In spite of the word economic crisis, tourism is seen as one of the fastest growing and sustainable industries in the world. It also provides more than 75 million jobs worldwide.
This came to light at the launch of a maiden book on tourism entitle: Ghana Tourist Guide in Accra today.
The guest speaker of the programme, Hon. Juliana Azumah Mensah, the Minister of Tourism, stated that, it is rewarding for Ghana’s Tourism industry to witness the invasion of private individuals and organization joining forces in a public-private partnership in a bid to promote the tourism industry in the country.
The author of the Tourism Guide book, Miss Rose Agodoa, stated that, the book is to supplement the Tourist Boards efforts and other information materials available in Ghana.
Speaking to GODWIN ALLOTEY after the programme, she however advised the youth of Ghana to stop seeking for greener pastures in foreign lands and focus their attention in promoting tourism in the country.
Allotey Godwin Akweiteh