Rizzini Alexis Gomez of the Philippines Wins Miss Tourism International 2012!

A daughter of Cebu brings the Philippines a great honor over the New Year after besting 54 other contenders for the Miss Tourism International 2012 crown!

Registered nurse Rizzini Alexis Gomez won the pageant Monday evening in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

The win is vindication for the 5’10” model who competed but was unplaced in the Miss World Philippines 2012.

Click here to read more about her!

Congratulations to the Mutya ng Pilipinas Team and Rizzini Alexis Gomez for bringing the Miss Tourism International
Crown back home to Manila again after the Philippines’ Maria Esperanza Manzano won it in the year 2000.

And thanks to ABQ Readers for alerting me on Rizzini’s exciting New Year victory while I was busy partying with family!

Rizzini Alexis Gomez’ court of beauties includes:

1st Runner up – Venezuela’s Marielis Alejandra Castellanos Perez (Miss Tourism Global)

2nd Runner up – Australia’s Monika Rodulovic (Miss Tourism Metropolitan International)l

3rd Runner up – Paraguay’s Lourdes Maria Del Carmen Motta Rolon (Miss Tourism Cosmopolitan International)

4th Runner up – Malaysia’s Jun Yong Wan Jun (Dreamgirl of the Year).