Manifesto Promises - Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts

Promise Status
Transform the Ghana Tourist Authority (GTA) into a modern and more efficient institution (Including invest in Tourism IT as an enabler to improve knowledge and sharing of information about tourism opportunities in the country) Delivered
Establish a Creative Arts Council that will harmonize the various interest groups Delivered
Reactivate and resource the Ghana Museums and Monuments Board Delivering
Protect the copyright of the Adinkra symbols in accordance with the Copyright Act, 2005 (Act 690) Delivering
Partner the private sector to set up a state-of-the-art hospitality teaching facility, with an operational hotel, classrooms, kitchens, library, and dormitories Delivering
Establish a revenue-sharing program to inject 5% of tourism revenues into the local communities to encourage them to take ownership of, and be invested in their sustainability Delivering
Develop tourist sites to bring them to world-class standards, (including giving incentives for private sector investors to invest in new tourism facilities and upgrade existing ones) as well as pursue a deliberate marketing programme to promote them Delivering
Construct modern, large-seating theatres in every regional capital except Accra, beginning with Takoradi, Tamale and Kumasi Delivering
Build a detailed inventory of all our cultural assets Delivering
Set up additional copyright office in Tamale Pending
Establish proper framework for payment of appropriate royalties for creative works Pending
Establish a Creative Arts Fund Pending
Collaborate with the Chief Justice to create a division of the High Court that focuses on intellectual property violation within the creative arts industry Pending