Search for new Miss Tourism Ghana begins

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The search for a new queen for this year's Miss

Tourism competition has begun and as part of

efforts to select the best contestants for the

pageant, the search train is back to Accra for the

final audition which comes off at the Max

International Hotel, East Legon, on Saturday,

August 2.

The hopeful aspirants, between the ages of 18

and 24, are expected to be grilled by the judges

to select the final 10 contestants for the


The 10 contestants who make the cut will be

housed in Accra's premier Crown Apartamento

Hotel for a three-week training boot camp.

Officials of the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and

Creative Arts, the Ghana Tourism Authority, and

the Ghana Tourism Federation will brief them on

the nation's tourism sector and upcoming


Those that can best articulate and demonstrate

specific regional values, including customary

dances, will be chosen to face off in the

September 19 grand finale at the National Theatre

where the eventual winner would be selected.

"The girls do not have to hail from a region to

represent it," Mrs. Brew-Hammond, Events and

Operations Director of the pageant explained.

"Whoever ultimately wins will showcase Ghana as

a whole so we are looking for smart ladies who

can sell Ghana effectively."

The winner of the Miss Tourism Ghana crown will

represent the nation at Miss Tourism World, and

act as Ghana's tourism and environmental youth

Ambassador at official events in Ghana and


'We are not looking for a beauty queen, we are

looking for the young lady who can be trained to

best represent Ghana's beauty," Mrs Brew-

Hammond stressed.

Source: graphic.com.gh

Kofi Oppong Kyekyeku

I am a Ghanaian Broadcast Journalist/Writer who has an interest in General News, Sports, Entertainment, Health, Lifestyle and many more.

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