Gov’t sells Accra’s coastline to investors …as cabinet approves Marine Drive Project

Cabinet has approved the redevelopment of portions of the Accra coast line under the Marine Drive Tourism Investment Development Project after extensive consultations with all stakeholders, Elizabeth Ofosu-Adjare, Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts Minister has said.The Marine Drive Project covers an ... — Read More

Kintampo hosts World Tourism Day,Sadafest

The Minister for Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, Mrs. Elizabeth Ofosu-Adjare, has underscored the importance of investors partnering the Tourism Minister to develop and unlock the socio-economic potentials rooted in all aspects of industry.To this end, the Tourism Ministry has advanced ... — Read More

HOMOFEST 2016 slated for Oct 7-9

The Ministry of Tourism, Culture and the Creative Arts and its partners have launched the third edition of ‘HOMOFEST’ in Accra, to climax the celebration of this year’s Homowo festival in Accra. ‘HOMOFEST’ 2016 to be held from October 7-9 2016 under ... — Read More

Kintampo gears up for World Tourism Day

 Preparations are far advanced for the celebration of this year’s World Tourism Day dubbed “SADAfest 2016” at Kintampo in the Brong Ahafo Region.A visit to Kintampo reveals that hospitality facilities such as hotels, restaurants and drinking bars in the middle-belt’s tourism ... — Read More

HomoFest 2016 launched

The much awaited Homogeneous Festival, HomoFest, has been launched by the Minister for Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, Elizabeth Ofosu-Agyare at the National Theatre, last Thursday.This year’s celebrations which is under the theme, “My Culture Rocks,” is part of the Ministry’s ... — Read More

Tourism sector contribution to reach US$8bn by 2027

-while industry players have been charged to address deficit in service deliveryIt is favorably projected that revenue accruing from the tourism sector will total US$8 billion in the next eleven years with tourist arrivals also pegged around 4.3 million, within the ... — Read More

Dzifa Gomashie calls for more food packaging

Deputy Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts Minister, Dzifa Gomashie, has urged researchers in the food industry to devise ways of packaging local foods to appeal to a wider market, both locally and globally.The Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) estimates that if ... — Read More

B&FT bags two tourism awards

The Business & Financial Times (B&FT) Limited has been adjudged the “Tourism Oriented Media of the Year – 2016, Print category,” at the 11th Ashanti Regional Tourism Awards held in Obuasi over the weekend.The B&FT’s Ashanti Regional Correspondent, Kizito Cudjoe was ... — Read More

Emancipation Day 2016 starts today

The 2016 Emancipation Day starts today with a wreath laying ceremony at the W.E.B. Du Bois  Centre  and Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park all in Accra.The annual event is being celebrated under the theme, “Our Heritage, Our Strength” with the sub-theme “Empowering ... — Read More

Save hotel industry from collapsing--Hoteliers

The Ghana Hotels Association has called on stakeholders, particularly government to work to salvage the hotel industry from collapsing.“There is a decline in growth of 2.2 per cent of the number of guests that we get. There is ever rising cost ... — Read More

Living free at Oribi Gorge

Heart pounding, thoughts flooding my mind, yet adrenaline level rising, I tamed my initial fear and suited up to plunge 100metres off the world's highest gorge swing--the Oribi Gorge. The steep and majestic-looking rocky Oribi Gorge in the South Coast, ... — Read More

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