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Latvia wins Miss Tourism Queen International 2013



25-year-old Alisa Miskovska (Alise Miškovska) of Latvia (center) was crowned Miss Tourism Queen International 2013 on October 3rd, 2013 in Xianning, Hunan, China. Her court includes from left to right: fourth runner-up Miss Portugal Ana Bomfim, second runner-up Miss China (Guandong) Xu Zi Xin,  first runner-up Miss South Africa Roxzelle Rheeder and third runner-up Miss Korea Na Ran Hi. Completing the top ten were the delegates from France, Hong Kong, Kyrgyzstan, the Philippines and China (Xianning).


This is the first time Latvia has won the pageant which started in 2004. The pageant has attracted over 100 countries and territories in the last three editions, but the 2013 edition only attracted a little over 40 countries. The pageant has not been held consistently since 2009. No pageant was held in 2010 and 2012, and the production quality has diminished over the years. 

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