Published on : Wednesday, October 11, 2017
The Ghana Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture is planning to set up “Akwaaba Hotels” through a partnership with the private hospitality sector at various destinations in the country to boost the domestic tourism.
The Tours Facility Manager of the Ghana Tourist Development Company (GTDC), George Adje Kwei Mensah said that the hotels which would be set-up between two to three years, would be affordable for the people living Ghana to support the tourist sites for economic growth in domestic area.
Mr Adje Kwei Mensah made the revelation where he led a 22-member delegation of tourists to tour the Kakum National Park and the Cape Coast Castle in the Central Region, as part of tourism activities marking the World Tourism Forum being hosted in Ghana.
The 22-member team includes the people from Turkey, United States of America, Bosnia, Cote d’Ivoire, and Ghana amongst other countries. Their focus is to sell the tourism potential of Ghana to the world.
The World Tourism Forum is a global event held in different parts of the world. It is to boost the global tourism.
Mr Adje Kwei Mensahsaid that the Ministry of Tourism was committed to re-orienting Ghanaians on a new sense of national pride in its heritage, culture and way of life through designed programmes and campaigns.
He urged the Ghanaians to protect and conserve the in order to boost the tourism sector.
The World Tourism Forum had in the past, been held in Turkey, Dubai and Russia. Ghana is the first African country to host the event related with the World Tourism Forum.
According to the tourists in Ghana that Europe is missing the natural beauties that Ghana has.