The Namibia Tourism Board is proud to announce that Namibia is featured for the continent of Africa in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition 2013, "7 Continents and 17 wonders."
Since 1964 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit has featured exotic locations, models and swimwear and reaches more than 70 million people annually. This year’s 50th anniversary edition highlights 7 Continents and 17 Wonders.
On location in Namibia, three SI Swimsuit models ( Adaora , Emily Didonado and Cintia Dicker ) were photographed by top fashion photographer Kayt Jones and Sossusvlei, deadvlei, Wolwedans Dune Lodge, Kolmanskop and the dunes and Swakopmund.
This year, the Swimsuit Issue will also be offered on four digital platforms, including a tablet edition and iPhone app with 360-views of body-painted athletes. Travel Channel will premiere “Sports Illustrated: The Making of Swimsuit ’13—7 Continents, 17 Wonders” on Sunday, February 17 at 8:00 P.m. ET/PT.
The image left is Cintia Dicker in Namibia. Photo by Kayt Jones / Sports Illustrated.
Concidentally, the NTB and North American Destination Marketing (NADM) campaign launch their second Network Namibia Road Show on February 12th with stops in Denver, San Francisco, Seattle and Vancouver, Canada.