Ridge Royal Hotel, located in the Central Region, has officially opened its hospitality services with a pledge to contribute to the growth of Ghana’s tourism and hospitality industry.
Ridge Royal, formally known as the Cape Coast Catering Rest House has been in existence for over two and a half decades.
The Catering Rest House was built during the colonial days as a Guest House for traveling government officials on assignment around Cape Coast and for the general public.
Reports indicate that the Queen of England spent a night in the hotel during her visit in 1961.
At a relaunching ceremony last week in Cape Coast, the facility is poised to offer unbeatable services to customers and stakeholders.
Mr. Kwame Gyasi, Central Regional Manager of the Ghana Tourism Authority, said “Ridge Royal is being launched at a historic time under ‘Year of Return’, where we are expecting our brothers and sisters of the African family to return to Ghana, unite with us and develop their roots.
The move he said, presents opportunities to further deepen preparations ongoing in the hospitality industry to help welcome the diaspora back to Ghana.
Mr. Ernest Asamoah, the hotel’s board chair, indicated that the foremost mission of the facility is to enhance the lives of guests, associates, stakeholders and the community by creating an enabling unsurpassed conference, leisure and vacation experience.
The Director General of SSNIT, Dr. John Ofori Tenkorang mentioned that “Ridge Royal seeks to contribute effectively to Ghana’s tourism industry.”
The hotel has expanded its services to cater for all, including the physically challenged.
The facility brings into the industry an exceptional luxurious services that is expected to make Ghanaians and tourists enjoy their.