The roots tourism experience of diaspora Africans: A focus on the Cape Coast and Elmina Castles

  title={The roots tourism experience of diaspora Africans: A focus on the Cape Coast and Elmina Castles},
  author={I. Mensah},
  journal={Journal of Heritage Tourism},
  pages={213 - 232}
  • I. Mensah
  • Published 2015
  • Geography
  • Journal of Heritage Tourism
  • Ghana is one of the countries visited by diaspora Africans seeking to trace their roots and reconnect with their kith and kin. However, promoting roots tourism to the African diaspora is a delicate undertaking. There is a need to understand the factors which are of importance to the roots tourism experience as this will help to package the roots tourism product appropriately to meet the expectations of tourists. This study therefore sought to examine the factors that underlie the roots tourism… CONTINUE READING
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