The Miss Malaysia Tourism Pageant 2023 – Celebrating Beauty, Culture And Community Care

by | Oct 17, 2023 | Faces & Happenings | 0 comments

The Miss Malaysia Tourism Pageant 2023, a dazzling spectacle hosted by D’Touch International Sdn Bhd and co-organised by MyShoppo Sdn Bhd, unfolded on the grand stage with 18 finalists who aimed to captivate the hearts of audiences. The crowning jewel of this remarkable event, the National Final Coronation Night, took place on the 13th of October 2023, at the opulent Berjaya Times Square Hotel in Kuala Lumpur.

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More than just a beauty pageant, the Miss Malaysia Tourism Pageant 2023 served as a vibrant platform that beautifully showcased the diverse cultural tapestry of Malaysia. With an emphasis on tourism, culture, and friendship, this pageant contributed to the broader mission of promoting local tourism.

In the lead-up to the National Final, the finalists engaged in a variety of tourism and charitable activities such as exploring Coach Airways, experiencing the wonders of Safari Wonderland and being enchanted by the lush scenery of King’s Park Genting Highlands. This allowed them to embrace the spirit of Malaysia’s beauty and hospitality.

As part of the pageant’s initiative to promote a caring heart, the 18 finalists participated in charity visits to the Ti-Ratana Welfare Society and the Selangor King George V Silver Jubilee Fund. These visits brought joy and essential items to young children and senior citizens residing in these homes.

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Shelyn Poh, Jen Cheang Shi Hui & Joanne Clare Deaves

The National Final was graced by the presence of YM Dr. Raja Putra Shah, Advisor of the International Entrepreneur Chamber Malaysia, who witnessed the extraordinary evening where 18 outstanding finalists competed for three prestigious titles – Miss Malaysia Tourism 2023, Miss Malaysia Tourism Queen of the Year 2023 and Miss Malaysia Tourism Metropolitan 2023. The top 3 winners were Jen Cheang Shi Hui, Miss Malaysia Tourism 2023; Joanne Clare Deaves, Miss Malaysia Tourism Queen of the Year 2023 and Shelyn Poh, Miss Malaysia Tourism Metropolitan 2023. They received the coveted crowns and were rewarded with cash prizes and sponsored gifts with a total value of RM117,000. Additionally, eligible finalists meeting specific entry requirements received scholarships from Peninsula College, each worth RM25,000.

The winner of Miss Malaysia Tourism 2023 assumed the crucial role of representing Malaysia at the 26th Miss Tourism International 2023 World Final held from the 10th to the 27th of November 2023 at Sabah International Convention Centre (SICC) in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. As Malaysia’s ambassador, she will promote the country’s tourism to 49 participating international delegates from around the world, with the crowning ceremony scheduled on the 25th of November 2023.

Dato’ Alan Foo, Tan Sri Datuk Danny Ooi & Dato’ R Rajendran

The Miss Malaysia Tourism Pageant 2023’s organiser, D’Touch International Sdn Bhd, has a rich legacy in the beauty pageant realm. Its main organiser, Tan Sri Datuk Danny Ooi, has been instrumental in redefining the standards of excellence in the pageant industry since the company’s establishment in 1990. With 33 years of experience in curating beauty pageants, he has presided over the coronation of an impressive 115 Miss Malaysia winners and a remarkable 143 international title-holders. This remarkable track record underscores his exceptional talent and enduring dedication to the pageant world.

In the context of the Miss Malaysia Tourism Pageant 2023, Tan Sri Datuk Danny Ooi’s impact on the pageant industry extends far beyond Malaysia’s borders. His invaluable guidance and steadfast leadership have propelled D’Touch International Sdn. Bhd. to the forefront of the beauty pageant arena. Tan Sri Datuk Danny Ooi’s legacy is one of distinction, elevating the world of pageantry to new heights while influencing and shaping the industry’s landscape in Malaysia and beyond.

The co-organiser, MyShoppo Sdn Bhd dedicated itself to promoting holistic well-being and empowering individuals to prioritise their health and beauty. Through its one-stop online shopping platform focused on exclusive health and beauty brands, MyShoppo fosters a comprehensive approach to beauty and wellness.

The Miss Malaysia Tourism Pageant 2023 revolves around uniting cultures, celebrating beauty and fostering community care. Beyond the dazzling stage and radiant contestants, this event showcased the very heart and soul of Malaysia. It is a harmonious blend of diverse cultures, a celebration of beauty that goes beyond the surface and a platform that extends its reach to those in need.