Ghana receives grants from World Bank for its tourism sector development.
World Bank has approved US$40m for Ghana’s tourism sector. This grant will help improve Ghana’s tourism sector as well as make it attractive to the entire globe.
The grant will be for improving the facilities of various tourists sites in the nation. This sites includes Elmina Heritage Bay, Axim Fort St Antonio, Assin Manso Slave River; there will also be an upgrade of Tetteh Quarshie Cocoa Farm, Bunso Arboretum, and the Kintampo Water Falls to meet world class standards.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo said a draft policy to ensure that world-class standards are set and are maintained are already in place. Meanwhile the policy will help in maintaining all the tourist sites and attraction spots.
According to President Akufo-Addo, the tourism ministry has set up a campaign to help promote made in Ghana products. The campaign is ”See Ghana, Eat Ghana, Wear Ghana and Feel Ghana.”
In the Creative Art sector, the President said a bill to regulate the sector had been passed. This will help lead to the setting up of the Creative Arts Fund. He also said the Eastern Regional Arts Theatre had been completed and that work on the construction of the Kumasi Arts Theatre was ongoing.