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UNWTO unites Tourism Ministers in the Americas to Relaunch Tourism

UNWTO unites Tourism Ministers in the Americas to Relaunch Tourism

Minister of Tourism David Collado along with 15 more ministers and vice ministers of tourism of the Americas established partnership agreements and procedures for relaunching tourism in the region in a meeting called by the World Tourism Organization and led in its inauguration by Luis Abinader, President of Dominican Republic. Tourism leaders in the Americas…

Madrid is the Partner Destination for FITUR 2021’s Tourism Is Back Special Edition

Madrid is the Partner Destination for FITUR 2021’s Tourism Is Back Special Edition

This year, the Madrid region will be the venue and international tourism leader from 19th to 23rd May at FITUR, an excellent showcase for the Region’s new model for tourism. Destination Weddings and the brand Greater Madrid are among the novelties to be presented. Madrid, May XXX 2021. The Madrid Region will be the FITUR…

UNWTO Month of Tourism & African Gastronomy kicks off

UNWTO Month of Tourism & African Gastronomy kicks off

A month-long initiative by the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) dedicated to promoting Africa’s tourism and gastronomy has begun. The ‘Month of Tourism and African Gastronomy’ features a series of conversations with stakeholders within the continent’s tourism and gastronomy space and UNWTO all throughout the month of May. Under the auspices of UNWTO Regional…

Kaya Tours Ghana takes patrons on May Day experiential tour to Keta

Kaya Tours Ghana takes patrons on May Day experiential tour to Keta

Kaya Tours Ghana over the May Day weekend holiday embarked on a two-day experiential trip to Keta, in the Volta Region. Patrons were drawn from Kumasi and Accra totaling 25 persons for the getaway experience. Since every good domestic tourism product must be sustainable and beneficial to the host community, Kaya Tours ensured the engagement…

G20 Ministers welcome UNWTO Recommendations for Tourism’s ‘Green Transformation’

G20 Ministers welcome UNWTO Recommendations for Tourism’s ‘Green Transformation’

UNWTO has served as tourism’s global voice as the Tourism Ministers of the G20 nations met to devise a way forward for an inclusive, resilient, and sustainable recovery for the sector. Upon assuming Presidency of the G20, Italy has drawn on UNWTO data to highlight the impact the pandemic has had on tourist numbers globally…

Seychelles reaches deal with Etihad to take full ownership of Air Seychelles

Seychelles reaches deal with Etihad to take full ownership of Air Seychelles

(Seychelles News Agency) Seychelles on Thursday announced it had reached a deal to take full ownership of its national airline, Air Seychelles, following talks with Etihad Airways in which the UAE-based airline agreed to relinquish the 40-percent stake it holds at a steep discount, officials said. The Secretary of State in the Ministry of Finance,…

Ghana targets 6000 jobs in film industry as government injects $25 million

Ghana targets 6000 jobs in film industry as government injects $25 million

The Government of Ghana has announced a $25 million package to the local film industry in a gesture that is among other things, aimed at buoying the employability level of the sector with 6000 additional jobs expected to be generated. On Wednesday, 28th April 2021, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo launched the $25 million Presidential…

Tour Operators Union embark on Central Region fam tour to boost domestic tourism

Tour Operators Union embark on Central Region fam tour to boost domestic tourism

The Tour Operators Union of Ghana (TOUGHA) has gone on a two-day familiarization tour of selected sites in the Central Region in their ongoing quest to encourage and boost local tourism. Sites visited included: Fort William, Heroes/Year of Return Garden and Tourist Information Centre at Anomabo, the Slave River and Memorial Garden at Assin Manso…

April 2021 edition of VoyagesAfriq Travel Magazine released with compelling contents

April 2021 edition of VoyagesAfriq Travel Magazine released with compelling contents

The first outing of the VoyagesAfriq Travel Magazine for 2021 has been released with a rich blend of tourism, travel, and other related industry stories from all over Africa. Opening this edition is the editor’s note with a call on stakeholders to make tourism a cornerstone to Covid-19 recovery. The UNWTO files comprise stories such…

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