ROYAL CLIFF HOTELS GROUP WELCOMES THE SUPERMODEL OF ASIA PACIFIC 2011 FINALISTS AND CROWNS THE “ROYAL CLIFF SUPERMODEL, BEST IN SWIMSUIT” WINNER
Royal Cliff Hotels Group welcomed 33 international supermodels from Asia Pacific for the first ever Supermodel of Asia Pacific 2011 finals where supermodels from 30 Asia Pacific countries participated in the region’s first international Supermodel Contest, vying for the “Royal Cliff Supermodel, Best in Swimsuit” crown on 17th September 2011. The supermodels were accommodated at the Royal Cliff Grand Hotel, graciously hosted by the Royal Cliff Hotels Group.
The stunning beauties were greeted upon arrival by the Royal Cliff’s General Manager, Mr. Joachim Grill, Deputy General Manager, Mr. Ranjith Chandrasiri and the PR & Marketing Communications Manager, Ms. Elizabeth Dass-Brown. The management team also welcomed Mr. Pradit Pradinunt, Franchise Owner & CEO of Supermodel of Asia Pacific and Ms. Chutshompu Komolsingsakul, Managing Director of SISI Bangkok, the main sponsor for the Supermodel of Asia Pacific 2011 event.
The country’s first supermodel pageant started off at the Royal Cliff Hotels Group with the Beach Model, Best in Swimsuit finals where this glamourous event was held at the property’s spectacular Infini Edge Pool of the Royal Cliff Beach Hotel; which ideally overlooks the enchanting Gulf of Thailand. Invited guests, media and hotel guests flocked to the swimming pool area to witness an amazing parade of supermodels who flaunted their way to the hearts of 11 judges.
The judges included Mr. Zamir Huseynov - Director of World Beauty Congress (National Director of Russia & Kyrgyzstan), Mr. Steve Hardy - National Director of Guam, Mr. Jeon Jeong Hun – National Director of Korea, Ms. Jacquie Mei Zryd – National Director of Sri Lanka, Ms. Precious Ann Medina – National Director of Philippines, Ms. Chinintorn Tada – Director of Thailand/Japan Organization and Ms. Elizabeth Dass-Brown represented the Royal Cliff Hotels Group. The event hosts for the afternoon were former beauty queens, Ms. Kalthida Tada of Thailand and Ms. April Love Jordan from the Philippines.
The contest featured supermodels from Australia, Bangladesh, China, Guam, India, Indonesia, Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea, Kyrgyzstan, Malaysia, Mongolia, New Zealand, Russia, Samoa, Singapore, Tonga, Vietnam, Thailand, Ukraine, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Macau China and Hongkong China. Each model paraded in striking and colourful eye-catching swimsuits from the SISI Collection before introducing herself to the judges. Eleven finalists were picked before a winner was announced as the “Royal Cliff Supermodel, Best in Swimsuit”. The gorgeous Kate Kikuchi, from Guam won over the judges by emerging the winner and was announced the winner of the “Royal Cliff Supermodel, Best in Swimsuit”. Mr. Grill presented a special gift from the Royal Cliff and a bouquet of flowers to Ms. Kikuchi.
After a fabulous competition, the invited guests joined the supermodels for a delightful Afternoon Tea Party at the Promenade Lounge of the Royal Cliff Grand Hotel, hosted entirely by the Royal Cliff Hotels Group. In his appreciation speech, Mr. Grill thanked the models for putting on an outstanding performance during the competition and thanked the organizers for including the Royal Cliff Hotels Group in this historical event for Thailand.
TAT is supporting the event in view of the extensive publicity value that would be generated from such a televised and widely-watched TV event, across all demographic target groups in the Asia Pacific, which is also now the fastest growing region for the Thai tourism industry.
Situated on a private parkland estate overlooking the stunning Gulf of Thailand, the Royal Cliff Hotels Group offers the perfect beachfront setting with traditional and modern Thai style furnishing, extraordinary service and the ambiance of absolute luxury. The 64 acre property is home to four award winning 5-star hotels offering a sensory experience defined profoundly by its style, culture and elegance – all presented with the distinctive spirit of the State of Exclusivity and Fascination.
For more information on the Royal Cliff Hotels Group and PEACH, please visit www.royalcliff.com
The luxury Royal Cliff Hotels Group – Pattaya, Thailand has been nominated in the 18th Annual World Travel Awards in the following two categories; Thailand’s Leading Beach Resort and Thailand’s Leading Resort. Voting polls are now open; please vote for the Royal Cliff Hotels Group by visiting www.worldtravelawards.com/vote