Hostelworld joins PTH’s family as our 26th member
After reaching the 25th mark in associated companies, Porto Tech Hub continues growing with its most recent partner, Hostelworld. They have been a part of our Conference before and now decided to join the family and we welcome them with open arms!
Hostelworld Group is the global hostel-focussed online booking platform, sparking social experiences for young and independent travellers.
Fifty-one per cent of hostel travellers say that the most important factor in a great trip is meeting new people and experiencing new cultures. Hostelworld aims to ignite those social travel experiences through superior booking options and a mobile app that helps travellers make the most of their journeys. According to the latest figures, in 2018, 40% of Hostelworld’s customers booked via the mobile app, compared to just 26% in 2016.
Hostelworld has more than 12 million reviews across 17,400 hostels in 178 countries, making the brand the leading online hub for social travel. The website and mobile app operates in 19 different languages.
Headquartered in Dublin, Hostelworld has offices around the world in London, Shanghai, Sydney and Porto.