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About Thousand Tourists Storm Kumasi For World Tourism Day

About Thousand Tourists are in Kumasi for the celebration of World Tourism Day (WTD) today, Friday, 27th September.

This year's WTD is on the theme, "Tourism and Jobs, a Better Future for All".

The celebration is a special one as Ghana commemorates 400 years of the arrival of the first enslaved Africans in "The Year of Return, Ghana 2019".

The Ghana Tourism Authority under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture started special activities for this year's World Tourism Day (WTD) from September 25 to 27, 2019 in Kumasi, Ashanti Region.

As part of the activities, the next edition of the Corporate Paragliding Festival dubbed: "Fun and Fly" would also be held from 27th to 29th September, 2019 on Mount Odweanoma at Atibie - Kwahu in the Eastern Region and the Paragliding Festival is the fourth in the series dubbed: "FUN and FLY". Five international pilots would fly patrons.

Its purpose is to foster awareness among the international community of the importance of tourism and its social, cultural, political and economic value.

Source: Kofi Atakora/ 

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