The Ghana Tourism Authority’s Senior Staff Association will begin its maiden edition of ‘SSA WEEK’ celebrations from 1st to 5th July, 2022 with activities geared toward deepening the domestic tourism agenda especially in the Volta Region.
The week-long programme which is in consonance with the Authority’s mandate in promoting domestic tourism in Ghana is under the theme, ‘Domestic Tourism – A Panacea For Ghana’s Tourism Development.’
The ‘SSA WEEK’ celebration begins on 1st July, 2022 with a clean-up exercise at the Shining and Labadi beaches after which the Association will tour parts of the Volta Region from 2nd to 5th July. Some of the attraction sites to be visited include; Afadjato Mountain, Gemi Falls, Tafi Atome Monkey Sanctuary, Akortor Slave Market and many others.
The Senior Staff Association will also participate in the Public Private Partnership Forum (PPPF) – Under the Theme: “Leveraging African Continental Free Trade Area to Increase Tourism and Investment to Accelerate Socio-Economic Transformation” on Monday 4th July 2022.
During the PPP Forum, there will also be a panel discussion on the following topics on Opportunities in AfCFTA for Tourism and Hospitality Industry by Representative from AfCFTA and Exploring Investment Opportunities to Take Advantage of AfCFTA by the Chief Executive Officer, Ghana Investment Promotion Centre – Mr. Yoofi Grant.
The panelists include: Mr. Yoofi Grant (CEO, Ghana Investment Promotion Centre), Rep from AfCFTA, Mr. Ben Anane Nsiah (Director/Product Development & Investment, GTA), Kingsley Boateng Owusu (Ecobank Ghana Limited), Dr. Edward Ackah-Nyamike (President, Ghana Hotels Association).
The Senior Staff Association of the Ghana Tourism Authority is constituted of senior level staff within the Authority.