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Miss Tourism Queen of the Year Int'l
Miss Tourism Queen of the Year International

Even though only 8 Miss Tourism Queen of the Year International pageants have been held, the official list of titleholders includes those from two other pageants under the same organization - Queen of the Year and 1st runner-ups in Miss Tourism International.

1993  NORWAY  Rita Omvik  (winner Queen of the Year 1993)
1994  AUSTRALIA  Georgina Denahy  (winner Queen of the Year 1994)
1995  FINLAND  Johanna Elizabeth Rosten  (winner Queen of the Year 1995)
1996  PHILIPPINES  Sherylle Capili Santarin  (winner Queen of the Year 1996)
1997  MEXICO  Kastany de la Vega Vásquez  (winner Queen of the Year 1997)
1999  PHILIPPINES  Racquel Uy  (1st runner-up Miss Tourism International 1999)
2000  GUATEMALA  Evelyn Lissette López Sandoval  (winner Queen of the Year 2000)
2001  CZECH REPUBLIC  Zuzana Stepanovska  (1st runner-up Miss Tourism International 2001)
2002  CHINA  Yin Zi  (1st runner-up Miss Tourism International 2002)
2003  GREECE  Victoria Karyda  (1st runner-up Miss Tourism International 2003)
2004  ARMENIA  Anush Grigorian  (winner Miss Tourism Queen of the Year International 2004)
2005  TAIWAN  Shen Chia-Hui  (winner Miss Tourism Queen of the Year International 2005)
2006  THAILAND  Ampika Chuanpreecha  (winner Miss Tourism Queen of the Year International 2006)
2008  BRAZIL  Cibele Cristine Mello Franczak  (1st runner-up Miss Tourism International 2008)
2009  VENEZUELA  Jessica Ibarra Pettit  (1st runner-up Miss Tourism International 2009)
2010  KOREA  Ha Hyun-jung  (winner Miss Tourism Queen of the Year International 2010)
2011  INDIA  Urvashi Rautela (winner Miss Tourism Queen of the Year International 2011)
2012  LITHUANIA  Asta Jakumaite (winner Miss Tourism Queen of the Year International 2012)
2013  THAILAND  Sunidporn Srisuwan (1st runner-up Miss Tourism International 2013)
2014  THAILAND  Warangkanang Wutthayakorn (1st runner-up Miss Tourism International 2014)
2015  PHILIPPINES  Leren Mae Bautista (winner Miss Tourism Queen of the Year International 2015)
2016  CHILE  Sofía del Rocío Saavedra Valderrama (winner Miss Tourism Queen of the Year International 2016)
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U.S.A. (3rd RU), Australia (1st RU), Norway (winner), Poland (2nd RU), Malaysia (4th RU)

Queen of the Year International 1993
1993 June 27
Crown Princess Hotel, Kuala Lumpur MAS
20 participants

Results
1  NORWAY  Rita Omvik (SF International '92, World '93) (dethroned because she entered the Miss World 1993 contest despite her contract; was replaced by her 1st runner-up. However, she is still listed as the official winner.)
2  AUSTRALIA  Skye-Jilly Edwards (World '94)
3  POLAND  Marzenna Wolska (Universe '93)
4  USA  Celeste Weaver
5  MALAYSIA  Susan Marguerite Manen

Top 10
ENGLAND  Georgette Marshall
KOREA  Lee Un-jun
PHILIPPINES  Maria Teresa Pabular
SINGAPORE  Barbara Chee Ya Boon
TURKEY  Meric Akalin

Awards
Miss Friendship  NORWAY
Miss Photogenic  MALAYSIA
Best National Costume  KOREA
Miss Personality  AUSTRALIA
Miss Elegance  AUSTRALIA
Miss Physique  AUSTRALIA
Miss Body Beautiful  USA
Miss Tourism  BELGIUM

Remainder
BELGIUM  Kristel Verschor
CYPRUS  Stella Papachristophorou
FRANCE  Stéphanie Serano
GREECE  Xenia Christonaki
HOLLAND  Helen Van Marrewijk
MEXICO  Maria de los Angeles González
NEW ZEALAND  Angie Victoria Clifton
SPAIN  Maria Luz García
TAIWAN  Kung Shu Chiung
THAILAND  Kitiya Teeravatvatee
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Queen of the Year International 1994
1994 July 16
Crown Princess Hotel, Kuala Lumpur MAS
24 participants

Results
1  AUSTRALIA  Georgina Denahy (SF Universe '92)
2  ROMANIA  Beatrice Vornicu
3  CZECH REPUBLIC  Terezie Dobrovolna (World '97)
4  MEXICO  Susana Galvez Escobedo
5  SINGAPORE  Janet Chew Ai Kia

