Tourism

With significant potential to drive economic growth and job creation, the tourism sector is increasingly an area of focus for investment in Ghana. While the Bank of Ghana lists the sector as the fourth-highest foreign currency earner behind gold, cocoa and remittances, Ghana still has some way to go to become a destination of choice on the continent. Significant funding has therefore been committed to developing the sector through investments in infrastructure and skills development. With hotel capacity set to increase and a prominent profile in international circles as a safe and investment-friendly destination, Ghana’s tourism sector looks on track to continue growth. For sustained development, however, Ghana must address some key infrastructure bottlenecks. Chief among these is the road network outside of the Greater Accra Region, which must be developed and expanded to improve access to other parts of the country. This chapter contains an interview with Catherine Afeku, Minister for Tourism, Arts and Culture.
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Catherine Afeku, Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture: Interview

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