One thing that can’t be taken out is the issue of accommodation. Hotels and guest houses are cashing in on this season as prices of rooms have been increased exorbitantly.
Reports coming from Kwahu indicates that, rooms that cost GH¢60 a day are now going out for GH¢600 with some costing as high as GH¢3,500 for three nights.
Expounding on the situation, a manager at the Norbertco Royal Hotel in Bepong who gave his name as Mr. Peter said, “The Hotel business is not that booming so during this season, we have to make money to pay statutory bills and taxes”.
He added that, “if hotels don’t make enough money during this period, it will be extremely difficult to pay our debts owed Internal Revenue, Ghana Tourist Board among others”.