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Aviation fuel shortage pushes Nigeria’s aviation industry to a halt


Activities in the Nigerian aviation industry have returned close to normal after coming close to a halt over the weekend following a shortage in aviation fuel. Most airlines in Nigeria cancelled in some cases rescheduled flights over the weekend due to the development. This left thousands of air travelers stranded across airports in Nigeria. Some of the airlines which cancelled ...

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Tourism Minister touts Ghana’s security to woo tourists

L-R- Francis Abekah, Deputy Head of Mission, Ghana's Tourism Minister Mrs Elizabeth Ofosu-Adjare, UNWTO Secretary General Dr Taleb Rifai & Ghana's Ambassador to Spain H.E Elizabeth Adjei

The Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, Mrs. Elizabeth Ofosu-Adjare has reiterated government’s commitment to beef up security in the country to encourage tourism. According to her, there are growing concerns across the world as terrorism grows, hence the decision to take pragmatic measures to assure Ghanaians and tourists to invest in the tourism sector. The Tourism Minister made ...

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NYU schooled on Ghana’s tourism sector

The Minister in a pose with the Leadership of the Faculty

The Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, Mrs. Elizabeth Ofosu-Adjare has shared Ghana’s tourism experience with undergraduates, postgraduate students, and the leadership of the  the New York University Tisch Centre for Hospitality and Tourism in New York. Speaking as the guest of the Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism, the sector Minister presented a paper on Ghana’s tourism product, its ...

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Tourism Minister honored for promoting industry

Mrs Ofosu-Adjare in a handshake with Kirsten , the Faculty Dean for New York University Africa House while the Deputy Director of New York University Africa House, Andrea Pappito looks

The New York University Africa House has honored Ghana’s Minister of Tourism, Culture & Creative Arts, Hon. Mrs. Elizabeth Ofosu-Adjare for her leadership and dedication towards the promotion of sustainable tourism in Ghana at their inaugural Africa House Gala in New York. The New York University Africa House-Partnership Award was held to reward partners of NYU who have played diverse ...

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Emirates increases baggage allowance on all Africa routes


Emirates, the world’s largest international airline with an extensive network across Africa, is set to increase its free baggage allowance for customers travelling on all its flights originating from destinations across the continent. Starting from 15 April 2016, all Emirates customers travelling in any of the airline’s three cabin classes on outbound African flights will benefit from the increase in ...

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Kasapreko founder wins top tourism award

The Founder of Ghanaian-owned beverage company Kasapreko Company Limited (KCL), Dr Kwabena Adjei has been adjudged West African Tourism Personality of the Year at the recently-organised Weizo Accra tourism conference held in Accra. Receiving his award, Dr Adjei who is also the Group Chairman of the company, expressed his excitement at the milestone Kasapreko’s Alomo Bitters has chalked being the ...

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Tourism ministry to cash in on Ebola


The Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts says it intends to cash in on the Ebola outbreak. According to the ministry it will do so by promoting domestic tourism amidst the outbreak. Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts Elizabeth Ofosu Agyare  told Citi Business News “The Ministry of Tourism Culture and Creative Arts even though it is interested in international ...

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Estate developers send final SOS to BoG

Real estate developers are giving the Bank of Ghana (BoG) two options from which it has to choose one to help players in the industry to know the way forward in pricing the houses they put out for sale. To them, the central bank is either to stabilise the falling cedi with immediate effect or allow the estate developers to ...

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