Source: GNA - The Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) has vowed to stop all unauthorised operators in the hospitality industry.
Mr. Fredrick Adjei-Rudolph, the Eastern Regional Manager, said they were determined to ensure that acceptable standards were maintained.
The pledge comes on the heels of the closure of 16 hotels and hostels in the region by the Authority.
Source: The Informer Ghana - One’s first source of attack, could always be from within his/her own camp. The import of the above wise-saying is what President Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s nominee for the position of Tourism and Creative Arts [minister-designate], seems to be suffering from, in the hands of her detractors, believed to be members of the governing New Patriotic Party [NPP], since her announcement to the said post, pending the approval by Parliament.
Source: Daily Guide Africa - The name ‘Flagstaff House,’ Ghana’s seat of government, appears to have been changed to ‘Jubilee House’ by the Akufo-Addo-led New Patriotic Party (NPP) government.
Source: Daily Graphic Ghana - Every year, millions of domestic and international tourists troop to Ghana in such of mindboggling, rich but natural and captivating sights to feast their eyes on.
Source: GNA - As tourism gradually takes centre stage in the country’s foreign exchange earnings, one key touristic attraction that could rake in fortunes for the country but has been neglected is the Kulungugu bomb site.
Source: kasapafmonline. com - Students of Koforidua Technical University (KTU) are expected to hassle for hostel accommodations when school re-opens on February 10.
This is because the Ghana Tourism Authority in the Eastern region on Monday commenced closing down some illegal student hostels and Hotels in the region.
"...stressed that open defecation at the beaches if left unchecked could even affect revenue from tourism especially at the Elmina Castle as tourists won’t find the place attractive enough to visit."
Source: kasapfmonline. com - A total of 14 people have been fined Ghc400 each by the Elmina Magistrate Court in Komenda-Edna-Eguafo-Abirem municipality of the Central Region for open defecation.
The culprits made up of adults between the ages of 30 and 50 both males and females were arrested by the Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abirem Municipal assembly sanitation guards at the Elmina beach.
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Source: classfmonline. com - The Gh@60 celebration must be “modest” yet “elegant”, President Nana Akufo-Addo has said.
Launching the anniversary committee at the Flagstaff House on Thursday, 26 January, Mr Akufo-Addo said: “The celebration of our 60th anniversary should be modest, it should take into account our financial circumstances but it also should be elegant and appropriate, we should live in a good feeling about ourselves.”
Source: myjoyonline. com - President Akufo-Addo, has initiated a probe into one of his ministerial appointees designated for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Catherine Afeku.
Information gathered by Myjoyonline.com indicate the minister-designate for Tourism, Arts and Culture is being probed after reports emerged that she, together with her husband, were defendants in a case of fraud in 2007.
Source: myjoyonline. com - The president, Nana Akufo-Addo has directed the Chief Executive of the Ghana Tourism Authority Gideon Aryeequaye to, with immediate effect step down and handover to the Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister designate Catherine Afeku.