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Ghana to host 2017 World Tourism Forum

Ghana to hosts 2017 World Tourism Forum

Ghana would be the principal African nation to have the World Tourism Forum – Africa Summit booked for October 10 and 11, 2017, at the Kempinski Gold Coast City Hotel in Accra.

The Ghana occasion will have President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo – Addo as the Special Guest.

The gathering would unite around 50 outside media houses, 10 African Ministers, and also Ambassadors, Chief Executive Officers of Tourism from different nations and partners in the division.

Mr. Akwesi Agyemang, Acting Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Tourism Authority, who reported this at a question and answer session to feature exercises for the occasion, said they were teaming up with three lodgings, in particular, Kempinski Gold Coast Hotel, Accra City Hotel and Urbano Hotel (formally Penta Hotel) at Osu to have the visitors.

He said before the occasion, there would be a provincial visit for the visitors on October 9, to some fascinating tourism locales and landmarks in the Central Region, trailed by an appreciated mixed drink at night at the National Theater in Accra.

The CEO said the headliner at the Kempinski Gold Coast Hotel on October 10, 2017, would be delegated with a Gala Dinner and Tourism Awards.

“On October 11, 2017, there will be another visit in the Greater Accra Region to fascinating tourism destinations,” and spoke to the nearby media to work together with the Local Organizing Committee and the remote media to pitch the nation to the outside world.

He said there would be a Regional Training for partners in the area from October 12 to 17, 2017, by the United Nations World Tourism Organization in Accra and encouraged the media to give the fundamental help to the two occasions.

Mrs. Catherine Afeku, Minister of Tourism, Arts, and Culture, said Ghana was picked over other African nations to have the occasion as a result of her political soundness.

She said the notorious Ghanaian friendliness and in addition the security measures set up to guarantee guests execute their organizations without fear, likewise put Ghana high above other African nations.

The Minister noticed that the World Tourism Forum is an established occasion that would require the help of the media to reveal to Ghana’s story to the world and encouraged the neighborhood media to demonstrate the nation’s honest to goodness warmth, friendliness, and liberality to their outside partners.

Mrs. Afeku said after the gathering, the GTA would issue an announcement to feature Ghana’s capacity as a tourism goal in Africa, saying that, “how about we help the outsiders to see Ghana through our eyes”.

To the neighborhood media, she stated, the discussion is an open door for them to coordinate with worldwide media systems to offer themselves and furthermore, by teaming up with the outside media to offer Ghana’s tourism possibilities.

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