Initiator and owner of Amsterdamtours and Holland Welcome Tours, Karlien Huisman, started the international branche Welcome Tours International in 1998. Karlien began her career as a tourguide for Holland International. After opening her own agency, she creatively combined must-sees with original activities for fair prices, to meet and mostly exceed your expectations. Over the years, she expanded her staff and developped many off the beaten track concepts, where the obvious highlights are always integrated in tailormade programs for all budgets.
“Having worked with Karlien on several occassions I know her to be extremely consciencious, customer focussed, efficient and knowledgable. Her timely ability to deal with requests from both trainers and delegates is rewarded by very high evaluation scores at the end of courses. She also runs a very tight team who are expected to match her high standards of professionalism. Highly recommended. Greg Bevan-Jones, International Training Consultant.”
“Karlien ! great problem solver adding politeness to difficult decisions. She makes you feel without worries.” Matteo Ponti banqueting manager Starhotels Business Palace, Milan
“It always has been a pleasure working with Karlien;professional, experienced, good knowledge and enthusiasm; a pleasure working with and knowing Karlien!” MariettaPluut, national guide/tourleader
“Karlien does a great job in Amsterdam with fullfilling business clients in all their needs for events, trips and culinair. She is one of the best!” Hans Puts, director Orange Bikes
Great Results, Expert, Creative, I hired Karlien for several events since 2005. Ingeborg Merkx, caterer
“Karlien is a driven organisator of corporate events and very pleasant to work with. Jan Wronkowski, Account Manager Focus Showequipmentc
“Nice cooperation with Karlien. We made good contracts, all in written. Karlien has an eye for detail as well as a good overview, an indispensable quality for an even organizer. Harry Lakenman, Owner, Mobiele MuziekProduktie
“Karlien is an extremely pleasant businesspartner with whom I have been in contact for years She is highly professional and delivers all services as promised, therefor our cooperation has been succesful for both parties for at least a decade. Martijn Jepkes, Sales Executive World of Ajax, Amsterdam ArenA
“Karlien is one of the most experienced people I know in this profesion. She works wonders and is always full of brilliant ideas. Highly recomendable for your " different and personalized" events.
Great lady!” Rene Vlieger, senior executive manager at Guidelines
“ I know Karlien as a businesspartner who always realizes reslults according to the deals that were made. She will do anything to offer the best possible program for her clients. She is creative, enthusiastic and always looking to offer something more to make the difference. Lex van Roon, Owner, Worldwide Adventure Support
“As colleagues and competitors Holland Welcome Tours and OverHollandTours have built a great relationship, that we maintain by espect sharing information and sharing passion for our business. I appreciate Karlien very much. Emilie Nolst Trenite, company Owner and Tourguide, Overholland
“Karlien and I were boardmembers of DNA - a networkclub, founded by the Chambre of Commerce and she stood out with her sparkling personality. Karlien has wonderful, original ideas! Whatever she organizes is always surprising and makes you look back at the event with a smile on your face. Han Brugmans, Meten-Verbeteren
Welcome Tours International owns a unique event location. Event manager Mariska is responsible for creating concepts and organizing all your events at this special venue. With a background in travelagencies and hospitality, Mariska is an esteemed partner in creating a succesful incentive, meeting, seminar, dinner or party.
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If you are looking for a customized program for your groups, event manager Linda will create a balanced schedule, mixing business with pleasure. Small activities in between your meetings, a quick tour after a busy day or a whole day at leisure? For each occasion, Linda combines all your favourite items into an interesting package, tailored to the time and budget at your disposal.
To contact her directly, please send mail to firstname.lastname@example.org