17.03.2020 Business & Finance

Coronavirus: GTA Cancels Tourism Awards, Kwahu Paragliding

By Joshua Kobby Smith
Coronavirus: GTA Cancels Tourism Awards, Kwahu Paragliding
LISTEN MAR 17, 2020

Following the directives of the President Akufo-Addo, the Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) wishes to inform the public that the Annual Kwahu Paragliding Festival 2020 has been called off with immediate effect.

According to GTA, the cancellation of the event will help reduce the spread of COVID-19 among people.

In a statement issued by the Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) and sighted by Modern Ghana, it said: "All those who have registered and paid to participate in the Paragliding festival, should contact GTA for further directives."

The statement added that all Regional Tourism and the National Tourism Awards slated between March and April have been postponed until further notice.

The Authority says it will announce new dates and schedules for these events when the situation normalizes.

The GTA also noted that it apologies for the inconvenience caused.

The Authority urges the public to adhere to the precautionary measures which has been put in place by the Government of Ghana through the Ghana Health Service to prevent the spread of COVID -19.

Joshua Kobby Smith
Joshua Kobby Smith


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