Top 10
BULGARIA  Evelina Vassileva
MALAYSIA  Cherlyn Khoo Mei Eyin
SWEDEN  Ann Lawesson
TAIWAN  Virginia Long Wei-Yen (World '93)
USA  Jennifer Billings

Awards
Miss Friendship  (no information)
Miss Photogenic  (no information)
Best National Costume  MALAYSIA
Miss Personality  (no information)
Miss Elegance  AUSTRALIA

Remainder
CYPRUS  Janet Claire
DENMARK  Sassia Bent Sakhri
ENGLAND  Andrea Jane Foulkes
FRANCE  Celine Lournede
GERMANY  Tanja Wild (Universe '94)
GREECE  Yolanda Diamandi
INDIA  Anita Anand
KOREA  Lim Young-mi
NEW ZEALAND  Alana Bowgett
NORWAY  Ann Wibeche Hoel
PHILIPPINES  Jojit M. Punsalan
POLAND  Anna Meodawska
SRI LANKA  Janakie Siriwardhana
TURKEY  Yesim Isenlik
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Brazil (3rd RU), Malaysia (1st RU), Finland (winner), U.S.A. (2nd RU) & Germany (4th RU)

Queen of the Year International 1995
1995 June 18
Crown Princess Hotel, Kuala Lumpur MAS
22 participants

Results
1  FINLAND  Johanna Elisabeth Rosten
2  MALAYSIA  Previtha Thiyagarajah (4th RU Asia Pacific '95)
3  USA  Kimberly Lawrence
4  BRAZIL  Mônica Regina Guimarães Ferreira
5  GERMANY  Marita Nagel

Among the Top 10
COSTA RICA  Paula Marín Valerio (Intercontinental '95)
PHILIPPINES  Morena Carla Cabrera
POLAND  Jadwiga Flank (World '94)

Awards
Miss Friendship  PARAGUAY
Miss Photogenic  DENMARK
Best National Costume  TAIWAN
Miss Personality  GERMANY

Remainder
AUSTRALIA  Deanna Cox
CYPRUS  Helen Papthiodolou
CZECH REPUBLIC  Iva Rezna
DENMARK  Linda Ben Rygaard Saarar
ENGLAND  Cheley Martin
ESTONIA  Aura Fuslep
FRANCE  Aurelie Laborde
GREECE  Flora Kontoropoulaki
MEXICO  Guadalupe Becerra
NORWAY  Melina Bendicksen
PARAGUAY  Salmi Aguero Esgaib
ROMANIA  Lourdes Baranga
SINGAPORE  Jesline Tan Siew Siew
TAIWAN  Helen Chien Chiu Chui
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Queen of the Year International 1996
1996 July 15
Legend Hotel, Kuala Lumpur MAS
24 participants

Results
1  PHILIPPINES  Sherylle Capili Santarin
2  MALAYSIA  Kimberly Tan Kim Kim
3  POLAND  Karolina Lappo
4  GUATEMALA  Karla Hannalore Beteta Forkel (Universe '96, International '96)
5  FINLAND  Sari Nieminen

Top 10
COSTA RICA  Cristy Marín Fonseca
ENGLAND  Nicola Newport
GERMANY  Franziska Vogel
SINGAPORE  Hannah Toh Hai Loon
TAIWAN  Chi Hsu-Fan

Awards
Miss Friendship  HOLLAND
Miss Photogenic  (no information)
Best National Costume  KAZAKHSTAN
Miss Personality  MALAYSIA
Best in Swimsuit  GUATEMALA
Miss Body Beautiful  FINLAND

Remainder
AUSTRALIA  Cherie Bray Taylor
BELGIUM  Violetta Blazejczak (International '89)
BOLIVIA  Karen Calvert Paz
CYPRUS  Maria Statioti
CZECH REPUBLIC  Michaela Zobockova
FRANCE  Elsa Mawart
HOLLAND  Stephany van Dijk
KAZAKHSTAN  Kuralay Bekzhanova
LATVIA  Sigita Kurelonoka
NEW ZEALAND  Jasmine McKenna
NORWAY  Trude Kristin Hessen
PARAGUAY  Claudia Rocío Melgarejo (International '97)
ROMANIA  Oana Coamoui
SWITZERLAND  Claudia Laesser

Did not compete
USA  Michelle Sparandeo
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Poland (3rd RU), Norway (1st RU), Mexico (winner), Philippines (2nd RU), Scotland (4th RU)

Queen of the Year International 1997
1997 June 15
Legend Hotel, Kuala Lumpur MAS
24 participants

Results
1  MEXICO  Kastany de la Vega Vásquez
2  NORWAY  Silje Skaug Syvertsen
3  PHILIPPINES  Preciosa Reyes Valencia
4  POLAND  Anna Fizek
5  SCOTLAND  Valerie Hunter

