Miss Tourism International

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Miss Tourism International
Formation 1994
Founded at Kuching, Malaysia
Type Beauty pageant
Headquarters Kuala Lumpur
Location
Membership
60+ countries
Official language
English
Key people
Tan Sri Datuk Danny Ooi H.E
Website www.misstourisminternational.com
Miss Tourism Queen International 2013/2014, Angeli Dione Gomez of Philippines.
Miss Tourism International 2008/2009, Manasvi Mamgai of India.
Miss Tourism International 2001/2002, Candice Pinto of India.

Miss Tourism International is an annual international beauty pageant run by the D’ Touch International Sdn. Bhd. Foundation.[1][2] The contest began in 1994 in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia. In 2006, the contest was held outside of Malaysia for the first time, in Guangzhou, China.

The reigning Miss Tourism International is Ariel Pearse from New Zealand. She was crowned on December 31, 2016 in Putrajaya, Malaysia.

History[edit]

The Miss Tourism International world final is a New Year’s Eve pageant that plays host to many international beauty queens from around the world. The 2011 contest had contestants from 60 countries.[3]

The inauguration of Miss Tourism Queen International was held in Colombo, Sri Lanka in 2002. Introduced by the president and franchise owner, Tan Sri Datuk Danny Ooi, today, Miss Tourism International contest has involved contestants in over 60+ countries.[4] In 2002, the pageant had 40 participants from various countries.[1] Also in 2002, the first live internet broadcast of the event occurred.[1]

Miss Tourism International titleholders[edit]

No pageant in 1996, 1997, 2007 and 2015.

Year Editions Country/Territory Winner Venue Pageant Date Entrants
1994 1st  Australia Michelle Leigh Holmes Kuching, Malaysia May 06, 1994 26
1995 2nd  Greece Maria Pateli Langkawi Island, Malaysia March 24, 1995 28
1998 3rd  Poland Roksana Jonek Selangor, Malaysia March 30, 1998 30
1999 4th  Poland Agnieszka Zakreta Selangor, Malaysia October 30, 1999 30
2000 5th  Philippines Maria Esperanza Manzano Selangor, Malaysia November 19, 2000 36
2001 6th  India Candice Pinto Selangor, Malaysia December 31, 2001 38
2002 7th  Thailand Piyanuch Khamboon Selangor, Malaysia December 31, 2002 40
2003 8th  South Africa Angela Beck Selangor, Malaysia December 31, 2003 45
2004 9th  USA Megha Nabe Selangor, Malaysia December 31, 2004 52
2005 10th  France Isabelle Lamant Selangor, Malaysia December 31, 2005 52
2006 11th  Romania Florina Manea Guangdong, China November 12, 2006 56
2008 12th  India Manasvi Mamgai Selangor, Malaysia December 31, 2008 60
2009 13th  Germany Sarah Elzanowski Selangor, Malaysia December 31, 2009 58
2010 14th  Netherlands Nathalie den Dekker Selangor, Malaysia December 31, 2010 58
2011 15th  Malaysia Aileen Gabriella Robinson Selangor, Malaysia December 31, 2011 60
2012 16th  Philippines Rizzini Alexis Gomez Selangor, Malaysia December 31, 2012 60
2013 17th  Philippines Angeli Dione Gomez Putrajaya, Malaysia December 31, 2013 60
2014 18th  Venezuela Faddya Ysabel Halabi Troisi Putrajaya, Malaysia December 31, 2014 62
2016 19th  New Zealand Ariel Pearse Putrajaya, Malaysia December 31, 2016 60

Miss Tourism International By Number of Wins[edit]

Country/Territory Titles Winning years
 Philippines 3 2000, 2012, 2013,
 India 2 2001, 2008
 Poland 1998, 1999
 New Zealand 1 2016
 Venezuela 2014
 Malaysia 2011
 Netherlands 2010
 Germany 2009
 Romania 2006
 France 2005
 USA 2004
 South Africa 2003
 Thailand 2002
 Greece 1995
 Australia 1994

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Miss Tourism pageant to promote Malaysia". New Straits Times. December 26, 2002. Retrieved 23 September 2014. 
  2. ^ [1] The President at the Wayback Machine (archived April 16, 2009)
  3. ^ "Miss Tourism International 2014-15". Angelopedia. December 20, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Miss Tourism International (Malaysia edition)". Pageantopolis. Retrieved 2012-10-04. 

Further reading[edit]

Requintina, Robert R. (January 2, 2014). "Philippines wins 2013 Miss Tourism International". Manila Bulletin. Retrieved 23 September 2014. 

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