The Ghana Tourism Authority is set to organise the Regional Tourism Awards, 2019 starting from the 28th February – 28th March to reward excellence in the tourism sector.
The Award Scheme which is in its fifteenth year is being organized under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture under the theme: "Growing Tourism Beyond the Return."
The National Tourism Awards was instituted in 1997 to reward excellent performance in the tourism sector. It is also to raise standards and encourage healthy competition among industry players with a view to firmly position tourism as a vibrant economic sector and also to consolidate the country’s position as a preferred tourist destination.
The Regional Awards is being organised across the various Regional offices of the Authority. Central Region and Northern Regions will kick – start the awards on 28th February, 2020. Ashanti Region, 20th March ,2020. Western, Bono –Ahafo, Eastern Regions will be on the 21st March ,2020.
Upper West, Greater Accra, and Tema will also be on the 27th March ,2020. In addition, Volta Region and Upper East Region will climax the awards on 28th March, 2020.
Among categories to be awarded are accommodation, catering services, travel services and entertainment services.