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Upgraded Odweanoma paragliding site to be commissioned during ‘Yenko Kwahu’ festival

Under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, the Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) in collaboration with the Kwahu Traditional Authority and the Kwahu Professionals Network (KPN) is scheduled to commission the upgraded Odweanoma Paragliding Site on Monday, September 21, a statement by the GTA has said. According to the statement, the Paragliding Festival, which is one of ...

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Chadwick Boseman’s hometown working on statue to honour him

Chadwick Boseman’s hometown is already hard at work on a statue that’ll pay tribute to the “Black Panther” star … but those who want it to replace a Confederate memorial shouldn’t hold their breath. A spokesperson for Mayor Terence Roberts’ Office in Anderson, SC tells TMZ … the city is enthusiastically working on a permanent public tribute to honour the ...

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Ghana’s tourism sector to fully recover in 3 years – Prof. Mensah

Ishmael Mensah

Ghana’s tourism sector will take between two to three years to fully recover from the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic, an Associate Professor at the Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management of the University of Cape Coast (UCC), Prof. Ishmael Mensah has predicted. Speaking to the Ghanaian Times in an interview yesterday, Prof. Mensah who is also the Ghana Director ...

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How Trump’s tweets and Cardi B are making more Americans move to Ghana

ACCRA, Ghana — The man from Boston stared at the ocean and thought: Maybe I’ll never go back. He’d come to coastal Ghana for an adventure, he told friends, but his motivation ran deeper. Pierre Delva, 32, craved a fresh start without the question that had bothered him since childhood. “Is it because I’m black?” the used-car salesman said, reclining ...

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How the people of Elmina became the first Africans to receive Europeans in West Africa

Although the English and Americans are the European superpowers today, there was a time that power lied in the bosom of the Portuguese and Spanish. Researcher and historian at the University of Ghana’s Institute of African Studies, Kweku Darko Ankrah, notes that Elmina in Ghana’s Central Region is the first European settlement in West Africa. Historian J.E. Condua-Harley notes: “When ...

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More Eco-Tourism Delight In Ghana

It must excite you to know that Ghana is a nature lover’s delight. Its sunny equatorial climate and fertile well-watered soils sustain an enchanting selection of wildlife, ranging from elephants to monkeys and marine turtles to crocodiles, as well as hundreds of colourful birds and butterfly species. More than five per cent of the country’s surface area has been accorded ...

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Ghanaians call upon to embark on serious cultural promotion

Dr Iddi Ziblim, the Deputy Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, has called on Ghanaians to collectively embark on a serious drive on domestic tourism by promoting our culture. “Let us consciously promote our culture by translating the inward sentiments into an insatiable craving for made in Ghana goods and services. We sincerely believe that that is the right ...

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Visit Axim- Ghana’s Beautiful Beach Hub

There is no doubt that community tourism has become an opportunity for tourists to spend amazing time according to their convenience while experiencing the best traditional life of natives. They explore more, learn more cultures and enjoy the exuberant nature in these communities they visit. This week, NEWS-ONE will be leading visitors to Axim, one of the major communities in Ghana ...

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Local Assemblies must help tourists stay in host communities -GTA

Mr Akwasi Agyeman

 Mr. Akwasi Agyeman, Chief Executive Officer, Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) has urged local Assemblies to invest in social amenities at tourist sites to encourage guests to stay in host communities. He said the lack of accommodation and toilet facilities compelled tourists to live outside host communities, which negatively affected the local economy of such communities and the Assemblies. Mr Agyeman ...

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MTN Shortz and Shortz Challenge Launched

Telecommunication giants, MTN, has launch an exciting digital innovation platform known as the MTN Shortz, to allow customers to access and create short videos that would enable them enjoy a better experience on the network. The innovative venture by MTN, is targeted at monetizing the creativity of content developers as well as giving subscribes a chance to make short video ...

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