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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 […]

GHANA TOURISM: THE WAY FORWARD

November 20, 2014

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This article entitled Ghana unveils tourism development plan appeared on the Ghana Tourism Authority’s social media sites. It sparked an exchange initiated by one Olivier Malinur. There were four comments. I copied and pasted the first two on the Scrap Short term Tourist Visa to Ghana site, but then when I went to copy the […]

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 […]

GHANA TOURISM AUTHORITY 2014 AWARDS

November 17, 2014

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Lately I’ve been reading old posts, ones that have been read recently. Here’s one of them entitled GHANA NATIONAL TOURISM AWARDS-AFTER, the contents I had forgotten about. In August 2013, the Ghana Tourism Authority’s road show came to Kumasi to give advance publicity to upcoming December 2013 National Awards Ceremony, the first in six years! […]

Africa Travel Association Congress Opens in Uganda + (2)

November 13, 2014

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Yes, the Africa Travel Association Congress opened with much fanfare..His Excellency Yoweri K. Museveni, President of the Republic of Uganda was in attendance. and so was the US Ambassador to Uganda …just shows you how important tourism is to that nation…if only in Ghana! Ghana last hosted the Africa Travel Association Congress in May, 2006 […]

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 […]