Rihanna Lands Barbados Tourism Ambassador Role
RiRi will now promote her homeland as the perfect holiday destination...
Rihanna has been named as a tourism ambassador for her native country Barbados.
The California King Bed singer has landed a three-year deal with the Barbados Tourism Authority to promote her birthplace as the perfect destination to go on holiday.
Spokesman Richard L. Sealy said: "In the hearts of every Barbadian, Rihanna is known as the girl next door, but to the world she has become a musical sensation and social phenomenon."
He continued: "She is a great source of national pride to Barbados and we are thrilled to enter into this formal partnership to promote Barbados as a leading tourist destination".
Speaking of her new role, RiRi stated: "Barbados is a place like no other and one of the reasons for this is the spirit and national pride of our people,"
The 23-year old added: "I want each and every visitor to this beautiful island to experience what makes this destination different from all others and that is the spirit and warmth of my fellow Barbadians."
The S&M hitmaker will also be bringing her Loud tour to Barbados, with a statement confirming: "We are proud to announce that musical sensation and social phenomenon Rihanna has partnered with the Barbados Tourism Authority as an exclusive promotional partner for three years."
"Celebrate this amazing announcement today by joining us on August 5 as she brings her 'Loud' tour to Bridgetown, Barbados, her homeland."