Thai beauty wins Miss Tourism International crown


KUCHING: Suphatra Kliangprom of Thailand won the Miss Tourism International (MTI) World Final 2022–2023 crown, edging nine other contestants in the pageant’s finale.

In addition to the prestigious title, she took home a crown, sash and trophy, as well as a cash prize of RM10,000. She also won the Best in Social Media subsidiary title.

The 25th edition of the pageant themed “Promoting Tourism, Culture, and Friendship”, was held at RAIA Hotel last night (Nov 25).

There were 40 contestants vying for the title, but only 10 countries made it to the final, including Suphatra, Gabriella Oxley of Australia, Phoebe Ong of Malaysia, Crystal Huang of Singapore, Alysa Cook of the United States, Abigail Curd of New Zealand, Ndahiro Megane of Burundi, Laura Zabaleta of Venezuela, Maria Angelica Pantaliano of the Philippines, and Raskina Sofia of Russia.

The Miss Tourism Queen of the Year title went to Laura Zabaleta (Venezuela), and the Miss Tourism Metropolitan International title went to Maria Angelica Pantaliano (Philippines).

Crystal Huang Ruojia of Singapore was named Miss Tourism Global, while Abigail Curd of New Zealand was awarded Dreamgirl of the Year International.

On the other hand, Alysa Cook of the United States won the title of Miss Tourism Cosmopolitan International.