By Esther Oluka
Ms Susan Kahunde, 22, beat 26 other contestants for the Miss Tourism 2021/2022 crown at the weekend.
Ms Kahunde from Tooro Sub-region, who has a certificate in midwifery from Tumu Medical Institute, takes over the Miss Tourism duties from Ms Sonia Komugisha, 25.
The first runner up, Ms Phiona Opia, 22, holds a diploma in Agri-business management from Bukalasa Agricultural College, and the second runner-up, Ms Rashidah Namukwaya, 21, is a student pursuing a Bachelor of Business Administration from Makerere University Business School. Ms Opia hails from West Nile while Ms Namukwaya is from Buganda.
Miss Tourism Beauty pageant is a private initiative organised by the Miss Tourism Foundation to ensure conservation in Uganda.