Tourism: Kwadwo Antwi appointed as CEO of GTDC

Tourism: Kwadwo Antwi appointed as CEO of GTDC President Nana Akufo-Addo has appointed Kwadwo Odame Antwi as Acting CEO of the Ghana Tourism Development Company(GTDC). A statement signed by the Minister nominee for Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, Catherine Afeku directed the Chief Director of the sector Ministry to aid Mr. Antwi occupy the new role. “The Chief Director of […]

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Tourism: Ghana sacks Tourism Authority acting CEO

Ghana sacks Tourism Authority acting CEO The president, Nana Akufo-Addo has directed the Chief Executive of the Ghana Tourism Authority Gideon Aryeequaye to, with immediate effect step down and handover to the Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister designate Catherine Afeku. The decision is consonance with Section 14(1) of the Presidential Transition Act 2012 (Act 845), a letter authored and signed […]

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Tourism: How elections is impacting on Ghana’s Tourism sector

Everyone is anxious. The uncertainty and unpredictability that surrounds the 2016 General elections in Ghana has plunged businesses into a state of panic and conservation. In as much as they want to make the most of this season very close to Christmas, they are also very mindful of the challenges they face due to the impact of the elections. Jumia […]

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Aviation: AWA increases its frequency on Lagos-Accra route

By Friday Nwosu Ghana’s leading domestic and regional carrier, Africa World Airlines (AWA) has increased its frequency on the Accra-Lagos route to the delight of its teaming customers. The airlines which previously operated four weekly flights from Accra the Ghanaian capital to Lagos, added two more frequencies to include Tuesdays and Thursdays. According to a statement by the airline, it […]

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Africa: Did Ghana Tourism Authority spend Tourism Tax monies on official Vehicles?

The Hotel Association is accusing the Ghana Tourism Authority of misappropriating the one percent tourism levy. The Tourism Development levy is the one percent of the cost payable by a patron of a tourism facility. According to the Association, monies supposed to be used for the development of the tourism and hotel sector is being used to purchase vehicles for […]

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African: ‘Girl Going Places’ A new travel Show by Ghanaian actress debuts

Sometimes the best adventures are in our backyard and Maame Adjei knows this well. Adjei, an actress and producer best known for her work on An African City, hopes her new travel show, Girl Going Places, will dispel Africa’s “dark continent” narrative and highlight the continent’s natural beauty and dynamism. The first six episodes of the pilot season take viewers […]

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African Aviation: Africa World Airlines partners Ghana Tourism to promote the destination Ghana

Ghana’s leading domestic and regional airline, Africa World Airlines, is partnering the Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) to promote the Destination Ghana initiative on the international tourism market. The partnership will start with the hosting of the Chinese tour operators and travel writers in Accra by the GTA and the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts. A statement from GTA […]

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