Jessy Mendiola tapped for Korean tourism ambassador role-A A +A
Thursday, October 31, 2013
ACTRESS Jessy Mendiola was chosen as Honorary Ambassador for Korean Tourism.
The "Maria Mercedes" lead star flew to South Korea on Tuesday evening for the ceremonial appointment on her new role and to meet the Korean Tourism Organization (KTO) Chairman Charm Lee.
Jessy is currently in the Korean Peninsula for a five-day trip. She's scheduled to roam and visit the must-see places in the country to further help promote South Korea's tourism in the Philippines.
In an official statement, ABS-CBN said Jessy said she's thankful for this new blessing.
"I am very honored and thankful that the KTO chose me as ambassador. The Koreans are very nice to me and they instantly became dear to my heart," she said.
Jessy also posted a photo of herself at the N Seoul Tower, the highest landmark in Seoul, on her official Instagram page.
The Kapamilya actress is no stranger to Korea as she's been in the country several times to do Korean Broadcasting System's "World Date with Shinee." She was also picked by a Korean mobile messaging application LINE as its endorser in Manila opposite former leading man Matteo Guidicelli.
Before Jessy, international artists Psy and Jay Park were tapped by KTO to be its tourism ambassadors. (Sunnex)