I was only going to post about Lufthansa laying on the A330 on the Accra-Frankfurt-Accra run to replace the 737 thus doubling the passenger capacity. Great news for Ghana tourism. Needless to say, I posted something to this effect on the Scrap Short Term Tourist Visa to Ghana FB group page:
Now, Government of Ghana, open the dialogue on scrapping short term tourist visas to Ghana before the June National Economic Forum proposed by PRESIDENT MAHAMA, GHANA’S HOPE; OUR FUTURE! Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, Ghana MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND REGIONAL INTEGRATION Ghana Tourism Authority
and on my Google+ page:
Congrats Lufthansa! Now Government of Ghana, follow suit and boost business, investment and tourism, must not forget tourism to Ghana, by scrapping stort term tourist visas to Ghanahttp://Lufthansa introduces new aircraft #ssttv2gh #lufthansa #starghana #informghana
Both times I included the Youtube
I visited immigration in Accra last week to inquire what a friend needed to do to extend her tourist visa past the 60 days. Besides the slightly arduous process of filling the form, writing a request letter, and coming back later to pick it up, there was a fee of 50 cedis per month. Reasonable enough. Then the kicker: she would also have to register for the costly non-citizen ID card. Needless to say, she’s reconsidering her options. This requirement is another harmful policy to boosting tourism in Ghana.