Tourism: Oba Of Benin Receives Africa Travel 100 Global Personalities Award

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The Oba of Benin, Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Ewuare II, has been honoured with Africa Travel 100 Global personalities awards by the Organiser of AKWAABA African Travel Market, Mr Ikechi Uko in recognition of his cultural and historical upstanding. This was just as the Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Segun Runsewe presented a branded royal souvenir […]

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News: Thank You Africa for Africa Tourism Leadership Award – Carmen Nibigira


It is with great humility and a strong sense of responsibility that I accept the award of Women in Leadership that was conferred on me at the recently concluded African tourism leadership awards in Accra, Ghana. In accepting this award, I would like to first and foremost recognize some remarkable women who have achieved great milestones and have set the […]

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Kwame Ofosu Bamfo voted Hotelier of the year

The Chairman of Alisa Hotels and 2015 Best Hotelier award-winner Kwame Ofosu Bamfo has urged business owners in the tourism industry to continually invest in their facilities so as to help speed up Ghana’s tourism development drive. “If properly packaged and presented, tourism can save Ghana’s economy from the numerous challenges it currently faces, as has happened in many industrialised […]

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Sustainable tourism initiatives recognized by the UNWTO Awards (2)


The Itaipu Technological Park (Brazil), the Treetop Walking Path (Lithuania), the Sisterhood of Survivors Program (Nepal) and Re-Inventing the Government in Tourism (Indonesia) were the winners of the 12th UNWTO Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Tourism. The projects were selected among more than 100 candidatures from 30 countries (Madrid, Spain, 20 January 2016). The Awards, recognizing innovation in four categories […]

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Ghanaian boy wins award for Beast of No Nation movie

The life of a young street vendor from Ghana is changing for good. Without having ever stepped a foot in any acting classroom or haven’t even dreamt of ever becoming an actor, Attah Abraham, 14, who was picked from the streets of Ghana during the shooting of Netflix’s soon to be released movie “Beasts of No Nation“, has won the […]

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