Tourism in Ghana Gov't gives approval for Accra coastline development

The project stretches from Osu  to down-town Accra and it seeks to link Osu to Abokobi in the Ga East District on a heritage trails as the two towns share a common heritage of the Basel Missionary activities and traditions.

  • Published:
play It will have tourist resort with facilities such as hotels, theme parks, shopping malls, casinos and office complex.
24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

The government of Ghana has given approval for portions of Accra's coastline to developed into tourist resort centres in a bid to boost tourism as well as job creation.

The project stretches from Osu  to down-town Accra and it seeks to link Osu to Abokobi in the Ga East District on a heritage trails as the two towns share a common heritage of the Basel Missionary activities and traditions.

READ MORE: Creative industry needs support, sector minister says

It will have tourist resort with facilities such as hotels, theme parks, shopping malls, casinos and office complex.

The Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts Minister said this in a speech read on her behalf by Gideon Aryeequaye, Acting Director of the Ghana Tourism Authority at the 25anniversary celebration of Labadi Beach Hotel in Accra.

“We have met all stakeholders who matter in this project and I am happy to inform you that, the Marine Drive Tourism Investment Development Project will begin sooner than anticipated,” Elizabeth Ofosu-Adjare

Ofosu-Adjare added: "This project is also in line with government policy on the Public Private Partnership where the government, in this case the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, took the bold initiative to use urban regeneration strategies as a way of attracting investment into developing that beach front into the state of the art tourism and hospitality enclave.”

READ MORE A new country, Ghanivoire could weld together West Africa

According to her, the project will position the coastline from Osu to down-town Accra as an attractive destination for tourism.

“When completed, the project will transform the entire coastline from Osu to down-town Accra and position the community as an attractive destination for tourism, job creation and income generation for the youth.”

Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Ghana?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +233507713497, Social Media @pulseghana: #PulseEyewitness & DM or Email: eyewitness@pulse.com.gh.

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos




Top Articles

1 Bank of Ghana Here are the banks with the best deposit rates in Ghanabullet
2 Cash-For-Seat I’ll be shocked if Fakhri paid  – Akufo-Addobullet
3 Petroleum Products OMCs confirm increase in fuel pricesbullet
4 Salaries In 2018 Here are the dates public workers will be paid in...bullet
5 Cash For Seats Expatriates fail to appear before ad hoc...bullet
6 Cash For Seat Allegations against Trade Ministry ‘flimsy’ and...bullet
7 Menzgold Ghana Don't deposit money with Menzgold – BoG...bullet
8 Gov't Promises 1 District, 1 Factory has the potential to...bullet
9 Scam Alert ECG is not recruitingbullet
10 Taxes In Ghana 3% VAT flat rate takes off in July 1bullet

Top Videos

1 Support Finance minister buys Kantanka carbullet
2 Dr Joseph Siaw Agyepong Nobody can collapse my company – JOSPONGbullet
3 Tech 6 reasons you should buy an iPhone SE instead of any of the...bullet
4 Plane Crash Starbow suspends operations following plane crashbullet
5 Entrepreneurship How To Get Ready To Get Started | StartUpSchoolbullet
6 Entrepreneurship How to be resourceful as an entrepreneurbullet
7 Vodafone adbullet
8 Video African leaders must understand the role of...bullet

Business