Travel & Tourism

Ghana, formerly known as the Gold Coast is a richly endowed country in sub-Saharan Africa blessed with dozens of historical monuments and tourist sites

Ghana’s year-round tropical warm climate along with its wildlife ; exotic waterfalls such as Kintampo waterfalls as well as the largest waterfall in West Africa, the Tagbo Falls; Ghana’s coastal palm-lined sandy beaches ; caves ; mountains ; meteorite impact crater and lakes such as Lake Bosumtwi make Ghana the place to be. Ghana is also home to the largest lake in the world by surface area – the Lake Volta, dozens of castles and forts, nature reserves and national parks .

In 2013, the direct contribution of the Travel & Tour industry to Ghana’s GDP was US$1.34 billion, representing 2.8% of GDP.

The number of jobs directly supported by tourism was 124,000 and Travel & Tour investment amounted to US$303 million in 2013.

Ghana’s tourism industry development indicators have increased over the years. International tourist receipts increased from US$970 million in 2008 to US$1,068 in 2013.

The number of annual international visitors to Ghana is now roughly 950,000 and is expected to grow to 1.5 million by 2024.

We are proud to announce the launch of

GTW-VE series with ‘CTW Digital Africa Week II

20- 25 September 2020.