Ghana Airlines will commence its operations this year as the country’s national carrier after the government awarded Ashanti Airlines and its operational and financial partner Zotus Group a tender to commence business. The Minister of Transport, Kwaku Ofori Asiamah in a statement issued by Zotus Group said the time has come to returnContinue Reading

Ghanaians and other travellers who wish to visit Ghana are not mandated to acquire a visa before arriving in the country. This comes after the government of Ghana waived pre-arrival visa acquisition for travellers to Ghana. The visas would rather be handed over to them upon arrival and the policyContinue Reading

When the International African American Museum opens in January in Charleston, South Carolina, it will tell the story of slavery in the US – going all the way back to 300 BCE. Michael Boulware Moore grew up listening to his grandmother’s story about a 23-year-old enslaved man named Robert Smalls,Continue Reading

Faced with the threat of invaders, Ikaria residents adopted an audacious strategy: moving their homes into the mountains so that the island would appear abandoned from the sea. Sailing towards the North Aegean island of Ikaria around dusk, its craggy peaks rising steeply from the narrow strip of rocky shore,Continue Reading

Italian archaeologists have unearthed 24 beautifully preserved bronze statues in Tuscany believed to date back to ancient Roman times. The statues were discovered under the muddy ruins of an ancient bathhouse in San Casciano dei Bagni, a hilltop town in the Siena province, about 160km (100 miles) north of theContinue Reading

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has announced a visa ban in 20 African countries including Ghanaians who are seeking to visit Dubai. The announcement made by the authorities of UAE indicated that the country will not be posting visa applications for 30 days for nationalities in these 20 countries effectiveContinue Reading

It’s a place of terraced lemon groves, a paradoxically warm mountain breeze, and a powerful fat-killing gene carried by a few lucky residents. Limone sul Garda, a picturesque fishing village set on the shores of Lake Garda in Italy’s northern Lombardy region, is an unusual destination of barely 1,000 residents.Continue Reading

The government through the Ministry of Tourism and Culture (MoTAC) is investing GH¢350million in the industry to modernize tourist sites and, embark on product development to improve the industry. The minister for the sector, Dr. Ibrahim Mohammed Awal said the investment is in line with the government’s commitment to makingContinue Reading

More than 7,000 Bronze Age skyscrapers once dotted this Italian island. Now, new discoveries are shining light on Sardinia’s Nuragic civilisation. Expecting not to find much more than a pile of big stones, I followed the sign off the motorway into a little car park and there it was, risingContinue Reading

Travelers and those whose livelihoods are tied to the travel and tourism industry will be happy to know that COVID-19 entry restrictions are becoming the exception rather than the rule post-pandemic. Fully vaccinated Americans essentially have their pick of destinations around the world this fall, with some 190 countries openContinue Reading