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Malaysia hosts Miss Tourism International final

  • The grand finale of Miss Tourism International 2016 will be held in Malaysia on December 31, when 60 contestants from around the world will be vying for the title. Photo courtesy: Sin Chew Daily

PETALING JAYA, Dec 28 (Sin Chew Daily) -- The grand finale of Miss Tourism International 2016 will be held in Malaysia on December 31, when 60 contestants from around the world will be vying for the title.

The beauty pageant promoting peace, harmony and friendship will have five major awards up for grabs, namely Miss Tourism International 2016/2017, Miss Tourism Global 2016/2017, Miss Tourism Cosmopolitan International 2016/2017, Dream Girl of the Year 2016/2017 and Miss South East Asia Tourism Ambassadress 2016/2017. The last award is only meant for Asean contestants.

Malaysia is the host of the beauty pageant and the event is supported by Tourism Malaysia. Through the pageant, Malaysia will be promoting the country's tourist attractions to the world in line with the theme "Malaysia Truly Asia".

Prior to the grand finale, contestants from around the world will be participating in a series of promotional activities and charity events in the country. They will also be visiting Langkawi for three days and two nights at the invitation of Langkawi Development Corporation.

The contestants will be taking part in two Malaysian records: "Taiji session participated by people from the largest number of countries in the world at the highest altitude" and "the largest number of countries participating in a silat session at highest altitude".

To be attended by more than 600 invited guests, the grand finale will be held at Marriott Hotel Putrajaya on December 31.

Winners of the awards will receive cash, tiara, trophy, gift vouchers and RM4 million in scholarships sponsored by Lim Kok Wing University of Creative Technology.

Founded by Tan Sri Danny Ooi in 1994, the pageant started with only 23 contestants. Now more than 85 countries participate in the pageant.

 

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