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Hostel industry – Sophisticated sector that will keep growing

„The topics discussed at Hostelskills #6 have been incredibly engaging and speak to the sophistication of a sector that many people would assume lags the hotel industry. There have been some fascinating discussions on the topics of revenue management in a “per-bed” world, data-driven approaches to OTA selection and even re-inventing the map to boost…

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WHY SHOULD YOU VISIT LISBON

This time, HostelSkills Conference is traveling to Lisbon, a city that should be on everyone’s bucket list. Here are some reasons why you should be planning your next trip to Lisbon. Get ready to fall in love!   Belem District The Belem District is located on the Tagus river, southwest of the heart of Lisbon….

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Are hostels profitable?

An easy guide to making a hostel business plan Before venturing off to start any business, you should do your math and find out if it’s worth your while. So, are hostels profitable? The answer to this question depends on many variables. Let’s say you’re in a well established or growing destination, and you want…

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Get ready to fall in love with Krakow

One of the charms of being a part of HostelSkills community is that each time you get the opportunity to discover a new city and meet new cultures. This time we are traveling to Krakow, and we are recommending you places that you can’t afford to miss while you are here.   The Rynek Glowny…

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Host City Tips: Berlin

We know you want to check out our host city Berlin! Here are some reasons why you should be planning your next trip to Berlin, with HostelSkills #4 Conference being one of them. 1. “If you are a history geek: look no further. Berlin is your city. I think most part of the recent history…

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Booking.com Rate Intelligence 101

In the day-to-day hostel management, we are often too busy; there is so much happening that needs our attention here and now, so we get distracted from strategic activities. We end up not using tools available to us completely free, and we miss on the opportunity to significantly improve the strategic management of our hostel…

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REVENUE MANAGEMENT 101 – YES, YOU CAN!

“ Revenue management is nothing more than a simple equation between supply and demand: your prices are defined by guests, and not the other way around.” Revenue management, also known as yield management, started being used around the same time that commercial flights became popular. During the early 70s, airlines, especially those in the United…

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HOSTEL 24 – A STEP AWAY FROM THE DRAGON BRIDGE

Hostel 24 is a small family hostel which opened its doors in June 2012. Its excellent location, friendly staff, and clean rooms make it one of the highest rated hostels in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Hostel 24 offers you everything for a pleasant and safe stay, and their staff wants to be part of your story when…

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5 FACTS THAT WILL MAKE YOU PUT SLOVENIA ON YOUR BUCKET LIST

Slovenia is small. Maybe you’ve never even heard of it. Not like in “I thought Europe was a country” video, but you get the idea. It’s so small that there is a hilltop there, and you’re standing on it, with an empty Coke can in your hand, and if you were that awful kind of…

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CHEAP&EASY WAYS TO TRAVEL TO SLOVENIA

As a small country, Slovenia has only one international airport, 30 km from Ljubljana. So it’s most likely there are no cheap flights from your nearest airport to this lovely destination, host of HostelSkills #3 Conference.  Don’t be discouraged by your first airfare search! With some planning ahead there ARE easy and affordable ways to…

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