In her visit to the Cebu Provincial Capitol, Gomez, a 20 year-old film major who grew up in Balamban Cebu, addressed the issues confronting the tourism industry of the Philippines after a series of calamities struck the country. Gomez said she will continue to promote the Philippines, specifically Cebu, and make the whole world realize that Yolanda did not affect the entire country.
Gomez is also teaming up with private entities from Malaysia to raise funds for housing projects in order to help in the rehabilitation efforts of Yolanda victims. Being Miss Tourism International, Gomez asked typhoon Yolanda victims not to lose hope because she said, “the whole world is at your back”. The Filipino spirit is internationally known, Gomez stressed.
Addressing the issue on cyber tourism in Cebu, Gomez said that there is a need to educate our girls better to avoid sexual predators.
Miss Tourism International 2013 Angeli Gomez was warmly welcomed in the Provincial Capitol by Provincial Administrator Atty. Mark Tolentino, Board Member Gigi Sanchez, Board Member Celestino Martinez III, and the Governor’s Chief of Staff Atty. Orvi Ortega.
Angeli Dionne Gomez was crowned Miss Tourism International last December 31, 2013 at Putrajaya Malaysia.
Miss Tourism International is an annual international beauty contest, which began in 1994, and paarticipatedin by more than 50 countries. To recall, Miss Tourism International 2012 is another Cebuana, Rizzini Alexis Gomez. Diane Higida