Category: Ghana

GUBA premieres 2021 Awards in Ghana to celebrate a century of Yaa Asantewaa’s resilience

GUBA premieres 2021 Awards in Ghana to celebrate a century of Yaa Asantewaa’s resilience

Grow, Unite, Build, Africa (GUBA) will dedicate its 2021 Awards to the celebration of a century of the passage of Yaa Asantewaa, the influential warrior and Queen mother of Ejisu, who rose to lead an Asante army against the invading British. This event will be in Accra, a first in Ghana. This year’s Awards, is…

Tour Operators Union of Ghana donate to orphanage in the Volta Region

Tour Operators Union of Ghana donate to orphanage in the Volta Region

Tour Operators Union of Ghana (TOUGHA) have a made a donation to the Volta Home at Ve Deme. The donation comprised detergents, sanitizers, nose masks, clothing items and an undisclosed amount of money and it was part of the union’s familiarization tour of the Volta and Oti Regions. President of TOUGHA, Mrs. Alisa Osei-Asamoah said…

Ghana Tourism Authority begins training for Inspectorate Officers & others in tourism value chain

Ghana Tourism Authority begins training for Inspectorate Officers & others in tourism value chain

The Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) has commenced a 5-day training programme for tourism inspectorate officers across the country as part of effort to equip them to understand the requirements and what they need to look out for when they go about their quality assurance and inspection duties to tourist sites and hospitality facilities. The training…

Liberalisation of air space would drive down travel cost in W/Africa – Tourism Drive Panel

Liberalisation of air space would drive down travel cost in W/Africa – Tourism Drive Panel

The cost of travelling by air within Africa and particularly, West Africa could significantly reduce through increased traffic flow as a result of free air space. A free air space would also boost connectivity as more airlines start and increase their operations. This is according to panelists on the Tuesday, 9th September, 2021 edition of…

Air Cdre Kwame Mamphey leads AIB team probing KLM Flight 590 bird strike incident at Kotoka Airport

Air Cdre Kwame Mamphey leads AIB team probing KLM Flight 590 bird strike incident at Kotoka Airport

Air Commodore (Rtd) Kwame Mamphey, is the lead investigator probing the September 3, 2021 bird strike incident at Kotoka International Airport involving KLM flight KL590. The Aircraft Accident Investigation and Prevention Bureau ( AIB) announced this in a statement issued on Monday, September 6. Air Commodore ( Rtd) Mamphey is a former Director-General of the…

Workshop on newly developed training manual for HOTCATT held for lecturers

Workshop on newly developed training manual for HOTCATT held for lecturers

Lecturers of the Hotel, Catering and Tourism Training Institute (HOTCATT) have undergone a day’s training workshop on the new Training Manual for the Institute. Apart from helping the lecturers to become conversant with the new instructional manual for teaching, the workshop was also to equip them with the requisite skills to be able to train…

TOUGHA take domestic promotion tour to Volta and Oti Regions

TOUGHA take domestic promotion tour to Volta and Oti Regions

In their continuous effort to whip up interest in domestic tourism, the Tour Operators Union of Ghana (TOUGHA) have embarked on a familiarization tour of the Volta and Oti Regions. From August 26 -29, members of TOUGHA, representatives from the Ghana Tourism Authority and the media visited several tourist sites and attractions in the two…

Tourism Drive: Abeiku Santana offers to give training to tourism drivers

Tourism Drive: Abeiku Santana offers to give training to tourism drivers

Broadcaster and tourism entrepreneur, Gilbert ‘Abeiku Santana’ Aggrey has proposed to give free training to any driver who is looking to incorporate tourism to his trade. Abeiku Santana made the announcement on the Tuesday August 24th edition of the Tourism Drive Show on Accra-based Okay Fm. Discussions centred on the state of Ghana’s Tourism and…

Alisa Osei-Asamoah writes: Domestic travel, a key to Ghana’s tourism revival

Alisa Osei-Asamoah writes: Domestic travel, a key to Ghana’s tourism revival

The current Coronavirus pandemic has necessitated the need for us to focus our attention to the domestic market for Ghana’s tourism growth. Like most countries around the world, Ghana’s tourism received a heavy battering following the onset of the pandemic. Just when the sector was set to see a turnaround with the highly successful ‘Year…

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