Spain, Ghana to Hold Tourism and Hospitality Expo

07 August 2019 7:14pm
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Spain, Ghana to Hold Tourism and Hospitality Expo

In a bid to explore trade facilitation between the two countries, Ghana and Spain will hold a tourism and hospitality expo in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria in Spain for the first time in many years.

A statement has been signed by Stephen Blessing Ackah, Head of Government Affairs, UAE Africa Mentoring Development Consortium and copied to the Ghana News Agency in Accra on Thursday.

The statement reads that the “forum, aimed at bringing stakeholders in the tourism sector, will start from Sept 12 to 14, aimed at fostering collaborations in the development of sustainable tourism and trade in Ghana.”

The Expo would also help promote the role of Spain through the Gran Canary Islands and encourage the flow of investment in both directions, as per the statement.

The statement said the sustainable tourism as trade was one of the sectors in which Spain occupies international leadership positions and can channel the knowledge and investments that Ghana needs for its development.

The objective of the forum is to analyze the evolution of tourism in Spain and Ghana, and to sign a Memorandum of Understanding between the two countries.

Organizing entities include Ghana Government, Spanish Embassy in Ghana, Spain – Ghana Chamber of Commerce, Ghana Tourism Federation, Gran Canarias Chamber of Commerce and Canary Consulting Trading in Spain in collaboration with the World Tourism Organization, Casa África, Government of the Canary Islands, Cabildo de Gran Canaria and University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

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