Tough times ahead for tourism…high VAT, lack of incentives for FDIs, others to blame

 The economy’s fourth largest foreign exchange earner, tourism, is in for a torrid time if measures are not put in place to arrest consistent decline in its fortunes, a new report from GN Research has pointed out.Some of the whirlwinds facing ... — Read More

Oceanic Beach Resort: A place of relaxation

Oceanic Beach Resort, located at Korle Gonno, is one of the most iconic hospitality facilities along the Atlantic Ocean.As the only hotel along the shores of Korle Gonno, Oceanic, as it is affectionately called, boast of an elegant restaurant and other ... — Read More

Quantum Global’s Hotel Fund acquires Mövenpick

QG Africa Hotel LP, a Mauritius based investment fund managed by Quantum Global Investments Africa Management Ltd., has announced the acquisition of the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra from Kingdom Holding Company (KHC). The transaction which closed on 28 December 2016 marks ... — Read More

Mauritius firm buys Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel

QG Africa Hotel LP, a Mauritius based investment fund managed by Quantum Global Investments Africa Management Ltd., today announced the acquisition of the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra from Kingdom Holding Company (KHC). The transaction which closed on 28 December 2016 marks ... — Read More

Calabar Carnival 2016

This year’s edition of the biggest street carnival in the West African sub-region, the Calabar Carnival in Nigeria, is set to draw millions of tourists to the Cross River State as it reaches its peak during the festive season.Calabar Carnival was created ... — Read More

GIPC explore investment potential in tourism

The Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) is looking to attract investment to boost the numerous tourist sites located across the length and breadth of the country.Mawuena Trebarh, CEO of the GIPC noted that it is only natural that the Centre begins ... — Read More

My first trip to Boti Falls

It was in primary school that I first heard the name Boti Falls. The teacher asked the class to mention any tourist attraction in Ghana. One of my colleagues mentioned Boti Falls. I turned and asked him what it was. He ... — Read More

Golden Tulip marks Silver Jubilee with a blast

History came to light in a fun packed activity when Golden Tulip Accra hosted guests and the general public to a grand cocktail reception to mark its 25th Anniversary with the theme: Celebrating the Past, Present and Future.Amidst a welcoming performance ... — Read More

Make culture attractive- Prof. Kofi Agyekum

Director of the School of Performing Arts of the University of Ghana, Legon, Professor Kofi Agyekum, has said called on Ghanaians to re-visit the once rich culture which uniquely identified and projected Ghana in a positive light to the outside world.According ... — Read More

GTA steps up tourism promotion

The Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) has stepped up efforts to position the country has a safe and preferred tourism destination.Acting Chief Executive Officer of the authority, Gideon Aryeequaye, said on the side-lines of this year’s World Travel Market (WTM) in London ... — Read More

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