Mister Tourism International 2001
Panama City, Pana
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Mister Tourism International 2001 took place on December 15th  in the beautiful country of Panama. 15 contestants from all over the world competed for the 1st ever Mister Tourism International  title.
L to R. Puerto Rico (3rd), Spain (winner) and Ecuador (2nd)
Contestants

Belgium
Bolivia
Canada
Colombia
Costa Rica
Curacao
Ecuador
Mexico
Panama
Puerto Rico
Singapore
Spain
Trinidad/Tobago
USA
Venezuela
The majority of contestants came from the Americas. Singapore was the only Asian contestant. There was also two from Europe (Spain and Belgium). The contestants were very high quality and the competition was very fierce. Venezuela sent an awesome repesentative, he was in Mister Venezuela 1999. Singapore was a contestant in Mr. Singapore 2001. Niko Sofianos of Canada was also the Canadian representative in Mr. Intercontinental 2001 were he was a top 10 semi-finalist also winning the Best Body award and the Mr. Friendship award.
Right: Canada's Niko Sofianos, top 5 finalist and Mr. Photogenic. Up: Mister Tourism International 2001, Spain
Ecuador
Javier Casis
Spain
Aitor Trigos
Canada
Niko Sofianos
Spain
Aitor  Trigos
Venezuela
Hugo Zafra
Singapore
Simon Sim
Complete Final Results

Winner: Aitor Trigos - Spain
1st RU: Javier Casis - Ecuador
2nd RU: Israel Solla - Puerto Rico

Top 5
Niko Sofianos - Canada
Jorge Herrera - Panama

Awards
Best National Costume: Singapore
Mr Talent: Panama
Mr Fitness: Venezuela
Mr. Photogenic: Canada
Mr. Sympathy: Singapore
Puerto Rico
Israel Solla
Pictures are property of Mister Tourism International Organization, Mister Mundo Venezuels Organization and Alan Sim Productions
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