The significance of tourism over the years was not really felt until the diversification of the Ghanaian economy in 1985 which shifted focus on over reliance on traditional. commodities such as gold, timber and cocoa.
Tourism is a key economic driver in Ghana which generates foreign exchange earnings, creates jobs and wealth as well as stimulates other sectors of the economy. Tourism is currently the fourth largest source of foreign exchange earnings estimated at 2.2 million United States Dollars in 2019 with arrivals of 1.2 million.
Thd untimate goal of tourism is to develop Ghana as an Internationally Competitive and High Quality Destination through Partnerships, Investments, Aggressive Marketing and conservation of the country’s rich cultural, historical and environmental heritage.
The following are some of the most beautiful tourist attractions sites in Ghana.
1. Kakum National park
3. Mole National park
4. Cape Coast Castle
What are your favourite tourist sites in Ghana.
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