The month of December 2018 will see Malaysia in the global spotlight again when 46 Miss Tourism International Delegates from around the world will congregate here for the 21st Edition of the Miss Tourism International World Final.
This world-class pageant, to be held from 7 to 22nd December, 2018, will feature the 46 delegates taking part in tourism-related and promotional activities and events, culminating in the coronation of the MTI queen at the World Final at the Sunway Hotel Resort & Spa in Petaling Jaya on Friday, 21 December, 2018.
Organised by D’Touch International, this year’s Miss Tourism International marks its 21st edition since the event was inaugurated in Kuching, Sarawak, in 1997.
The brainchild of D’Touch International Managing Director, Tan Sri Datuk Danny Ooi, and the Miss Tourism International was mooted to channel tourism to create and foster new relationships among the delegates while nurturing a better and closer understanding of one another’s national cultures, customs and traditions.
This will be in alignment with the event’s objective of ‘Promoting Tourism, Culture and Friendship’ while empowering the delegates to propagate these values in their respective countries.
Noteworthy of mention is the fact that the Miss Tourism International pageant is a home grown titles that has been franchised to more than 100 countries.
Former Miss Tourism International winners have had gone on to carve out glittering careers, such as singers, actresses, TV hosts and news anchors.
Gabriella Robinson did the country proud when she became the first Malaysian to be crowned Miss Tourism International in 2011.
Apart from the main Miss Tourism International title to be awarded on 21 December 2018, there will also be four other titles to be won, namely Miss Tourism Metropolitan International, Miss Tourism Cosmopolitan International, Miss Tourism Global and Dreamgirl of The Year International. There will also be a host of subsidiary titles to be awarded, such as Best In National Costume, Best In Social Media, Miss Friendship, Miss Popularity and Best In Talent.
‘Glitz and Glamour’ is the theme of this year’s Miss Tourism International World Final, with work-class performances by entertainers and the delegates taking to the catwalk in their respective traditional costumes and other outfits.
Since 2014, Lim Kok Wing University of Creative Technology has granted RM 3 million of scholarships to D’Touch International for the Winners of Miss Tourism International. This is to promote Edu-Tourism around the world and the Winner of this pageant has this exclusive privileges.
In addition for this year, Miss Tourism International has collaborated with Fusionex, Platinum Sponsor and Official Technology Partner to create for the first time the Miss Tourism International Image Bank & Talent Data which will give an opportunity to the delegates a platform in advancing their career.
Miss Tourism International this year also see a voting app for One Smart Star Malaysia as Official Voting App where we will launch today and the votes from this will select 3 highest votes delegates in the Top 10 during the World Final. The highest of the 3 will be awarded Miss Popularity. Do download the App for your vote.
Guests will enjoy and exquisite 8-course Chinese dinner.
The Miss Tourism International World Final is the only event supported by the Ministry of Culture & Tourism and Tourism Malaysia since 1994. Please refer to (Appendix A) for this year 2018 Miss Tourism International Sponsors.
Tickets are still available for the World Final night on 21st December 2018. For more information, please call Ms Tan at 03 9283 8877.
The uniqueness of MTI is the awarding of 5 Miss Tourism Titles in one event, as follows: There are:
Main Titles accorded in this year Miss Tourism International 2018 World Final
- MISS TOURISM INTERNATIONAL 2018/2019
- MISS TOURISM INTERNATIONAL METROPOLITAN 2018/2019
- MISS TOURISM GLOBAL 2018/2019
- MISS TOURISM COSMOPOLITAN INTERNATIONAL 2018/2019
- DREAMGIRL OF THE YEAR INTERNATIONAL 2018/2019
Special Award: MISS SOUTH EAST ASIA TOURISM AMBASSADRESS 2018/2019
A Miss South East Asia Tourism Ambassadress will be selected from the participating ASEAN countries.
