A contract signing was held last February 27th between the Miss World Organization and New Silk Road Fashion Organization to stage the 67th Miss World final in Sanya. This would be the 7th time that the said pageant will be held in Sanya, China. Sanya hosted the pageant last 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2010 and 2015. No venue was announced, but rumor has it that the Miss World 2017 will be in December.
Stephanie Del Valle of Puerto Rico will crown her successor in Sanya, China. She was crowned last year in Washington, DC, at the MGM National Harbor.
New Silk Road Fashion Organization is a professional model management in China.