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Citi FM’s HeritageCaravan an ‘awesome experience’ – Sierra Leonean woman

Her name is known to everyone who took part in the 2018 edition of the Citi FM Heirtage Caravan. Fatima Wahab Babih is a native of Sierra Leone currently living in Baltimore Maryland, USA. She is a mother of four adults and has grandson. Fatimah is a doctoral student at Morgan State University currently working on a PhD in higher ...

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#HeritageCaravan: Patrons set off on 7-day tour of Ghana [Photos]

Dozens of participants for this year’s Heritage Caravan, organized by Citi FM have set off from Accra on what is expected to be an adventurous journey across the country. The participants, who start their journey today [Sunday] from Ga Mashie after a Kenkey Party earlier in the morning expressed their excitement ahead of the 7-day long trip which will see them visit most of the country’s ...

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V/R: Teach tourists Ewe to promote our culture – Dzifa Gomashie

Former Deputy Minister of Tourism, Dzifa Gomashie has called on workers in the tourism and hospitality industry in the Volta Region to promote the cultural heritage of the region by encouraging visitors to learn the basics of the Ewe Language. She suggested exposing tourists to the artifacts that identify the uniqueness of the region. Madam Gomashie was speaking at an ...

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TV channel not an upgrade Ghana tourism needs [Article]

The World Travel and Tourism Council projects the total contribution of tourism to Africa’s Gross Domestic Product to amount to about $296 billion by 2026. This has been noted as quite a stunning projection given tourism’s direct contribution to Africa’s GDP was $30 billion between 1995 and 1998. The Tourism Council has also projected about 29 million jobs in 2026, ...

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Marian Ansah writes: Save Ghana’s tourism industry from collapse

Countries that recognize the crucial role tourism plays in economic development are constantly developing strategies to remain relevant in the industry. This doesn’t however hold true for Ghana, as key stakeholders in the tourism sector have failed to show commitment towards the industry over the years. It was an entirely different situation in the 1980’s down to the 2000’s when ...

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Children’s playground opened at Kakum National Park [Photos]

A children’s playground has been opened at the Kakum National Park in the Central Region. The aim of this new branch of the national park, is to help diversify its tourism potential and serve as the perfect place for children who visit the park to play, learn and interact with nature. It was launched by the Ghana Heritage Conservation Trust ...

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3 regions of the North least patronized by tourists – Report

Domestic tourism was lowest in the three regions of the North of Ghana in 2015, a report by the Ghana Statistical Service has shown. Together, the Northern, Upper West and East regions controlled only 12.1 percent of domestic tourism as at 2015. [contextly_sidebar id=”7rnWBzcKCpIWRAexR8suKJOpwMHv3XBK”]As a result, industry watchers have appealed for intensified efforts to attract more tourists and open up ...

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Catherine Afeku’s four-day tour to Western Region in pictures

The Minister for Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, Catherine Ablema Afeku and her deputy, Dr. Iddris Ziblim as well as other technical members of the ministry embarked on a four day tour of some potential tourists sites in the Western Region. The mission was to check these sites and identify ways with which they could be developed. The minister, who ...

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Catherine Afeku visits tourist sites in Western Region

The Minister for Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, Catherine Ablema Afeku and her Deputy, Dr. Ziblim Iddi ,as well as other members of the Tourism Ministry, are on a four-day working visit to the Western Region, touring heritage sites and other tourist sites in the region. Mrs. Catherine paid courtesy calls on the Western Regional Minister and the Paramount Chief ...

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Volta Region gets global exposure through photography

The Volta Region is undoubtedly one of Ghana’s prime tourism gold mines which has the potential to transform the economic fortunes of its people and the nation as a whole. The region holds untapped tourism potential of Ghana which when properly harnessed could put Ghana on the map as a ltourist destination in the world. A bird eye view of the region ...

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