To propel the tourism sector as a key engine of growth. The 3rd ghana carnival was organized to promote international appreciation of. Tourism federal ministry of information and culture. Avance media presents below the full list of ghanaians who were sworn in as ministers to steer the affairs of the country for the next four years. On her part, miss portia expressed her appreciation to the hon. Ministry of tourism donates ppe to tourism federation. Catherine abelema afeku with some senior officers, tourism ambassadors and media people embarked on a threeday tour of the volta region. Minister for foreign affairs and regional integration, shirley ayorkor botchway mp has taken delivery of covid19 medical supplies for ghana and 17 other african countries. Information for passengers on the possibility of entry of medicament containing illegal drugs as per. Annual report 201819 ministry of tourism annual report english for web. The minister of tourism is the head of the governmental department that specializes in tourism, recreation andor culture the position exists in many different countries under several names. These are the heads of different regions in the country.
It pride itself in developing sustainable tourism pivoted on ghanaian arts and culture. As part of its marketing promotional activities, the ministry of tourism runs campaigns in the print, electronic, online and outdoor media in domestic and overseas markets. The ministry of information moi, is the official public relations outfit of government. These functions are aimed at optimising the socioeconomic growth of the country through tourism related activities and the promotion of environmental impact for the benefit of deprived communities with tourist sites in the country. Catherine akefu formulation of policies that market arts, culture and tourism industry.
The ministry was created in 1993 to promote, develop and coordinate tourism related activities in the country. Mahmoud kombo is the minister for tourism promoting and regulating the tourism industry in zanzibar. This is the enable the ministry to carry out its marine drive tourism investment project. Ongoing grid expansions would allow further exports to other neighboring countries in the sub region. Ministry of tourism, culture and creative arts wikipedia. Tourism ministers dress causes stir on social media. Tourism minister edmund bartlett l, health minister dr. Controls activities that are involved in extraction of the resources.
In view of this, the ministry of tourism, arts and culture and the ghana tourism authority have participated in local and international fairs and exhibitions, conferences, seminars, etc to promote. The ministry of tourism, promotes india in a holistic manner. Apart from the cabinet ministers in ghana serving the different departments, the president also appointed ministers of ghana for the different regions of the country. Ghana is a member of ecowas, the african union, the commonwealth, and the world trade organization. Feb 28, 2017 one month after assuming office, newly elected president of ghana h. In january 2017, the ghanaian president, nana addo. The deputy minister of tourism, arts and culture, dr ziblim iddi barri, further entreated miss portia to continue to make ghana pound on the international scene.
Article 76 1 of the 1992 constitution states that, there shall be a cabinet which shall consist of the president, the vice president and not less than ten and not more than nineteen ministers of state. Michael ring is a junior minister in that department and has sport and tourism as part of his work. Akua sena dansua, minister for tourism of ghana youtube. Formulation of policy, planning and programming for the development and.
The core functions of the ministry of tourism, arts and culture are. Bartlett a much sought after speaker in various fora. Issue of letter of approval by the ministry of tourism for projects with respect to the accommodation sector. The mandate of the department of touris m is to create conditions for the sustainable growth and development of tourism in south africa. The coronavirus disease has been defined as a novel that was first identified.
He was appointed as the minister of finance in 2017 by president nana addo dankwa akufoaddo. Total expenditure at the end of 2016 financial year stood at gh. Barbara oteng gyasi during her vetting with the appointment committee on friday, march 15, 2019, admitted her awareness of the agitation in the creative industry because of the feeling of being neglected. List of akufoaddo government ministers and political appointees. These roles and responsibilities are undertaken by the economic unit, trade unit, department of tourism. Ghana also exports power to togo, benin and burkina faso. The tourism industry and the ghanaian economy bank of ghana. Ghana faces a number of challenges in formulating and implementing sd strategies.
The honourable edmund bartlett, mp ministry of tourism. Who is the current minister of tourism ghana answers. The items were presented to the ghanaian government on monday, april 6, 2020, by the chinese government towards the fight of coronavirus. Organised hang paragliding festival to boost domestic tourism drive. Ministry of tourismghana archives the ghana report. In order to revamp ghanas tourist attraction sites across the volta region to help boost tourism the minister for tourism, arts and culture, hon. Akua sena dansua, minister for tourism of ghana the berlin international economics congress 2011. To showcase the amazing things to do and places to see in ghana. What is the role of the ministry of tourism answers.
