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Where The Hostel Industry Meets

2-3 February

 

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Buyer delegates

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Senior Management

About

The STAY WYSE Hostel Conference brings together businesses involved in the youth travel accommodation sector for two days of trading, education and socialising. Now in its third year the Conference has rapidly established itself as the place to meet new trading partners; from buyers, to operators, investors and suppliers. Please pre-register to ensure you don’t miss out.

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2017 Booking Sources Survey launched

WYSE Travel Confederation has just launched the third edition of the Booking Sources Survey. The aim of the survey is to help youth travel accommodation providers identify additional booking sources and increase booking and revenues. The survey includes questions...

Travelling could help make UK adults more employable, research shows

A survey of 1,000 people in the UK, Spain, France, Italy, Germany, Portugal, South Korea and Brazil found that 64 per cent of UK adults and 82% of employers believe that travelling can make people more employable. The survey revealed the main benefits of travelling,...

The weird, wild and wonderful trends in the hostel revolution

It is no secret that when it comes to travelling, Millennials value experiences. As these travellers, ages 18-35, flood the travel market, hostels are rising to the occasion to show they're more than just a place to store a backpack and grab some shut eye. By...

Cloudbeds named a top workplace by Inc. magazine

Cloudbeds, a WYSE Travel Confederation member and a leading provider of hospitality management software for independent properties (hotels, hostels, inns, bed and breakfasts, campgrounds, and more), has been named one of Inc. magazine's Best Workplaces for 2017, the...

“It creates a vibrancy”

Russ Hedge

CEO, Hostelling International USA

“It defines the hostel industry”

Eric van Dijk

Managing Director, MEININGER hotel group

“A positive and punchy event for a booming industry”

Anne Dolan

Co-founder, Clink Hostels

2017 Sponsors

Some of our delegates

Alex Rivers
Director
Astor Leasing
United Kingdom
Carsten Herold
Managing Director
HEROLÉ Reisen GmbH
Germany
Lawrence Walsh
Chief Operating Officer
Invasion
United Kingdom
Nicola Foley
Director
Celtic Group Hostels
Ireland
Alvaro Hinojosa Poch
CEO
U HOSTELS
Spain
Maurizio Casatriste
Head of Programming dept
CTS Travel
Italy
Michele Da Silva
Managing Director
Britannia Student Services
United Kingdom
Oliver Winter
CEO
A&O HOTELS and HOSTELS Holding AG
Germany
Andreas Stolz
Executive Director
ASSD GmbH
Germany
Catherin Quirin
Deputy Manager
Backpackers Villa Sonnenhof
Switzerland
Mousset Guillaume
Marketing Director
FIAP Paris Accommodation
France
Peter Edwards
Director of Sales
Samesun Ventures
Canada
Anne Riediger
Service and Product Manager
Überland Reisen
Germany
David O’Kelly
CEO
SANDEMANs NEW Europe GmbH
Germany
Philip Houghton
CEO
Safestay plc
United Kingdom
Youngsuk Jung
CEO
World Homestay Booking Center
Korea

Delegates attending