Miss Russia Aibedullina Talliya took home the title of World Miss Tourism Ambassador 2017 during the pageant held in Pasay City over the weekend.
Meanwhile, 18-year old Karen Ivy Marie Eje, one of the two representatives of the Philippines for the said pageant, finished strong in the Top 12.
She was also crowned as Miss Teen Tourism Ambassador during the preliminaries of the pageant.
The country was also represented by Aliyana Ibnohajil from Laguna. Other countries who were represented by two candidates include South Africa, Russia, India, and China.
Other awardees of the said tournament also include Miss Chile Francisca Paz Lavadero Ceballos, who was named Miss Culture Tourism Ambassador 2017; Miss Germany Johanna Arcs, who was named Miss Ocean Tourism Ambassador 2017; Miss Vietnam Lien Phuong, who was named Miss Eco Tourism Ambassador 2017; and Miss South Africa Talitha Bothma, who was named Miss Fashion Tourism Ambassador 2017.
More than 42 beauties from various countries joined the pageant.