Jessy with road manager Peachy Bautista and make-up artist Randy Gabin“Maria Mercedes” star Jessy Mendiola flew to Korea last night to meet with the Korean Tourism Organization (KTO) for her ceremonial appointment as Honorary Ambassador for Korean Tourism.
Jessy will immediately attend to her duties as ambassador in her five-day trip as she is slated to meet with KTO Chairman Charm Lee and go around the country’s famous tourist spots to promote Korea’s tourism to Philippines.
“I am very honored and thankful that the KTO chose me as ambassador. The Koreans are very nice to me when I visited their country and they instantly became dear to my heart,” said Jessy.
The newest primetime princess is no stranger to Korea since she’s been there for several times to do the KBS show “World Date with Shinee” and to do some photo shoots for a magazine. She was also chosen by a Korean mobile messaging application as endorser.
Jessy currently sizzles the television screens as “Maria Mercedes” every weeknights on primetime.
The story continues to heat up even more now that Mercedes (Jessy Mendiola) and Luis (Jake Cuenca) are officially an item. Mercedes’ past also haunts her as she crosses paths, after a long time, with the man who destroyed her family. How far can Mercedes and Luis’ relationship go? What will Misty (Nikki Gil) and Malvina (Vivian Velez) do to tear them apart? Will Magnolia (Vina Morales) finally find Mercedes and her siblings?
Don’t miss the bittersweet story of “Maria Mercedes,” weeknights, on ABS-CBN’s Primetime Bida. For updates, follow @MariaMercedesPH on Twitter and like www.facebook.com/MariaMercedesOfficial on Facebook. Tweet your thoughts about the show using the hashtag #MariaMercedes. (Story/photo by Kane Choa)