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      Date: Apr 30, 2010
     Title: More Tourists Are Visiting Ghana
Ghana international tourist receipts rose from 836.09 million dollars in 2005 to 1403.1 dollars in 2008, Miss Abigail Tagoe, Marketing Manager of the Ghana Tourism Board, has said. Speaking to the Ghana News Agency in an interview at the Policy Fair, she said during the same period arrivals rose 698,069 from 428,533.

Miss Tagoe said tourist average expenditure also rose from 1,125 dollars in 2002 to 2010 dollars in 2008. In 2002, expendable money was 1,125 dollars, in 2003 it was 1,344 dollars, 2004 expendable cash was 1,711 dollars, 2005 expenditure 1,950 dollars, 2006 -1985 dollars and 2007 it was 1,998 dollar whereas 2008 was 2010 dollars.

Miss Tagoe said 1466,653 business people arrived during 2007 and in 2008 arrivals were 160,556.

Source: GNA