Gov Web Portal

Ministry of Tourism Arts and
Culture

Latest News

Tourism Minister Jobe On A Mission in Abuja To Attract Nigerian Tourists

                                 Tourism plays a crucial role in the socio-economic development of The Gambia.  It is reported that the industry, aside from contributing about 20 percent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), provides direct employment to about 42,000 people. On that account, the Honorable Minister of Tourism and Culture, Abdoulie Jobe, headed a high-powered delegation from […]

Tourism Minister Jobe On A Mission in Abuja To Attract Nigerian Tourists Read More »

Tourism Minister Jobe and Delegation Visit ECOWAS Commission President

As part of their outreach mission to, Abuja, Nigeria, the Honorable Minister of Tourism and Culture, Abdoulie Jobe, and delegation, this afternoon, paid a courtesy to Dr. Omar A. Touray, President of the Ecowas Commission at his office in Abuja, Nigeria. Minister Jobe explained his team’s mission to Nigeria: to promote Destination Gambia and attract

Tourism Minister Jobe and Delegation Visit ECOWAS Commission President Read More »

Tourism Minister Inaugurates New GT-Board Governing Council

Honorable Abdoulie Jobe, Minister of Tourism and Culture, this afternoon, inaugurated the new governing council of The Gambia Tourism Board at a ceremony held at the Ministry of Tourism and Culture conference room in Banjul. One of the mandates of the governing council would be guiding and directing the management of the Gambia Tourism Board

Tourism Minister Inaugurates New GT-Board Governing Council Read More »

West Africa Ecotourism Summit Wraps Up in Banjul

The two-day West African Ecotourism Summit has recently wrapped up at the Bakadaji Hotel in Kotu. The annual sub-regional event brought together different players in the tourism sector to share experiences, network, and create a cohesive ecotourism industry across the region. The event allows the participants to develop market connectivity for local products and services

West Africa Ecotourism Summit Wraps Up in Banjul Read More »

Tourism Minister Holds Discussion with GT Board Senior Management Team

Honourable Abdoulie Jobe, Minister of Tourism and Culture on Monday, 22nd April 2024 held a day-long meeting with the senior management of The Gambia Tourism Board at their head office in Kotu. The meeting was meant for the new Minister to have an understanding of the mandate, vision, and mission of the GT-Board, as well

Tourism Minister Holds Discussion with GT Board Senior Management Team Read More »

UNDP Resident Representative Meets with Minister Jobe

Mandisa Mashologu, the UNDP Resident Representative in The Gambia, paid a courtesy call to  Honorable Abdoulie Jobe, Minister of Tourism and Culture on Wednesday 17th April 2024 at his office in Banjul. The UNDP top diplomat and Minister Jobe discussed different key issues relating to women and youth empowerment projects, particularly in the tourism sector.

UNDP Resident Representative Meets with Minister Jobe Read More »

Chinese Ambassador Pays Courtesy Call On Tourism Minister

The Chinese ambassador to The Gambia, His Excellency Liu Jin, on Wednesday, 17th April 2024 paid a courtesy call on Honorable Abdoulie Jobe,  Minister of Tourism and Culture, at his office in Banjul. On receiving the ambassador and his team, Minister Jobe thanked him for the visit and reassured him of his Ministry’s commitment to

Chinese Ambassador Pays Courtesy Call On Tourism Minister Read More »

Plans In The Offing To Bring Back Scandinavian Tourists- Tourism Minister

The Minister of Tourism and Culture, Abdoulie Jobe, has revealed that plans are afoot to attract the Scandinavian tourists (Sweden and Demark), to destination Gambia once again, following a considerable spell of dwindling presence. Scandinavian tourists ‘discovered’ the Gambia and constituted the bulk of tourist arrivals in the early years of tourism development. Minister Jobe

Plans In The Offing To Bring Back Scandinavian Tourists- Tourism Minister Read More »

error: