17

Aug

TOURISM SAFETY NET SUPPORT IN THE WESTERN AREA AHEAD OF PROVINCIAL DISBURSEMENT

As part of its mandate to promote social economic livelihood through, sustainable  employments, income generation opportunities, the Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs with National Tourist Board  leads a busy team comprises staff from Ministry of Finance, National Civil Registration Authority and Anti-Corruption Commission to continue ensuring orderly disbursement of Tourism Safety Social Net Support to thousands […]

16

Aug

Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs (MTCA) and the Ministry of Finance continue the disbursement of the Safety Net Support with Resilience to BeneficiariesThe tourism Safety Net Support to beneficiaries in the Western Urban and Rural Areas continues to grow from strength to strength. As staff of MTCA, National Tourist Board (NTB), representatives from NCRA, ACC, demonstrated coordinated resilience on Sunday 16th August, 2020 at the Radisson BLU Hotel, to continue the disbursement process outside the normal working days. Commenting on the entire payment process, the Hon. Minister of Tourism and Cultural Affairs Dr. Memunatu B. Pratt stated that “We are not only focused on payment but we are technically and professionally organized in terms of staff, logistics and procedures that has earned us significant and orderly success”. The positive response from the public serves as a testimony to the swiftness of the entire process. The Deputy Minister of Tourism and Cultural Affairs, Hon.William I. K. Robbinson, who is supervising the exercise robustly interacts with various Human Resource Managers, Proprietors and staff of different tourism and hospitality establishments to ensure compliance and due diligence. The Permanent Secretary Mrs. Mariatu Browne and Director of Tourism Mohamed Jalloh continue to render their administrative and professional support to the political heads to ensure the effective realization of the exercise while continuing coordinating with the NTB and the Hotels and Tourism Association (HTA) as the team prepares for optimistic encounter in the provinces. Beficiaries continue to rain appreciation, as calls continue coming from employees with expectations as the Classification and License Manager Mr. Turay responded by assuring that the exercise is meant for employees in the tourism and hospitality industry. *© MTCA MEDIA TEAM*

The tourism Safety Net Support to beneficiaries in the Western Urban and Rural Areas continues to grow from strength to strength. As staff of MTCA, National Tourist Board (NTB), representatives from NCRA, ACC, demonstrated coordinated resilience on Sunday 16th August, 2020 at the Radisson BLU Hotel, to continue the disbursement process outside the normal working days. Commenting[…]

15

Aug

The Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs (MTCA) continues disbursement of Safety Net Support to Tourism Establishment

Today, 15th August, 2020 marks the second day employees from the tourism and hospitality industry continue to receive their safety net support cash disbursement from the Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs with National Tourist Board in collaboration with Ministry of Finance at the Radisson BLU venue in the presence of Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), National Civil Registration[…]

28

Jul

MTCA, NTB ENGAGE SALCAB and NATCOM ON E-TOURISM GOVERNANCE PROMOTION

Sierra Leone’s Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs (MTCA) and its sub vented agency, the National Tourists Board (NTB), have engaged officials from Sierra Leone Cable Limited (SALCAB) and the National Telecommunications Commission (NATCOM) to map out strategic ways forward towards promoting E-Tourism governance in the country.   This tripartite meeting was held on Tuesday 28th July[…]

24

Jul

MTCA AND ITS SUB VENTED AGENCIES COLLABORATE WITH LINE MDAs TO ASSESS NEWLY DISCOVERED NATURAL SITE

Following a snap visit few days ago, the Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs in Sierra Leone and its sub vented agencies in working relationship with relevant line ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) on Friday 24th July, 2020 paid an official assessment visit to the most talked-about Mambo/Mile 13 natural waterfall around the mountainous forest reserve overlooking[…]

Reopening of Airport

Reopening of Airport Sierra Leone has reopened its airport to commercial fights after a four month temporary ban due to the COVID-19 health emergency. AYVs Antonia Howard finds out what the resumption of flights means for the hospitality sector.#AYVNews Posted by Africa Young Voices Media Empire on Wednesday, July 22, 2020

10

Jul

MINISTER OF TOURISM AND DELEGATION BRINGING MABALA CULTURAL VILLAGE TO SPOTLIGHT

The able Minister, and the Deputy Minister of Tourism and Cultural Affairs, with members of the Ministry, National Tourist Board, Monuments and Relics commission today undertook a timely and well coordinated fact finding familiarisation trip to the Mabala Cultural Village at Mile 6 just after Waterloo community. This visit is geared towards the total prevailence and thorough[…]

10

Feb

Tourism Minister and Team embark on Domestic Tourism Diagnosis Test Visit at Tokeh Beach

Sierra Leone’s Hon. Minister of Tourism and Cultural Affairs, Dr. Memunatu B. Pratt declared 2020 as the year of Domestic Tourism in Sierra Leone at the Token Beach beach bars and Resorts. Tourism is a private sector-driven, an entrepreneur named Mr. Issa Basma said he priorities the call of the Ministry and its subvented agencies to promote[…]

10

Feb

The minister of Tourism and cultural Affairs Dr Menunatu Pratt meet with hotel operators, travel agents and tour operators

The minister of Tourism and Cultural Affairs Dr. Menunatu Pratt meets with hotel operators, travel agents and tour operators today at the conference hall of the Ministry. The purpose of the meet was to call on all stakeholders in Hotel and travel industry to come on board to promote tourism, she declared this year as a year[…]

06

Feb

National Consultative meeting on the Assessment of 12 Identified Tourism Sites

The Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs, it’s Agencies and the World Bank will be hosting a National Consultative meeting on the presentation of assessments of selected touristic sites for Product Development, supported under the Economic Diversification Project. The event is scheduled to take place on Thursday 6th February, at the Miatta Conference Hall at 08:30 am.[…]