Major Sponsors of the 21st Miss Tourism International 2018 World Final are:
|Miss Tourism International 2018 Sponsor Status|
|1||Ministry of Tourism, Arts & Culture Malaysia|
|1||Fusionex||Official Technology Partner|
|2||Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa||Official Hotel|
|1||Alladin Street.Com||Official First Halal E-Marketplace|
|2||Bar Street KL||Official Entertainment Hub|
|3||Bio Essence||Official Skin Care|
|4||Carlo Rino||Official Handbags And Shoes|
|5||Fitness Concept||Official Fitness Equipment|
|6||Focus Point Vision Care Group Sdn Bhd||Official Eyewear Chain Store|
|7||Gintell (M) Sdn Bhd||Official Health Care Product|
|8||Glojas||Official Beauty And Wellness Clinic|
|9||HAI O||Official Chinese Medicare|
|11||Le Lumiere||Official Jewelry|
|12||Lim Kok Wing||Official Educational Partner|
|13||Mindsland||Official Property Agency|
|14||My Beauty Malaysia||Official Beauty Tourism Hub|
|16||Royal Bird Nest||Official Facial Mask|
|17||Royal Scent||Official Gaharu Personal Care & Tea Product|
|18||SOGO||Official Departmental Store|
|19||Sunway Malls||Official Shopping Mall|
|1||A Cut Above||Official Hair Styling Team|
|2||Aquaria KLCC||Official Underwater Attraction|
|3||BAGMAN||Official Travelling Bag|
|4||Baskin Robbins||Official Ice Cream|
|5||Heavens Grace||Official Photography Team|
|6||Lay’s||Official Snack Food|
|7||Marigold||Official Yogurt Drink|
|8||Mayflower Acme Tour||Official Coach|
|9||MYKRIS||Official Network Partner|
|10||One Smart Star Malaysia||Official Voting App|
|11||Secret Recipe||Official Lifestyle Café|
|12||Esquire Kitchen||Official Chinese Restaurant|
|13||Spritzer||Official Mineral Water|
|14||SUB makeup||Official Makeup Team|
|15||Sushi Zensai||Official Japanese Restaurant|
|16||Thai Odyssey||Official Spa|
|17||Vision Line||Official Video Production House|
|1||Emphasise Communication||Official Billboard|
|2||Like Media||Official Social Media Journal|
|3||Travel Guide||Official Travel Magazine|
|4||Top 10||Official Business & Lifestyles Magazine|
Prior to the World Final on 21st December, the 50 Countries Miss Tourism Delegates will be making public appearances and also visits to Sponsors Outlets, Tour also Charity Visit Activities (Scheduled of Delegates Itinerary as enclosed)
The Miss Tourism International will be planned with a Grand Gala Dinner & Show with Celebrity Judges and the audiences will be spellbound by the performances from the 48 Countries Delegates.
The 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 at only RM500.00 per pax onwards can be obtained from the Organiser at D’Touch International, Tel 03-9284 11343 or call Miss Tan/Cik Noni @ 012-339 6133/011 1232 8079.
For more details, please call:
D’Touch International Sdn Bhd
Franchised Holder & Main Organiser
Web Site: www.missmalaysia.com.my
Tel: 03-9284 1133
Media are also invited to the following events:
SPECIAL ARRANGED PROGRAMME & OFFICIAL VISITS (FOR PRESS PREVIEW)
Delegates’ Daily Itinerary of Miss Tourism International 2018
|9th Dec 2018||11:00am||Visit To Fitness Concept Outlet -Sashing Of Miss Fitness Concept Best Physique||Ikano Power Centre|
|3:00pm||Appearance At Bio Essence Product Launching||W Hotel, Jalan Ampang|
|10th Dec 2018||6:00pm||Focus Point Charity Ball -Sashing Of Miss Focus Point Dazzling||Tropicana Golf And Country Club|
|11th Dec 2018||10:30am||Appearance & Activities For My Beauty Malaysia||Oriental Mace Group Berhad, Bukit Jalil|
