Katya Yakimova From Russia Wins Miss Tourism Queen of the Year International 2017
Katya Yakimova from Russia was crowned as Miss Tourism Queen of the Year International 2017 in the grand coronation eve held on December 22, 2017 in Shanghai Marriott Parkview Hotel in Huangling Province in Shaanxi, China. She succeeds Sofía Del Rocío Saavedra of Chile as the new titleholder.
Katya Yakimova becomes the first woman from Russia to win this title. She defeated delegates across 54 countries to win this title.
During the same event, Oriana Nevora of Argentina was titled as the first runner up and Belvy Naa Teide Ofori from Ghana was adjudged as the second runner up. Delegates from Estonia and Mongolia finished as the third and fourth runner up respectively.
1st Runner Up: Argentina
2nd Runner Up: Ghana
3rd Runner Up: Estonia
4th Runner Up: Mongolia
Best in National Costume – Thailand- Vietnam – Cameroon
Miss Popularity – China
Miss Photogenic – Ivory Coast and Turkey
Miss Charity – Kenya
Miss Friendship- Japan
Miss Charm – Estonia
Best in Social Media – Malaysia – China- Singapore
Miss Body Beautiful- Bolivia
Miss Elegance – Mongolia
Best in Talent – France – Russia- Malaysia
Best in Evening Wear – Vietnam – Ghana- Panama