Tag: Ghana

Canadians rescued by SWAT and safe after abduction in Ghana
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Canadians rescued by SWAT and safe after abduction in Ghana

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 12, 2019

National Security Operatives  in Ghana completed an operation which successfully rescued the two Canadian women recently abducted in the Ashanti ... Read More

AFRAA and IATA share common aviation vision
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AFRAA and IATA share common aviation vision

mm Alain St.Ange- June 12, 2019

AFRAA and IATA share a common vision – the development of a safe, secure and sustainable aviation industry in Africa ... Read More

Ghana Remains Safe: African Tourism Board Rapid Response Team offers assistance
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Ghana Remains Safe: African Tourism Board Rapid Response Team offers assistance

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 11, 2019

Ghana remains sage, security remains vigilant according to a statement issued by Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, the Minister of Information for ... Read More

World Travel Awards 2019: Complete list of winners for Africa & the Indian Ocean
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World Travel Awards 2019: Complete list of winners for Africa & the Indian Ocean

mm Alain St.Ange- June 4, 2019

The World Travel Awards took place in Mauritius. Businesses from all over Africa were competing to be the best of ... Read More

Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way
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Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way

editor editor- May 30, 2019

U.S. Travel advisories against Kenya should be increased. This is the demand by leaders of the LGBT Community to the ... Read More

African Tourism Board President will speak at the IATA Regional Aviation Forum in Ghana
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African Tourism Board President will speak at the IATA Regional Aviation Forum in Ghana

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

The African Tourism Board knows the importance of connectivity for the growing travel and tourism industry to the continent.  African ... Read More

ATTES: Changing the Face of Africa together with the African Tourism Board
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ATTES: Changing the Face of Africa together with the African Tourism Board

mm Dr. Darlington Muzeza- May 14, 2019

The African Tourism Board is planning to partner with Africa’s Trade, Transport and Energy Summit  (ATTES) to make sure travel and tourism ... Read More

South Africa Tourism Ministry and African Tourism Board Officials meet and agree with SA President Cyril Ramaphosa
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South Africa Tourism Ministry and African Tourism Board Officials meet and agree with SA President Cyril Ramaphosa

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 4, 2019

African Tourism Board Vice President Cuthbert Ncube today at Indaba in Durban met with the Honorable Deputy Minister of Tourism ... Read More

Hilton Garden Inn expands footprint in Africa
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Hilton Garden Inn expands footprint in Africa

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019

Hilton Garden Inn is celebrating strong growth in Africa with four open properties and an additional 14 in the pipeline ... Read More

Accor leverages expanded brand portfolio to accelerate Africa development plans
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Accor leverages expanded brand portfolio to accelerate Africa development plans

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019

Accor is fast-tracking its development plans in Africa, leveraging its expanded portfolio to consolidate its leadership position in North and ... Read More

Ghana Tourism makes money on selfies
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Ghana Tourism makes money on selfies

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019

Ghana Tourism is a big business and full of surprises. This is also true for  Mr Guru, Ghanaian,  a comedian ... Read More

Emirates and Africa World Airlines ink interline agreement
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Emirates and Africa World Airlines ink interline agreement

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019

Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, and Africa World Airlines (AWA), the Ghanaian airline headquartered in Accra, have announced a ... Read More

Africa Tourism Leadership Forum: Next stop Durban
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Africa Tourism Leadership Forum: Next stop Durban

editor editor- April 16, 2019

Themed “Stimulating intra-Africa Travel through thought leadership,” the 2019 Africa Tourism Leadership Forum (ATLF) is the only Pan-African public-private tourism ... Read More

African Tourism Board Launch was a success: A new era just started for African Travel & Tourism
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African Tourism Board Launch was a success: A new era just started for African Travel & Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 12, 2019

The two arms of the African Tourism Board had their official launch event yesterday at the Cape Town International Convention ... Read More

African Tourism Board launch on Thursday: More details just released
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African Tourism Board launch on Thursday: More details just released

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019

The African Tourism Board is ready to be launched in Cape Town on Thursday during the upcoming World Travel Market ... Read More

2nd annual Africa Business and MICE Tourism Master Class to be held in Johannesburg this June
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2nd annual Africa Business and MICE Tourism Master Class to be held in Johannesburg this June

editor editor- April 3, 2019

The 2nd edition of the Africa Business and MICE Master Class will be held in Johannesburg at the BDO South ... Read More

Nonstop between Washington Dulles and Acrra, Ghana grows on SAA
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Nonstop between Washington Dulles and Acrra, Ghana grows on SAA

editor editor- April 3, 2019

Starting today, South African Airways (SAA) has increased its frequency on nonstop flights between Washington, D.C.-Dulles International Airport and Accra’s ... Read More

