Today marks the celebration of the World Tourism Day which is observed globally particularly to create and raise awareness on the significance of tourism.
How can Ghana derive economic development through tourism as the country joins other countries to celebrate United Nations World Tourism Day slated for September 27?
The role of tourism to every society cannot be overemphasized looking at the the wider range of opportunities and benefits derived from the tourism industries.
The high propensity and strong desire to travel and explore globally, from one particular region to the other to catch a glimpse of what the universe hold in the realm of tourism is a factor and force to be reckoned with
Understanding tourism becomes a key factor so far as the Worlds Tourism Day celebration is concerned. Tourism is best explained as the activity that involves people travelling away from home to other places to enjoy facilities and sceneries in a period less than a year.
Tourism had affected the world in the social, economic, political and cultural development and other values of the international community and this year Ivory Coast host this special occasion.
The 2021 World Tourism Day came with its own global theme as "Tourism for inclusive growth" and in Ghana, such a beautiful occasion was meant to take place today 27th September, 2021 at Hohoe in the Volta Region under the watch of the Tourism Minister Honourable Akwasi Agyemang
The Tourism Minister Akwasi Agyemang have already said that: "unlocking the potential of tourism eco-system, its extensive value chain and investments facilitation in tourism can deliver more inclusive and sustainable growth traditionally marginalized communities with huge tourism and other resources".
Job creation seems to be one of the benefits of tourism. Various tourism destinations across the world including the Great Pyramids of Egypt, River Nile, River Jordan, Lake Bosomtwi, Mole National Park, Beaches and resorts, the Maracana Stadium, Mountain Afadja has created jobs for numerous individuals
Through tourism, a lot of infrastructural facilities and social amenities have been established as in roads, schools, hospitals, portable drinking water, libraries etc that seems to make the standard of living with a society an enhanced one.
Ghana's tourism avenues have also projected the image of the country abroad as tourists from various dimensions of the world continues to come in their numbers to have a pleasure and sight seeing.
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