Top 10
(no information)

Awards
Miss Friendship  (no information)
Miss Photogenic  (no information)
Best National Costume  MEXICO
Miss Personality  (no information)
Miss Natural Beauty  GREECE

Remainder
BELGIUM  Griet Vanhees
BOLIVIA  Jackline Auad López
COSTA RICA  Silvia Monestel Mora
CYPRUS  Tonia Fasaria
CZECH REPUBLIC  Kamilia Brenkova
ESTONIA  Mairit Roosaar (World '97)
FINLAND  Riina Lahteemaki
FRANCE  Sophie Levoir
GREECE  Katia Sgouropuolou
GERMANY  Anna Groth
HOLLAND  Marjolijn Stolk
KAZAKHSTAN  Zagira Ismailova
LATVIA  Laura Valaine
MALAYSIA  Carmen Khor
MACEDONIA  Noksici Amernia
PARAGUAY  Lilian Lorena Burgos Mena
ROMANIA  Cristina Brandusescu
SINGAPORE  June Koh Kwee Goo
USA  Courtney Dale
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Thailand (3rd RU), Philippines (1st RU), Guatemala (winner), Finland (2nd RU), Brazil (4th RU)

Queen of the Year International 2000
2000 July 1
Sunway Lagoon Resort Hotel, Petaling Jaya MAS
19 participants

Results
1  GUATEMALA  Evelyn Lissette López Sandoval (Universe '00)
2  PHILIPPINES  Christie Ann Pecson de Jesus
3  FINLAND  Jenni Maria Dahlman
4  THAILAND  Kanithakan Saengprachaksakula (International '01)
5  BRAZIL  Simone Lima Freire

Top 10
AUSTRIA  Jacqueline Payreder
MALAYSIA  Carla Soong
POLAND  Miroslawa Strojny (winner Baltic Sea '00)
ROMANIA  Corina Nicoleta Tulan (SF Europe '01)
SINGAPORE  Suzlynna Mohamed Ali

Awards
Miss Friendship  USA
Miss Photogenic  ROMANIA
Best National Costume  MALTA
Miss Personality  MALAYSIA

Remainder
CZECH REPUBLIC  Renata Kureckova
ESTONIA  Monika Mandre
GERMANY  Melanie Scheiter
JAPAN  Chika Sugimoto
LATVIA  Signe Reinholde
MALTA  Maria Attard
NORWAY  Frida Agnethe Johnson
UKRAINE  Natalya Semenchenko
USA  Elizabeth Dillingham
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Russia (3rd RU), Singapore (1st RU), Armenia (winner), Macedonia (2nd RU), Estonia (4th RU)

Miss Tourism Queen of the Year International 2004
2004 October 29
Hunan Broadcast and Exhibition Hotel Center, Changsha CHN
31 participants

Results
1  ARMENIA  Anush Grigorian
2  SINGAPORE  Colleen Francisca Pereira
3  MACEDONIA  Ana Gerasimovska
4  RUSSIA  Yekaterina Filimonova
5  ESTONIA  Liis Lass

Top 10
CHINA  Xu Qian
CZECH REPUBLIC  Jana Harackova
INDIA  Amanpreet Kaur Wahi
MALAYSIA  Jacqueline How
SPAIN  Natalia Lidia Tadeo Rodríguez

Awards
Miss Friendship  BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA
Best National Costume  KOREA
Miss Popularity  CHINA
Miss Tourism Culture Ambassador  HONG KONG
Miss Tourism Culture Image  CZECH REPUBLIC

Remainder
AUSTRIA  Ewelina Barbara Bugajski
BELARUS  Yauheniya Niaronskaya
BOLIVIA  Paola Virginia Moreno Otero
BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA  Vernesa Dzubur
BRAZIL  Vanessa Rumor
CYPRUS  Ioanna Ioannou
GERMANY  Jana Kary
GREECE  Niki Zafeirakou
HONG KONG  Christine Tsang Kui-Yan
KOREA  Lee Soo-Yeon
KYRGYZSTAN  Alima Adbyjaparova
LATVIA  Zane Ozola
MALTA  Janella Diane Zahra
NEW ZEALAND  Dorian Falo Tauvaaga-Tumua Scanlan
PHILIPPINES  Diana Jean Espedido
SOUTH AFRICA  Carla Van Tonder
TURKEY  Simge Tertemiz
TURKMENISTAN  Ajap Atayeva
UKRAINE  Anna Holovina
VENEZUELA  Maria Irene Baptista Jardim
VIETNAM  Nguyen Ngoc Thuy Nga
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Paraguay (3rd RU), Kazakhstan (1st RU), Taiwan (winner), Czech Republic (2nd RU), Lithuania (4th RU)

