2020 National Tourism Awards: Full List of Winners

Several tourism industry players were awarded at the 13th National Tourism Awards held on Friday, November 6, 2020, at the National Theatre.

It was a night that celebrated personalities who have contributed to or excelled in the tourism industry in the year 2019.

This year’s celebration which was under the theme: ‘Growing Tourism Beyond The Return, COVID-19’, saw several awardees and individual from across the country troop to the National Theatre in their beautiful Ghanaian apparels.

The event was chaired by Daasebre Anyimadu Katamanto II, Kwabenghene / Okyeman Gyaasehene who called for the re-introduction of local foods like Apapransa in the menu of restaurants and hotels to boost domestic tourism.

Hon. Akosua Frema Osei opare, Chief of Staff who was the Guest of honour and keynote speaker lauded the efforts of the Tourism Ministry and the Ghana Tourism Authority in the fight against corona and efforts to revive the industry.

She pledged governments continuous effort to support the industry.

Below is a full list of awards winners

Accommodation

5-Star – Kempinski Hotel (Gold Coast City)  – Accra

4 Star – Tang Palace Hotel – Accra

3 Star – Aqua Safari Resort – Ada

2 Star – Grace Garden Hotel – Takoradi

1 Star – Asantewaa Premier Hotel – Fumesua, Kumasi

Guest House – West Wing Guest House – Spintex

Budget Hotel – Almond Tree Guest House – Elmina

Serviced Apartments – Red Mango – Takoradi

Hostel – Banvillas Hostel – Kentinkrono

 

Food & Beverage

Restaurant Grade 1 – Azmera Restaurant – Roman Ridge

Restaurant Grade 2 – Buka Restaurant – Osu

Restaurant Grade 3 – Hot Ernesto Restaurant – Takoradi

Fast Food – Papaye – Spintex Road

Airline Catering Services – Servair – Airport – Accra

Drinking Bar – Treasures Pub – Haatso

Traditional Catering – Agbenorxevi Chop Bar – Ho

Night Club/Pub – Crescendo Lounge & Pub – Labone

Travel Trade

Tour Operator – Land Tours – Accra

Travel Agent – Satguru Travels – Osu

Car Rentals – Atlas Rent – A – Car, Dansoman

Airline Of The Year – Air France – Klm

Site Guide – Robert Morgan Mensah, Cape Coast Castle

Tour Guide – Yao Dzide Freelance, Accra

Visitor Attraction – Cape Coast Castle, Cape Coast

Tourism Writer Of The Year – Samuel Obeng-Appah, Voyage Afriq

Tourism Broadcast Programme – UTV Heritage Ghana, United Television

 

Tourism Oriented Media

Television – TV3

Radio – Okay Fm

Print – The Mirror

Online – Voyage Afriq

 

Consistent Payment Of Tourism Levy – Accommodation

White Sands Beach Resort & Spa – Gomoa Fetteh – Winner

Consistent Payment Of Tourism Levy – Food & Beverage

Moti Mahal Restaurant – Asokwa – Winner

Honorary Awards

    1. Osabarima Kwesi Atta Ii Paramount Chief, Oguaa Traditional Area.
    2. Nana Kodwo Kondua Vi Paramount Chief, Edina Traditional Area.
    3. Kofi Akpabli – Tourism / Travel Writer.
    4. Hon. Mohammed Adjei Sowah Mayor Of Accra.
    5. Miss Delphine Brew- Hammond (Miss Tourism Ghana)
    6. Sunseekers Travel & Tours
    7. The Adinkra, Washington Dc
    8. Panafest Foundation – Cape Coast
    9. Diaspora Affairs, Office Of The President
    10. Media Majique And Research System, Accra
    11. Kids In Tourism

Source: GTA