Thailand to host Miss World 2019

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Miss World 2018 Vanessa Ponce de Leon and her continental queens will travel to Thailand this month. (Photo courtesy of Miss World Organisation)
The Miss World Organisation (MWO) has confirmed that the 69th Miss World Final will be hosted in Thailand.
This marks the first time that the Miss World will be held in the Land of Smiles. Full details will be released at the official press conference to be held in Bangkok on February 18, MWO said in a statement e-mailed to Missosology.
Reigning Miss World Vanessa Ponce de León will be arriving in Bangkok on February 16, together with MWO chairman and CEO Julia Morley. They will be joined by the 2018 Continental Queens who are flying in for this important announcement, including:
Miss World Europe: Maria Vasilevich, Belarus
Miss World Caribbean: Kadijah Robinson, Jamaica
Miss World Americas: Solaris Barba, Panama
Miss World Africa: Quiin Abenakyo, Uganda
Miss World Asia: Nicolene Pichapa Limsnukan, Thailand
Miss World Oceania: Jessica Tyson, New Zealand
Miss United Kingdom: Linzi McLelland, Scotland
“I am delighted we are going to host the 2019 Miss World Final in Thailand. I know we are going to have the most amazing journey, as the ‘Land of Smiles’ is truly one of the most remarkable and welcoming countries in the world,” Morley said. “Spending time here it’s easy to see why Thailand gained its nickname, the people are so friendly, and everyone really does smile or ‘yim’ a lot.” Missosology.Org