Miss Russia Aibedullina Talliya wins the inaugural World Miss Tourism Ambassador held last Saturday, December 9, 2017 at the Newport Performing Arts Theater, Resorts World Manila. She bested out 42 other candidates to be the first titleholder of the pageant which is based in United States.
Aside from the main title, four other sub-titles was awarded at the end of the competition: Miss Fashion Tourism Ambassador was awarded to Talitha Bothma of South Africa, Miss Ocean Tourism Ambassador was awarded to Johanna Acs of Germany who also represented her country in Miss Universe 2016, Miss International 2010 and Miss Grand International 2014. Miss Culture Tourism Ambassador was awarded to Francisca Paz Lavadero Ceballos of Chile while Miss Eco Tourism Ambassador was awarded to Lien Phuong of Vietnam.
Miss Philippines Karen Eje was part of the Top 11 while the second PH bet for this year, Aliyana Ibanohajil made it to Top 21.
Miss People’s Choice is Miss Russia
Miss Congeniality is Miss France
Best Talent is Miss India
Best Bikini is Miss Lithuania
Best Tourism Video is Miss Mongolia
World Miss Tourism Ambassador aims to gathers beautiful young girls with confidence, knowledge and interest in the development of tourism and tourism services in the context of modern society and globalization.
Their official Facebook page announced that the second edition would be hosted in the United States.