Turku hires “helpers” to support residents and tourists in the city
They will walk around the city wearing Hi-Vis jackets that read “Turku Help”
Typically, travellers make use of the internet and tourist information centres to find landmarks, attractions, accommodation, and restaurants in new cities. Despite this, many tourists still often find themselves lost and unable to reach their desired destinations.
Understanding this, the Finnish City of Turku has hired teenagers between the ages of 15 and 17 to walk around and help anyone who needs information. The Turku helpers work for the city’s tourist information centre and can be