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When presenting data, STR analysts frequently switch between four different time aggregations: monthly, running three month, running 12 month and year-to-date. These can produce different results and lead to confusion about which is best to use.read more
We’ve been tracking the quintessential youth traveller since 2002 – the backpacker. In 2017, data from WYSE Travel Confederation’s New Horizons Survey of youth and student traveller indicated the trend of a long and slow decline of the backpacker travel identity.read more
Lucky travellers will have the chance to sleep in one of the world’s most unusual hostel rooms – after developers discovered a secret vault while creating a trendy new stopover for young backpackers.read more
Our press releases
We are proud to announce the winners of the 2019 Global Youth Travel Awards!read more
Sunny days and lively nights attract WYSTC delegates to the buzzing capital of Portugal for business
More than 600 representatives are convening in Lisbon for the 28th World Youth and Student Travel Conference (WYSTC).read more
Europe’s premier business conference for hostels brings record number to Amsterdam and announces launch in Americas
The fourth annual STAY WYSE Hostel Business Conference will bring 330+ representatives of companies specialised in hostels and other youth travel accommodation concepts to Amsterdam 31 January – 1 February 2019.read more