English model, actress, and businesswoman, Naomi Campbell will now be Magical Kenya’s International Tourism Ambassador, the Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife announced.
In a statement released on Tuesday, January 12, Tourism CS Najib Balaa said the model will help promote Kenya as an ideal tourism and travel destination to the world.
The deal was reportedly agreed upon during her meeting with CS Balala over the weekend.
“We welcome the exciting news that Naomi Campbell will advocate for tourism and travel internationally for the magical Kenya brand,” CS Balala said.
During the meeting with the CS, Naomi commended the Kenyan government for improving the infrastructure at the Coastal including the upgrading of Malindi Airport to international standing noting that the upgrades will boost tourism in the region.
“I am also impressed with the world-class standard facilities at the Professional Golf Association Baobab course located in Vipingo Ridge, the only golf course accredited by the PGA in the whole of Africa. I invite golf professionals globally to visit the course to enjoy the experience,” Naomi said.
Naomi jetted into Kenya last year, for the Christmas and New Year holidays.
Naomi arrived aboard her luxurious jet and stayed in a tourist resort town of Malindi for a month.
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During her time in the country, she stayed at the exclusive Lion in the Sun report owned by her ex-boyfriend and billionaire Flavio Briatore.
Campbell is among the many international celebrities who have visited the resort town of Malindi and was in the town last year for a photoshoot of an international magazine.
Naomi Campbell’s visit is a major boost to the tourism sector, which has been seriously affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.