Author: Sierra Leone National Tourist Board

Sierra Leone National Tourist Board Articles

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Dec
2019
Idris Elba awarded Brand Ambassador status in Sierra Leone.
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Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio meets Film actor Idris Elba, awards him with a Brand Ambassador Status. His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio has issued the British Hollywood actor and musician, Idris Elba, with a Sierra Leonean Diplomatic Passport and pronounced him a Brand Ambassador for the small resource-rich West African nation. During […]

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Dec
2019
Sierra Leone’s Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs (MTCA) in partnership Visit Sierra Leone (VSL) to end-host world’s largest amateur rally.
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Sierra Leone’s Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs (MTCA) in partnership with one of the leading tour operators in the country known as Visit Sierra Leone (VSL) has on December 9th 2019 held a press conference to update the public on plans to host the reputable BUDAPEST-BAMAKO Rally (B-BR 2020) as its final destination. Held […]

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Dec
2019
National Geographic-These African lodges lead the way in wildlife conservation here’s where to see majestic animals and help to preserve their habitat in Sierra Leone, Rwanda, and South Africa.
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T R AV E L These African lodges lead the way in wildlife conservation here’s where to see majestic animals and help to preserve their habitat in Sierra Leone, Rwanda, and South Africa. BY KAREN CARMICHAEL Wildlife excursions in Africa are going deeper, highlighting less-visited regions and ecosystems while also leading the charge for conservation […]

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Dec
2019
Freetown Forum – Agenda for Action on Women’s Empowerment in Tourism
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We, the Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs in collaboration with development partners, acknowledge the following: Tourism accounts for an estimated 10.4% of the world’s GDP, considering its direct, indirect and induced impacts (WTTC, 2019), and the tourism sector accounts directly for 3% of the GDP of the G20 economies (UNWTO, 2019); Globally, tourism represents […]

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Nov
2019
Sierra Leone’s Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs has embarked on a nationwide assessment of natural, historic and cultural sites.
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Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs embarks on an assessment of natural, historic and cultural sites The process which started on Friday, November 16, 2019, saw five teams comprising officials of the Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs, the National Tourist Board, Monuments and Relics Commission and other stakeholders visiting various sites in the country. […]

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Nov
2019
The Minister of Tourism and Cultural Affairs as a panelist in the First Regional Congress on Women’s Empowerment in the Tourism Sector in Accra, Ghana.
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The Minister of Tourism and Cultural Affairs as a panelist in the First Regional Congress on Women’s Empowerment in the Tourism Sector in Accra, Ghana. The Congress aims to discuss strategies and actions to advance gender equality and women’s empowerment in tourism.    

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Nov
2019
UNWTO/WORLD BANK AND THE MINISTRY OF TOURISM AND CULTURE ON WOMEN’S ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN TOURISM-FREETOWN FORUM.
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UNWTO/WORLD BANK AND THE MINISTRY OF TOURISM AND CULTURE ON WOMEN’S ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN TOURISM-FREETOWN FORUM. “Celebrating women’s empowerment through tourism entrepreneurship” THE OBJECTIVE OF THE WORKSHOP: To disseminate the findings of the UNWTO Global Report on Women Enterprise Survey in Ghana and in Sierra Leon, and to discuss and identify key policy recommendations to promote […]

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Nov
2019
Visa-On-Arrival to Sierra Leone
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As part of government’s commitment to promote tourism and attract foreign direct investment, the Government of Sierra Leone wishes to inform the general public, airline operators, Sierra Leone Embassies and Missions overseas, International Air Transport Association (IATA), international partners and other government bodies that with effect from Thursday 5th September 2019, a new Visa on […]

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Nov
2019
Exhibiting Sierra Leone at the biggest World Travel Market in London
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Sierra Leone is set to participate in one of the World’s biggest gathering of the tourism sector, the World Travel Market, London. World Travel Market London introduces global travel buyers to countries, the biggest destinations and brands in the world. WTM London prides itself on being the hub of travel ideas. They aim to give […]