After being roommates at Miss World in Puerto Rico last December, Pamela Uba (26) Miss Ireland & Rehema Muthamia (25) Miss England were reunited in London.
The pair were invited to stay at The Hotel Rafayel & Spa on the Left Bank by the owner Iqbal Latif over the weekend and were treated to a special cocktail party with family and friends & supporters. Iqbal said “The Hotel Rafayel is proud to welcome & host the party at our beautiful restaurant Banyan on the Thames. We wish the inspiring ladies the very best of luck.”
The glamourous pair took part in a sunset evening wear photo shoot from their own countries dress sponsors on the rooftop at the Hotel Rafayel over looking the Thames & were given gifts from natural skincare brand “Cetuem”.
Miss England wore a beautiful emerald green gown by award winning Staffordshire designer “To The Nines” & Pamela wore a gorgeous peach dress from Irish dress company “Simply Devine” after having their make-up and hair styled by Susan Rose & “Make up by Rishika”.
Pamela Miss Ireland said “ This was my first time in London England and it was like a royal welcome. We stayed in the hotel Rafayel overlooking the Thames were we were greeted with a surprise good luck party before we headed of on a City Sightseeing London Bus seeing some of the amazing London highlights . It was all very exciting and can’t wait to come back again soon!”
Rehema who lives in London said “Such a celebratory weekend of our Miss World journey and of London.” It was lovely to be able to welcome and showcase my beautiful city of London to Miss Ireland and her team. Our good luck party at Rafayel at the side of the Thames surrounded by our loved ones and supporters was the highlight of the weekend.”
The following day, London chauffeur and public speaker and motivator Morris the Connector raised in London who runs the executive chauffeur business has driven stars such as Justin Bieber & Beyonce drove the ladies & team from the Rafayel hotel. Morris said “Good Luck Girls we are here in this world to Win or Learn, Where your Crown with Pride!”
City Sightseeing tours, the capitals leading tour bus company then met the ladies at Grosvenor Square. Bus driver Paul Luff welcomed the ladies aboard as the pair hopped on the top deck carrying their good luck balloons for an exciting open top bus tour to enjoy the London sights.
A spokesperson from City Sightseeing said “We would like to wish Miss England and Miss Ireland the best of luck at the 70th Miss World. We are confident that they will be able to convey not only the beauty that exists in these countries but also the kindness and strong values that Rehema and Pamela represent” .
Organiser of the weekend Angie Beasley said “ Thank goodness the sun came out for the bus tour, we were very lucky ! We don’t yet have any main sponsors due to the pandemic so its been a challenge to organise the weekend. I’m very thankful to get so much support from good hearted Londoners” said Angie Beasley, a former beauty queen who’s been organising Miss England for 20 years . Angie posed for photos with the ladies on the rooftop at the Hotel Rafayel ahead of the party.
“Brendan Marc Scully, director of Miss Ireland said “its always a joy to be in London and this visit was more special as it was Pamela’s very first time in London. It was great to see the Girls reunited and well done to Angie on arranging such a great weekend for the Girls.”
Both Pamela & Rehema have been named as one of the Top 40 in Miss World after 98 contestants competed in December. Both have been invited back to Puerto Rico to complete the contest which was postponed in December due to an outbreak of Covid. The 70th Miss World final has now been rescheduled for March 16th.
The ladies will be flying back to Puerto Rico for another week to participate.
To support Pamela & Rehema in Miss World please their personal websites
Rafayel Rooftop Dress /flag photos ; @litratodelala ( Instagram)
MAKE UP @ officialsusanrose ( Instagram)
London Bus & chauffeur Morris – Credit Kam Murali @dk_pixels_uk ( Instagram)
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