If there is any sector that suffered hugely under the COVID-19 pandemic, then it is the tourism and hospitality sector. To this end, the Ghana Hotels Association (GHA) is bemoaning neglect from the government, saying that even though there were several interventions announced to support the business community, many of...
Under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, the Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) in collaboration with the Kwahu Traditional Authority and the Kwahu Professionals Network (KPN) will be commissioning the upgraded Odweanoma Paragliding Site on Monday, 21st September, 2020. The Paragliding Festival, which is one of the...
The National Hospitality Association of Ghana (NHAG) is unhappy with the government for abandoning the hospitality industry to its fate in spite of several promises by President Akufo Addo to support the industry to recover from the effects of the Coronavirus. A statement issued in Accra yesterday and signed by...
… outlines and promises a unique atmosphere for this year’s event The Events Vendors Association of Ghana (EVAG) last week launched the 2nd edition of the Ghana Events Industry Conference (G.E.I.C) Awards and Gala Night slated for November 5, 2020. Speaking at the press briefing, President of EVAG, Mrs. Kate Hassan...
Tourism has been one of the fastest-growing sectors in Ghana and around the world, due to the critical role it plays as a commercial activity that creates demand and growth for many more industries. It not only contributes toward more economic activities but also generates more employment, revenues -...
The United States Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Global Shea Alliance (GSA) launched the Action for Shea Parklands (ASP) initiative. Spearheaded by GSA, this initiative seeks to promote, plant, and protect the shea parklands while advancing a shea industry commitment to plant ten million...
For more than 50 years, Loiman Letolo, 70, has peddled her colourful beaded necklaces and bracelets to safari-goers at the entrance gates to Kenya’s Maasai Mara National Reserve. As the annual “Great Migration” of millions of wildebeest, zebras and gazelles into the Mara’s vast savannah gets underway, Letolo would normally...
The Northern Regional office of the Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) has embarked on a tree planting exercise at the Yumba Special School in Tamale in the Northern Region as part of the activities earmarked to commemorate this year's Emancipation Day celebration. The regional office procured 100 seedlings such as Mahogany,...
Today, August 6, women-led B2B Enterprise Development Agency, ScaleUp Africa, will virtually host its inaugural Pan-African Business Festival- ‘IGNITE’ set to promote access to enterprise growth resources for entrepreneurs of African Descent, globally. The festival is poised to nurture closer economic ties and opportunities for youth and women-led small businesses...
The Chief Justice, Kwasi Anin-Yeboah, has approved the establishment of a creative arts court to deal with all pending and future arbitrations concerning the industry in an expeditious manner, to protect the rights and interests of creative art practitioners. Announcing the decision, the Minister for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Barbara Oteng-Gyasi,...
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