s Edmund Smith Asante Wins Best Domestic Tourism Writer At GJA Awards
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The story “No pleasurable experience at La Pleasure Beach” by Edmund Smith- Asante of The Daily Graphic is a riveting article that takes a surgical dive into one of Accra’s most popular beach sites, La Pleasure Beach. Edmund presented his experience at the Beach hub in a manner that allowed for all readers to truly [...]
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Tourism Ministry engages stakeholders on Arts Fund
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The Ministry of Tourism, Creative Arts and Culture, has begun discussions with industry players, including the Exim Bank, on the management of a GH¢10 million Creative Arts Fund. To give legal backing to the fund, a draft bill, put together by the ministry with recommendations by the Attorney- General, had already been submitted to Cabinet [...]
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Growth in Ghana’s tourism sector to continue
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The growth of every institution depends on the professionalism of its workforce. From the layman’s perspective, tourism is entertainment that focuses on good customer service. Apart from promoting and marketing a destination locally and internationally, tourism is multi-sectoral as it cuts across agriculture, health, manufacturing, sports and many more. The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and [...]
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Ghana Tourism Authority Trains Inspectors
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The Ghana Tourism Authority has embarked on a three-day training programme for its Inspectors and Quality Assurance Officers. The training programme which began on October 7, 2019, is aimed at building the capacity of the staff to improve standards in the hospitality industry. It also allowed the Inspectors and the staff the opportunity to interact [...]
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Ghana Tourism Authority supports GJA awards
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The Ghana Journalist Association (GJA) on Tuesday received a cheque for GH¢20,000.00 from the Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) to support the 24th GJA awards as part of events marking the Association’s 70th anniversary. The awards recognise Journalists and appreciate them for their efforts and to encourage them to do more.   Mr Jones Nelson, Chief [...]
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UNWTO Regional Congress on Women Empowerment in the Tourism sector – Focus on Africa
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Ghana is hosting the First Regional Congress on Women Empowerment in the Tourism sector – Focus on Africa. The Secretariat of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), welcomes the Members of the UNWTO Commission for Africa, the Affiliate Members, International Organizations in the region to the First Regional Congress on Women Empowerment in the Tourism sector – […]

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“THE YEAR OF RETURN” AND THE “THE DECLARATION OF SEPTEMBER AS THE TOURISM MONTH”
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The Global African Family and the international community have focused their attention and lenses on Ghana as we celebrate the "Year of Return, Ghana 2019" marking 400 years since the first enslaved Africans were shipped from Jamestown, Accra and arrived in Jamestown, Virginia, USA in the year 1619. We are therefore commemorating the slave trade [...]
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Tourism, a bedrock for national development
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The Ghana Tourism Authority was established by the Tourism Act, 2011 (Act 817). It replaced the Ghana Tourist Board which was established by NRCD 224 in 1973 as amended by SMCD 80 of 1977. The Ghana Tourism Authority is the Public Service agency in charge of regulating tourism in Ghana through marketing and promoting, licensing [...]
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Tourism Ministry represents at biggest international tourism forum in West Africa
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The Deputy Minister for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Dr. Iddi Ziblim, has commended organisers of arguably the biggest international tourism and aviation event in West Africa, ‘Akwaaba’. The Minister, who represented Ghana for the first time at the 15th edition of the international event hosted in Lagos, Nigeria, said his expectation had been exceeded. “I [...]
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Essence Full Circle Festival Launches in Support of Cultural Ownership and Economic Collaboration in Africa and Building Bridges Between Africans on the Continent and in the Diaspora
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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 24, 2019-- Essence Ventures, an independent Black-owned consumer technology company merging content, community and commerce to meet the evolving cultural and lifestyle needs of people of color and the parent company of Essence Communications, Inc., today announced that it has partnered with Full Circle Festival, LLC to create the ESSENCE Full Circle [...]
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