by Muthoni Kimani
January 12, 2021
International supermodel, Naomi Campbell, will become Magical Kenya's International Tourism Ambassador, The Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife announced this.
In the statement released by Tourism CS Najib Balala, he stated that she would help promote Kenya as an ideal tourism and travel destination to the world.
This was agreed upon during her meeting with the CS over the weekend.
Where Balala said; "We welcome the exciting news that Naomi Campbell will advocate for tourism and travel internationally for the magical Kenya brand,"
During the meeting, Naomi commended the government of Kenya for the improvement of infrastructure at the Coast, including the upgrading of Malindi Airport to international standards adding that this 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 jetted into the country last year, for the Christmas and New Year holidays. Campbell stayed at the exclusive Lion in the Sun resort owned by her ex-boyfriend and billionaire Flavio Briatore. The international celebrity's visit is a major boost to the tourism sector, devastated by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Campbell is among many international celebrities who love the resort town of Malindi and was in the city last year for a photoshoot of an international magazine.