British supermodel Naomi Campbell has been named Magical Kenya’s International Tourism Ambassador, the Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife said Tuesday.
Tourism CS Najib Balala stated that she will help promote Kenya as an ideal tourism and travel destination to the world.
“We welcome the exciting news that Naomi Campbell will advocate for tourism and travel internationally for the magical Kenya brand,” Balala said.
— Hon. Najib Balala (@tunajibu) January 12, 2021
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 (PGA) 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.” she said.
According to the Wall Street Journal, Campbell, who began her career at 15, was one of the original “big five” supermodels in the 1990s, along with Christy Turlington, Cindy Crawford, Linda Evangelista and Claudia Schiffer.
— Ministry of Tourism & Wildlife-Kenya (@Min_TourismKE) January 12, 2021