Launch Of The First Ever Ghana Culinary Festival Dubbed “Feast Ghana”

Ghana’s Minister-Designate for Tourism, Arts and Culture- Andrew Egyapa Mercer

Ghana’s Minister-Designate for Tourism, Arts and Culture and Member of Parliament for Sekondi, Hon. Andrew Egyapa Mercer has has praised the resolute commitment of the Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) and its partners for the challenging work, in promoting tourism in Ghana.

He made these statements at the launch of the first ever Ghana Culinary Festival dubbed “Feast Ghana” at the Accra Tourists Information Centre (ATIC) on Wednesday 17th April 2024.

The Minister commended the Ladies Club of GTA for the “Rep your region” initiative that showcased various delicacies of the country’s diverse culture, and the need for tourists to embrace it as part of the travel-to-Ghana cultural journey.

“In recent years, culinary tourism has experienced exponential growth on a global scale,” Hon Mercer said. “According to the latest data, culinary tourism has been identified as one of the fastest-growing segments of the travel industry, with a projected annual growth rate of over 25%”, he added.

‘Feast Ghana’ has the potential to harness the global momentum and showcase the rich tapestry of flavours and traditions that define Ghanaian cuisine. Whether it is Banku, Fufu, Waakye, Tuo zaafi, Ga Kenkey, or any indigenous meal, Ghana has much to offer all visitors who pay a visit to the country.

Ghana Tourism Authority Commended For Their Excellent Showcase

The Minister asked Ghanaians to take advantage of the chance to feature the best of Ghanaian cooking to the residents first and to the rest of the world.

Related Posts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *