Nishita Purandare from India was crowned Miss Tourism Universe 2017 during the finals held at Tanghalang Pasigueno last night October 19. She bested eleven other hopefuls to win the coveted crowned and was crowned by last year winner of the title, Saba Moubarak from Iraq. This is the first time India has won the Miss Tourism Universe crown.
At the same competion, Mai Thi Hong Dung of Vietnam was declared first runner-up while Miss Philippines, Tricia Manalo, was named the second runner-up. Completing the Top 5 were Teodora Saramet of Romania (third runer-up) and Tessy Ramos of Portugal (fourth runner-up).
Best in National Costume was awarded to Miss Philippines while Miss Rusiia bagged the Best in Evening Gown award. The 2 hour pageant was hosted by singer/actor Lance Raymundo. Judges includes Atty Salvador Panelo and Sabine Nahas Vice President of the international pageant based in Lebanon.
Categories: WORLD PAGEANT