Cyrille Payumo, 22, representing the Philippines was crowned Miss Tourism International 2019 last November 8 at the Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa in Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia. She’s the 5th woman from the Philippines to win the international beauty title.
Gabriella Patricia Mandolang (Indonesia), Kateryna Kachashvili (Ukraine), Joanna Babynko (Poland), Chan Sotima (Cambodia) were crowned Miss Tourism Queen of the Year International 2019, Miss Tourism Global 2019, Miss Tourism Cosmopolitan International 2019 and Dreamgirl of the Year International 2019, respectively.
The contestants from Estonia, India, Malaysia, Thailand, and Uganda completed the Top 10 finalists. Thailand’s Chompoonut Phungphon was awarded the title of Miss South East Asia Tourism Ambassador 2019.
Last year’s winner, Astari Indah Vernideani from Indonesia crowned her successor at the end of the event.
Miss Tourism International was inaugurated in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia in 1994. The pageant serves as a platform to educate and promote tourism and cultural exchange among the participating beauty queens.
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