Held from 7 to 22 December, the Miss Tourism International (MTI) Pageant 2018 sees 46 Miss Tourism International Delegates from across the globe in Malaysia in the lead-up to the World Final.
The bevy of beauties are set to participate in tourism-related, charity and promotional activities and events in the upcoming days, culminating in the coronation of the MTI Queen at the World Final, which transpires at the Sunway Hotel Resort & Spa on 21 December.
D’Touch International Managing Director Tan Sri Datuk Danny Ooi surrounded by the stunning Miss Tourism International 2018 Delegates
2018 marks the 21st edition of the pageant, which has been organised by D’Touch International since its inception in Kuching, Sarawak in 1997. The event management company’s Managing Director Tan Sri Datuk Danny Ooi is the man lauded for coming up with this annual affair, which is supported by the Ministry of Tourism, Arts & Culture Malaysia.
MTI was proposed to channel tourism as well as create and foster new relationships among the delegates, while nurturing closer appreciation of one another’s national cultures, customs and traditions. This is underscored by the event’s objective of ‘Promoting Tourism, Culture and Friendship’ while empowering the delegates to propagate these values in their respective countries.
‘Glitz and Glamour’ is the theme of this year’s World Final, with performances by entertainers and delegates taking gracing the catwalk in their respective traditional costumes and other outfits.
The five main titles in MTI 2018 World Final are Miss Tourism International 2018/2019, Miss Tourism International Metropolitan 2018/2019, Miss Tourism Global 2018/2019, Miss Tourism Cosmopolitan International 2018/2019 and Dreamgirl Of The Year International 2018/2019.
The highly anticipated Grand Gala Dinner & Show with Celebrity Judges is set to mesmerise the audience with the performances from the 48 Countries Delegates. Reigning Miss Tourism International 2017, Miss Jannie Loudette Alipo-on from Philippines, will be here to crown the new Miss Tourism International 2018 Winner.
Tickets for the Grand Final Dinner & Show go for RM500 per pax onwards.
Since 2014, Lim Kok Wing University of Creative Technology has doled out scholarships worth RM3 million to D’Touch International for the Winners of Miss Tourism International in an effort to promote Edu-Tourism around the world. A newly forged collaboration with Fusionex, a Platinum Sponsor and Official Technology Partner, opens the door to the Miss Tourism International Image Bank & Talent Data, serves as a platform for the delegates to advance their career.
Also new this year is the introduction of a voting app; One Smart Star Malaysia has been chosen as the Official Voting App, The three highest-voted delegates in the Top 10 during the World Final. The highest of the three will then be awarded the Miss Popularity title.
Miss Tourism International World Final 2018
WHERE Grand Ballroom, Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa, Petaling Jaya
WHEN 7.30pm (21 Dec)
ADMISSION RM500 onwards
TEL 03 9284 1133