Note 2 sarah adwoa safo doubles as deputy majority leader. Trinidads 201920 cruise season began on thursday 14th november 2019 with the arrival of the more than 3,500 passengers on the caribbean princess cruise line. Ministry of tourism business profile on ghanayello. Barbara oteng gyasi the ministerdesignate for tourism, arts and culture, hon. The items include 2,000 veronica buckets and bowls, 24 boxes of sanitizers, 10,000 gloves, 32 boxes of liquid soap, 160 pieces of tissue paper, and 80 boxes. Ministry of tourism vision, mission, objectives and core values. The president appoints the sector minister, who is then presented to parliament for approval. Barbara oteng gyasi and her team for the warm courtesies accorded her at the ministry of tourism, arts and culture. The ministry of tourism, arts and culture has been realigned through executive instrument e. The ministry of tourism arts and culture has donated some items to some veterans in the entertainment industry. I would like to welcome you to the official website of the ministry of information, ghana.
Current ministers in ghana, their portfolio and profiles 2020. Benin republic history benin republic, is a frenchspeaking west african nation, the birthplace of the vodun religion and home to the former dahomey kingdom from 16001900 century president. To enhance the visibility of mauritius as a top class tourist destination in traditional, emerging and new markets. Contents on this website is published, managed and maintained by ministry of tourism. Regarding to article 43 of the law on prevention of drug abuse official gazette of montenegro, no. At the current time may 20 leo varadkar is minister for transport, sports and tourism. Official pdf, 66 pages world bank documents world bank group.
The tourism sector of ghana has been doing well because of the improvement in the number of hotel facilities since 1989 as shown in figure 3. We bring you the list of ministers in ghana, their portfolio and profiles. Ifr internal rate of return interim financial report. Tourism in ghana tourism is a key economic driver in ghana which generates foreign exchange earnings, creates jobs and wealth as well as stimulates other sectors of the economy. Enhancing competitiveness of ghanas private sector. The ministry of tourism arts and culture and the ghana tourism authority gta thursday donated personal protective equipment ppe and other items to the ghana tourism federation in accra. Barbara otenggyasi has commended the chefs association of ghana for making ghana proud on its international chef competition. The federal ministry of information and culture serves as the federal outfit responsible for the dissemination of essential and vital information which will enhance and facilitate democratic governance of nigeria as a federal republic. Sa could however still do more as it had so many tourist attractions. The ministry functions to develop and promote tourism and improve the capital city, accra. Ministry of tourism and sports argentina minister for tourism australia. Tourism minister, mmamoloko kubayingubane today welcomed the constitutional courts dismissal of the joint afriforum and solidaritys application to appeal and set aside the use of broadbased black economic empowerment as consideration for financial relief to small businesses in the sector affected by coronavirus covid19. The ministry of tourism of ghana is the government ministry responsible for the development.
The gdp expanded 4 percent yearonyear in the third quarter of 2016, following a downwardly revised 2. Christopher tufton 3rd l and senior health ministry officials in an impromptu meeting to detail operations of the covid19 emergency operations centre in new kingston and tighten coordination between the health ministry and the wider tourism sector. The ministry of sports and tourism of the republic of benin has endorsed the newly inaugurated tour operators of benin tob, association. Creating incentives to increase the tourism industry. The ministry of tourism, arts and culture integrates the tourism sector with the vibrant arts, culture and sport sector to promote british columbia for residents, visitors and investors. Stressing the importance of the sector, tourism minister, the honourable randall mitchell says the ministrys strategic plan is to increase visitor arrivals to 100,000. Contact us ministry of tourism, culture and creative arts.
This ministry is headed by the union minister of state for. Foreign currency can be freely exchanged at any forex bureaux in the country. In the year 1999, the number of hotels increased from 273 in 1989 to 767 in 1999. The ministry of tourism could easily take the beautiful song, cut it in certain places, and place it over a video of all of the natural and lovely landscapes that are present in ghana. The ghanaian group annexed the coveted prize amongst the 15member african countries held in durban south africa. Ministry of tourism accra, ghana contact phone, address. The world has gone into a recession, faced with an unprecedented challenge of the covid19 pandemic. The ministry of tourism, is the nodal agency for the formulation of national policies and programs and for the coordination of activities of various central government agencies, state governmentsuts and the private sector for the development and promotion of tourism in the country. The ghana tourism authority was established by tourism act, 2011 act 817 as the main implemeting body of the ministry of tourism. Ministry of tourism, arts and culture ministry of finance ghana. John peter amewu in charge of sustainable management of land resources such as natural phenomena and wildlife.
