The Ghana Tourism Authority will organise the 17th Edition of the National Tourism Awards on Thursday, November 3, 2022 at the Avenue, East Airport, Accra to reward individuals and businesses within the tourism and hospitality sector who have excelled in the past year and have contributed to the growth of the industry.
The awards ceremony, which was instituted in 2006 to reward service excellence amongst industry stakeholders who have contributed immensely to the development of tourism in Ghana is under the theme “Sustaining Tourism Growth: The Role of the Private Sector”.
A total of 34 Awards, which is mainly competitive will be given to deserving tourism establishments and personalities, these include: Accommodation, Catering Services Travel Services, Media Personalities among others.
A five-member national jury has been selected to review all nominations to select the best awardee for each category.
Among the dignitaries expected to grace the occasion are the Kwahumanhene Daasebre Akuamoah Agyepong II as the Chairman; and Mr. Yoofi Grant, CEO, Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) as the Guest Speaker.
About 400 Guests including seasoned practitioners and industry players in the tourism value chain such as Hotels, Travel and Tour Agencies, Car Rentals have been invited to the event.
Other dignitaries billed to attend the event include Ministers of State, Members of Parliament, the Diplomatic Community, Heads of Ministries, Departments and Agencies and the Business Community.
The National Tourism Awards is organised by the Ghana Tourism Authority under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture.