The Ghana Hotels Association (GHA) has described as unfair the decision by the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) to charge players in the tourism and hospitality sector for the water they used for in months of April, May and June, after the president announced a free water directive in...
AH Hotel & Conferences appointed Eddy Rhulani Arnold Khosa as the General Manager of the hotel. For over 28 years, Mr. Khosa has taken on a number of South Africa’s hospitality industry’s most significant challenges—including business development, policy and strategy formulation, as well as rescuing ailing hotels—and made it his...
After a successful maiden edition of the webinar series, Global Media Alliance (GMA) - market leader in Integrated Marketing Communications - is set to organise a second edition of the GMA Webinar Series to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the events and hospitality industries. The webinar will be held...
At the start of COVID-19 pandemic, UNWTO research down by region found that 83% of destinations in Europe introduced complete closure of borders for international tourism. In the Americas, this proportion stood at 80%, in Asia and the Pacific it stood at 70%, the Middle East was 62% and in...
The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture is hoping to hold some virtual events this year to sustain momentum for the ‘Beyond the Return’ agenda launched by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as a follow-up to successful execution of the ‘Year of Return’ initiative last year. According to the sector...
Lionel Lopez grimaces as he looks at the stagnant green water in the bottom of the pool at his hotel in Senegal’s Saloum Delta. He drained it after the global pandemic closed borders, bringing West Africa’s tourism industry to a standstill in mid-March. The Sine-Saloum region has escaped the worst...
It is no doubt that the tourism and aviation sectors of the economy have taken the hardest hit during on-going pandemic. Hotels, restaurants, guest houses are contemplating laying off staff with many complaining that the GH¢600 million stimulus package for SMEs will not be sufficient to even bail out...
With the coronavirus pandemic causing the closure of national borders and the suspension of international travel, governments in emerging markets have begun to explore whether domestic tourism can kick-start their economies. Since the COVID-19 outbreak was first reported in China in December 2019, some 5.58m people have been infected with the virus,...
Following the outbreak of COVID-19 globally, the planning committee for the Ghana Beverage Awards (GBA) has officially announced that GBA 2019 will be held virtually and streamed on TV and online on June 13, 2020. The beverage awards, which is in its fourth year, closed nominations to the general public...
Senior mentor for the African Leadership Initiative and Executive Director of Salt and Light Ministries, Rev. Dr. Joyce Aryee, has shared insights on the qualities and attitude needed to get the future leaders ready for the leadership mantle ahead. Speaking on Y FM’s Yleaderboard Series, she sought to erase the...
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