Miss Tourism International 2013 winner is Angeli Dione Gomez, a back-to-back win for the Philippines!

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Miss Tourism International 2013 -2014 winner has been crowned! And it's Philippines again thru Angeli Dione Gomez, the 3rd Pinay to win the title.

Just when you thought it's already over for the Philippines winning a beauty pageant title in 2013, it just did. And you're even more wrong if you doubted the country can score a rare back-to-back win in a pageant.

Last night, December 31, 2013, as the world was preparing to embrace a brand new year, Miss Tourism International 2013-14 was being held at the Marriott Hotel Putrajaya in Malaysia with 60 candidates competing for the title.

And at the end of the pageant, crowned Miss Tourism International 2013 winner was Miss Philippines Angeli Dione Gomez, 20, succeeding last year's winner Rizzini Alexis Gomez.

Both Gomez. And both are from the Philippines.

Oops! There's one more. They both hail from Cebu. Wow! Are they related? (Previous reports said they're not.)

Miss Tourism International 2013-14 Angeli Dione Gomez

Angeli Dione Gomez

Watch a video of the crowning moment: (courtesy of PageantGuru)

The Official Results:

MISS TOURISM INTERNATIONAL 2013 - Philippines, Angeli Dione Gomez
Miss Tourism Queen of the Year Int'l (1st Runner Up) - Thailand, Sunidporn Srisuwan
Miss Tourism Metropolitan Int'l (2nd Runner Up) - Australia, Sarah Czarnuch
Miss Tourism Global Int'l (3rd Runner Up) - Dominican Republic, Michelle Alexis Torres
Miss Tourism Cosmopolitan Int'l (4th Runner Up) - Malaysia, Thaarah Ganesan

TOP 10 FINALISTS:
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Aleksandra Kovacevic
Portugal, Sara Monica Matias da Silveira
Ukraine, Oleksandra Timonina
Vietnam, Phan Hoang Thu
Zimbabwe, Dananai Ratiozo Chipunza

TOP 20 SEMI-FINALISTS:
Bahamas, Patricia Felicia Curry
Brazil, Paloma Garzedim Santos Rodriguez Vega
Canada, Jacqueline Wojciechowski
China, Ding Wan Ning
Czech Republic, Lucie Klukava
Guatemala, Wanda Antonieta Nowell Chavez
Hong Kong, Omi Kwong
Indonesia, Kalia Labitta Yudhasoka
Singapore, Cheryl Desiree Chan
Uganda, Harriet Barbra Nakito

It's only the 2nd time in Miss Tourism International that a country won 2 years in a row. Poland already did it in 1998 and 1999.

And that back-to-back win by the Philippines has just made the country as the most successful in Miss Tourism International, now having 3 winners. Philippines won the title for the first time in the year 2000 thru Maria Esperanza Manzano.

Angeli Dione Gomez completed the Philippines' already impressive 2013 when it comes to beauty pageants. Previously, in the last 4 months, the country won Miss Supranational 2013 (Mutya Datul), Miss World 2013 (Megan Young) and Miss International 2013 (Bea Rose Santiago).

Photos credit to @maskiwt, @m_kayveas via Twitter
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Mykiru is an entertainment blogger, having been named recently as one of the Top 10 Pinoy Showbiz Resources in the Philippines. For 8 years now, Mykiru has been delivering the latest, the hottest and most trending issues in the country.
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