Ghana Marks 2020 World Tourism Day Celebration With Activities In Bogoso and Takoradi

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Yesterday #Ghana continued activities marking the commemoration of the 2020 World Tourism Day which falls on September 27 each year. The commemoration activities began on September 22, 2020 with a Zoom Webinar on the Theme.

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Also, in line with the theme for this year’s celebration “Tourism and Rural Development”, the Ministry of Tourism led its agencies for a Health Walk which saw participation from hundreds from Bogoso with several keep-fit clubs joining. The walk also had officials from the Ministry of Tourism and its agencies. It was immediately followed by a Tree-Planting exercise in partnership with the Forestry Commission.

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Tourism Minister Plants Symbolic Trees to Mark World Tourism Day in Bogoso 

 

The Tourism Minister, Hon. Barbara Oteng Gyasi together with the Western Regional Minister and Chiefs of Damang cut sod for the construction of Damang Arts Training Centre at Damang. The centre is to train the youth in craft making.

Saturday’s events were climaxed with a musical concert at Bogoso with performances from Ghana Music Awards artist of the year Kuami Eugene, @kuamieugene, “One Corner hit-maker Patapaa,

 

 

Government releases incentive packages to partners in Tourism Industry-Minister.

A grand durbar of chiefs was held at Takoradi today to climax the commemoration which falls on September 27, each year.

 

 

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2019 World Tourism Day to be launched in Kumasi

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The Ghana Tourism Authority will on Wednesday, August 14, 2019, launch the 2019 World Tourism Day celebration in Kumasi.

This year’s UNWTO World Tourism Day celebration is under the theme ‘Tourism and Jobs: A better future for all’ will be held in Kumasi, with many activities.

Some of the activities include Exhibition highlighting the theme, durbar, health walk, cycling competition, #EatGhana Food bazar and the annual Fun & Fly Paragliding Festival.

Last year, India was chosen to be the host country to celebrate World Tourism Day 2019. The event seeks to address global challenges outlined in the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and highlight the contribution the tourism sector can make in reaching these goals.

Every year, UNWTO invites people of all ages and backgrounds to hold and take part in WTD celebrations in their respective countries or holiday destinations.

 

 

About World Tourism Day

United Nations World Tourism Organization begun The World Tourism Day celebration in the year 1980.

Celebrated every September 27 around the world, the purpose of World Tourism Day is to foster awareness among the international community on the importance of tourism and its social, cultural, political and economic value.

Ghana hosted the global community for the international celebration for the first time in 2009.