The 2017 report offers hostel operators insights that enable them to assess their position in the marketplace, benchmark their performance, and identify opportunities to increase revenue. Global and regional OTAs, travel agents, tour operators and other sources of bookings for hostels are examined. The report also offers a glimpse at how accommodation operators currently view sharing economy accommodation platforms such as Airbnb.
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This report is based on the 2016 STAY WYSE Booking Sources survey, which monitors the main distribution channels through which hostels and other youth travel accommodation providers secure bookings.
The STAY WYSE Booking Sources 2015 report is based on global data collected in March – April 2015 from youth travel accommodation providers about their booking sources.
Beyond the Bed examines ancillary revenue for accommodation operators. The report presents results of a survey of youth travel accommodation (YTA) providers and their ancillary revenue sources, while also looking at broader trends in other related industries.