The Tourism Society of Ghana has called on government to formulate a national policy on tourism to provide a road map for sustainable development of the sector. Speaking at a media encounter under the support of BUSAG, DANIDA, USAID and other development partners, Mr. Joseph Amartey - Executive Director of...
Urban rail on the continent is vital in providing a very efficient alternative to transporting large volumes of passengers and freight at high frequencies and reasonable cost. Rallying with this notion, Ghana has embarked on intense rehabilitation and development of its national rail network. This according to government, is to...
With its game parks, beaches and historic sites, Africa attracts a huge number of foreign tourists but numbers are sharply down because of the coronavirus outbreak, writes Larry Madowo. Maria Maile has been cooking lunches and hosting overnight guests at her home in South Africa's coastal city of Cape Town...
The Ministry of Tourism Arts and Culture, together with the Ghana Tourism Authority and the PANAFEST Foundation have launched the 2021 Pan African Historical Theatre Festival (PANAFEST) with a focus on health and wealth. PANAFEST 2021 is designed to establish a build up starting in August 2020 which is...
African countries have lost almost US$55 billion in travel and tourism revenues in three months due to the coronavirus pandemic, the African Union (AU) commissioner for infrastructure and energy said on Thursday. Amani Abou-Zeid told a news conference the economic impact of lockdowns and border closures to curb the spread...
The journey to crown a new queen for Ghana’s most popular and authentic beauty pageant, Ghana’s Most Beautiful (GMB) kicked off on Sunday night, 28th July 2020 with glamour, style, and class. The very colourful launch event which was held at the studios of TV3 and telecast live on the...
The journey for this year’s edition of Ghana’s Most Beautiful Beauty (GMB) organized by Ghana’s leading television station, TV3 Network, commenced on Sunday June 21, 2020 with the first episode airing live on TV3. A stunning looking Anita Akua Akuffo discussed with the audition judges and Ghanaian celebrities - Lydia Forson,...
To revive the  ailing tourism industry from the doldrums of coronavirus, amidst the new normal business climate, it is imperative for industry players to brace themselves for stern enforcement of precautionary health measures and safety protocols, Mr. Joseph Appiagyei, Acting Manager of Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA), in charge of...
Executive Secretary of GHATOF Emmanuel Frimpong’s call on government to consider upgrading the nation’s tourism facilities to attract more international and local visitors is very important and timely. Over the years, the country’s tourism infrastructure has not seen any significant facelift - and this flies in the face of positioning...
The Ghana Tourism Federation (GHATOF) has called on government to consider upgrading the nation’s tourism facilities to attract more international and local visitors when the COVID-19 pandemic is defeated. According to GHATOF, over the years the country’s tourism infrastructure has not seen any significant facelift - which to a large...