October 7, 2010

The "Miss World Effect" begins

The Crown Plaza Sanya, China is happy to be the exclusive host to the 120 contestants of the Miss World pageant during their month long stay in October. Miss World was launched in 1951 and this year it celebrates it's 60 year anniversary. It is the longest running pageant of its kind. This is the fifth year it will be in China. Four weeks of exciting activities are planned for the contestants. There has often been a rise in tourism during their stay, they call it the "Miss World Effect". Even though Sanya is a beautiful destination on its own, comparable to Hawaii in climate.
The final takes place on October 30th at the Beauty Crown Theater, which was specially built for the pageant back in 2003. The Crown Plaza offers the public a special invitation to attend the Miss World events through special packages they are offering. The pageant will be broadcast live, check Miss World website for listings.

The Schedule of Events:Oct 1-Oct 2: Arrivals

Oct 1- Oct 5: Contestants visit Beijing

Oct 5 – Oct 8: Ordos – Inner Mongolia (China)

Oct 8 – Oct 11: Shanghai

Oct 11: Contestants arrive in Sanya, where all fast-track events and the big final will take place.

Oct 16: Beach Beauty (winner is fast-tracked to the semi-final)

Oct 19: Sports Competition (winner is fast-tracked to the semi-final)

Oct 23: Fashion Show – Top model (winner is fast-tracked to the semi-final)

Oct 26: Talent (winner is fast-tracked to the semi-final)

Oct. 30th: Final Show

Oct 31st: Contestants return to their respective countries.

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