12.12.12 Swimsuit Fashion Show at Pathumwan Princess Hotel as Miss Tourism 2012 World Final Gets Under Way
Miss Tourism Lebanon, Miss Tourism Russia, Miss Tourism Spain and Miss Tourism Mexico celebrate reching the final 10.
Contestants from 60 nations took part in a poolside procession as the Miss Tourism 2012 World Final got under way at the Pathumwan Princess Hotel in Bangkok on December 12th.
This is the first time that the Miss Tourism World Final will be held in Asia. Contestants will encourage the promotion of tourist attractions and cultural heritage sites in Thailand as the beauty contest travels to various provinces throughout the country.
Words and photos by Paul Hutton, Bangkok Scene.
The final 10, from left, Lebanon, Spain, Russia, Mexico, Thailand, Italy, Guadeloupe, Equatorial Guinea, Belgium and Poland.
Miss Tourism Thailand emerges from the pool and unveils the gold and jewel embellished swimsuit to the press corp
Miss Tourism Thailand, 22 year old Sasima Surasapmani, models the specially designed swimsuit
Miss Tourism Zimbabwe was all smiles on the podium
Miss Tourism Puerto Rico, 24 year old Darling Cruz