COVID-19 impacts on hostel performance

COVID-19 impacts on hostel performance

News By Kelsey Fenerty, STRCOVID-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...
Clink Hostels Acquires Amsterdam Hostel Chain

Clink Hostels Acquires Amsterdam Hostel Chain

News Home » Hostel European hostel chain Clink Hostels has recently purchased the very successful Ecomama and Cocomama boutique concept hostels located in the heart of Amsterdam city. Clink is really excited about the opportunity given their innovative hostel approach...
2019 Trends in Hostel Performance

2019 Trends in Hostel Performance

News By Kelsey Fenerty, STR2019 was a fairly tumultuous year for the European hostel markets that STR tracks. Performance varied widely across markets, as markets battled tourist troubles, worried about Brexit or ended the year with seemingly no concerns.Year in...
a&o Hostels purchases its first property in Spain

a&o Hostels purchases its first property in Spain

Berlin-based budget group is planning around 750 beds in Barcelona’s up-and- coming Hospitalet district For ten years, the building in southern Barcelona was as good as empty. Now, Berlin-based budget group a&o has purchased the 7,900m2 management complex, which...