TOURISM TV SERIES DUBBED HERITAGE TV LAUNCHED
In order to promote domestic tourism and also imbibe the acts of travelling among Ghanaians, the Alban-ST Concepts, a private media production in collaboration with the Ghana Tourism Authority has launched a tourism TV series dubbed ‘Heritage Ghana’’ which be shown on GTV and Crystal TV come February 2012.
Madam Candy Mary Bell on behalf of Alban-St CONCEPTS clearly outlined their mission for this project. She said, the reason behind this project was primarily to compliment the Ghana Tourism Authority’s effort to promote domestic tourism and also bring Ghana’s wonderful tourism attractions and heritage to the door steps of Ghanaians.
She stressed that, the program will be aired on National television, GTV and Crystal TV come February 2012. She said it will be fourteen weeks of thrilling and exciting coverage of Ghana’s tourism per season. She indicated how the Company would seek to institute a scholarship scheme in every district.
The chairman of the occasion, Mr. Nkunu Akyea, tasked Ghanaians to be proud of their rich heritage and said Ghana was among the few countries that has unique cultural traits. He pointed out that the proverbial Ghanaian hospitality made Ghana stood tall among its competitors.
On his part, the acting deputy executive director for Finance and Administration, Mr. Samsom Donkor assured the organizers and the public that, the Authority will do its best to sustain such a wonderful program and commended the organizer s for coming up with such initiative.
There were solidarity messages from the Managing Director of the Ghana Airports Company Limited, Mrs. Doreen Owusu-Fianko, ace Ghanaian Musician Bessa Simmons and Legal practitioner Nana Asante Bediatou who all happened to be patrons for the Heritage TV show.
The organizers selected 24 district capitals where the show will start from through a ballot.