A third-year Public Relations student of the Ghana Institute of Journalism, Christabel Nhyira Agyepong, 21, has been crowned Miss Tourism Ghana 2022.

The event which took place on Friday, September 2, at the National Theatre saw sixteen (16) contestants representing each region in the country display their intelligence, talent and love for Ghanaian culture and tradition.

After close to four hours of an interesting showdown, Nhyira emerged winner with  23-year-old Wendy Mwinsun Wanye, a graduate of Sunyani Technical University, representing the Upper West Region of Ghana emerging as First Princess.

Oti Region’s Yaa Boatemaa Abbey, a graduate of the University of Development Studies, UDS, took home the Second Princess crown.

The three winners who outwitted the other thirteen (13) contestants expressed their appreciation to the organizers for putting together such a show to grow interest in tourism.

They also pledged their resolve to help the country’s agenda in promoting Ghana locally and beyond.

The event was attended by head of Ghana Tourism Authority, Akwesi Agyemang, traditional leaders, and Members of Parliament among others.

The founder of the scheme, Mrs. Delphine Brew-Hammond, expressed her appreciation to all their sponsors and people who played crucial roles to make the event successful.

She commended the winners and other contestants for their dedication to promoting Ghana.