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Ghanaian visitors spend £25m in British economy in 2012

Central_LondonGhanaians who visited the UK in 2012 spent £25 million in that country’s economy, according to British authorities.

About 21,000 Ghanaians travelled to the UK last year and spent on average 7.4 nights per visit, VisitBritain, the UK’s tourism agency indicated in its Inbound Tourism Figures.

In 2012, the country recorded 31.084 million number of visits from people across the globe, and they spent £18.640 billion in the British economy.

Popular places they visited in the UK were London (15.5 million visits), England (12.8 million visits and Scotland (2.2 million visits), according to VisitBritain.

Most of the visitors came from France, Germany, USA, Ireland, Netherlands and Spain.

By Ekow Quandzie

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  1. Yet.when they come to Ghana and Africa is as dirty filthy you can think of. Even basics is a problem. Shame to leaders of at all level. For 55yrs Ghanaian Economy been mismanage. When will it stop. With all these resources yet Britain and other countries who don’t half of our resources are better than Africa