Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Explore investment opportunities in Ghana: Join the Trade Delegation and Cultural Tour of Ghana




Join Akbar Muhammad 
on a 
U.S. Trade Del 
egation and Cultural Tour


GHANA, W. AFRICA

December 6-17, 2017 
$3,995 



                    
 
  

U.S. trade delegations facilitate visits to key foreign officials and a cross-section of Ministries to educate and explore investment and import/export opportunities.
 

You will participate in dynamic business meetings that promote dialogue, engagement and  sharing of ideas. This is a unique networking opportunity for our travelers!

You will also experience Ghanian culture with customized tours and historical site  visits.

Ghana...Let's Go!!

 ITINERARY DRAFT (confirmed 90 days prior to departure)
 DEC 6   Evening departure from ATL @ 9:20 PM to Istanbul.   
 DEC 7   Evening arrival in Istanbul. Check-in hotel, Dinner and Rest.  
 DEC 8   Morning tour of Istanbul. Afternoon departure for Accra. Arrival, hotel check-in.  B
 DEC 9    City Tour: Kwame Nkrumah Memorial & WEB DuBois Center. Welcome dinner with  
                  Af-American business owners living and in  Ghana. B & D
 DEC 10  Morning religious services (optional) / Shop at the Art Center; Measurements for       
                  personal garments. Evening Business meetings  TBA.  B
 DEC 11   Morning  departure for Cape Coast Slave Castles and school visit. Overnight at
                  Anamabo Beach Hotel.  B
 DEC 12  Morning departure for Kakum Rainforest and clinic visit.  Evening African Naming 
                  Ceremony with Drumming and Dancing.   B & D   
 DEC 13   Morning departure for Accra. Hotel Check- in.  Afternoon Business meetings TBAB & L 
 DEC 14   Meeting with Ministries; Tour to select businesses TBA.   B
 DEC 15    Jummah prayer, meet with Muslim business leaders.  Evening entertainment.  B
 DEC 16   Farewell Lunch. Departure for Istanbul @ 9 PM   B & L
 DEC  17   Depart Istanbul @ 3 PM. Arrive in Atlanta @ 7:50 PM   B
$300 Deposit Due Today To Confirm Your Seat

Tour Activities
  • Try your skills at bartering in a local Market
  • Visit  Cape Coast Slave Dungeons
  • Mosque / Church / Traditional Services
  • Visit  Kakum National Rainforest Park
  • Participate in an African Naming Ceremony                                          Accra City Tour includes
  • W.E.B. Du Bois Center
  • Kwame Nkrumah Memorial
  • Art Market
  • Opportunities to meet and connect with Ghanaian professionals and African-American Expats

Tour Includes
  • International Airfare from Atlanta 
  • Overnight and Tours in Istanbul, Turkey
  • Deluxe Hotel Accommodations  Double Occupancy
  • Breakfast Daily
  • Welcome Dinner
  • Farewell Lunch
  • Ground Transportation & Baggage Handling
  • Professionally Guided Tours
  • Departure Taxes 
TOUR DOES NOT INCLUDE
  • Visa (Ghana & Turkey)
  • Personal Expenses (Intl phone calls, tips, laundry services, meals not included on itinerary, etc.)

What's Next?

FILL OUT APPLICATION


Read it. Sign it. Scan it. Send it over. 
Include payment in the form of a check or use the PayPal link to make your initial deposit.

SEND YOUR DEPOSIT

Deposit is due by Sept 10 to confirm your seat on the tour.
TRIP DEPOSIT OF $300 IS NON-REFUNDABLE
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PASSPORTS
Get a passport or make sure yours won't expire within 6 months of the trip date.  

Visit the Dept. of State website or  your local Post Office to apply for a US passport.
VISAS  (submit application 30-45 days prior to departure)
International laws require a Visa for entry into both Ghana and Turkey. Procedures for securing a visa are:

GHANA
(1) Application form:  must completed online by visiting the link below.  

On the first page (Step 1), please select Counter Service as Mode of Submission and when the application should be presented at the Ghana Consulate.
IMPORTANT: On the last page of the application (Step 5), please RECORD the application Ref No at the top right of the page.  It will be needed to retrieve your application.
(2) Passport: must be valid for at least (6) six month with a minimum of two blank visa pages.
      
Note: Non-US citizens must include physical green card and passport with their application
(3) Two (2) Passport-Sized Photographs: taken within six months prior to application and showing full face of applicant, without hat, cap or sunglasses on a white background.
(4) Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate
(5) Copy of Travel Reservation or Airline Ticket
(we will provide this to you on Sept 15 via e-mail)
(6) Letter of Authorization: authorizing Cousin Trips to handle the visa application and travel documents on the applicant's behalf.
(7) Visa Fee: payable to The Mission of Ghana by Bank or Postal Money Order only.
Be sure to include a pre-paid return (addressed to you) envelope to receive your processed passport from the embassy.  Allow 3 weeks to complete the visa process to avoid delays.
TURKEY
Visa cost is $30 and will be processed and issued on arrival.
Please bring cash to pay visa fee.

TRAVEL INSURANCE
We recommend travel insurance. Below is a link for your review.

IMMUNIZATIONS
International travel law requires that you have an up to date Yellow Fever shot for entry to Ghana. It is recommended that you also begin a course of Malaria prevention medication starting 7 days prior to travel.

Inquire with your health care provider or your local travel clinic to schedule an appointment.

For additional information contact:
Samimah Aziz @ 678 549-4775 
samimah@cousintrips.com

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