Articles tagged “hostelworld”

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

Online Travel

Hostelworld Still Pushing on Expansion Even With $4.5 Million Coronavirus Profit Hit

There's not much travel companies can do about the coronavirus outbreak. Like many of its peers, Hostelworld is having to execute its growth strategy in an unfavorable environment.

Hostelworld Still Pushing on Expansion Even With $4.5 Million Coronavirus Profit Hit

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

Online Travel

Hostelworld Ditches 50 Cent and Mariah Carey in Bid for Growth

Newish CEO Gary Morrison hasn’t minced words when it comes to what he sees as the company’s past failings.

Hostelworld Ditches 50 Cent and Mariah Carey in Bid for Growth

Business Travel

Budget Travel Is Becoming the Norm for New Hedge Fund Managers

The 1 percent finally discovers what the 99 percent generally does when they travel.

Budget Travel Is Becoming the Norm for New Hedge Fund Managers

Online Travel

Hostelworld Counts Cost of European Heat Wave

There have been a number of big changes at Hostelworld in 2018 and we should expect further shifts in strategy under new CEO Gary Morrison.

Hostelworld Counts Cost of European Heat Wave

Online Travel

Hostelworld Raids Expedia for New CEO

Although this looks like a smooth change at the top, we'll have to keep an eye on whether the new CEO deviates from the path the company has set itself on in recent years.

Hostelworld Raids Expedia for New CEO

Online Travel

Hostelworld’s New Payment Options Show That It’s Growing Up

It’s probably a tiny blip on the radar of Priceline and Expedia but Hostelworld is quietly building up a nice niche business. How long can it be before one of the bigger players shows an interest?

Hostelworld’s New Payment Options Show That It’s Growing Up

Business Travel

Hostelworld Has Ambitions to Complement Bookings With a Sense of Community

Now that Hostelworld has largely finished integrating Hostelbookers, it can turn its attention to developing features that would make it more relevant to users during their travels. None of the initiatives are exactly game-changing, but what the company is hoping is that it will make travelers more likely to click on its app rather than that of a competitor.

Hostelworld Has Ambitions to Complement Bookings With a Sense of Community