Report coming in reveals that Ghana has made over $1.9 Billion through Tourism since launching the Year of Return initiative as of December 16, 2019.n initiative.
African Facts Zone took to Twitter to post the updates on that.
“Ghana’s Year of Return initiative had generated $1.9 billion through Tourism as at December 16, 2019,” – African Facts Zone wrote on Twitter.
About Year of Return, Ghana 2019
The “Year of Return, Ghana 2019” is a major landmark marketing campaign targeting the African – American and Diaspora Market to mark 400 years of the first enslaved African arriving in Jamestown Virginia. The Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism, Arts, and Culture is leading the project in collaboration with the Office of Diaspora Affairs at the Office of the President, the Panafest Foundation and the Adinkra Group of USA.
The Year of Return seeks to make Ghana the focus for millions of African descendants reacting to their marginalization by tracing their ancestry and identity. By this, Ghana becomes the beacon for African people living on the continent and the diaspora.
Since it’s launch, the country has received a lot of renowned world celebrities.
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