WHY I TRAVELED TO WEST AFRICA AS PLANNED

October 31, 2014

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A great article entitled “Why I Travelled to West Africa as Planned”. It’s all about a children’s author who’s invited to Senegal and ends up also visiting Ivory Coast and GHANA, all Ebola free! Please share! Thank you.

TUNISIA: TOURISM POLICY INNOVATION

October 31, 2014

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I took this photo at the recently held International Travel and Tourism Show in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Yes, Tunisia was there, one of five Mediterranean countries: Egypt, Morocco, and Tunisia (which could be classified African) along with Israel and Jordan. But more on the salon in another post. Anyways the major news item for Tunisia […]

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EBOLA: The Ripple Effect

October 29, 2014

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Posted this on the SCRAP SHORT TERM TOURIST VISAS TO GHANA Facebook page: Received another email at Four Villages Inn, Kumasi, Ghana..seems the police too maybe affected by less tourist traffic to Ghana! The speeding incident we, the people of Ghana, can all relate to, but the camera story…SMH! “This week we had visitors come […]

EBOLA IN W.A. WE ARE ALL SUFFERING, BUT!

October 29, 2014

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Yes, Ebola has hit the aviation and tourism sectors in West Africa, but….what do you think of this solution one travel and tour company, to remain anonymous, has come up with… Mr General Manager REQUEST FOR PRICE REDUCTION Dear hotel partner, For about four months the West African economy, including aviation and tourism sectors suffer […]

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OKOMFO ANOKYE SHRINE: another Ghanaian tourist attraction in jeopardy!

October 24, 2014

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Very recently the Asantehene Osei Tutu 11 made an historic visit to the birthplace of Okomfo Anokye, the mystical priest who played a vital role in the creation of the historic Ashanti Kingdom. Here is the newspaper report entitled “Asantehene pays historic visit to Awukugua”. I love some of the quotes about chieftaincy and its […]

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Ghana’s tourism sector underutilized – Colombian Ambassador: Fallout

October 20, 2014

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Wow! This item entitled “Ghana’s tourism sector underutilized – Colombian Ambassador” appeared on my Facebook page this morning. Look carefully at the publication date…OCTOBER 14, 2014…and do you know what the article was not picked up by any of the Ghanaian tourism portals including www.facebook.com/touristswatch that just posted the item! You can be sure I […]

EBOLA and conferences and competitions in GHANA

October 17, 2014

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Well, the latest hot topic in Ghana is whether or not Ghana will accept hosting the CAN 2015 football competition in January 2015 given the fact Morocco has declined to host the tournament given the current Ebola crisis plaguing West Africa. To think that three months ago Ghana banned international conferences hurting the tourism industry […]

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