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Kempinski Hotel wins 5-Star Hotel of the year, 2019

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Kempinski Hotel (Gold Coast City) has emerged the 5-Star Hotel of the Year for the second year running at the National Tourism Awards held...
Ecowas Workshop

Heads of ECOWAS National Offices meeting underway in Accra

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Mr Mohammed Habib Tijani, a Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration has opened the 2020 annual meeting of Heads of the Economic...
Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA)

GTA set to organize 2019 National tourism awards

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The Ghana Tourism Authority(GTA), under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, is set to organize the 2019 National Tourism Awards...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Merkel calls for disciplined November shutdown to break 2nd wave

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German citizens must show discipline if the country's new coronavirus shutdown is to be lifted in time for Christmas, Chancellor Angela Merkel warned on...
Tourism

Lack of airport in Cape Coast affecting Tourism

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Mr Clifford Ashun, the Central Regional Head of the Museums and Monuments Board (MMB) has commended government for its resolve to establish an...
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GFA, partners PFAG, GTA in a football match to promote football and tourism

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The Ghana Football Association (GFA) in partnership with the Professional Footballers Association of Ghana (PFAG) and the Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) have launched ...

Volta Region’s tourism potential not adequately exposed -Director

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Mr Alexander Nketia, Volta Regional Director of the Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA), has said the tourism potential of the Volta Region has not been...
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Kenya to develop tourism products amid COVID-19 pandemic

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Kenya plans to develop tourism products at the local community level in order to boost sector revenues amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a government official...
China Tourism

Beijing to increase tourism capacity with caution during holiday

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Beijing will allow more visitors into its tourist sites during the upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival and the National Day holiday as the COVID-19 epidemic...
Ghana Tourism authority

Tourism is crucial to rural development – Ghana Tourism Authority

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Mr Charles Buabin, Tema Regional Director, Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA), says tourism plays a crucial role in promoting and fostering sustainable rural development. He...

World tourism day to be celebrated on September 27

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On September 27, 2020, World Tourism Day, would be celebrated globally under the auspices of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO). This year’s theme...
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East Africa tourism sector hardest hit by COVID-19 pandemic: report

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East African Community's (EAC's) tourism sector will face a 92 percent decline in cash flows due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, says...
Cricket

Namibia cricket embarks on initiative to revive struggling tourism sector

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Namibia cricket has joined efforts with the "Eagles" brand to help revive the country's ailing tourism sector with the launch of the #EaglesChallenge on...
Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA)

Western Region to host this year’s National Tourism Day

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Mr George Nkrumah Ansere, the Western Regional Manager of the Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA), has announced that Bogoso and Takoradi in the...
Tourism Awards

MCE honoured for being responsive to tourism-related development

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Mr. Osei Assibey-Antwi, the Metropolitan Chief Executive of Kumasi, has received the ‘Tourism Personality of the Year’ award, for his instrumentality in the development...
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Croatia says tourism results in first eight months better than expected

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Croatia has achieved better-than-expected tourism results in the first eight months of the year, the country's tourism administrators said on Friday. According...
Industry

Mexico’s manufacturing, tourism most sensitive to job loss due to pandemic: Moody’s

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The loss of formal jobs in Mexico due to the COVID-19 pandemic will be more evident in manufacturing and tourism sectors, and the recovery...
A sea of rape flowers in blossom in Yingpan Village, Dali, southwest China’s Yunnan province during the 2018 Spring Festival. China’s rural tourism is focusing more on developing ecological tourism based on the lucid waters and lush mountains. (Photo from CFP)

Finland’s tourism revenues better than expected: ministry

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The decline in Finland's tourism revenues this year has been lower than expected, according to figures published by the Finnish Ministry of Economic Affairs...
A Qantas airplane takes off from Sydney Airport, in Sydney, Australia, March 18, 2020. Virgin Australia airline announced Wednesday it would temporarily suspend all international flights as well as 50 percent of domestic services, in another blow to the industry by COVID-19. Australia's national carrier Qantas on Tuesday cancelled 90 percent of its international flights as well as 60 percent of its domestic capacity. (Xinhua/Bai Xuefei)

Zimbabwe to resume flights to boost tourism

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Zimbabwe will resume domestic flights on Thursday and international flights on Oct. 1 as the government steps up efforts to revive tourism, one of...

Sekyere-Kumawu prioritizing tourism, PERD to boost economic development

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The Sekyere Kumawu District Assembly is prioritizing tourism development and promotion as well as investment in the Planting for Exports and Rural Development (PERD)...
VICTORIA FALLS, Aug. 7, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on August 6, 2020 shows Victoria Falls at the border of Zimbabwe and Zambia. Zimbabwe's president on Thursday launched the National Tourism Recovery and Growth Strategy in Victoria Falls to guide the recovery of tourism sector which was hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. (Xinhua/Wanda)

Tourism establishments in Cambodia gradually reopen as COVID-19 situation eases

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Tourism businesses in Cambodia have gradually reopened after the situation of COVID-19 in the kingdom has eased, Tourism Ministry's secretary of state Tith...
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Mozambique to introduce tourism sanitation seal amid COVID-19 pandemic

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The Mozambican Ministry of Culture and Tourism is planning to introduce a sanitation certification seal in the touristic facilities nationwide this year, Radio Mozambique...
Tourism, Beach, Africa,

Unemployment rises in Spain in August due to fall in tourism

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The number of people registered as unemployed in Spain rose by 29,780 to reach 3,802,814 in August, according to data published by the...
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Airport reopening will fast-track AfCFTA – Chamber for Tourism Industry

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Ghana reopens its borders on September 1. The Chamber for Tourism Industry Ghana welcomes this decision as a win for AfCFTA but wishes to...
VICTORIA FALLS, Aug. 7, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on August 6, 2020 shows Victoria Falls at the border of Zimbabwe and Zambia. Zimbabwe's president on Thursday launched the National Tourism Recovery and Growth Strategy in Victoria Falls to guide the recovery of tourism sector which was hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. (Xinhua/Wanda)

South Africa launches Tourism Month amid COVID-19

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The South African government on Monday launched the Tourism Month in the hope of rejuvenating the economy severely battered by the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
Ex Mrs United Nations Tourism

Reopening of economy to boost tourism – South African government

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With South Africa's economic growth expected to shrink by more than 8 percent in 2020, the Cabinet on Thursday said the further reopening of...
VICTORIA FALLS, Aug. 7, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on August 6, 2020 shows Victoria Falls at the border of Zimbabwe and Zambia. Zimbabwe's president on Thursday launched the National Tourism Recovery and Growth Strategy in Victoria Falls to guide the recovery of tourism sector which was hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. (Xinhua/Wanda)

Germany donates to Botswana tourism

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The Federal Republic of Germany on Thursday donated close to 1.4 million U.S. dollars (16,296,409 pula) to Botswana's Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources...
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Kenya awarded “safer tourism seal”

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Kenya's tourism ministry said on Wednesday that it is the first country globally to be awarded the recommended status of the "Safer Tourism Seal"...

High hopes pinned on Chinese tourists to help revive Egypt’s tourism sector

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As Egypt's tourism industry has been hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, officials placed high hopes on Chinese tourists to help revive Egypt's tourism...
Covid

UN chief calls for sustainable recovery of tourism from COVID-19

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In a policy brief and video message broadcast on Tuesday, United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres highlighted the role tourism plays in providing a...