Saturday, May 29, 2010
Greaters for Belgrade tourists
Belgrade May 24. 2010. (Serbia Today) - Belgrade foreign visitors should be prepared for the “Greeters”, new service of The Belgrade Tourism Organization. As tourist organization of Serbian capital announced the service will be provided by volunteers acting as informal hosts to foreign visitors. They are not tour guides, but their goal is to present their favorite places in the city and the best image of Belgrade to visitors. Of the 500 applicants, 50 underwent training and 20 are ready to start work. The project is modeled after similar services in New York, Paris, Amsterdam and other cities. Belgrade is the first city in southeastern Europe to become a part of the Global Greeter Network. Fifty other cities have applied to become members of the network, said reports.