Where The Hostel Industry Meets

25-26 January 2018, Amsterdam

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The STAY WYSE Hostel Conference brings together businesses involved in the youth travel accommodation sector for two days of trading, education and networking. 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. Register today to ensure you don’t miss out.

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“It creates a vibrancy in the industry that just makes you want to come back”

Russ Hedge

CEO, Hostelling International USA

“Super well-organised, great ROI, a must for all hostels looking to grow”

Eric van Dijk

Managing Director, MEININGER hotel group

“A positive and punchy event for a booming industry”

Anne Dolan

Co-founder, Clink Hostels

Some of our 2017 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

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