Ghanaian model crowned Miss Tourism World Africa

Ms Geraldine also made it to the top 15 of the entire Miss Tourism World Contest.

Award-winning Ghanaian model Ms. Geraldine Atta Sappor has been crowned as Miss Tourism World Africa at the 2017/2018 Miss Tourism World Contest.The beauty pageant which took place in Malaysia saw ladies from all over the world portraying various cultures and discussing topical social issues in their various countries.

Ms Geraldine; 21-year-old student of Family and Consumer Science at the University of Ghana beat other African contestants to grab the coveted position.

She exhibited the cultural heritage of Ghana and displayed the value of  the country's revered products to the entire world.

The 2016 Miss Tourism Ghana winner told Business Insider SSA:

"It’s an honour that Ghana gave me the opportunity to represent as a tourism Queen on a global scale. Everybody knows such a journey is not going to be easy but I like to focus on the positives. It was a competition but the opportunity to experience the culture of people from around the world was breathtaking in Malaysia. You’d have to be around these girls to know that everyone was a winner because everyone of the 51 tourism Queens had their country and tourism at heart".In the end Ghana made the top 15 and was crowned Miss Tourism World Africa for the continental Queens. The journey was always about Ghana and I’m grateful to have brought something home, she added.Ms. Geraldine also made it to the top 15 of the entire Miss Tourism World Contest.

However, Miss Columbia was crowned Miss Tourism World 2017/2018.

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