L-R: Organizer Akwaaba African Travel Market, Ikechi Uko; Marketing Director, Ghana Tourism Authority Madam Roberta; CEO Ghana Tourism Authority, Akwasi Agyeman
Ghana Tourism signs 5 year MoU with organisers of Accra Weizo
The Ghana Tourism Authority has signed a 5 year Memorandum of Understanding, MoU with the organisers of Accra Weizo.
The MoU which was signed at the World Travel Market in London is to jointly organise the successful Expo with the owners Akwaaba Travel Market.
Accra Weizo has been organised in Ghana for 4 years now and the 2019 edition has been fixed for June 22nd and 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 position of Accra for MICE and Ghana for Tourism.
Weizo has successfully brought travel professionals from different countries to Ghana for Tourism Business.
It is themed for Seamless travel in West Africa.
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.
“This Agreement offers Ghana an opportunity to help build up an already thriving platform into a bigger event. We recognise the efforts and contributions of the organisers but we want the event bigger than it is and we believe it will bring more travel Professionals to Ghana” Mr Agyeman said.
On his part Mr. Ikechi Uko thanked GTA for the partnership ” 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 agreement spells out roles by both sides and timelines to be managed by a Joint committee.