The inaugural edition of Miss Tourism Beauty of the World culminates in a grand coronation night last October 20, Sunday in El Nido, Palawan, considered as the last frontier of the Philippines.
Twenty seven year-old beauty from Johannesburg, South Africa Devoney Crossman bested 7 other international delegates to clinched the first ever Miss Tourism Beauty of the World title. She works as a Payroll Manager in Human Resources department back in her country. The Philippines representative Anne Cherrlyn Apas finished second (First Princess). She is a travel show host in Palawan while third place( Second Princess) went to Manussanun Limjanphaphap , a licensed pharmacist
“I am very elated and proud of this achievement, all my hard work paid-off and excited to look forward for a year of activities as the winner of this pageant. I am thankful to the people of Palawan especially here in El Nido for the warm welcome and hospitality they showed to us in the last 17 days. All of us can attest that this place is indeed a paradise and is perfect location to promote eco-tourism”, Crossmann says during a brief interview.
The delegates of the pageant stayed for 17 days in one of the most breath-taking destination in the world where they enjoyed every minute of the competition. Crossmann was crowned by El Nido Mayor Edna Gacot-Lim assisted by Miss Nanette Leviste, the pageant’s host Chairperson.
Mr. Sander Andan and Ferdinand Galdones Abejon, founder and co-founder of Miss Tourism World of Beauty would like to thank the following people, government entities and establishments for their full support through-out the duration of the pageant: Province of Palawan - Host Province, Municipality of El Nido - Host Municipality, Mayor Edna Gacot-Lim, Municipality of Taytay, Municipality of Quezon, Municipality of Narra, Municipality of Aborlan, Municipality of Linapacan, Municipality of Española, CookieMedia Productions, Philippine Coast Guard, Philippine National Police, Philippine Marines, South Sea Pearl Museum - Official Crown, Norman & Nette Vicente, Ice & Tita Belle, Charles Go, Amos Restaurant, Moringa Resort, El Nido Seashell Hotel, The Nest El Nido, Ipil Suites, La Casa Teresa, Aetas Glamping El Nido, Elleis Place, Cherry Bus - Official Transport, CIC Travel Services, Lobster King, Cafe Athena, Taste Vegan Café, Liberté Hotel and Sava Bar.