Lucky Californian wins Gorilla Safari to Uganda


(Posted 10th March 2017)

Millions of American households were treated to the beauty of Uganda when a Uganda gorilla safari was the featured prize on the popular nationally televised game show “Wheel of Fortune” on February 21st.

Lucky contestant Jason Kugler of Chula Vista, California, was awarded a five-day, four-night stay for two at Mahogany Springs Lodge in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, along with two gorilla trekking permits. Kugler solved the winning puzzle that positioned a Uganda safari as “The Chance of a Lifetime.” PHG Consulting, the Uganda Tourism Board’s North American representation firm, coordinated the prize with Ker & Downey, Let’s Go Travel, and South African Airlines. “Wheel of Fortune” is one of the most successful television shows in U.S. television history.

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