All is set for 2020 Honourary National Tourism Awards

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Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA)
Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA)

The Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture is set to organise this year’s Honourary National Tourism Awards.

The awards ceremony, slated for Saturday December 11, 2021, at ‘The Dome’, Accra International Conference Centre (AICC), is the 16th edition and on the theme, “Stronger partnership for inclusive tourism growth”.

A release issued to the Ghana News Agency, on Friday, in Accra, said the awards was to reward impactful contribution to the tourism sector, encourage stronger rebound of tourism in Ghana and to build relationship amongst the GTA and stakeholders who had distinguished themselves in advancing the course of the industry, especially in the challenging times of the COVID-19 pandemic.

It said a total of 15 honorary awards would be presented to deserving tourism establishments and personalities, including the supporting traditional ruler of the year, outstanding corporate stakeholder of the year, most active tourism trade association of the year, outstanding personality in the fight against COVID-19, tourism-oriented media personality, among others.

The release said a five-member national jury was tasked to review all nominations to select the best awardee for each award category.

The Honourary National Tourism Awards was instituted in 1997 by the GTA to reward excellence in the tourism industry and promote a healthy competition among industry practitioners.

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