Ghana: 2023 Home, Outbound Tourism Survey Launched At Winneba


Winneba — A nationwide survey to gather baseline information on home and outbound tourism to evaluate the contribution of the sector to nationwide growth has been launched.

The 2023 Home and Outbound Tourism Survey (DOTS) can be meant to assist the nation perceive the extent of tourism move to and from the nation.

The DOTS to be performed inside a yr fashioned a part of 4 surveys to review the tourism sector and its socio-economic contribution to the financial system.

It’s being funded by the World Financial institution underneath the Harmonising and Enhancing Statistics in West Africa Mission.

Talking on the launch right here yesterday, the Authorities Statistician, Professor Samuel Ok. Annim, stated the DOTS was a part of a complete of 4 surveys primarily aimed toward compiling the Tourism Satellite tv for pc Account (TSA), which might function foundation for computing the sector’s true relevance to the nationwide financial system.

The opposite surveys to be performed inside the subsequent three years have been the Ghana Worldwide Traveller’s Survey, Lodging Models Survey and Tourism Provide Institution Survey which have been important in computing the TSA.

Prof. Annim defined that the survey would assist generate dependable and complete information to measure and assess the insurance policies of presidency on tourism.

He stated as a part of the 15 years strategic plan of the Ghana Tourism Authority, the Authority projected tourism arrivals to achieve 4.3 million by 2027.