Browsing All posts tagged under »Ghana Tourism Authority«

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 […]

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! […]

MALAWI: 30 DAY VISA FREE ENTRY FOR TOURISTS!

October 2, 2014

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On World Tourism Day 2014, I posted a link The Top Ten Tourism Destinations in Africa along with this introduction: Ghana did not make the list. There’s a lot of competition out there. HAPPY WORLD TOURISM DAY! It prompted the following two comments on the success of North Africa: Frédéric Beroud We have to learn […]

TOURISTS! NOT GOATS….@Ghanaian Tourist Attractions

May 6, 2014

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A long time ago, Hon Hanna Tetteh Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration questioned whether the people of Ghana would be in favour of such a policy decision as Scrap. “WELL, HON. HANNA, HOW WILL YOU KNOW IF YOU DON’T CONSULT THE PEOPLE OF GHANA INSTEAD OF JUST YOUR FACEBOOK FRIENDS! Here’s what Hon […]

GHANA TOURISM AUTHORITY TO ORGANIZE A SECOND PARAGLIDING FESTIVAL!

April 22, 2014

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That was quick! All without an evaluation and assessment of the event just finished. Did it make a profit? After all tourism is an industry, a business, and I’m sure our tax payer cedis-the 1% tourism levy-went to pay the fifteen foreign paragliders expenses and salaries. It kinda smells of personal agendas superseding the public […]

HAPPY EASTER: The Paragliders have risen! Ghana tourism falls…

April 20, 2014

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Easter tourism in Ghana is synonymous with the Ghana Tourism Authority’s annual paragliding event at Kwahu. It’s the 9th annual event! Well, today the Ghana Tourism Authority was celebrating the benefits to the local economy in Kwahu on their Facebook page: Paragliding enrich Kwahu local economy It is an aviation sport, which had provided a […]

NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AT THE GHANA TOURISM AUTHORITY

February 20, 2014

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...but really it is same ole, same ole… Yikees, almost three weeks since my last post! Ill for a while, and busy at the inn for a good run…so much on my mind re the scrap short-term tourist visas to Ghana campaign… Before I get to the subject of this post, I’d just like to […]

THE NEW BRADT GUIDE TO GHANA ACKNOWLEDGES SCRAP SHORT TERM TOURIST VISAS TO GHANA CAMPAIGN…and more!

January 28, 2014

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….which, picking up from the last madinghana post, is more than Honourable Hanna Tetteh, Ghana’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration. …and what’s more the Bradt Guide to Ghana “strongly supports” the campaign…which again is much, much more than Honourable Hanna and her Facebook friends… Here is what Philip Briggs wrote in Edition 6 […]

TWEETING WITH HONORABLE HANNA

January 21, 2014

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Again I sent Hon. Hanna this tweet on unemployment and how tourism could help provide jobs: “@HannaTetteh youth unemployment-u can do something about it! “ease visa restrictions” 1st dialogue join Scrap on FB!” And, for a second time, her Hon. Hanna replied, much the same as she did the first time months back quoted here: […]

MAKE CHAIRMAN’S EMAILS AVAILABLE TO TOURISM COMMUNITY: Mr Akunu Dake, Chairman of the GTA board and Mr Edem Kpodo, the GTDC board chair.

December 20, 2013

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This article appeared in today’s online Daily Graphic and it has prompted me to write a madinghana post on a series of comments I’ve placed on the Ghana Tourism Authority Facebook page. They appear following my HAPPY TOURISM TUESDAY greetings and under GTA and GTD Committees inaugurated Here’s a synopsis of the comments. And at […]