Bo Derek was appointed as Ecuador's tourism ambassador
The actress belongs to the Foundation for the Conservation of the Galapagos
The American film actress Bo Derek was appointed as Ecuador's Tourist Ambassador, in recognition of her contribution to publicize the tourist benefits of our country on an international scale. The designation was delivered by the Minister of Tourism, Niels Olsen.
Derek, who rose to fame in 1979 when he starred in the film 10, The Perfect Woman and for which he was nominated for the Golden Globes, held a meeting with the Secretary of State in the city of Guayaquil. During the meeting, the Ecuadorian ambassador to the United States, Ivonne Baki, was also present.
The actress, who belongs to the Foundation for the Conservation of the Galapagos, is recognized for supporting various environmental campaigns on the islands, and that is why the document delivered highlights "the invaluable contribution she has made to tourism and the promotion of Ecuador in the international community ”.
The designation of Tourism Ambassador, was granted within the framework of the month of the reactivation of Galapagos, and was an opportunity to publicize the promotional campaign Breathe Again / Vuelve a respirar, which invites travelers to visit the Galapagos Islands, a open destination, full of nature and with sustainability.
The Ministry of Tourism recognizes as Tourism Ambassadors the personalities who position the image of our country in the world, and it is a renewal of the commitment to continue promoting promotional campaigns that show how wonderful Ecuador is.