Tourism: LandTours Ghana Wins Africa Top 100 Tour Operators Award
LANDTOURS Ghana a foremost tour operator company has emerged winner of the African Top 100 Tour Operators award.
Landtours was incorporated in Ghana in 1994, under the Ghana Companies Code 1963 (Act 179) as Landtours Ghana Limited, a private limited liability company, to operate travel & airline ticketing services, hotels, tour operations and Casinos in Ghana.
Landtours Ghana Limited is the leading Destination Management Company operating in the tourism industry in West, East and South Africa. Based in Accra, Ghana, Landtours operates in 8 West African countries (Ghana, Togo, Benin, Burkina Faso, Senegal, Cote d’Ivoire, Gambia Sao Tome and Principe), The Company has been in business for the past twenty four years and has experienced steady growth in an emerging industry and has forged operational synergy with its sister company AVIS Ghana, a member of the global car rental franchisee chain, AVIS Rent A Car.
The corporate events division does not only provide destination management services for donor and governmental agencies, diplomatic organizations, educational institutions, religious organizations and international and local corporations, but guarantees the success of clients’ meetings, conferences, events and many more. The cohesion of all these divisions allows for a beautiful and irresistible package to suit all clients perfectly.
Specifically, the company’s Services range from: • Airline Ticketing and Reservations (IATA Accredited); • Hotel Reservations; • Transportation Services (alliance with sister company AVIS Ghana); • Ground Handling Services
. Group Tour Services; • Visa Processing; • Conference and Event Management
From 1995 to date the company has handled over 50,000 tourists which involves providing the following services:
Providing air ticketing and transportation services while in Ghana; Arranging accommodation based upon the client’s needs and standards; Planning and coordinating meals for the duration of the tour; Scheduling all activities in accordance with the clients itinerary; Creating an experiential and immersive experience for individuals/groups; Presentation of Ghana as a destination through the use of a tour guide; Handling special events such as traditional music concerts; Developing and maintaining a attractive website that has the capacity to process payment on line, gather information on all visitors and provide information on visitors behavior; Transparent billing systems and a secure online payment system;
Landtours Ghana’s clients include some of the most prestigious organizations and individuals in North America, Europe and Africa. Amongst them are; the American Embassy and U.S Missions, the British High Commission, Missions of Denmark, Canada and France, DHL, Millicom West Africa, World Bank, Intel, CNN, Chevron, Ivy leagues schools such as Harvard, Yale, Stanford universities, Conservation International, Vodafone, Orange, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the European Union.
Over the years, the company has provided destination management services for many presidential entourages, including Presidents Barrack Obama, George W. Bush and President Clinton as well as the American Government Delegation to the African-African American Summit held in Ghana. Landtours Ghana was the only private company that provided transportation services for the Queen of England’s team during her visited to Ghana.
In the area of conferencing and events planning, Landtours Ghana provided destination management services (Accommodation, Tours and Transportation) for the eLearning Africa Conference held in Accra handling services for over 500+ people.
With a current staff of 17, Landtours Ghana Limited has been a leader in setting higher standards in the tourism industry in Ghana and West Africa.
The management team of Landtours has a combined experience of over 50 years. Our achievements include winning the National Best Tour Operator Award for 2017 and 2015 and been ranked the 41st 57th and 82nd best company in the prestigious Ghana Club 100 awards for 2015, 2016 and 2017. In 2017 we won the Gold Award at the Ghana Africa Business Awards, and were adjudged the best tour company by the West African Tourism and Hospitality Institute in 2012, 2011 and 2010 respectively. We are poised to do even more in the years to come.