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Tourists Visit to Boti falls in the Yilo Krobo District of the Eastern Region, Ghana: Revenue and Development Perspectives
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Volume 2, 2014
Issue 1 (February)
Pages: 17-21   |   Vol. 2, No. 1, February 2014   |   Follow on         
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Authors
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Jamal Mohammed , Department of Liberal Studies, Koforidua Polytechnic, Box 981,Koforidua, Eastern Region, Ghana.
Abstract
The study was to assess Tourists visit to Boti Falls in the Yilo Krobo District of the Eastern Region, Ghana:Revenue and Development perspectives as the general objective. The specific objectives were to: rank the level of satisfaction of Tourist for visiting the water falls, identify other means apart from the revenue the water falls generate, estimate the rate at which Tourists (people) visit the fall, and identify other falls closer to Boti falls. A survey was used to sample the target population; in all a total of 260 respondents participated in the research. The data obtained were coded and analyzed by the use of SPSS version 16. The study employed the simple random sampling as a sampling technique couple with the Travel cost method. The study revealed arbitrary charge of entrance fee to the falls and that leads to loss of revenue to the assembly. The study also observed no provision of tickets as this could lead to embezzlement of funds. The study recommended the provision of tickets upon entry and fixed rates should be maintained. Land owners should provide lands for building guess houses at the falls.
Keywords
Tourists Visit, Boti Falls, Yilo Krobo District, Eastern Region, Ghana, Revenue and Development
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