Biography

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Kwaku Passah Snr

Agoo, Kwaku Passah Snr is the founder and CEO of Exotic Adventures LTD, one of Ghana’s leading tour operating companies. Passah introduced and popularized the use of the term, Agoo, as a way to draw the attention of tourists back to the tour guide during a tour.

Passah’s expertise in the tourism industry spans over thirty years. A graduate of the University of Ghana, he began his career as a tour guide and was a recipient of the prestigious National Tour Guide of the Year Award.

He is a part-time instructor at the Hotel, Catering, and Tourism Training Institute (HOTCATT). Passah is a member of the Tour Guides Association of Ghana (TORGAG), serving as its President. He is also a long time member of the Tour Operators Union of Ghana (TOUGHA). In addition, Passah has held several leadership roles including facilitator for Ghana’s Ministry of Tourism and Diaspora Relations Training Program for tour guides.

Passah has been invited by several major U.S. universities to visit their campuses to introduce his company’s unique travel abroad study programs.

He has written a number of articles for some Ghanaian dailies. Passah enjoys gardening, green places, pristine beaches, local food, music and travelling. He lives with his family at Dodowa in Ghana.