INTERNATIONAL CITY GUIDES | Meet and Greet new Friends on the other side of the World through Global Greeters
Whether your traveling for business or pleasure, one thing remains true for travelers, and that is meeting the right people at the right time can truly enhance your personal experiences. Not only will making a local connection help you get the inside scoop on latest and greatest local places to visit but also allow you to elevate your travel experience through new friends. We met up with a great UK organization of city guides online called Global Greeters and were pleased to learn this is exactly what they do! Jos Nusse, Project Manager Den Haag Greeters, Chairman Global Greteer Network shared with us the foundation of their success.
HAUTEOC: How did Global Greeters originate?
Jos Nusse: Greeters started in the early nineties in New York. In those days the Big Apple had a (very) negative image. Lynn Brooks, in love with her city, wanted to share her love for her city with visitors by showing them around. The concept was as simple as brilliant. Everybody loved the idea, friends joined to be Greeter and slowly Big Apple Greeter flourished into an organization with around 300 volunteers and doing some 250 Greets per month. … Continue Reading