Global Immersions, Inc. is an Intercultural Services company in Boston, Massachusetts that specializes in Homestay living and total immersion cultural programs. Global Immersions, Inc. distinguishes itself in the industry with its commitment to cultural awareness and understanding.

As Boston’s leading and trusted Homestay company, we are Boston's Homestay Specialists!  We arrange safe, comfortable, home-based accommodation that gives visitors the opportunity to interact with American individuals and families.   Our multilingual experienced team of specialists offer quality services for visitors to Boston.

Founded in 2000, Global Immersions, specializes in Boston Homestay living for individuals and customized Group Homestay ProgramsDue to the on-going COVID-19 pandemic, Global Immersions Homestay has developed virtual services to provide international individuals an opportunity to learn about U.S. culture until it is safe to travel. 


The Virtual Homestay Experience offers one-on-one virtual sessions with an American host in their home. This program connects individuals to a host family, so they can experience daily life in the U.S. virtually while practicing English authentically in and through a relationship with a host family in the U.S.A. We offer custom designed virtual homestay programs for groups of all sizes and individual programs. 

The Boston Experiences & Culture Workshop is designed to bring Boston, MA to you! The one-hour workshops are  interactive and include on-site Boston locations.  Check out our calendar of workshops! The goal is to offer individuals a feeling of being in Boston and insider tips that is only available by living here while at the same time learning about U.S. culture.  The Boston Experiences & Culture Workshops can be combined with a Virtual Homestay Experience group program.


Global Immersions' customized Group Homestay Programs are designed for a total English immersion experience for small to large groups.  We work closely with the client to arrange and design the best possible program for their group's needs. 


To date, we have successfully placed thousands of individuals of all ages from more than 50 countries in homestays. Our list of satisfied clients continues to grow as we welcome international individuals with a minimum age of 18 and no maximum age and group visitors with a minimum age of 14 years.

Global Immersions, Inc. distinguishes itself in the industry with its commitment to building cultural awareness and fostering global understanding. We are dedicated to the advancement of living and learning opportunities that foster cross-cultural competency development and provide an in-depth understanding of U.S. culture. 

  • Unbeatable, high-quality Homestay services

  • Boston’s leading Homestay provider for 21 years

  • Affordable alternative to hotels, dorms, and apartments


  • Carefully screened and qualified hosts

  • Fully vaccinated hosts and any family member 12+ in the home  


  • Mandatory background checks on hosts 18+ in the home

  • Extensive host network including a variety of hosts and homes in metro Boston

  • Inspected homes that must meet Global Immersions' strict standards


  • Well-qualified, multilingual and culturally experienced staff


  • Visitors improve communication and language skills through daily living

  • Visitors gain an in-depth perspectives of U.S. culture (Family Day)