STAY WYSE Amsterdam 2023 wrap-up
STAY WYSE Amsterdam 2023 was celebrated at the Beurs van Berlaje and featured several educational sessions and two top networking events.
Ask Us Anything with Terri Hamilton, Brigham Young University
What does study abroad look like post-COVID? Hear about some of the changes in this episode of Ask Us Anything by WYSE Travel Confederation. In this conversation, you’ll hear Terri Hamilton of Brigham Young University in the United States discuss post-COVID study...
Ask Us Anything with Fabiana Martilotta, Viajeros Sin Fronteras
Find out what’s going on in the student travel market of Uruguay in this interview with Fabiana Martilotta, Director General and CEO of Viajeros Sin Fronteras. Fabiana discusses the most popular experiences and destinations for high school and university students in...
Ask Us Anything with Clare Weston, KILROY
WYSE Travel Confederation spoke to Clare Weston, long-time international product manager at KILROY, in this episode of the Ask Us Anything podcast. Clare explains: Which travel destinations and experiences are currently in demand What’s not in demand right now How...
WYSE Travel Confederation announces development grant programme WYSE Up!
WYSE Travel Confederation, the only global not-for-profit membership organisation that represents the global youth travel industry, has announced a grant to support innovative organisations that are new to the industry. The WYSE Up! grant aims to uncover innovative...
July jubilee: Hostel recovery begins across Europe
STR’s August snapshot reveals that after months of temporary closures, hostel occupancy skyrocketed in July, well above comparable hotel occupancy and significantly better than the past several months’ performance.
COVID-19 impacts on hostel performance: April update
April marked the first full month of COVID-19-related lockdowns, and hostel and hotel data declined accordingly.
COVID-19 impacts on hostel performance
COVID-19 has wreaked havoc upon the travel industry, and the hostel sector is no exception. Hostels enjoyed a relatively “normal” February, but with March came the WHO pandemic classification, the abrupt halt of travel, and in many markets lockdown orders that temporarily closed hostel doors.
COVID-19 and European accommodations performance
Kelsey Fennerty, STR January data for hostels and most hotel markets in Europe was not impacted by the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19). While January hostels lost RevPAB year over year, the decline was similar to that experienced in December 2019, suggesting that...
Clink Hostels Acquires Amsterdam Hostel Chain
European hostel chain Clink Hostels has recently purchased the very successful Ecomama and Cocomama boutique concept hostels located in the heart of Amsterdam city.