Naomi Campbell becomes Magical Kenya tourism ambassador
Naomi Campbell becomes Magical Kenya tourism ambassador: British super Model Naomi Campbell is the new International Magical Kenya Tourism Ambassador 2021 and this was announced to Kenyans by the tourism ministry in January 2021.
The naming of the super model as the international Magical Kenya Tourism Ambassador comes as the tourism sector in Kenya is rebuilding from the effects of the global Covid19 pandemic that saw the tourism industry shutdown completely for about four months as the nation fought the pandemic spread.
The role of the international magical Kenya tourism ambassador is to market Kenya to the entire world as an ideal tourism and travel destination for all tourists’ luxury, midrange and budget travellers.
The renowned super model will be expected to do this for Kenya for the year 2021 and all her efforts are expected to help the tourism sector resurrect from the covid19 effects and even grow to greater heights.
The super model was announced as the international magical Kenya tourism ambassador in early January 2021 by Kenya’s tourism CS Najib Balala remarking that he had discussions with Naomi Campbell and she was glad to take on the role.
The super model who has been to Kenya on several occasions made her acceptance of the role publicly and appreciated the government for improving the country’s infrastructure along the coast especially the Malindi airport and she remarked that this improvement will surely take the Kenya tourism to greater heights.
As she began her role as the international magical Kenya tourism Ambassador, Naomi Campbell invited golfers all over the world to visit the Baobab golf course in Vipingo ridge as she sighted some of the golf course’s great points including being the only PGA accredited golf course in Africa.
Previous holders of this title and role have been the Ugandan Musician Eddy Kenzo who held the position in 2017 and Kenyan World record holder and Olympic Champion Eliud Kipchoge who held the position in 2020.
Kenya one of the 5 East African countries and is considered the top East African top tourist destinations among the five countries. The country is endowed with wildlife and coastal sites that make it magical hence a top tourist destination. Every part of the countries has sites and treasures that will leave you breathless and totally in awe of the beautiful nature in the country however when you visit Kenya, these are the top places you should not miss to visit.
Nairobi: the country’s capital it has a lot of prehistoric sites and a national park plus, it houses an assortment of different Kenyan cultures from people that come to the city to make a living, giving you an opportunity to explore some of the different cultures in the country.
Masai Mara National Reserve: famous for the annual wildebeest migration that cross the mara river to Tanzania and vice versa as they fight predators in the water, the game reserve is home to over 100 mammal species and about 400 bird species and its known to have the most variety of wildlife in the country. The reserve plains harbour animals like the big five, the lions, leopards, elephants, buffaloes, rhinos, giraffes, antelopes and many more animals.
Amboseli National Reserve: famous for the herds of elephants that live in the park and amazing sights of the Kilimanjaro Mountain this reserve is the most spoken of among travellers. It has other animals that include lions, Impalas, gazelles, cheetahs and many more.
Lake Nakuru National Park and Lake Naivasha: both with the same location of the great rift valley Lake Nakuru is known for its Flamingo population and for the rhino sanctuary and Lake Naivasha is known for the variety of birds that make their home on and along the lake waters.
Mombasa and Malindi: both on the coast, Mombasa the second largest city in Kenya and the biggest port in the region; it’s known for its beaches and prehistoric tourist sites well as Malindi is known for the unmatchable beaches and also historical sites among other things.
Though these are the listed top places to visit in Kenya, Kenya has many more tourist sites across the country that you can visit on your trip to the country.