GTA Visits 6 Sites To Promote ‘Experience Ghana, Share Ghana’ Campaign | Travel/Tourism



The Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) as a part of its ‘Expertise Ghana, Share Ghana’ marketing campaign has visited Kakum Nationwide Park, Cape Coast Citadel, and Elmina Citadel within the Central Area, and Nzulezu, Bisa Abrewa Museum, and Ankasa Useful resource Reserve within the Western Area.

The transfer by the GTA is to encourage home tourism within the nation and market each standard and unfamiliar vacationer websites domestically and internationally.

Talking on why Ghanaians want to go to castles and forts in Ghana, Robert Morgan Mensah, Head of Training on the Citadel, stated it is very important study Ghanaian historical past and to honour the recollections of those that suffered through the slave commerce.

“It’s fascinating to study concerning the completely different powers that occupied and fought over the identical piece of land over the centuries. The dungeons, governor’s residence, tunnels, and different areas give guests a glimpse into the tough realities of the transatlantic slave commerce. It’s once more important to know the symbolism of the Door of No Return and the Door of Return and the position the fortress performed within the propagation of Christianity in Ghana”.

Benjamin Amoah, a tour information trainee at Elmina Citadel, additionally famous that visiting the fortress affords an opportunity to understand the structure and craftsmanship which have survived for over 5 centuries.

At Kakum Nationwide Park, Mr. Samuel Dunkwa, Assistant Wildlife Officer with the Wildlife Division of the Forestry Fee of Ghana, revealed that the park has a present store the place guests should buy domestically made garments, jewellery and artifacts.

“Presently, Kakum Nationwide Park has numerous plant and animal species, with greater than 100 mammals, reptiles, and amphibians. The park affords a wide range of actions for guests to take pleasure in, comparable to the cover walkway, nature walks, treehouse tenting, and watching butterflies. There are additionally leisure amenities like a youngsters’s park and an amusement park the place guests can host small applications. The park has eating places that serve scrumptious native meals and a present store the place guests should buy domestically made cabins, garments, and artifacts. The ready space can be well-furnished and geared up with films of animals of their pure habitat”.

On his half, Sam Isaac, Tourism Officer in-charge of Ankasa Reserves Space, stated that the Ankasa Nationwide Park affords guests the chance to expertise the great thing about Ghana’s nature and distinctive wildlife. “The park is definitely accessible by highway and might be visited as a day journey or as a part of an extended journey to the Western Area. It is a perfect vacation spot for nature lovers, fowl watchers, and anybody inquisitive about exploring Ghana’s wealthy nature”.

The workforce additional visited Nzulezu, a group famous for its distinctive structure, with homes constructed on stilts above the water. The group can be identified for its conventional fishing practices. It has its personal faculty, church, and clinic, and residents depend on the lake for transportation, meals, and water.

Lastly, the workforce made a cease on the Bisa Abrewa Museum, a non-public Pan-African Museum that showcases the wealthy historical past and tradition of Africa and Africans within the diaspora. It options over 200 artifacts, together with statues, arts, photos, and vessels fabricated from gold, bronze, and brass, a few of that are 400 years previous.

The Home Tourism marketing campaign is underneath the Ghana Tourism Growth Venture (GTDP) being undertaken underneath the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Tradition.




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