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American Homestay Network® Expands into Southern California

Industry: Education

International students find options for safe, quality homestay in more American cities.

Redmond, WA (PRUnderground) July 31st, 2014

American Homestay Network has opened three new regional offices which will bring industry-leading programs for students in college, high school, and short-term study tours to Los Angeles, Pasadena, San Gabriel, Orange County and the Inland Empire geographies.

Southern California is home to some of the best colleges in the country including California State University-Fullerton, University of California-Los Angeles, University of Southern California, and an expansive network of community colleges. The region is one of the top destinations in the United States for international students and AHN-USA is preparing to support their educational partners in the quest for safe, standards-based homestay accommodations.

“As the homestay industry in the US collectively raises standards, the demand for homestay will grow exponentially.” said Glenda Sinclair, CEO and President of AHN-USA. “Each of these new AHN regional leaders will be putting their experience and enthusiasm to work to define the gold standard in homestay service.”

AHN’s Homestay Academy ™ has graduated 3 new regional managing directors: Mary Parker in Los Angeles, Victoria Nettles in Pasadena, and Juana Phillips in San Bernardino. They each bring impressive and diverse experience including university teaching, a lifetime dedication to helping international students, and a passion to enrich their communities with the homestay experience.

AHN was founded in 2012 to bring the best practices and technologies deployed by acclaimed Australian Homestay Network to the American homestay industry.  With practices based on the Australian model, which relies on industry standards widely recognized as the highest in the world, AHN is also currently serving students in Washington, Oregon, Georgia,  Arizona, Illinois, North Carolina, Ohio, Texas and Virginia.

About American Homestay Network

The American Homestay Network is setting a new global standard for homestay. The
company’s network of regional offices supports a pool of hosts and partners, all of
whom strive to provide international students with a culturally enriching homestay
experience in an American home. The American Homestay Network, established in
2012, is based on the values of Australian Homestay Network: exceptionally trained
hosts offering enriching experiences to international students. For more information,

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