The minister for creative art and culture, Madam Catherine Afeku through a facebook post has announced the appointment of Kumawood star Bill Asamoah as Tourism ambassador for Ghana.
In the post sighted by thepublisheronline.com, the Movie Maker have been asked to use his talent and popularity to promote sustainable tourism through music, arts, and culture.
“The announcement came after kumawood unanimously nominated him to be appointed as an ambassador after many months of deliberation,” she revealed
According to the minister, Bill Asamoah has promised to use his capacity as tourism ambassador to project Ghana to the world through quality movies and help attract investors to the industry.
The minister once again reaffirmed their support to the people of Kumasi in terms of Tourism, Arts and Culture development by Nana Addo’s government to make the industry more attractive.
In 2017, the Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, appointed 30 Ghanaian celebrities as ambassadors for the “See Ghana, Eat Ghana, Wear Ghana, Feel Ghana” campaign.
The campaign concept draws on re-orienting Ghanaians on a new sense of national pride in its heritage, culture, and way of life.
According to Ms Catherine Afeku, the Minister of Tourism, Arts, and Culture, the aim of the Tourism Ambassador programme, was to partner influential persons to help drive tourism growth in and outside the country.
She said the ambassadors would therefore use their personalities and expertise to sell Ghana’s tourism potential to the world.
The ambassadors include SP Kofi Sarpong, D-Black, Nana Kwame Ampadu, Okyeame Kwame, Fancy Gadam, Agya Koo, Lucky Mensah and Sena Dagadu.
Others are PaJohn Dadson, Reggie N Bollie, Wiyaala, Sam Okyere, Dada KD, Sherifa Gunu, Diana Asamoah, Cindy Thompson, Andy Dosty, among others.
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