Laila will be tasked with going on dates using match.com’s app, attending dating events and interviewing successful daters about their country’s single culture and dating habits.
From salsa dancing to saunas, café culture to cocktail bars, Laila will find out what makes daters around the world tick and then bring her pearls of wisdom back to the UK.
Laila comments: “I’m over the moon at being picked, so I’ve been busy preparing myself for the job of a lifetime.
There’s something refreshing about meeting new people from different cultures and backgrounds and finding out what makes them tick.
I can’t wait to bring all my findings back to the UK!
“Laila’s application really shone with her enthusiasm, eagerness to experience new cultures and her blue sky ideas on dating.Her journey will start with a visit to New York, often viewed as the capital of the global dating scene, followed by a stop in Rio de Janeiro, before heading back to Europe and to Rome.Laila will then jet to Paris, known for being one of the most romantic cities in the world, with a final visit to Stockholm to sample some laid-back Scandinavian culture concluding her six-week trip.has today announced the winning candidate in its search for one lucky single to become its new ‘Date Explorer’.The role, the first position of its kind, requires the successful applicant to travel the globe investigating other dating cultures and picking up tips for British singles.
She’ll be interviewing experts and singles abroad, as well as using the mobile app in each country to set up dates, so we’re expecting a host of interesting insights to share at the end of the trip.” The unique job offer was launched after match’s research identified that British singles needed to improve their dating game, and still have something to learn from their intercontinental counterparts.