MISS BUSOGA TOURISM PAGEANT KICKS OFF – UGANDA SAFARI NEWS
Tourism is the main export earner for Uganda thus being considered as one of the major drivers of the economic growth and development in Uganda. Tourism takes pride in the number of Uganda safari travellers that undertake various activities like gorilla trekking, wildlife safaris and Chimpanzee trekking. There are various ways through which the government is applying to increase the returns of tourism partly through increasing safaris to Uganda. Getting Miss Tourism Uganda and Miss Tourism in deferent regions is seen as means to develop tourism basing on regional clusters.
This Saturday, the regional town of Jinja is in a hot encounter as it hosts the final gala first of its kind regarding Miss Tourism Busoga pageant. This event is one of the lively events that the eastern region will ever have and no wonder it has pulled the interests of Important people such as the Speaker of Ugandan Parliament Rabecca Kadaga who also serves as the Patron of the Busoga Tourism Initiative (BTI), the Minister of Tourism, Wildlife & Antiquities, Officials from Uganda Wildlife Authority, Uganda Tourism Board, Uganda Tourism Association & Association of Uganda Tour Operators and other officials from the region of Busoga.
The girls to participate in this event have fortunately undergone a range of preparations for seventeen days with encounters to different Uganda safari sites including National Parks and cultural sites. The move commenced on 12th Aug. where they encountered the whole Busoga tourism Circuit to gain in depth knowledge about the Uganda safari offers in Busoga region such as the source of the Nile, Headquarters of Bugembe Kingdom, Itanda falls, Igenge palace, Bishop Hannington Memorial Site, St. Maria Mulumba Memorial site, Kyando and the famous Kagulu hill some of which are always encountered by those on safaris in Uganda.
The Winner of this Miss Tourism Busoga event will get herself a brand new car valued at 30m and will have an opportunity to represent Busoga on the national Miss Tourism pageant this year at Kampala Serena Hotel on 17th October. The first runner up will get an ipad while the second run up will get a Samsung smart phone. The Miss Tourism Busoga event will take off at 6:00pm at a fee of 20,000pp. It is a memorable event to attend including those undertaking safaris in Uganda.
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By Siima Simon Peter