About Us

Beauty queens are ambassadresses of their respective countries. A responsibility well dispensed, as the beauties shine through, physically and spiritually. Grace, elegance, vibrancy and yet truly and totally feminine, internally and externally. Enthusiasm and optimism, which the world is in dire need, exudes from those well chosen representatives.

None knows more of the prestige and exclusiveness than Tan Sri Datuk Danny Ooi. Hence, another world class title is born, the Miss Tourism Queen of the Year International (formerly known as Queen of the Year International).

A unique beauty pageant that showcases the gems of the respective participating nation. Like a diamond, the pageant unfolds the brilliance and magnificence of its distinctiveness and grace of a perfect woman.

Miss Tourism Queen of the Year International is an international world class event that honours the exceptional women of today, women who gracefully uphold the epitome of beauty, poise, good moral character and personality.


The first ever Miss Tourism Queen of the Year International was staged in Kuala Lumpur, the City of Lights in 1993. The President and Franchise Owner, Tan Sri Datuk Danny Ooi invited a total of 20 countries to the world final.

Significance of the title cannot be belittled as it elevates the whole premise of beauty pageants to a higher level, directing international attention to the role of women in today’s society.

Started with only 20 countries, Miss Tourism Queen of the Year International has grown strength-to-strength, with now see the participation of 60 countries from around the world vying for the prestigious title.

Year 2004 was the history in the making, where the President and owner, Tan Sri Datuk Danny Ooi became the first Malaysian to bring the Miss Tourism Queen of the Year International to Changsha, China, making it the FIRST Malaysia-Made world-class event that exported overseas. The Miss Tourism Queen of the Year International was held five times in China in year 2004 (Changsha, Hunan Province), 2005 (Wuhan, Hubei Province), 2010 (Qingzhou, Shandong Province), 2011 (Yingtan, Jiangxi Province, and 2012 (Nanjing, Jiangsu Province).



presidentA Vision of One Man’s Dream of putting Malaysia in the Pageantry World Map, marked the birth of the first International Pageant Miss Tourism Queen of the Year International in 1993. This pageant had kick start the journey of Bringing the World together as ONE.

Tan Sri Datuk Danny Ooi, President and Franchise Owner of Miss Tourism Queen Of The Year International, has come a long way, organizing more than 50 National Miss Malaysia Grand Finals and 42 International Pageant Finals, crowning 100 Miss Malaysia & 91 World Titles.

Beauty pageants are not about glamour or glitz alone. All the splendor and grand spectacle masks the genuine efforts spent in putting together these pageants, often shying away from the limelight. To what end? All in the name of realizing the dreams of ordinary people.

All of us dream. Rare is it that these are realized. Many set out to make their dreams come true. But, how many go all out to make real the dreams of others? What’s more, dreams of individuals from continents apart?

Tan Sri Datuk Danny Ooi H.E., the founder and President of D’ Touch International Sdn Bhd is such an individual.

With the theme “Promoting Tourism, Culture and Friendship”, Miss Tourism Queen of the Year International is now franchised to 80 Countries around the World.