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African Tourism Partners steps up Africa Travel & Tourism Master Classes

Africa Tourism Partners (ATP) will host its Africa Travel and Tourism Marketing Master Class and Business/MICE Travel Connection in Johannesburg

Orphanage voluntourism:  Responsible tourism gone wrong

Responsible tourism has an ugly side and you could very well be unknowingly feeding it. Picture this: You find yourself in a Third World country and you feel compelled to give something back.

RwandAir – where dream has turned into reality

(eTN) - While in Rwanda last week, news emerged from the corridors of RwandAir, that Accra, Ghana, will become the airline’s 15th destination by the latest in June of this year, adding yet another W

Ghana warns tourists to avoid unlicensed hospitality facilities

Tourists and the general public have been entreated to shun patronizing unlicensed hospitality facilities to ensure their safety and security.

First destination member from Ghana joins ICTP

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that the Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) has joined the alliance as a des

Ghana domestic tourism promotion yielding good results

ACCRA, Ghana – The Ministry of Tourism's effort to promote domestic tourism is gaining momentum as promotional activities are yielding good results, Mr Alphonse Kumaza, a tourism officer at the Mini

La Palm Royal Beach Hotel awarded leading hotel in Ghana

La Palm Royal Beach Hotel has been adjudged Ghana’s Leading Hotel at the just-ended World Travel Awards 2011 Africa & Indian Ocean ceremony organized in Egypt.

Ghana will use tourism to ease poverty

Government will collaborate with stakeholders to use the tourism sector as a poverty alleviation strategy, Ms Akua Sena Dansua, Minister of Tourism said.

Empowering girls with same seeds that gave strength to CNN Hero...

As a young girl, Betty Makoni was forced to work in the market at the age of 6, and she learned to protect herself and others with a shear might of will and determination to be respected.

UN commends former leaders of Ghana, Brazil on winning World Food...

The head of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today congratulated the former presidents of Ghana and Brazil, John Kufuor and Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who have been honoured for their vit

Mother’s Day Marks 2nd Annual International Women’s Fair

The International Women's Fair (IWF) is coming to Ghana, Africa May 8, 2011.

Air fares to rise in Ghana due to new airport tax

The prices of airline tickets are expected to shoot up from Tuesday March 1, when the new airport tax takes effect.

EU bans 2 Ghanaian carriers from its airspace

BRUSSELS — The European Commission said Thursday it has banned one airline from Ghana from flying to Europe and imposed restrictions on a second airline from the same country because of poor safety.

Minister calls for investment in Ghana’s tourism industry

The Minister of Tourism, Mrs. Sabah Zita Okaikoi has called on investors to take advantage of the general incentives available when they decide to invest in the tourism sector.

United commences Accra flights

(eTN) Last weekend saw the first ever United Airlines service commence between Washington’s Dulles Airport and

Ghana to promote soccer as a tourism product

An initiative to market football in Ghana as a tourism product is being promoted under a public-private sector partnership.

Minister visits tourist sites in Volta Region

The Minister of Tourism, Mrs Juliana Azumah Mensah, has visited the Wli Waterfall and Tafi-Atome monkey sanctuary in the Volta Region to acquaint herself with facilities at both sites to find ways of

Ghana: Support tourism through sports

The Deputy Western Regional Minister, Betty Bosomtwi Sam, has appealed to investors to take advantage of the availability of enormous land and other facilities, to help improve the tourism potentials

United Airlines adds Ghana, Nigeria & Bahrain to network

United Airlines announced today it will inaugurate its first-ever service to Africa in 2010, with one daily, same-plane service from Washington to Accra, Ghana, and Lagos, Nigeria.

Ghana cleaning it’s beaches to attract visitors

The decision by the management of Zoom Lion to set up a subsidiary company called Zoil Ghana Limited with the main objective of keeping Ghana's coastlines clean is a laudable plan that must be support

Nigeria raps UNWTO over its tourism pioneer who initiated “World Tourism...

The Nigeria’s Ministry of Tourism, Culture and National Orientation has said it has written to the United Nations World Tourism Organization [UNWTO] to remind the body of its 2006 promise to honor t

Medical tourism is emerging market for Ghana

The Managing Director of Holy Trinity Hospital in Accra, and SPA in Sogakofe in the Volta region, Dr.

La Palm and Elmina Beach Resort play crucial role in President...

La Palm Royal Beach Hotel and Elmina Beach Resort, two of the three Golden Beach Hotels in Ghana, in accordance with its tradition of playing host to very important dignitaries such as former Presiden

Accra welcomes Barack Obama for his first Ghana visit

Pan-African hospitality group, African Sun Limited, is proud to announce that Barack Obama, the president of the United States of America, has chosen to stay at its Holiday Inn, Accra Airport property

ATA executive director issues statement on President Obama’s trip to Ghana

Africa Travel Association (ATA) executive director Edward Bergman today issued the following statement on President Barack Obama’s arrival in Ghana, his second visit to Africa as president following
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