By Vanessa Obioha
Due to the fact Gulder Supreme Look for created its debut in 2004, it has gained a reputation for showcasing the country’s tourist locations. From the recognised to the unidentified, it serves as a big tourism compass for viewers.
All over the 11 consecutive seasons of the foremost television actuality display by Nigerian Breweries Plc, viewers ended up saved spellbound not only by the intrigue and drama of the survival online games but for the tourism sights. For instance, in 2004, it selected Snake Island, Lagos as its spot. Not a several thought that the destination was in all probability a hub for the carnivorous reptiles, but the location was having said that christened Snake Island mainly because of its snake-like topography.
In 2005, GUS took viewers to the hills of Obudu in Cross River Condition. Obudu was hitherto well-known for cattle rearing and was so named- Obudu Cattle Ranch Resort but the reality Television set clearly show also enlightened viewers on the seasonal variations of the settlement which sits atop a steep mountain found six several hours away from Calabar, the state cash.
Nonetheless discovering Nigeria, the GUS train in 2006 and 2007 moved to the jungles of the Nigerian Institute for Oil Palm Research (NIFOR) in Edo Condition and Shere Hills in Plateau Point out respectively. By 2008, the research was taken to Awgu Hills in Enugu condition exactly where an additional accomplishment was recorded. Nigeria and certainly the environment was uncovered to Omodo Forest, Aagba in Osun Condition, when the 6th version of Gulder Best Research was held in 2009. The forest exploration ongoing in 2010 when the clearly show was taken to Omo Forest, J4, in Ogun Point out. GUS journeyed again to Edo in 2011. This time to Kukuruku Hills, Egbetua Quarters, Ososo for the 8th Year. Usaka Jungle in Obot Akara, Akwa Ibom State was actually rediscovered when the GUS was held there in 2012 and 2013.
The series was suspended immediately after it took Television viewers on a further journey of discovery to Aguleri Forest and its bordering tributaries.
Again, this year, without having formally supplying absent the locale, potentially simply because of demanding security factors, discerning Tv set viewers have traced the locale to Epe, on the outskirts of Lagos specified the second episode of the clearly show which revealed some landmarks in the city in addition to the end credits which pays tribute to the vigilante affiliation of Nigeria, Epe division.
GUS contribution to the advertising of tourism in the place is indubitable. And as the race to the age of craftsmanship continues, a person can only expect much more explorations of the country’s tourism opportunity points of interest.