Lien Phuong was born in 1994 in the Mekong Delta province of Long An. After receiving the runner-up award, she has continued to pursue modelling in the country.
Aibedullina Talliya of Russia was crowned the first World Miss Tourism Ambassador. She defeated 42 tourism ambassadors from all over the globe and became the first ever title holder of the newly established pageant which is based in the United States.
Nguyen Thi Lien Phuong is the first-runner-up at the 2017 World Miss Tourism Ambassador.