VoyagesAfriq CEO appointed UNWTO Senior Expert for Communications in Africa
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VoyagesAfriq CEO appointed UNWTO Senior Expert for Communications in Africa

mm Alain St.Ange- April 2, 2019

The Managing Editor and CEO of VoyagesAfriq Media Limited, Mr. Kojo Bentum-Williams, has been appointed as the UN World Tourism ... Read More

Ghana Tourism over Mining? Should Atewa Forest Reserve be a National Park?
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Ghana Tourism over Mining? Should Atewa Forest Reserve be a National Park?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 31, 2019

In Ghana, a Rocha Ghana and Concerned Citizens of Atewa Landscape (CCLA), both non-governmental organizations (NGOs), have urged the government ... Read More

About the African Tourism Board: Top important according to an African American Tourism Expert
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About the African Tourism Board: Top important according to an African American Tourism Expert

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 28, 2019

Drew Barrett, a Chicago based African American tourism expert and consultant, thinks the newly founded African Tourism Board(ATB) is very important and ... Read More

African Tourism Board plans impressive launch in Cape Town at WTM
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African Tourism Board plans impressive launch in Cape Town at WTM

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 14, 2019

The African Tourism Board (ATB) is planning for an impressive launch event during World Travel Market (WTM) in Cape Town, ... Read More

Marriott will introduce St Regis hotel brand to Marrakech in 2024
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Marriott will introduce St Regis hotel brand to Marrakech in 2024

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 9, 2019

In a joint statement issued today, Marriott International and Kuwaiti United Real Estate Co. announced that they plan to develop ... Read More

Marriott International announces three new hotel deals in North and West Africa
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Marriott International announces three new hotel deals in North and West Africa

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019

From the Forum de l'Investissement Hôtelier Africain in Marrakech, Marriott International announced three new deal signings across North and West ... Read More

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Ghana beefs up leisure tourism

editor editor- January 29, 2019

According to the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) leisure travel spending (inbound and domestic) generated 66.5% of direct Travel ... Read More

Dubai Runway Closure: Emirates adjusts schedule
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Dubai Runway Closure: Emirates adjusts schedule

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 12, 2019

Emirates has announced adjustments to its operational schedules in 2019 to minimise the impact of the closure of Dubai International ... Read More

Africa Travel and Tourism: Trends for the New Year
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Africa Travel and Tourism: Trends for the New Year

editor editor- January 8, 2019

Players in the travel and tourism ecosystem in Africa travel look forward to 2019 with full optimism. Read More

South African Airways boosts its US-Ghana service
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South African Airways boosts its US-Ghana service

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 2, 2019

The flag carrier airline of South Africa, South African Airways (SAA), today announced that it will increase the frequency on ... Read More

Ghanaian Tourism Ambassador: Sex is a tourism booster
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Ghanaian Tourism Ambassador: Sex is a tourism booster

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 27, 2018

Ghanaian radio and TV presenter, Abeiku Aggrey Santana, who in 2016 was announced as a Tourism Ambassador for Ghana, has ... Read More

Royal Air Maroc welcomes its first Boeing 737 MAX jet
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Royal Air Maroc welcomes its first Boeing 737 MAX jet

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 22, 2018

Boeing today delivered the first 737 MAX for Royal Air Maroc, which plans to use the fuel-efficient, longer-range version of ... Read More

Airbus selects 51 teams for Fly Your Ideas global competition
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Airbus selects 51 teams for Fly Your Ideas global competition

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 17, 2018

Airbus has shortlisted 51 international student teams to go into round two of its sixth Fly Your Ideas global challenge. ... Read More

African Tourism Partners steps up Africa Travel & Tourism Master Classes
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African Tourism Partners steps up Africa Travel & Tourism Master Classes

editor editor- December 4, 2018

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

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018
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Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law ... Read More

Orphanage voluntourism:  Responsible tourism gone wrong
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Orphanage voluntourism:  Responsible tourism gone wrong

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- October 29, 2013

Responsible tourism has an ugly side and you could very well be unknowingly feeding it. Picture this: You find yourself ... Read More

RwandAir – where dream has turned into reality
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RwandAir – where dream has turned into reality

editor editor- March 4, 2013

(eTN) - While in Rwanda last week, news emerged from the corridors of RwandAir, that Accra, Ghana, will become the ... Read More

Ghana warns tourists to avoid unlicensed hospitality facilities
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Ghana warns tourists to avoid unlicensed hospitality facilities

editor editor- November 19, 2012

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

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