Kakum Canopy Walkway safe – Catherine Afeku

Mrs Catherine Abelema Afeku, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts has applauded the Ghana Heritage Conservation Trust (GHCT), managers of the Canopy Walkway at the Kakum National Park, for its “enviable safety record”. She noted that two-decades of existence of the eco-tourism facility, located at Abrafo-Odumase in the Hemang …

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Accra sex party organisers arrested

The Ghana Tourism Authority, in collaboration with the National Security and the Ghana Police Service, over the weekend arrested a group of people who were organising a sex party in Accra. The Authority also closed down a Hotel in Gbawe, a suburb of Accra, where the sex party had been …

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Africa’s biggest modern art gallery opens in Cape Town

Africa’s largest gallery for contemporary art from the continent and its diaspora has opened in the South African city of Cape Town. The Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz Mocaa) is set inside old grain silos on the V&A Waterfront. The building has been converted by UK architect Thomas …

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Ghana wins Best Stand award at tourism fair

Ghana successfully ended the Akwaaba African Travel Market, a travel and tourism fair, with the country emerging as the winner of the Best Stand award. The country’s stand, set up by the Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) with a giant backdrop with images of Ghanaian dishes, eco tourism sites and a …

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GTA closes down thirty lodging and catering facilities

The Tema Regional Office of the Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) has closed down thirty illegal lodging and catering facilities in and around Tema in an ongoing operation to sanitize the sector According to Mr Gamali Dzordorme, the Regional Manager, the entities had violated the Tourism Act (Act 817) and its …

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Tourism industry to maintain annual growth rate of 5.1% in 2017

The hospitality sector in Africa’s emerging markets looks set to profit from foreign investment and an influx of foreign travellers. The emerging markets are set to post faster growth in revenue than their counterparts in developed countries, making them integral to the expansion strategies of some of the world’s leading …

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