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Kwahu para-gliders to be insured during Easter

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The Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) has introduced an Insurance Cover for participants of this year’s paragliding event which will take place at Kwahu during the Easter festivities. The move follows the Kintampo waterfalls disaster which led to the death of about 19 students. The insurance policy will provide public liability insurance for organizers of the Kwahu paragliding festival, personal accident ...

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Tourism Ministry proposes new law to protect tourists

Catherine Afeku - Tourism Minister

The Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Catherine Ablema Afeku has promised to enforce a Legislative Instrument (LI) to regulate and ensure safety measures at tourist sites to avert disasters. According to her, the tourist sites will mostly be managed by the private sector when the LI is put in place. Her comments follows a ghastly accident at the Kintampo Water ...

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Participants of Heritage Caravan to go cashless with Vodafone Cash

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Vodafone has joined the list of partners for Citi FM’s ‘Heritage Caravan Reloaded’. The company comes on board with its flagship product, ‘Vodafone Cash’ that encourages cashless transactions. The product among others allows Vodafone customers to transfer money to both onnet and x-net ones. In addition, customers are entitled to a daily debit amount of between 300 and 3000 cedis. ...

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Top Oil sponsors Citi Fm’s Heritage Caravan tour again

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Wholly indigenous owned oil marketing company, Top Oil, has renewed its commitment to support Citi Fm’s Heritage Caravan Tour for the second consecutive time. The oil marketing company last year sponsored the tour in a bid to promote the rich culture and tradition that Ghana possesses but are inadequately explored. Operating under the tagline, “Top Oil; for top performance,” Top ...

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Build affordable hotels to attract tourists- Jumia

Country Manager of Jumia  Ghana, Claire Staal

Government must build affordable hotels at various tourist sites in the country to attract visitors into the country, online hotel booking company, Jumia Travel has advised. The Minister for Tourism, Arts and Culture Catherine Afeku, assured parliament’s Appointment Committee  during her vetting that government will work to reduce the cost of hotels in the country to attract tourists into the ...

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HFC Bank joins Citi FM’s Heritage Caravan sponsors list

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HFC Bank has joined the growing list of organizations that will be sponsoring Citi FM’s 2017 Heritage Caravan. The Heritage Caravan initiative which was recently endorsed by the Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture designate, Catherine Afeku, will transport patrons to some of the most captivating parts of Ghana overflowing with history and culture. HFC Bank which signed on last ...

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Attracting tourists to Ghana: Minister Nominee advocates pool flights

Catherine Afeku - Tourism Minister

The Minister Nominee for Tourism and Creative Arts, Catherine Ablema Afeku has proposed charter flight services among international airlines to reduce the cost of airfares in Ghana. In her view, tourists to Ghana should be paying relatively less for flight services since the high demand will drive down cost. The high cost of air ticket fares has been listed as ...

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Nana Addo appoints Kwadwo Antwi as CEO of GTDC

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President Nana Akufo-Addo has appointed Kwadwo Odame Antwi as Acting CEO of the Ghana Tourism Development Company(GTDC). A statement signed by the Minister nominee for Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, Catherine Afeku directed the Chief Director of the sector Ministry to aid Mr. Antwi occupy the new role. “The Chief Director of the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts ...

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Ghanaian business leaders applaud Rwanda’s development efforts

Business Leaders of Citi FM's Hello Kigali Tour with some Rwanda public service officials

Ghanaian leaders from the public and private sector have applauded Rwanda’s transformation journey following the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. The 20 Ghanaian business leaders, investors and government officials were in the country on a five-day business trip last week to learn from Rwanda’s success story, according to Kojo Akoto Boateng, one of the organisers of the trip, dubbed ‘Hello ...

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Hello Kigali: Experience to trigger radical change in Ghana [Audio]

#HelloKigali business tour with Citi FM

Business leaders who took part in Citi FM’s Hello Kigali trip, returned home over the weekend with a strong urge to transform and propel Ghana’s business sector. The participants belonging to various business sectors including technology, oil, and gas, finance, tourism, real estate, agro-processing as well as academia and the public sector spent four days in Kigali, Rwanda hunting for ...

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