25

Oct

MINISTRY OF TOURISM AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS LAUNCHES GENDER WOMEN AND TOURISM CHAPTERS

The Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs in collaboration with the Ministries of Trade and Industry and of Social Welfare, Gender and Children’s Affairs today Friday 25th October, 2019 launched the Sierra Leone UNWTO Gender Women and Tourism Chapter at the Family Kingdom Resort, Freetown. Speaking at the launch, the chairlady of the event, Hon. Veronica Sesay […]

25

Oct

The Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs and Monuments and Relics Commission have commissioned the newly restored jetty on Bunce Island.

As they commission newly restored jetty MTCA and MRC open Bunce Island to the World The Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs and Monuments and Relics Commission have commissioned the newly restored jetty on Bunce Island. The event which took place on Thursday, October 24, 2019, attracted people from all walks of life. Mohamed Faray Kargbo witnessed[…]

07

Oct

As they meet global leaders in the Sector, Tourism Delegates aver: “We are here to network and market Sierra Leone as a compelling destination”

As the IFTM Exhibition in Paris enters its third day, the Tourism Delegation is going the extra mile to bring Sierra Leone to the world. The seriousness with which the delegates handle the whole exercise was beyond imagination. One could easily infer that they badly wanted the world to visit Sierra Leone. One could only imagine what[…]

04

Oct

Minister of Tourism explores investment opportunities with China Based Tour Operators

A Chinese Tour Operator has shown interest in bringing investors to Sierra Leone. B. Tours Chine solicits the services of companies seeking to invest in Africa and other developing countries. In a meeting with Sierra Leone’s Minister of Tourism and Cultural Affairs, Dr. Memunatu Pratt, an Official of B. Tours Chine, Matthieu Lin requested a proposal detailing[…]

02

Oct

As first day of Tourism Trade Show ends, greater prospects await Sierra Leone’s tourism Sector

Reversing the seemingly unending negative image of Sierra Leone is perhaps the most difficult task that the country’s Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs is faced with. It follows a decade long Civil War, an Ebola Epidemic and a natural disaster Mudslide. Tourism Minister, Memunatu Pratt was appointed a year and a half ago, she has been[…]

05

Sep

Seminar on Applied Chinese Language for Officials from Developing Countries

Friday the 30 August 2019 38 Participants from 12 Countries gathered for the grand opening at the Beijing International Chinese College BICC in a Seminar on Applied Chinese Language for Officials from Developing Countries sponsored by the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China. The Seminar on Applied Chinese Language is part of China’s multilateral[…]

05

Sep

Ministry of Tourism Holds National Consultative Meeting With Stakeholders.

The Ministry of Tourism has on Friday 30th August 2019 held a National Consultative Meeting for Practitioners of the Arts, Culture and Creative Industry at Miatta Conference Hall, Brookfield, Freetown With the theme: ” Harnessing our Cultural and Creative Industry for Sustainable Tourism Development”. Speaking on the theme, the Minister of Tourism and Cultural Affairs, Madam Memunatu[…]