Published June 2015
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. The survey asked questions about booking channels, online travel agents (OTAs), wholesalers, tour operators and industry trade events during 2014.
The report provides analysis and comparisons based on accommodation type, size, location and region and covers:
- Top booking sources for hostels
- The importance of direct booking for hostels
- Groups and social media bookings
- Which OTAs get the most YTA bookings
- Comparisons of Booking.com, Hostelworld, Hostelling International, Expedia and Airbnb