Miss Tourism Queen of the Year International 2005
2005 November 6
Wuhan Urban Planning Exhibition Hall, Wuhan CHN
41 participants

Results
1  TAIWAN  Shen Chia-Hui
2  KAZAKHSTAN  Almagul Sagnayeva
3  CZECH REPUBLIC  Edita Hortova
4  PARAGUAY  Karina Rebeca Buttner Naumann
5  LITHUANIA  Ruta Bartkeviciute

Top 12
CHINA  Chen Yang
GREECE  Vasiliki Patrikarea
KOREA  Joo Hye-jin
MALAYSIA  Michelle Lim Bee Ying
PHILIPPINES  Abigail Lesley Grivas Cruz
PUERTO RICO  Sheila Rodríguez Figueroa
VENEZUELA  Mireille Carolina  Pérez Segovia

Awards
Best National Costume  PARAGUAY
Miss Personality  VENEZUELA
Best Performance  SOUTH AFRICA
Miss Goodwill  BOLIVIA

Remainder
ARMENIA  Gayane Manukian
AUSTRALIA  Lauren Penrose
BOLIVIA  Dalia Lema Melgar
BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA  Nensi-Mia Perija
BRAZIL  Michele Andréia Graff
BULGARIA  Stela Grigorova
CAMBODIA  Long Makara
CANADA  Heather Reid
CROATIA  Petra Babic
CYPRUS  Ankica Kovacevic
DENMARK  Tine Pohl
ESTONIA  Liis Kuiva
ETHIOPIA  Helen Tefera Lemma
GEORGIA  Mari Nurieva
HONG KONG  Jian Yang
KENYA  Rachel Linda Nyameyo
KYRGYZSTAN  Nodira Matkarimova
LATVIA  Iveta Vanaga
MACAU  Peng Yan Hua
MEXICO  Nadia Cortés Murillo
NEW ZEALAND  Antisa Heath Howitt
NORWAY  Sandra Lura
PORTUGAL  Diana Ferreira Dos Santos
RUSSIA  Yelena Nechiporuk
SINGAPORE  Tan Mia Yan
SOUTH AFRICA  Judy Anne Ratner
SPAIN  Maria Margarita Dávila
UKRAINE  Yuliya Omelchenko
USA  Eunice Pike Vélez
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Czech Republic (3rd RU), Taiwan (1st RU), Thailand (winner), Canada (2nd RU), Kazakhstan (4th RU)

Miss Tourism Queen of the Year International 2006
2006 December 30
Sunway Pyramid Convention Centre, Petaling Jaya MAS
37 participants

Results
1  THAILAND  Ampika Chuanpreecha
2  TAIWAN  Huang Cheng-Chieh
3  CANADA  Tereza Schmied
4  CZECH REPUBLIC  Jana Dolezelova
5  KAZAKHSTAN  Zhanar Smagulova

Semi-finalists
(no information)

Awards
Miss Friendship  ROMANIA
Miss Photogenic  MALAYSIA
Best National Costume  MONGOLIA
Miss Personality  THAILAND
Best in Talent  ARGENTINA

Remainder
ARGENTINA  Maria Virginia Gallardo
AUSTRALIA  Alicia Peters
AUSTRIA  Valeria Greabu
BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA  Dzana Rakanovic
BRAZIL  Carolina Tucunduva De Paiva
CHILE  Bárbara Elizabeth Picón Zepeda
CHINA  Li Jili
DENMARK  Skurte Shala
ENGLAND  Alisa Bahtanovic
FINLAND  Anna Pohtimo (Intercontinental '06)
FRANCE  Elodie Thomas
GEORGIA  Salome Kometiani
HONG KONG  Yu Chang
HUNGARY  Marianna Bertok
INDIA  Roopa Howlader
ITALY  Rosa Licciardello
JAPAN  Miou Fujinaga
KYRGYZSTAN  Irina Staritskaya
LATVIA  Sabrina Dreimane
MACAU  Sun Dan Dan
MALAYSIA  Constance Lau Chia Li
MALTA  Rodlene Gaunt
MEXICO  Nadia Cortés Murillo
MONGOLIA  Undarmaa Tumenjargal
NEW ZEALAND  Stephanie Dods
PARAGUAY  Aleli Maria Canillas Sequera
PHILIPPINES  April Love Antolo Jordan
ROMANIA  Diana Lucia Tor
SINGAPORE  Linda Lim Ya Yan
SLOVAK REPUBLIC  Miroslava Salahova
SPAIN  Julia Almagro
UKRAINE  Nataliya Osipkina

 
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