KOTA KINABALU: Freelance mannequin Cindy Foo was topped this 12 months’s Miss Sabah Tourism through the state-level grand finals at Hakka Hall right here on Friday evening.
The 27-year-old reduce her tooth starring in promotional movies to spice up tourism within the Chinese market whereas additionally taking part in varied pageants, specifically Sabah Model of the Year, Miss Earth Sabah and later Miss Earth Malaysia.
In her previous endeavours, Cindy clinched the titles of Sabah Model of the Year in 2012 and Miss Sabah Air the next 12 months.
Of all of the pageants she had participated in, Cindy admitted Miss Sabah Tourism was essentially the most well-rounded one because it helped develop individuals as an entire and didn’t focus solely on appearances.
“Through Miss Sabah Tourism, I’ve had the chance to take part in varied actions that deliver a whole lot of that means, like visiting an previous of us’ house and spending time with the residents there.
“This pageant additionally offered public talking classes in addition to catwalk classes, which clearly got here in very useful through the competitors itself.
“We additionally did a whole lot of video capturing throughout this pageant, so we undoubtedly gained a whole lot of publicity doing various things,” she mentioned.
With her newly awarded title, Cindy mentioned she would proceed utilizing her modelling platform to advertise tourism, tradition and friendship, consistent with the pageant’s slogan.
While she has simply been topped Miss Sabah Tourism 2017, the sweetness queen already has tasks lined as much as shoot motion pictures in Penang later this 12 months and in Sabah early subsequent 12 months, the latter of which might be launched to the China market.
As this 12 months’s winner, Cindy took house a money prize of RM3,000 and a RM1,399 New York Fitness VIP membership card legitimate for one 12 months.
She additionally acquired the subsidiary title of Miss New York Fitness, adopted by New York Fitness, wherein she bagged one other 12 months’s VIP membership go.
Meanwhile, 21-year-old Claudieyamax Aloysius was topped first runner-up and Eleanor Ng, 24, as second runner-up.
Each winner acquired money prizes and a New York Fitness VIP membership value RM1,399, legitimate for a 12 months.
All three finalists will symbolize Sabah in Miss Malaysia Tourism at a later date.
Miss Sabah Tourism 2017 was organised by Poise Productions and offered by SG Group, with former Miss Malaysia Tourism 2009, Weena Marcus, as pageant State Director.
Gold sponsors of the occasion included Avangio Hotel, Imago Shopping Mall, New York Fitness and Sheila Liaw Make Up Academy, with silver sponsors Emvee Productions, Wilti-Jos, Pick n Pay, The Crab House Seafood Restaurant, Classic Holidays, Breeze journal, Batik Bayu, Borneo Proboscis Destinations Sdn. Bhd. and the Sabah Tourism Board.
Also current on the grand ultimate had been Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Datuk Seri Panglima Masidi Manjun, president and proprietor of Miss Malaysia Tourism Tan Sri Datuk Danny Ooi and deputy CEO of SG Group Steven Low.
Cindy is Miss Sabah Tourism by: Farah Grimm published: