Ghana Tourism Authority has signed a –five– year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the organisers of Accra Weizo to jointly host Accra Weizo West Africa Tourism Fair.
An online statement issued by Project Officer, Jedidah Promotions Chukwuemeka Chigozie, explained that the Ag CEO of Ghana Tourism Authority Mr. Akwasi Agyeman signed on behalf of Ghana and Mr. Ikechi Uko signed on behalf of Akwaaba Travel Market.
The MoU, which is was signed to jointly organise the successful Expo with the owners Akwaaba Travel Market, was signed at the biggest Travel fair in the World; the World Travel Market(WTM) in London.
Speaking shortly after signing the MoU, Agyeman said, “This Agreement offers Ghana an opportunity to help build up an already thriving platform into a bigger event. We recognize the efforts and contributions of the organizers but we want the event bigger than it is and we believe it will bring more travel Professionals to Ghana”.
On his part, Uko thanked GTA for the partnership saying that, “It takes a man with a vision to see the power behind such platforms and move to take ownership of the project for the growth of Tourism in Ghana. I applaud the CEO and his team for this collaboration. We expect that with the Goodwill of the Government of Ghana Weizo will grow bigger”.
The statement added that the agreement spells out roles by both sides and timelines to be managed by a Joint committee.
Accra Weizo has been organised in Ghana for four years now and the 2019 edition has been fixed for June 22—23rd.
Ghana is the leading Meetings Incentives Conferences and Exhibitions (MICE) destination in West Africa and ranks number one on ICCA ratings.
Hosting Accra Weizo reinforces the positioning of Accra for MICE and Ghana for Tourism.
Weizo has successfully brought travel professionals from different countries to Ghana for tourism business and it is themed for seamless travel in West Africa.