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Ghana to host UNWTO Africa Youth in Tourism Innovation Summit

The Ghana Tourism Authority under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, in collaboration with Africa Tourism Partners (ATP) and the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) will host the UNWTO Africa Youth in Tourism Innovation Summit and Challenge. The Summit, which is the third in the …

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Panafest/Emancipation Day Celebration slated for July 26- August 1

The Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) in collaboration with Pan African Historical Theater Festival (PANAFEST) Foundation has launched the 15th PANAFEST/Emancipation Day celebration slated for July 26 to August 1, 2021. The event that celebrates Ghana, the Black Star of Africa and the gateway to the Homeland of people of African …

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AWA defers release of commercial flight schedule to Ho Airport

Africa World Airlines (AWA) has postponed the release of a flight schedule for commercial operations to the Ho Airport which was scheduled for June this year due to some operational challenges. “Our plan of starting the HO route in June did not materialize due to some operational challenges,” the airline …

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GTA welcomes progress on Bonwire Kente Museum project

Mr. Akwasi Agyemang, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA), has commended Messrs Precise Company Limited, contractors working on the Bonwire Kente Museum project for the commitment to duty. “We are hoping the project will be finished as scheduled in October, this year, to serve its noble …

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Ghana to host Inter Tourism Expo

Mr Mark Okreku Mantey, Deputy Minister of Tourism Arts and Culture, has pledged government’s support towards the maiden edition of the Inter Tourism Expo (iNTTA2021) to be held in Ghana. He emphasized that the contribution of the media to the revival of tourism in the COVID-19 era could not be …

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How to revive African tourism after the COVID-19 pandemic

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, the global tourism industry contributed US$9.2 trillion or 10.4%, to global GDP. It was considered one of the fastest-growing industries, accounting for at least one in every four new jobs globally. Fast forward to 2021, and the pandemic has all but crippled the sector. Tourism demand …

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