Reading Time: 3 minutes It’s been 3rd or maybe 4th week of the complete lockdown (at least in Spain, where I live). And as a hostel worker, I have found (like many others) with extra free time. At home. The beginning was a bit overwhelming. With all the non- stop news and talks about the virus, my beloved hostels’ […]
Reading Time: 3 minutes Another random day in the hostel… Starting the afternoon shift with 2 hours of non-stop check-ins became just a norm. Just when I thought that I will have 30 seconds to run to the toilet, another wave of guests is coming, this time to ask either for the weather prediction for the next month (ok […]
Reading Time: 5 minutes HAPPY STAFF = HAPPY GUESTS Following the last week post about the staff formation, lets continue with its motivation. Why it is important to motivate your staff? Employee motivation is a critical aspect of each workplace. As far as I’m concerned it should be a regular routine.
Reading Time: 4 minutes As the 2017 is coming to an end it is time to sum up what exciting have been happening this year in the hostel industry. Without a doubt the industry is blooming, and for the past 2 years we could see the rise of the boutique and up-scale hostels.
Reading Time: 5 minutes There is this trend that each industry has its own conferences. The ones for the hospitality and the tourism industry are nothing new. However they usually tend to be big and mostly focused on the hotels.
Reading Time: 7 minutes The 2017 was announced by United Nations as an International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. The main point is to increase awareness between travellers, governments and the travel industry itself in order to make a tourism a part of a positive change. So what does it mean for us: Hosteliers, Travellers and Tourists?