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CNN-one strategy for promoting Ghana

November 28, 2014

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Well, again the Ghana Tourism Authority and the Ministry of Tourism are trying to engage CNN to promote Destination Ghana on the world stage. I write again because on a couple of occasions in the past, that is pre-tourism levy, Ghana had tried and failed to contract CNN. I heard tell Ghana wanted a freebie […]

LISTEN UP GHANA TOURISM AUTHORITY: START SPENDING THE TOURISM LEVY!

November 25, 2014

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This article entitled “Eloba collapsing tourism business“appeared awhile back. It’s this quote that grabbed my attention: “We must take the opportunity to promote Ghana in order to balance the negative sentiments prevailing against West Africa as a tourism destination. If we don’t seize the opportunity, someone else will do that,” he stressed. I agree. This […]

THE VIEW, Bar and Grill, KUMASI..NOISE CENTRAL!

November 18, 2014

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This notice appeared on THE VIEW’s Facebook page to which I commented: Christopher Scott Well, if you do get married, don’t buy a house near The View. They have no respect for their neighbours in this first class neighbourhood blasting music till the wee hours of the morning. Oh, I know, I know…but really, this […]

DAILY GRAPHIC’S HERITAGE WEEK: WONDERFUL TIMING?

November 16, 2014

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I’ll keep this short. A couple of days ago, my Facebook buddy posted this article entitled “Graphic Others Launch Ghana Heritage Week” asking “Promising?” tagged to me Christopher Scott and the proprietor of Busua Inn?Elize Bay’s Olivier Funfschilling. My response “It’s a start.” which was liked by Olivier. Then I got thinking and putting one […]

GHANA’S THREE MONTH BAN ON INTERNATIONAL EVENTS/MEETINGS/CONFERENCES

November 9, 2014

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Doesn’t look like ECOWAS member Nigeria has any ban in place…. And who knows about Ghana? The ban was first reported in an article entitled Ebola Response Government Bans International Conferences in Ghana for Three Months on the 14th of August. Here is the wording from the Ghanaian Ministry of Communications: “Also, the President advised […]

….and the winner is? GHANA!

November 7, 2014

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Should you follow the SCRAP SHORT TERM TOURIST VISA TO GHANA campaign on Facebook, you might have read a little debate on the recent Ghana Tourist Board exercise going around the country holding awards ceremonies. I was somewhat hostile to the program given the fact that it seems that’s all the GTA (Ghana Tourism Authority) […]

MOROCCO: ALREADY THERE!-NO TOURIST VISAS!

November 1, 2014

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Morocco was at the Salon International Tourisme Voyages in Montreal last weekend. Yes, tourism to a large extent drives its economy as reflected by its liberal tourist visa policy exempting most countries. But there’s another photo that I want to share with you, a photo that went viral! Incidentally, the photo above was carried on […]