Browsing All Posts published on »September, 2012«

HAPPY WORLD TOURISM DAY GHANA (1)

September 27, 2012

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Just posted the same sentiment on Twitter with the kicker…”Here’s hoping for increased political will in support of the tourism industry in Ghana.” In the past two weeks, I’ve attended three meetings related to hotels and tourism. I was going to write separate posts on all three meetings, but I feel ambitious on this momentous […]

SACHS ON BBC AFRICA

September 26, 2012

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Yesterday, the BBC Newsday program featured Jeffrey Sachs. “On Newsday we are going to be interviewing American Economist and United Nations advisor, Professor Jeffrey Sachs, of Columbia University. Professor Sachs has been working on ending poverty, promoting economic growth, fighting hunger and disease. What do you think is the best way of stopping poverty in […]

When a tree falls in the forest does anybody hear?

September 24, 2012

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This wasn’t any tree. It was a five hundred year old kapok tree located near the shores of Lake Bosomtwe, Ashanti, Ghana. I’ve passed it hiking many a time and it was a glorious sight to behold! Now it has fallen And it didn’t go down without a fight. Elodie from the Green Ranch approached […]

MADINGHANA CELEBRATION: 50,000 VIEWS & KUMASI NEW SIGNBOARD

September 23, 2012

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….directing all FOUR VILLAGES INN guests coming to Kumasi from Accra by road. Now there are two signboards…madinghana’s proactive effort which you’ll see first on the right hand side of the road. See post. and then this brand new sign again on the right hand side of the road across from the Oforikrom Police Station. […]

Happy Peace Day 2012

September 21, 2012

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Wishing Ghana a peaceful year until September 21,2013.

Peace Day Friday September 21, 2012

September 19, 2012

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Great day for the President of the GHANA HOTELS ASSOCIATION to issue a press release stating GHANA’S fledgling tourism industry depends on a peaceful election day and post election period.

September 18, 2012

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Originally posted on MyCommunityPortal:
Minister for Finance & Economic Planning, Dr. Kwabena Duffour. The Ghanaian brewery industry has been granted tax relief but under a condition of using a high percentage of local raw materials in their production.Companies that comply with the above mentioned condition would pay significantly lower ad-valorem Rates of Duty than those…

RESPONSE TO THE GHANA HOTELS ASSOCIATION’S APPEAL TO FORGO TAX

September 10, 2012

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This appeal went out from the Ghana Hotels Association at the recent National Executive Committee Meeting. I once sat at this table. I wish I did now, because would I have ever voiced my disapproval. In essence the Association requested that the government “review the 5% revenue authority tax on hotels and release the members […]

FOUR VILLAGES INN: NEW EMAIL ADDRESS

September 7, 2012

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It happened…..after sixteen years with one address @ hotmail..it’s over…hacked I believe. So, following all our good friends advice, it’s off to gmail. Here’s our new business address: fourvillagesinn@gmail.com

MADINGHANA TRYING…… THERE’S A HIPPO IN MY CLOSET

September 2, 2012

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so you might have come directly from the Four Villages Inn blog, but in case you didn’t here’s the link. Yes, always trying to get business for Four Villages Inn whether it is repeat…or new….trying to manage a quality hospitality facility, be it so small…. but TRYING for so much more as the 423 posts […]