The 2021 Mister Tourism World championship successfully culminated in Dominican Republic. The world finale and closing ceremony of the event took place on December 4, 2021 at Salon de Eventos, Plaza Central in Santo Domingo. At the conclusion of the event, Jonathan Checo from Dominican Republic was proclaimed the championship’s winner. This is Dominican Republic’s very first victory at the said international event. The glitzy evening also witnessed the election of four runners-up – Puerto Rico’s Ali Garcia (1st runner-up); India’s Shouryaditya Singh (2nd runner-up); Mexico’s Zait Reza (3rd runner-up) and Colombia’s Andres Mejia Vallejo (4th runner-up).
Delegates from different parts of the world travelled to Dominican Republic, in the month of November, to participate in this international event. They took part in a series of pre-finale activities, photoshoots and fashion shows prior to heading for the world finals. At the world finals, the Top 16 semifinalists were announced during the first phase of the event. It was followed by narrowing down of the number to Top 10 and from those 10 candidates, the new winner and four runners-up were chosen.
Mister Tourism World is the world’s biggest international male pageant promoting worldwide culture, international tourism and biodiversity. The championship is based in the United Kingdom and is run by Mister Tourism World organization, under the leadership of its founder and president, Czarina de Britannia. The event has been hosted by nations like Malta, Italy, Indonesia and the Philippines in the past. The year 2021 was the first time that event moved to the Caribbean and took place in Dominica Republic.