TUGUEGARAO CITY, Philippines- A native of Nueva Vizcaya province won this year’s Miss Tourism Philippines -Universe during the coronation night in Aztoria Hotel on Sunday night, July 30.
Tricia Estabillo Manalo, a tourism management graduate of St. Mary’s University in Bayombong, bested the other 26 contestants from all over the country.
With her victory, Manalo will represent the Philippines in the Miss Tourism Universe 2017 in Beirut, Lebanon this year.
Earlier, Nueva Vizcaya Governor Carlos Padilla threw support to Manalo’s bid for the crown.
Manalo, in June, visited the office of the governor and the Sangguniang Panlalawigan to ask for support. Northernforum.net