Share FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinWhatsappTelegramEmail 170 If You Like This Article Kindly Give Us A Share! Image via @Min_TourismKE/Twitter Naomi Campbell wants to inspire people to travel to Kenya. The supermodel, who is known for showing her love for the continent, was recently selected as the official international ambassador of tourism for the East African country. Naomi Campbell To Push Africa Forward “Supermodel Naomi Campbell has agreed to be Magical Kenya International Tourism Ambassador. She will help promote the marketing of Kenya as an ideal tourism and travel destination to the world,” the ministry of tourism said in a statement according to CGTN Africa. The tourism ministry shared the official announcement with photos of the supermodel meeting officials to mark her partnership. “We welcome the exciting news that Naomi Campbell will advocate for tourism and travel internationally for the magical Kenya brand,” Tourism Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala said in the statement. The country’s tourism sector has been impacted severely due to the COVID-19 pandemic and is attracting visitors to safely visit the destination as one of the countries open for American travelers since travel restrictions began. More Articles You Would Love #fGSPOTTED: Bonang Matheba Already Going Bogolan In 2017 In Mouth Watering Beachwear PICS: Victoria Michaels Hits The Streets To Fight COVID-19 In Celebration Of FCA’s One Year Annivesary NAOMI CAMPBELL TO BECOME MAGICAL KENYA INTERNATIONAL AMBASSADOR. pic.twitter.com/6fw63u86d4 — Ministry of Tourism & Wildlife-Kenya (@Min_TourismKE) January 12, 2021 #MagicalKenya The New Hashtag The announcement also came with criticism from social media users with some asking why was the supermodel chosen before others who were from the country or still live here. “Let’s address this because it’s clear it’s time for @tunajibu to retire … so Apparently Naomi Campbell is to become #Magicalkenya International Ambassador,” wrote one user on Twitter. “#Kenya has International celebrities like Lupita, Debra Sanaipei, Christine Wawira, but he picked a non Kenyan for this? How?” Balala defended the ministry’s decision sharing a photo with Campbell stating that her position “doesn’t take away from our domestic market, it only strengthens it.” Naomi Campbell will be Magical Kenya's International Tourism Ambassador. That doesn't take away from our domestic market, it only strengthens it. #MagicalKenya 🇰🇪 pic.twitter.com/o4HEllieid — Hon. Najib Balala (@tunajibu) January 12, 2021 Naomi Africa Naomi’s journey to push African fashion and culture began almost half a decade ago where many thought it was just a fad, but her consistency shows that it is more than just so. She was recently spotted at the just ended Arise Fashion Week in Nigeria as seen below. Its Africa’s Time To Take On The Global Fashion Stage Says Naomi Campbell As She Attends 2020 Arise Fashion Week Ghana Celebrity Watch UPCOMING TOP EVENTS! VIEW ALL EVENTSAFRICAS BIGGEST FASHION WEEK IS HERE!Click Here To Submit stories Email: [email protected] or HashTag #FashionGHANA kenyaNaomi Campbelltourism Share FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinWhatsappTelegramEmail Abigail Oluwakemi I'm a fashion stylist turned blogger, I hope you love my work. More For You Diamond Platnumz x HOLLANTEX; Get Ready for the Hottest Wax Fashion Collaboration of... Egypt Bans Dutch Museum Archaeologist From Sites For Showcasing African Involvement In Ancient... #HOTSHOTS: Hustle and Bustle In The Heart Of Freetown By Salima Kamara #OOTD: Akua Trendz Showstopping Wrap Coat Dress Lives Rent Free In Our Minds... Meet The Renowned Sustainable Fashion Designers Set To Rock The ‘SANKOFA THREADS’ Fashion... #fGSTYLE: Slay with Confidence: Modern Ways to Style Your African Print Pencil Dress PICS: A Spectacular Showcase of Style At Fashion Finest’s Epic Show 2023 in... Jasmine Blandford AKA Chola Girl Gives Us Tropical Beach Vibes In This Stunning... South Africa Thebe Magugu Introduces The 2nd Instalment Of Their Acclaimed Heritage Series VIDEO: Fashion Photographer Agyeman-Duah Announces The Passing Of His Wife In Devastating Video Leave a Comment Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.