Ghana: Lively Stakeholder Involvement in Tourism Wanted to Drive Development

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Peduase — The Chief of Workers, Mrs Akosua Frema Osei-Opare has referred to as for lively stakeholder involvement in tourism to drive inclusive progress throughout the nation.

Such involvement, she mentioned would successfully harness the nation’s cultural belongings.

Mrs Osei-Opare was talking on “Harnessing Cultural Belongings for Inclusive Tourism Development” on the Presidential Summit on Tourism at Peduase within the Jap area yesterday.

The 2-day summit which started on Tuesday and themed ‘Rethinking Tourism for Financial Development and Job Creation,’ was aimed toward bringing collectively tourism stakeholders to discover new approaches to the tourism trade to advertise nationwide growth, job creation and sustainable tourism.

The summit was anticipated to extend consciousness and understanding on the necessity for a brand new tourism in Ghana; develop new concepts and methods for sustainable and equitable tourism; enhance collaboration and networking amongst stakeholders within the tourism trade and create an motion plan for implementing sustainable tourism practices.

Mrs Osei-Opare harassed the necessity for the private and non-private sector to collaborate to advertise Ghana’s festivals, cultural programmes and different inventive expressions to make sure that the advantages of tourism had been shared equitably.

“This requires us to actively contain native communities within the tourism worth chain by empowering them to take part within the sector, whether or not by artisanal crafts, cultural performances, or neighborhood based mostly tourism initiatives,” she added.