KOFORIDUA: Casa Bar and Grill and Capital View win at the recently held Eastern Regional Awards 2020 organised by the Ghana Tourism Authority.
The event which took place in Akosombo saw the Casa Bar and Capital View adjudged as the Best Pub and Best Three Star Hotel respectively.
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This year’s event, which was held under the theme: “Growing Tourism Beyond the Return” also saw the Royal Senchi Hotel and Resort winning the Best Four-Star Hotel and Eastern Regional correspondent of Citi FM/TV, Nii Amatey Kanarku adjudged as the tourism correspondent (Electronic) of the year.
Speaking at the Eastern Regional Tourism Awards, the Chief Executive of the Ghana Tourism Authority – GTA, Mr Akwasi Agyeman is confident the country’s tourism industry will bounce back by the easing of the COVID-19 restrictions.
It will be recalled that the novel COVID-19 pandemic brought restrictions on the movement on revellers has greatly affected the tourism sector.
The Deputy Eastern Regional Minister, Mr Samuel Nuertey Aryetey who also spoke at the event urged private organizations to partner with the tourism industry to promote the economy, saying the government alone could not handle the vast prospects of the industry.
A broadcast journalist, Mr Kwami Sefa Kayi, was awarded the “All-Time Brand Icon of the Eastern Regional Tourism Awards”.
Citi TV and Peace FM also won the Tourism Oriented Media for Television and Radio respectively.
Dodi World was adjudged the Best Visitor Attraction Site and Linda Dor Highway Rest Stop won the Best Highway Rest Stop of the Year.
Hill Palace Hotel, Krossova Leisure Centre, Charlotte Court Hostel, 3A’s Guest House, Akosombo and Kingsville Hotel received special awards.
By Asiwome Writes | www.asiwomewrites.com | Ghana
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