Kampala, Uganda – In a glittering event that showcased the diverse beauty and cultural richness of Uganda, Ms. Nabukonde Kikayi emerged as the reigning queen in the 8th edition of the Miss Tourism Uganda Grand Finale held at the prestigious Kampala Serena Hotel over the weekend. With grace and elegance, she was crowned the new Miss Tourism Uganda 2023, embodying the theme of “Greening Tourism.”
Ms. Kikayi, hailing from Eastern Uganda, captivated both the judges and the audience with her charisma and commitment to environmental conservation. She now bears the responsibility of representing Uganda’s rich heritage and promoting sustainable tourism throughout her reign. The first runner-up title was awarded to Ms. Apero Martha from Karamoja, while Ms. Akello Alison from Teso claimed the second runner-up position, adding to the evening’s excitement and celebration.
As the gates swung open at 3:00 pm, attendees were treated to a spectacular evening of cultural performances, fashion, and eco-conscious messages. The event’s theme, “Greening Tourism,” underscored the importance of preserving Uganda’s natural beauty while promoting it as a top tourist destination. With Ms. Nabukonde Kikayi as the newly crowned ambassador, Uganda’s tourism industry is poised for a year of sustainable growth and global recognition.