The 20 year old Student and Model Elena Kosmina won in the Night of the 4th September 2015 in the Ancient Sands Hotel, the new Flaggship of the Orascom Group in El Gouna, Red Sea, the coveted title of Top Model of the World. 48 contestants from around the World performed in a 2 hour Life Show with international Artist Soul Bros and Singer Katherina. This year the Judging Panel was really international. Apart of Christoph Locher, Switzerland and owner of Time Model Agency also the Miss Intercontinental 2013 Ekaterina Plekhova from Russia and Patraporn Wang Miss Intercontinental 2014 from Thailand have been invited but also her runner ups from USA (Miss Intercontinental North America), Philippines (Miss Intercontinental Asia and Pacific) and Portugal (Miss Intercontinental Europe).

We are pleased to announce that the 23rd Top Model of the World will be held again in El Gouna on September 30th, 2016 and once more from the Ancient Sands Hotel

The largest Model Pageant worldwide in its kind will be 2016 again staged in cooperation with the Orascom Developement Holding and Telemedia Group. It is than the fouth time that WBO is producing the finale in El Gouna and stunning winner Elena Kosmina will join to “crown” her successor.

El Gouna is a safe tourist resort place and located on the Red Sea in the Red Sea Governorate of Egypt, 20 kilometers (12 miles) north of Hurghada. It is part of the Red Sea Riviera.

El Gouna specializes in watersports. There are two main beaches, Zeytuna Beach located on its own island and Mangroovy Beach. There are three centralized areas in El Gouna, housing shops, bars and restaurants: Downtown, “Tamr Henna square” and the Abu Tig Marina where this year’s finale will be held “Open Air”.

There are 18 hotels (some of which were designed by the American architect Michael Graves) with 2,895 rooms rated from one star to five stars.

“We have no doubts that our contestants will have a memorable stay and the experience of the last three years showed already that El Gouna and the Red Sea left an impressive memory to all and that real friendship were developed among the contestants” said Luis Pitti from the WBO.

A 1001 Beduin Night, a luxurious Yacht Cruise and lot of other activities more are waiting for the contestants in 2016 and some more surprises are on the list.

The arrival for all contestants in 2016 is set from middle of September and the departure to home countries is October 1st, 2016. We will shortly provide more News here.

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