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Miss Universe 2017 pre-pageant activities kick off in Las Vegas

Over 90 candidates from around the world are competing for the coveted title of Miss Universe.
The candidates in the upcoming Miss Universe 2017 pageant have arrived in Las Vegas to participate in the pre-pageant activities. Over 90 women will compete during the coronation night which will be held at The AXIS at Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino on November 26. The pageant is the most widely watched beauty tilt in the world and is also among the most prestigious along with Miss World, Miss International, and Miss Grand International. Prior to the final night, some of the ladies also emerged as early favorites such as the candidate from Thailand, International Business Times reported. Thailand’s Maria Poonlertlarp is one of the early favorites after having earned more than 150,000 likes on social media. This 26-year-old Master’s degree holder in marketing has a passion for trying new things and discovering food from various cultures. One of her advocacies focuses on raising awareness of teenage pregnancy, a recurring issue in her country. Also among the early favorites are...