|2:30pm||Visit To Kraftangan||Perbadanan Kemajuan Kraftangan Malaysia|
|6:00pm||Appearance & Activities For Royal Ellamae||Royal Bird’s Nest Sdn Bhd, Brem Mall Shopping Complex|
|12th Dec 2018||3:00pm||Appearance & Activities For Carlo Rino Pavilion Outlet||4th Floor, Carlo Rino Pavilion|
|7:00pm||Appearance For Mindsland Corporate Event -Sashing Of Miss Mindsland Fascinating||Nicsman, The Starling|
|13th Dec 2018||10:00 Am||Launching Of Aladdin Street.Com||TBC|
|14th Dec 2018||10:00 Am||Appearance And Charity Activities To Proton||Proton Centre Of Excellence Complex, Subang Jaya|
|15th Dec 2018||3:00pm||Appearance & Show At Le Lumiere – Sashing Of Miss Le Lumiere Elegance Adopted By Le Lumiere! Appearance & Show At Gold Heart And TOMEI||1st Floor, The Gardens G Floor, Midvalley|
|6:30pm||GINTELL Preview Show – Sashing Of Miss GINTELL Wellness||One Utama|
|9:30pm||Appearance And Activities At Bar Street KL -Sashing Of Miss Socialite||LG1, KL 10@ KL Gateway Mall|
|16th Dec 2018||11:30pm||Appearance To Sunway Pyramid||Sunway Pyramid, Blue Concourse|
|1:30pm||Appearance To Sunway Velocity||Sunway Velocity|
|5:30pm||Appearance To Sunway Putra||Sunway Putra|
|17th Dec 2018||11:00am||Appearance To HALO||Menara HALO|
|3:00pm||Visit To Glojas Health Clinic||Glojas Health Clinic|
|18th Dec 2018||8:00am||Video Production Shooting At FUSIONEX||Fusionex,Plaza 33, Petaling Jaya|
Beside the 5 Main Titles as stated above, there are a total of 20 Subsidiary Titles to be won by the Delegates as follows:
- Miss Focus Point Dazzling – Adopted by Focus Point Vision Care Group Sdn Bhd
- Miss GINTELL Wellness – Adopted by GINTELL (M) Sdn Bhd
- Miss Sogo Trendsetter – Adopted by SOGO (KL) Department Store Sdn Bhd
- Miss Glowing Glojas – Adopted by Glojas Health Clinic
- Miss Charming Carlo Rino – Adopted by Carlo Rino
- Miss Glamorous Carlo Rino – Adopted by Carlo Rino
- Miss Proton Inspiration – Adopted by Proton
- Best in Social Media – Adopted by D’Touch International Sdn Bhd
- Miss Friendship – Adopted by Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa
- Best in Talent – Adopted by D’Touch International Sdn Bhd
- Best in National Costume – Adopted by Tourism Malaysia
- Miss Popularity – Adopted by One Smart Star Malaysia
- Miss Beautiful Skin – Adopted by Bio Essence
- Miss Congeniality – Adopted by Royal Bird Nest Sdn Bhd
- Miss Fitness Concept Best Physique – Adopted by Fitness Concept Specialist Chain Sdn Bhd
- Miss Le Lumiere Elegance – Adopted by Le Lumiere Sdn Bhd
- Miss HAI-O Vitality – Adopted by HAI O Enterprise Berhad
- Miss Fusionex Futuristic – Adopted by FUSIONEX
- Miss Mindsland Fascinating – Adopted by Mindsland
- Miss Aladdin Street Global Ambassador – Adopted by Aladdin Street
- Miss Socialite – Adopted by Bar Street
- Miss MyBeauty Tourism Ambassador – Adopted by My Beauty Malaysia
ABOUT THE ORGANISER
D’Touch International Sdn. Bhd was established in 1990 and has since then become a name synonymous with the organising of local and international beauty pageants.
The company is under the leadership and guidance of pageant organiser extraordinaire, Tan Sri Datuk Danny
nternational Pageant Titles and Franchise-Holder of numerous Miss Malaysia Titles. Throughout his 28 years or organising beauty pageants, Tan Sri Datuk Danny Ooi has also set an unsurpassed record of crowning a total of 108 Miss Malaysia and 100 International Title Winners. And the winners of this year Miss Tourism International World Final 2018 will add another feather to his cap.