She noted that sa was doing quite well on tourism compared to the rest of africa. Tourism is currently the fourth largest source of foreign exchange earnings estimated at us2. So, well be giving you the full details of all the ministers that is serving under the current government in ghana. Oct 14, 2019 ghana s economic outlook may be mixed, but analysts remain hopeful, pointing to the stability and strength of ghana s democracy and society. The ministry of tourism was created in 1993 with the mandate to develop, promote and coordinate all tourism activities in ghana in recognition of ghana s rich endowments of distinctive cultural, historical and natural touristic assets. Republic of ghana ministry of foreign affairs and regional. Berlin powerpoint presentation free download as powerpoint presentation. Tourism development project p164211 page 2 of 63 tourism enterprise support program 5. Jimmy deenihan is minister for arts, heritage and gaeltacht. Ministry of tourism, culture and creative arts ghana catherine ablema afeku mp ziblim barri iddi deputy minister february 10, 2017 nominated ministry of special development initiative ghana mavis hawa koomson mp february 10, 2017 senior minister ghana yaw osafomaafo. Minister kubayingubane replied that a tourism tax was an option and that the minister of finance was considering it. Nana addo dankwa akufoaddo has successfully inaugurated 36 ministers to head various ministerial portfolios in the country. The donations, according to the sector minister, barbara oteng gyasi, is. To broaden the tourism product portfolio to include eco tourism, spa and wellness tourism, cruise tourism, cultural tourism, business tourism and sporting events.
Such a video could be placed on airplanes arriving to ghana, or it could even be played in. Relations mtdr for the period 20032007, the target for the sector by the end of 2007 include. Based on this trend the ministry of tourism and modernization. Expenditure trends the ministry was allocated a budget of gh. The ministry has had a change of name to ministry of tourism, culture and creative arts in 20. For any query regarding this website, please contact. It is the organ responsible for the dissemination of public policies and social interventions by the government of ghana. Annual report on performance of the ministry of tourism for the financial year 20162017 international conference on digitalisation and sustainable tourism 23 to 24 may 2018 application guide. Bartlett has also served on the council of ministers for the caribbean tourism organization cto, and in the capacity of vice chairman of cto from 2008 to 2009. It replaced the ghana tourist board which was established by nrcd 224 in 1973 as amended by smcd 80 of 1977. List of akufoaddo government ministers and political. Minister mahmoud kombo, minister information, tourism. Ghana continues to experience rapid urbanisation, which has led. President cyril ramaphosa has appointed the minister of tourism, mmamoloko kubayingubane and deputy minister of tourism, fish mahlalela on 29 may 2019.
Each of these ministers is a representative of all the regions in ghana. Ministry of finance public relations office new building, ground floor, room 001 and 003. Minister of sport and tourism, benin, his excellency, homeky ostwald who spoke at the inauguration of the association said the country has long waited for a specific association that would project the rich tourism potentials of the west african country to. Despite ghana s vast tourism resources, tourism has been unable to play a catalyst role in the countrys development process. Names of ministers in ghana and their ministries yen. He holds a bachelor of arts in economics from columbia university and an mba from the yale university school of management. Underscored by the united states congress recently passed act, h. Ghanas minister of tourism, culture and creative arts.
Ghanas minister for tourism, arts and culture, catherine afeku has set tongues wagging on social media with the dress she wore to the afrima. Ghana contribution of travel and tourism to gdp % of gdp was at level of 5. Which was not a result of the baby boom that followed world war ii answers apex. Such a transition will require substantial resources part of which must come from the international. Current regional ministers in ghana 2020 information.
The ministry of tourism of ghana is the government ministry responsible for the development and promotion of tourism related activities in the country. Ghana contribution of travel and tourism to gdp % of gdp. Development and classification of film bill 2015 laid on 20112015 by hon. Ministry of tourism, arts and culture ministry of tourism. Ministry of tourism, culture and creative arts ghana catherine ablema afeku mp ziblim.
Current ministers in ghana, their portfolio and profiles. This failure of ghana tourism is not attributable to foreign ownership. The ministry formulates and implements policies and strategies to facilitate growth in industry, investment, trade, tourism, cooperative businesses, micro and small enterprises. In order to revamp ghana s tourist attraction sites across the volta region to help boost tourism the minister for tourism, arts and culture, hon. For any query regarding this website, please contact web information manager, email. Minister recognized for his wideranging expertise and accomplishments in the political arena, honourable edmund bartlett has given over thirtyfive years of service to jamaica, working in both chambers of jamaicas parliament the senate and house of representatives. The ministry would also like to acknowledge and appreciate the immense assistance, support and comments of. Tourism has become the largest and fastest growing industry worldwide. Ghana s minister for tourism, arts and culture, catherine afeku has set tongues wagging on social media with the dress she wore to the all africa music awards afrima welcome party. Tourist taking photo of elephants with ipad at mole national park in ghana. Ghanas currency is the cedi which comes in denominations of ghc 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1. This file is licensed under the creative commons attributionshare alike 4.1173 762 878 961 1559 1192 1536 268 825 1327 610 1482 1230 787 555 733 1420 258 1133 284 791 1023 264 114 609 347 56 718 23 1089 511 1187