The Ghana Tourism Federation (GHATOF) has sworn into office their new executives to steer the affairs of the association for the next two years, to ensure rapid development and promotion of tourism related activities in the country.
The new leadership believes a new strategy needs to be adopted to enhance the Federation of being the representative body of the private sector tourism traders and practitioners. The executives were sworn-in yesterday at their inauguration at the Coconut Grove Regency Hotel in Accra.
The new President of GHATOF, Madam Bella Ahu said the new executives would commit to finding creative and cutting edge solutions that would make the Federation relevant while adding up to the successes attained by their predecessors .According to her, the Federation would work keenly with members, seek their opinion as well as inputs in building a strong and formidable organization that will drive tourism in the country forward through commitment and dedication.
They pledge to work closely with government and others industry players in the tourism industry to enable the country enhance its tourism potential so as to stimulate interest of the citizens and other potential tourist in order to enhance domestic revenue mobilization through tourism in the country.
The new executives who were elected about a month ago would serve a two-year term after which they would be eligible for reelection. The executives include Bella Ahu, owner of Trafix Restaurant – President, Joe Wilson Tetteh, Vice President , also with the Chefs Association of Ghana, and Nana Opei IV as Treasurer.
The Ghana Tourism Federation was established to promote the cause of the private sector participants in Ghana’s tourism sector. Membership of GHATOF, also known as the Governing Council, is comprised of the Presidents of the various trade associations engaged in the tourism related activities.