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Mar
2020
Ministry of Tourism hold tourism local governance conference
Posted by: Sierra Leone National Tourist Board /23

By Mohamed Faray Kargbo Sierra Leone’s Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs is set to organize the first national tourism local governance conference. The two-day event which takes place on Thursday and Friday 12 & 13 March, 2020 is geared towards promoting and developing domestic tourism. The event would attract Paramount Chiefs and local authorities, […]

Budapest-Bamako rally wrapped-up in Freetown

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Feb
2020
Sierra Leone wraps up Budapest Bamako rally in Freetown
Posted by: Sierra Leone National Tourist Board /90

Africa’s greatest charity car race, Budapest Bamako rally comes to Sierra Leone Sierra Leone’s President, Dr Julius Maada Bio has welcomed over 700 tourists who completed the Budapest Bamako charity car race in Freetown. The event which took place at the National Stadium in Freetown on Sunday, February 16, 2020, was attended by dignitaries from […]

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Feb
2020
THREE HUNDRED DANISH TOURISTS FLOOD SIERRA LEONE FROM DENMARK
Posted by: Sierra Leone National Tourist Board /245

It is amazing and Sierraously surprising to see such a mass number of tourists since the 80s when tourism was at the peak. Well, the continuous marketing and rebranding process has begun to yield substantial results, as these arrivals said it all. For this year (2020), February has recorded quite a huge number of arrivals […]

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Jan
2020
The Sierra Leone Flag flying higher at Fitur 2020.
Posted by: Sierra Leone National Tourist Board /159

Fitur held at Féria de Madrid in Spain is an opener of every tourism industry year and global tourism specialists to converge and share experiences. Sierra Leone’s presence at this Fitur Expo 2020 from 22-26 of January is to promote and market the tourism and investment potentials of the country to over 10,000 companies and […]

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Dec
2019
Idris Elba awarded Brand Ambassador status in Sierra Leone.
Posted by: Sierra Leone National Tourist Board /434

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.
Posted by: Sierra Leone National Tourist Board /572

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.
Posted by: Sierra Leone National Tourist Board /282

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
Posted by: Sierra Leone National Tourist Board /449

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.
Posted by: Sierra Leone National Tourist Board /244

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.