Satellite developments in the 1970’s allowed the Miss Universe competition to travel outside the United States, and in 1972, via satellite, for the first time from Dorado,Puerto Rico. That event inaugurated a series of annual television specials, which presented the culture and attractions of some of the most spectacular regions of the world to an international audience of hundreds of millions of people.

From Puerto Rico, the competition traveled to these exciting locations:

ATHENS, GREECE

1973

MANILA, PHILIPPINES

1974

EL, SALVADOR

1975

HONGKONG

1976

THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

1977

ACUPALCO, MEXICO

1978

PERTH, AUSTRALIA

1979

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA

1980

NEW YORK, NEW YORK

1981

LIMA, PERU

1982

ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI

1983

MIAMI, FLORIDA

1984,1985

PANAMA CITY, PANAMA

1986,2003

SINGAPORE

1987

TAIPEI,TAIWAN, REPUBLIC OF CHINA

1988

CANCUN, MEXICO

1989

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA

1991

MANILA, PHILIPPINES

1994

WINDHOEK, NAMIBIA

1995

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA

1996

MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA

1997

HONOLULU, HAWAII

1998

TRINIDAD & TROVAGO

1999

CYPRUS

2000

PUERTO, RICO

2001,2002

QUITO, ECUADOR

2004

BANGKOK, THAILAND

1992,2005

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

1990,2006

MEXICO CITY, MEXICO

1993,2007

NHA TRANG, VIETNAM

2008

ATLANTIS, PARADISE ISLAND, BAHAMAS

2009

SAO PAOLO, BRAZIL

2011

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA

2010,2012

MOSCOW, RUSSIA

2014

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA

2015

MANILA, PHILIPPINES

2016

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