Articles tagged “hostels”

Online Travel

Hostels See Opportunity in the Backlash Against Plastic

Coming out of the pandemic, some hostels hope to do well by doing good.

Hostels See Opportunity in the Backlash Against Plastic

Coronavirus

Hostelworld Sees Modest European Booking Growth in a Smaller Sector

Will pent-up demand for budget travel override concerns about packing six or eight vacationers into a hostel room? Hostelworld reported an uptick in bookings, but this sector is obviously not ideally positioned.

Hostelworld Sees Modest European Booking Growth in a Smaller Sector

Coronavirus

Could This Be the End of Hostels in Singapore?

The spectre of vanishing hostels in Singapore is a dreadful one. The city needs these establishments, which keep its accommodation landscape affordable and vibrant.

Could This Be the End of Hostels in Singapore?

Hotels

Europe’s Meininger Hotels Mulls Going Public: Report

After months of problems, Mumbai-headquartered Cox & Kings is now undergoing insolvency proceedings in India. Will Meininger, its hybrid hotel chain, get a new lease on life?

Europe’s Meininger Hotels Mulls Going Public: Report

Hotels

Selina, Backed by Former WeWork CEO, Seeks $500 Million Fund for Hosting Millennial Travelers

Selina, which provides travelers with co-working spaces and hotel-style lodging, hopes to raise a $500 million fund to invest in U.S. real estate. If it meets its goal, it will reassure investors that it remains untarnished by WeWork's recent bad publicity.

Selina, Backed by Former WeWork CEO, Seeks $500 Million Fund for Hosting Millennial Travelers

Hotels

Cox & Kings Contemplates Sale of Meininger Hotels

Given Cox & Kings' well-publicized financial struggles, offloading the Meininger hybrid hotel/hostel chain makes sense. There will likely be plenty of interested parties.

Cox & Kings Contemplates Sale of Meininger Hotels

Online Travel

Hostelworld Wants to Offer More Than Just Accommodations

CEO Gary Morrison has shaken things up since taking over at Hostelworld last year. His new strategy will take time to play out, but as a niche business, it seems sensible to try and do things differently from the big, generalist online travel agencies.

Hostelworld Wants to Offer More Than Just Accommodations

Hotels

Generator Hostels Backer Is Spending $400 Million to Buy Micro-Hotel Operator Freehand

Hostels and micro-hotels have been sexy again for the last few years. Sydell Group and Ron Burkle are cashing in as Generator works to move away from its hostel roots and into the wider world of boutique hospitality.

Generator Hostels Backer Is Spending $400 Million to Buy Micro-Hotel Operator Freehand

Online Travel

Selina Raises $100 Million for Its Millennial-Focused Lodging

Selina is riding a wave of venture capital investment like a dreadlocked surfer with remarkable poise. Come to Skift Forum Europe to hear CEO Rafael Museri explain how his startup may capsize the traditional hospitality model.

Selina Raises $100 Million for Its Millennial-Focused Lodging

Hotels

Meet the Ryanair of the Hostel Industry

There's more than one way to run a hostel and, in A&O's case, it means keeping prices as low as possible.

Meet the Ryanair of the Hostel Industry