Ghana Hotels Association was formed in 1975 and is made up of Managing Proprietors, Managing Directors or Accredited Representatives of Hotels, Motels, and Guest Houses that have been certified and licensed by the Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) to offer accommodation, catering and other tourism services in Ghana. Based on GTA categorisation, members have facilities that are certified as either budget or one to five stars.
The mission of the association is to be unified, effective and instrumental in advocating and shaping policies that promote the hotel industry; to provide training and technical assistance to its membership that would strengthen the sector and foster good relationship among members and stakeholders in the tourism industry. The vision of the association is “to see a vibrant hospitality sector whereby all hotels in the country will have qualified/trained personnel who will merit international standards and offer quality service delivery to visitors and to boost tourism to become a leading sector of the Ghanaian economy”.
A well-resourced and well-organized Association that is strategically positioned to influence the creation of a socio-economic environment that allows hotels to flourish.
The association is present in all ten regions of Ghana including Tema as branches with a membership of about 400 in good standing as at December 2017
The National Officers of the Association comprise a President, First and Second Vice Presidents, Secretary, Assistant Secretary, Treasurer, Financial Secretary and four Trustees (read more). The Association has its National Secretariat in the Hotcatt Building in Accra with three personnel namely the Executive Secretary, Office Administrator and Office Clerk