Like most of us lucky enough to work in the travel industry, Reho Travel CEO, Karsten Horne, spends the majority of his life exploring the world, and meeting amazing people along the way.
In “Open Arms”, the second video episode of the series, Reho Travels CEO, Karsten Horne, introduces us to some of the friends he has made in over 20 different countries.
They include a Canadian Beauty Queen, a former Georgian Rock Star, a Green Tea Master, and two Olympic flag bearers.
The haunting soundtrack aptly titled “The Wanderer” was performed by Norwegian pop star – Tuva Finseras who even makes an appearance!
You will meet tour guides from Russia, Georgia, Armenia, Timor-Leste, Turkey and Ethiopia who are making the best of their time in isolation.
Currently, they are out of work but know that one day soon, this will all be over, and they can show you their cities, nature, and art, taste their cuisine and discover their history once more.
“Our people will embrace you with open arms and help guide you on your purpose-driven journey”
From Taos, New Mexico, Deborah Binder, former Amadeus executive and now part of the Earthship family reminds us to travel with a new awareness to reduce our impact.
Ugandan, Julius Achon, former child soldier, dual Olympian and joint founder of Love Mercy Foundation is in lockdown in Uganda, frustrated as he has no way of distributing seeds in their life-changing Cents for Seeds Program.
“Just like you, we are not going anywhere.”
Luli Verges, who runs a boutique hotel in Salta, Argentina shows us her passion for the travel industry with an appropriate tattoo.
Whilst Bernard, an ironman from Hong Kong has a drinks cabinet that would test the stamina of most experienced travel consultants!
With this new series, Karsten reminds the industry that although we can’t travel right now, we really should keep telling stories and sharing our experience and showcasing our network with our clients.
“I’m blown away by the response from my friends around the world who embraced this project with such enthusiasm. Many needed a fair bit of coaching, but the end result highlights a cross-section of some pretty extraordinary people”
Karsten Horne, Reho Travel CEO
Karsten believes that it’s our role, as the travel industry, to keep the enthusiasm up around the value of travelling.
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