MISS INTERNATIONAL 2013.
BEA SANTIAGO WAVES DURING A VICTORY PARADE IN MAKATI ON DEC. 27, 2013, AFTER SHE WON THE CROWN IN TOKYO, JAPAN. ( ASSOCIATED PRESS/ AARON FAVILA) “So after Bb. Pilipinas, I wanted to stop pageants for a while. I wanted to focus on my career, school. Then one day my handler Jonas Borces asked me if I wanted to join Mutya ng Pilipinas… The traveling was what got me.” ANGELI DIONE GOMEZ, IN AN AUGUST 2013 INTERVIEW WITH THE SUN. STAR CEBU LIFESTYLE SECTION, ON HOW SHE FELT AFTER NOT PLACING IN THE APRIL 2013 BB. PILIPINAS PAGEANT. LESS THAN FOUR MONTHS LATER, SHE WON THE MUTYA NG PILIPINAS TOURISM INTERNATIONAL TITLE.