By Kestér Kenn KLOMEGÂH Roscongress Foundation CEO Alexander Stuglev and African Tourism Board Executive Chairman Dr. Cuthbert Simphiwe Ncube have signed a document on strategic partnership to promote Russian-African business, commercial, and recreational tourism. The ceremony took place on 12th June on the sidelines of the Let’s Travel! Russian Tourism...
In a collaboration between the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Ghana office, African Tourism Research Network (ATRN) and Africa Skills Hub Foundation (ASH), entrepreneurs operating within the tourism sector value chain were provided with comprehensive social media and other digital marketing training. The three-day comprehensive workshop, dubbed ‘Social Media Marketing for...
High-income economies in Europe and Asia-Pacific continue to lead the World Economic Forum Travel and Tourism Index, with the United States, Spain and Japan topping the rankings again. Despite post-pandemic growth, the global tourism sector still faces complex challenges, with recovery varied by region; only marginal overall score...
The Manhyia Palace Museum in Kumasi has reopened to showcase restored treasures, along with highlighting international ties and expanded facilities aimed at boosting domestic tourism and preserving the Ashanti kingdom’s cultural heritage. The inauguration - part of Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Asantehene, (Asante king) Silver Jubilee celebrations - unveilled refurbished...
By Wisdom JONNY-NUEKPE Nearly 44 percent of both local and international tourists have rated Ghana as an expensive destination, compared to those who claimed it as affordable, according to the 2023 Ghana Tourism report. Out of this group, 7.85  percent of tourists from the US, UK, Nigeria and domestic sources rated...
By Wisdom JONNY-NUEKPE The Ghana Tourism Authority’s (GTA) annual flagship event, December in GH (DiGH), has seen a growing appeal, with first-time visitors increasing from 40 percent in 2022 to 47 percent last year, according to the 2023 Ghana Tourism Report. The report, recently released by the GTA and titled ‘Strong...
The collaboration between Rainbow Tourism Group (RTG), an African hotel company, and Grand Metropolitan Hotels (GMH), a leading European hotel company, could potentially be transformational for Africa’s hospitality industry. By partnering with Grand Metropolitan Hotels, RTG will leverage their expertise, resources, and international network to expand its operations and...
By Elizabeth PUNSU, Kintampo Managers of the Kintampo Water Falls in the Bono East Region are currently seeking potential investors to collaborate on enhancing the site's infrastructure. The site's manager, Michael Afake Delali, underscored the growth prospects, pointing out the ample land available for constructing chalets, hotels, restaurants and various hospitality...
Hundreds of enthusiastic food lovers thronged the lively Back to Your Village Food Festival, a vibrant celebration organized by Citi FM/TV at the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) forecourt. The event marked the highlight of the station's 2024 Heritage Month festivities, held from March 30th to 31st. The two-day festival drew patrons...
By Alvin Okine KASABROFO & Naa Merley ABUATIKORLEY Long before concrete compound houses with corrugated roofing sheets began to appear in the heart of Prampram township, the entire surface was covered in thick woods and wild animals. The forest, stretching all the way toward the seaside and the river, was...