Selfless reporting by Multimedia's Edwin Siaw wins prestigious tourism award for Joy News TV

Selfless reporting by Multimedia's Edwin Siaw wins prestigious tourism award for Joy News TV
Source: Ghana | Myjoyonline.com
Date: 24-02-2019 Time: 03:02:10:pm
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One of the leading brands of the Multimedia Group Limited, Joy News, has been adjudged the Tourism Oriented Media of the Year (television category) at the 2018 Eastern Regional Tourism wards held in Koforidua.

The TV channel was presented with a certificate of excellence and a citation at the event that also saw some players of the hospitality industry picked different awards.

The citation accompanying the award praised Joy News for its excellent production on tourism and tourism-related issues in the Eastern Region.

The citation read "With a just a smartphone and a microphone your Eastern Regional reporter Edwin Kofi Siaw captured every single moment of the 2018 Eastern Regional Enforcement exercise of illegal operators in the hospitality sector. The eventual outcome of that excellent production, which was broadcasted on Joy Prime News bulletin, broke barriers and went beyond the boundaries of Ghana. The impact of this broadcast and the many other tourism stories broadcasted on your channel was phenomenal and inured to the benefit of tourism industry by impacting positively on the legal operations of most hospitality facilities in the region."

Joy News TV award

Other tourism operators in the region were also honoured for their various roles in promoting tourism over the previous year.

Find below the award categories and eventual winners.

AWARD WINNERS 2018 EASTERN REGIONAL TOURISM AWARDS


ACCOMMODATION

                4 STAR HOTEL OF THE YEAR 2018

                 ROYAL SENCHI HOTEL AND RESORT-SENCHI

                3 STAR HOTEL OF THE YEAR 2018

                 CAPITAL VIEW HOTEL-KOFORIDUA

                2 STAR HOTEL OF THE YEAR 2018

                 LANSDOWN OF IBRU HEIGHTS RESORT-BREKUSU

                1 STAR HOTEL OF THE YEAR 2018

                 PRESTIGE GUEST HOUSE-MAMFE

                GUEST HOUSE OF THE YEAR 2018

                 EE’S MOUNTAIN HEIGHT-MAMPONG

BUDGET HOTEL OF THE YEAR 2018

                 KINGSVILLE HOTEL-KOFORIDUA

                HOSTEL OF THE YEAR 2018

                 ST MICHEALS YOUTH CAMP HOSTEL-ABURI

 CONSISTENT PAYMENT OF 1% TOURISM LEVY OF THE YEAR 2018 (ACCOMMODATION)

                 1ST STOP GUEST HOUSE, ASAMANKESE

                 CONSISTENT PAYMENT OF 1% TOURISM LEVY OF THE YEAR 2018 (CATERING)

                 DANIELLA RESTAURANT, KADE

TRAVEL SERVICES

                  SITE GUIDE OF THE YEAR 2018

                   LlOYD BROBBEY ADASI-COCOA RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF GHANA, TAFO

                   VISITOR ATTRACTION OF THE YEAR

                AKOSOMBO DAM SITE-AKOSOMBO

CATERING SERVICES

                   RESTAURANT GRADE 1 OF THE YEAR 2018

                 LINDA DOR RESTAURANT-KOFORIDUA

MEDIA

                TOURISM WRITER OF THE YEAR 2018 (PRINT)

                NEIL NII AMATEY KARNAKU OF CITI FM

                 TOURISM ORIENTED MEDIA OF THE YEAR 2018 (TELEVISION)

                 JOY NEWS

                TOURISM ORIENTED MEDIA OF THE YEAR 2018 (PRINT)

                 THE SPECTATOR

 

                 TOURISM ORIENTED MEDIA OF THE YEAR 2018 (RADIO)

                 PEACE FM

                TOURISM ORIENTED MEDIA OF THE YEAR 2018(ONLINE)

                CITIFMONLINE

HONORARY AWARDS

                HIGHWAY REST STOP OF THE YEAR

                LINDA DOR HIGHWAY REST STOP- BUNSO JUNCTION

                CORPORATE SUPPORT FOR TOURISM DEVELOPMENT

              THE ROYAL SENCHI HOTEL AND RESORT, SENCHI

                MERITORIOUS PUBLIC SERVICE IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF TOURISM

                EDWIN SEBASTIAN OWUSU-MENSAH


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