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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! […]

NO POLITICAL WILL TO DEVELOP TOURISM: THEORY NO. 7

March 8, 2013

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It’s early on the morning of International Women’s Day, March 8, 2013. 6:30 am breakfast because guests, two parties, are both taking early morning planes to Accra. What else they have in common is that they both once used Kumasi’s big “International Standards – Local flavours” hotel, but have now switched over to the real […]

VALUE ADDED CHAIN IN KUMASI (1)

October 18, 2012

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The government is pushing for synergy between regions, 4 in particular-Accra, Central, Ashanti and Western. Ha! Not when Accra gobbles up all arrivals and spits its tourists out for day trips. Enough. I’m realistic…the closer the value the stronger the link in the chain. Here’s an example…I discovered a new bakery. I had gone there, […]

IMPROVED SIGN TO SOUTHERN BYPASS OFF THE ACCRA ROAD

August 3, 2012

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If you’ve been following the saga of the sign, then you’ll be pleased to know that visitors destined for the south side of Kumasi won’t miss the turn off. The old sign will now more than do the job until the new blue sign is put up!

UPDATE ON ACCRA ROAD-NEW SOUTHERN BYPASS SIGNAGE IN KUMASI

August 1, 2012

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or subtitle: “Maybe I should have just kept my big mouth shut!” READ ON! If you follow this blog, you know MADINGHANA is obsessed with signs: directional signs, promotional signs and locational signs. After all, we live in Kumasi THE SIGN CITY OF WEST AFRICA, unfortunately no longer the GARDEN CITY OF WEST AFRICA that […]

A DRAFT FROM THE PAST: FOUR VILLAGES INN: VODAFONE + VODAFONE –

May 3, 2012

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I never published this in July, 2011 despite all the work I put into the post…thought it might be shooting myself in the proverbial foot…how can I expect Vodafone to fix the problem when I am slamming them publicly… But what the hell, IT HAS HAPPENED AGAIN…Four Villages Inn has lost its internet a second […]

KUMASI: GHANA: NEW TOURIST ATTRACTION: THE LEANING SIGN OF KUMASI

April 19, 2012

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As announced on the fourvillagesinn.wordpress blog (please subscribe) , Kumasi has a brand new tourist attraction and like it’s namesake, The Leaning Tower of Pisa, it is expected to defy gravity for many years to come! Here it is: It’s right on Melcom Road leading to Four Villages Inn. Now here’s a fascinating detail….that little […]