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 […]

Africa Travel Association Congress Opens in Uganda + (1)

November 12, 2014

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From one huge tourism event, the World Tourism Market (WTM) 2014 in London, England, to the next the Africa Travel Association Congress in Uganda…both of which I missed. But I did attend one international tourism fair in Montreal Canada in late October, my first ever! Wow, people or should I say potential travellers. business! Ghana […]

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 […]

GHANA: COMEDY OR TRAGEDY, NO SATIRE TO COME

November 8, 2014

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This photo appeared on my Takoradi Facebook friend Amos Anyimadu’s page with the accompanying text: After what the Western Region has done for our creative economy we need to complete this building NOW. Over twenty years in construction. There was no mention of what the building was supposed to be. I commented and learned “A […]

….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) […]

GHANA DAY @ WTM NOVEMBER 5, 2014

November 5, 2014

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Yes, today is the day Ghana is showcased to the world! Here is our Minister of Tourism’s address to the WTM. Enjoy! My comment on social media: “ANY ANNOUNCEMENT? GHANA TOURISM NEEDS A BOOST!“

OBAMA, MAHAMA: NOVEMBER 4, 2014 BUSY DAY…..

November 4, 2014

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Did you know six years ago, Obama was elected President of the United States? Recognize him today from that picture above taken so long ago. Anyways today too is election day in the U.S., supposedly a referendum on his presidency. Here’s a little synopsis of what’s what: “It’s midterm election day in the United States, […]