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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




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
No Company Official Status
Supported By
1 Ministry of Tourism, Arts & Culture Malaysia  
Platinum Sponsor
1 Fusionex Official Technology Partner
2 Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa Official Hotel
Gold Sponsor
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
10 Kraftangan Official Batik
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
15 Proton Official Car
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
Silver Sponsor
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
18 VIVO Official Smartphone
Media Partner
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:

Tel: 03-9284 1133


Media are also invited to the following events:


Appendix A:

Delegates’ Daily Itinerary of Miss Tourism International 2018

Date Time Event Venue
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:

  1. Miss Focus Point Dazzling                           – Adopted by Focus Point Vision Care Group Sdn Bhd
  2. Miss GINTELL Wellness                               – Adopted by GINTELL (M) Sdn Bhd
  3. Miss Sogo Trendsetter                                Adopted by SOGO (KL) Department Store Sdn Bhd
  4. Miss Glowing Glojas                                    – Adopted by Glojas Health Clinic
  5. Miss Charming Carlo Rino                            Adopted by Carlo Rino
  6. Miss Glamorous Carlo Rino                                     – Adopted by Carlo Rino
  7. Miss Proton Inspiration                                – Adopted by Proton
  8. Best in Social Media                                    – Adopted by D’Touch International Sdn Bhd
  9. Miss Friendship                                           – Adopted by Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa
  10. Best in Talent                                              Adopted by D’Touch International Sdn Bhd
  11. Best in National Costume                             – Adopted by Tourism Malaysia
  12. Miss Popularity                                           – Adopted by One Smart Star Malaysia
  13. Miss Beautiful Skin                                      – Adopted by Bio Essence
  14. Miss Congeniality                                        – Adopted by Royal Bird Nest Sdn Bhd
  15. Miss Fitness Concept Best Physique           – Adopted by Fitness Concept Specialist Chain Sdn Bhd
  16. Miss Le Lumiere Elegance                           – Adopted by Le Lumiere Sdn Bhd
  17. Miss HAI-O Vitality                                      Adopted by HAI O Enterprise Berhad
  18. Miss Fusionex Futuristic                              – Adopted by FUSIONEX
  19. Miss Mindsland Fascinating                                     – Adopted by Mindsland
  20. Miss Aladdin Street Global Ambassador      – Adopted by Aladdin Street
  21. Miss Socialite                                             – Adopted by Bar Street
  22. Miss MyBeauty Tourism Ambassador           – Adopted by My Beauty Malaysia


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.