Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) has appointed Mrs Virginia Hertze as the brand ambassador for Germany and the Benelux market.

The honour bestowed on Mrs Hertze is aimed to further promote the visibility in that source market through her wide engagements with the European market.

Mrs Hertze is daughter to the late Freddy Mkwesha and legendary mbira icon Mbuya Stella Chiweshe who is based in Berlin but has continuously promoted the country’s brand through her unique music which has brought attention on the country’s products at various forums.

Accepting the gesture of honour, Mrs Hertze noted that she will utilise the ambassadorial title bestowed on her to further promote the country’s tourism products.