Ghana Tourism Authority takes over Tanoboase Sacred Grove for redevelopment


The Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) is thrilled to announce the successful taking over of the Tanoboase Sacred Grove for its much-anticipated redevelopment. This significant milestone marks a pivotal moment in the ongoing efforts to boost tourism development in the area and attract increased visitor interest.

In a brief ceremony held on at the Tanoboase Sacred Grove, the CEO of the Ghana Tourism Authority, Mr. Akwasi Agyeman, thanked the chiefs and people of Tanoboase for their coperation and highlighted the importance of preserving cultural heritage sites like the Tanoboase Sacred Grove while embracing modernization and sustainable tourism practices. He emphasized the critical role that such initiatives play in enhancing the nation’s tourism sector and creating economic opportunities for local communities.

During the event, Mr. Agyeman also extended his sincere appreciation to the District Chief Executive, the Member of Parliament for the area, and all other stakeholders for their unwavering support and collaboration which Will make the project a reality.

The redevelopment of the Tanoboase Sacred Grove is expected to breathe new life into the site, making it a more appealing and accessible destination for both domestic and international visitors. The GTA envisions that this project will contribute to an upsurge in tourism activities, stimulate economic growth, and provide opportunities for the local community to showcase their unique traditions and crafts.

The Authority will continue to work closely with relevant stakeholders to ensure that the project aligns with the GTA’s mission of promoting Ghana as a premier travel destination, rich in cultural heritage and natural beauty.

Earlier in the week, the Authority had handed over the Kyekyewere Eco- Park site in Central Region, the Salaga Slave Market and Wells in Savanna Region and the Pikworo slave camp in the Upper East Region to contractors with relevant input and support of the Gonja East Municipal, the Kassena Nankana and Techiman North District Assemblies who are partnering the GTA for the projects on the historical Slave route in Ghana.

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