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01.06.2021 Art & Culture

Akufo-Addo to launch coach buses for domestic tourism today

Akufo-Addo to launch coach buses for domestic tourism today
LISTEN JUN 1, 2021

President of the Women in Tourism Ghana and Chief Executive Officer of Staple Travel and Tour, Ambassador Nancy Sam says on Tuesday, June 1, 2021, President Akufo-Addo will launch coach buses to aid domestic tourism.

Speaking at the 7th Feminine Ghana Achievement Award, which was held on Friday, May 28, 2021, at the Accra Marriot Hotel, the Ambassador who was thrilled by the achievement of the awardees said as hardworking women are always taking care of their businesses, they should also find time to tour Ghana and share their experiences with their foreign business partners to encourage the growth of domestic tourism.

In an interview with Starr News, she revealed that these buses are both double-decker and standard coach buses.

“The President will launch the buses on Tuesday at Labadi to make domestic tourism attractive to both foreigners and the local people.”

She added, “ the initiative will kick off in Accra. The Buses will take tourist to tour the whole Greater Accra region for free on the first day of the launch, other regions in Ghana will also be toured with the bus coaches on other scheduled dates.”

The ambassador urged everyone in Ghana both citizens and other nationals to take part in local tourism.

The event was attended by H.E Claudia Quintero Turbay (Ambassador of Colombia), H.E Grace Jeanet Mason (High Commissioner of South Africa), Prof Goski Alabi (president of Laweh Open University College),Abassador Nancy Sam, Linda Akweley Ocloo (MP Shai Osodoku Constituency),Nana Serwaa Bonsu (Queenmother Kayera Offinso) and Dr Elsie Effah Kaufmann (Senior Lecturer & founding head of the Department of Biomedical Engineering, UG).

This year’s Feminine Ghana Achievement Award had twenty–three industrious women from both private and public sectors such as entrepreneurs, professionals, corporate executive public institutional managers, diplomats, Sportswomen and traditional rulers as awardees.

The Feminine Ghana Achievement Award organized by The Business Executive Magazine Ltd has been in existence from 2015 to 2021 to identify, recognize and honor female personalities whose personal and professional conduct has been exemplary and whose achievements have been outstanding.

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