In the last 10 years I have travelled across the world and experienced a variety cultures and memories that will last forever.
Travelling is fun but can be extremely frustrating when you are not well prepared for it, or don’t know what awaits you on arrival. A travel agency or agent can take the load off your head by planning and making your travels smoother and stress-free!
A travel agency provides travel and tourism related services to the public on behalf of suppliers such as activities, airlines, car rentals, cruise lines, hotels, railways, travel insurance, and package tours. In some cases, they can assist with visa application as well.
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In addition to dealing with ordinary tourists, most travel agencies have a separate department devoted to making travel arrangements for business travelers; while some travel agencies specialize in commercial and business travels only.
There are also travel agencies that serve as general sales agents for foreign travel companies, allowing them to have offices in countries other than where their headquarters are located.
While I usually only use agencies for my travels outside of the country, most of the top travel and tour agencies in Ghana continue to lead in driving tourism within the country as well, providing various services that suit the needs of visitors from history and culture to nature, beaches, and landscapes.
Through my travels, I have used the services of many such agencies, as well as had the opportunity to work or interact with them. Here is my list of top 6 favourite travel and tour agencies in Ghana.
Wakanow Ghana is a wholly owned subsidiary of Wakanow.com Limited, one of Africa’s leading travel booking portal with corporate headquarters in Lagos, Nigeria. Wakanow provides travellers in Ghana a seamless and integrated booking portal for all travel services, including Flights, Hotels booking, Visa Assistance, Holiday Packages, Airport Transfers, Protocol Services, an international Travel SIM, a Prepaid Travel Card, a Loyalty program, and much more.
Expertravel & Tours Ltd is an IATA accredited Travel Management Company providing Ticketing and Air Travel services on behalf of most Airlines operating to and from Ghana, as well as offering exquisitely packaged Tours within and outside the Country.
What started as a Travel and Tour Company setup by Mr. Sydney Baeta and his wife Monica in January 1988 has evolved to become part of a global Travel Management Organization.
In February 2005 the company joined “Business Travel International” (BTI) trading as BTI Ghana, and a year later opted to join Hogg Robinson Group (HRG) worldwide network. Therefore it now trade as Expertravel and Tours, HRG Ghana.
4. Kaya Tours
Kaya Tours is a Ghanaian owned Destination Marketing Organization focusing on inbound, outbound and education recruitment tourism. Kaya Tours specializes in domestic and international tours with exciting product offerings for leisure and business clients.
Kaya Tours Provides exciting tour services which includes but not limited to General Tours, Family Tours, Honey Moon Tours, European Educational packages, Student Tours, Company Tours, Special Themed Tours, Religious Tours, and Visa Assistance.
Kaya is known for their tours to South Africa, Sao Tome and Israel.
3. Sun seekers
Like the name suggests this is an agency for anyone seeking for a fun adventure within Ghana and beyond!
Sunseekers has over the years earned the reputation of providing exceptional services to tourists from different parts of the world, ensuring that travellers enjoy a well-deserved holiday exploring a different country, its uniqueness, cultural experiences and heritage amongst others.
Sunseekers continues to exceed the expectations its clients when it comes to delivering the services including Inbound & Outbound Tours, Airport Pickup with, Meet and Greet Service, Airline Ticketing, Ground Handling services, Visa Acquisition Services, Hotel Reservations, Vehicle Rentals Services, Managements of Meetings Incentive Conferences and Events, Corporate Hospitality, Multi-Country Tours and Domestic Tours
2.Doscar Travel & Tours
Doscar Travel & Tours Limited has been in operation since 2001. The company has distinguished itself over the period as a reliable and customer friendly travel services provider in the exciting Ghanaian environment., gaining attention and accolades from all airlines.
Doscar has earned a reputation for being at the forefront of the charter flight business in Ghana.
As part of the efforts to promote tourism and culture in Ghana, Doscar has been an ardent participant in organizing tours to places of interest in Ghana for both Ghanaians and foreign tourists, quite often with other travel agencies.
Sitting on top of my list for obvious reasons is Travelwings. As an online and on-the-go person, this fits perfectly in my lifestyle.
Travelwings is a leading Online travel agency with over 25 years of experience in the Travel Industry. The company is driven by the vision to take customers through a journey without boundaries or limitations.
The agency works diligently towards customer satisfaction with utmost transparency bringing choice, control and convenience like never before to travellers.
Travelwings is retail and leisure travel facilitator that is competitive, easy to use around the clock, 24 hours a day throughout the week.
Travelwings is known in Ghana for its many tours to Dubai and Singapore, especially their fun trips with local celebrities. It is also known for its grand breaking introduction of Trawelwings travel card, which makes travelling cashless seamless and less expensive.
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