IT'S HAPPENING. Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters will visit Batanes on Friday, according to Tourism Sec. Wanda Teo. Photo courtesy of Miss Universe Organization

Miss Universe 2017 Nel-Peters to visit Batanes on Friday

Raymon DullanaRaymon Dullana is The Northern Forum's new editor in chief. He also works as correspondent for


TUGUEGARAO CITY, Philippines- Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters  is set to visit the island province of Batanes on Friday, December 8, as part of their 4-day visit in the Philippines.

In a press conference on Monday, December 4, Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo said the group will be divided into three on Friday in visiting the “most scenic” spots in the country.

Nel-Peters will be joined by Miss USA, Miss India, Miss Singapore and Miss Thailand in her visit to Batanes.

Miss Universe 2016 Iris Mittenaire is also set to visit Bohol with Miss Russia, Miss Netherlands, Miss South Korea, and Miss Canada.

While Miss Universe Philippines Rachel Peters will join Miss China, Miss Italy, Miss Great Britain, and Miss Malaysia in visiting Camiguin.

The Philippine visit will Nel-Peters’ first activity since she won the Miss Universe crown on November 26.