Articles tagged “hostel”

Hilton Debuts New Hostel-Inspired Brand, Motto

Hilton Debuts New Hostel-Inspired Brand, Motto

Deanna Ting, Skift

So, it's not being marketed as a "hostel on steroids," as Hilton CEO Chris Nassetta once described it, but Motto by Hilton is more or less a lot of what we've seen before, albeit with a few twists.

4 months ago

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The Boom of Social Travel and New York’s Lost Opportunity

The Boom of Social Travel and New York’s Lost Opportunity

Hostelworld + Skift

Across the United States, hostel markets are growing. With new locations popping up in major cities like Miami and Chicago, it’s time to take a look at what’s holding New York City back.

2 years ago

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Social Travel is Quickly Becoming the New Norm

Social Travel is Quickly Becoming the New Norm

Hostelworld + Skift

Social travel is a trend on the rise and hostels are at the helm of the movement. Today that tribe is growing with reports showing that 35% of millennials are choosing a hostel based on the opportunity to meet other travelers.

2 years ago

Hilton CEO Is Thinking About Cheap Urban Hotels for the Airbnb Generation

Hilton CEO Is Thinking About Cheap Urban Hotels for the Airbnb Generation

Dalia Fahmy, Bloomberg

Translation: "I'm pretty sure we should try to acquire Generator Hostels."

3 years ago

New CityHub Brand Attempts to Fill Void Between Hostels and Hotels

New CityHub Brand Attempts to Fill Void Between Hostels and Hotels

Greg Oates, Skift

CityHub is taking the best of capsule hotels and combining this with learnings that smart hostel companies like Generator have gleaned over the past two years.

3 years ago

Behind Freehand’s Second Hybrid Hotel and Hostel in Chicago

Behind Freehand’s Second Hybrid Hotel and Hostel in Chicago

Greg Oates, Skift

The hybrid hostel/hotel with a James Beard-nominated bar concept is growing in America but not fast enough for our tastes.

4 years ago