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Selina plots UK expansion after securing £70m investment

Selina plots UK expansion after securing £70m investment

News Hospitality brand Selina has outlined plans to acquire sites in Brighton, Edinburgh, Liverpool, London and Manchester after completing a £70m Series B fundraising. Founded in 2015 by Rafael Museri and Daniel Rudasevski, the company operates 24 urban, beach,...
Fabrika Hostel inspires travellers and locals in former sewing factory

Fabrika Hostel inspires travellers and locals in former sewing factory

News   Fabrika Hostel in Tbilisi, Georgia, opened in late 2016 with communal living, working, and socialising as its core mission. Today Fabrika is a neighbourhood gathering space for local artists and entrepreneurs, as well as young travellers and adventure seekers....
New STR data shows London hostel occupancy rates down in 2018

New STR data shows London hostel occupancy rates down in 2018

News As of May 2018, London hostels have experienced year-over-year decreases across the key performance metrics. This is according to the newly released Hostel Destination Report by STR. The global hospitality data expert recently expanded its benchmarking and...
HI USA sheds light on showering for a sustainable impact worldwide

HI USA sheds light on showering for a sustainable impact worldwide

News Hostelling International USA (HI USA) is setting out to change the way people around the world take showers. The project is called the “Million Gallon Challenge” and it began with a plan to address a crisis in California. “In 2014, we were looking for innovative...
Hostelworld CEO Feargal Mooney steps down

Hostelworld CEO Feargal Mooney steps down

News Hostelworld, the world’s leading hostel-focused online booking platform today announces that, after 16 years with the Group and 10 years as Chief Executive Officer, Feargal Mooney will step down as CEO. Gary Morrison will become the Group’s new CEO and director...
WYSE accommodation members: promote your health and safety initiatives

WYSE accommodation members: promote your health and safety initiatives

News WYSE Travel Confederation is encouraging youth travel accommodation members to promote their safe environment for young travellers by participating in a self-certification programme. The certification covers a range of matters from fire safety to alcohol service,...