Miss Tourism Philippines 2018 : Info

Miss Tourism Philippines 2018 finale was held on 25th August 2018 at Chateau Royale Resort in Batangas and at the conclusion of the finale, Kathleen Tagle Gomez from Balete, Batangas was crowned Miss Tourism World Philippines 2018. Kathleen succeeds the last year winner Miss Tourism Philippines 2017 & Miss Tourism World Asia 2018 Marian Angelu Perez Alcantara and will represent her country in Miss Tourism World 2018. Kathleen also won the award for Miss Photogenic.

Besides Kathleen, other winners were also crowned who will represent the Philippines in several other tourism-related international pageants, and other titleholders were -

Miss Tourism Universe Philippines 2018 - Jeniel Ela Estrella from Bacnotan, La Union (also won the title of Miss Charity)
Miss Tourism Ambassador Philippines 2018 - Krizzanthena Babano from General Trias, Cavite 
World Miss Tourism Ambassador Philippines 2018 - Loraine Joy Albania Arpia from Socorro, Oriental Mindoro (also won the title of Best Tourism Video)
Miss Tourism Queen Worldwide Philippines 2018 - Kamille Alyssa Pilarca Quinola from Ilocos Sur (also won the titles of Best in National Costume and People's Choice)
Runners-up at the finale were -
Second Runner-up - Justine Bautista Fernandez from Isabela (also won the title of Best in Swimsuit)
Fourth Runner-up - Shermaine Rochelle Duave from Zambales (also won the title of Miss Congeniality)
Other notable special award winners were -
Other contestants who competed at the finale (besides the above titleholders/ winners) were –

Mary Ailene Masuela Olay from Casiguran, Aurora

Mary Jane Bascos from Bacolod, Negros Occidental

Ericka Rosalada Cudiamat from Balayan, Batangas

Christy Jayne Dayao from Botolan, Zambales

Maria Micaela Talattad Dumaua from Cagayan

Jenny Claire Reyes Raquel from Ilocos Norte

Raichelle Shey Sol from Indang, Cavite

Aiple Jolynette Valdez from Laguna

Allaine Nuez from Las Piñas City, Metro Manila

Shaira Tale from Makati City, Metro Manila

Zandra Nicole Lacsa Liwanag from Malvar, Batangas

Genesis Lanuza Durana from Muntinlupa City, Metro Manila

Mary Joy Cantuba from Taguig City, Metro Manila

Jannica Rose Yuzon from Tangub, Misamis Occidental

Donna Marie Jan Balaoro from Trece Martires, Cavite

Nathalia Lacorte from Valenzuela City, Metro Manila

Press conference of Miss Tourism Philippines 2018 was held on 13th July when the twenty-seven beauties, slated to compete for the several titles at stake, were introduced to the media. Followed by the press presentation, several preliminary events were held - the parade of beauties, fashion show, talent competition and long gown competition, and finally, the winners were crowned at the finale held on 25th August.