The pandemic has shown us that we’re all more deeply connected than we realize.
When we stopped traveling, we all felt it emotionally, physically, and financially.
At over 10%, the travel industry makes up a significant chunk of the world’s GDP. Our industry has lost an estimated $1 trillion in revenue and over 100 million jobs.
One of the most impacted people within our global community are travel operators, professional guides, and local artisans.
These are the memorable people we meet when we travel.
- They teach us about culture with reverence.
- They show us traditions they preserve with care.
- They sell us crafts they created with love.
This was why we created Local Purse.
We support professional guides and local artisans around the world by providing personalized live video shopping experiences.
We’ve partnered with Intrepid Travel, the world’s largest certified B Corp travel company and a global leader in responsible travel.
Intrepid Travel provides authentic, sustainable, small-group experiences using 100% local guides in over 100 countries.
MEET THE ARTISANS
Meet the artisans who you will be supporting as part of these live shopping experiences.