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Surviving COVID-19 twice

Carissa Vaudrey, Managing Director of Playschool Au Pairs, was one of the first people in New Zealand to contract COVID-19 after a trip to Italy. With the world on the edge of a pandemic, she saw an opportunity to save her business at the same time as providing employment to local people out of work.

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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.

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WYSE Travel Confederation hosts global events for the youth travel industry. Click the logos below to learn more.