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Meet the Member

Meet the Member contains interviews with STAY WYSE members. We talk to our members about their establishments, what makes them successful, and what challenges they see for the industry. Meet the Member gives you the chance to meet your industry colleagues and learn about the latest news and industry developments from the inside.

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Tim Louw

We had the idea to create a lodge that once you booked you knew you would be in for a great experience. The ideas were flowing thick and fast and all kinds of crazy weird concepts and wonderful thoughts began to emerge… READ MORE


David Malherbe, Coffee Shack

We are privileged to have the local Tshezi Community as partners and 30% shareholders in the Coffee Shack… READ MORE

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Darren Barker, Hostelling International

One of our colleagues based out of Argentina has a saying that I really enjoy: “My outbound is your inbound.”… READ MORE

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Julian Ledger, YHA Australia

We have invested and reinvested and invested again in yha.com.au and of course we will never reach the horizon as it will keep moving away from us… READ MORE

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Gareth Davy, never@home Cape Town, South Africa

The outcome was a property that really reflects the personality of the brand and also reflects the way that never@home would like travellers to experience Cape Town… READ MORE

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Gonçalo Castanho, Gallery Hostel, Porto Portugal

We really strive to create an atmosphere of connectedness, between ourselves and the guests and between the guests and the city itself. We believe that this allows our guests to leave our hostel feeling like they’ve had a genuine and authentic encounter… READ MORE

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Eric van Dijk, Meininger Hotels

The expectations of customers are constantly growing. That’s why MEININGER develops its quality standards on an ongoing basis, based on guest feedback. As an example good WiFi is becoming more important than hot water….. READ MORE

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Toni Shina, The Backpack, South Africa

As a hostel we have a unique opportunity to bring about positive change…READ MORE