The Miss Tourism Queen International 2013 winner has been crowned during the pageant's finale held in Xianning, China on Thursday night, October 3.
Miss Latvia Alisa Miskovska bested the other 43 candidates of the beauty contest to win the coveted title. The 26-year-old Daugavpils native succeeded Kantapat Peeradachainarin of Thailand, who was crowned in 2011.
A former national figure skater of her country, Miskovska now coaches figure skating to children and is completing a masters degree in sports management. She previously competed in Miss World 2011.
Here are the other winners:
- 1st RUNNER-UP: South Africa - Roxzelle Rheeder
- 2nd RUNNER-UP: China [Name to be confirmed as there were 3 candidates from China]
- 3rd RUNNER-UP: Korea - Na Ran Hi
- 4th RUNNER-UP: Portugal - Ana Bomfin
The Philippines representative, Bb Pilipinas-Tourism Cindy Miranda made it to the Top 15 candidates.
Completing the Top 15 are representatives of Montenegro, Poland, Denmark, Russia, Slovak Republic, Argentina, Thailand, Mexico, Brazil, Venezuela, and Spain.