How to: Make Your Hostel a Safer Place for Your Guests

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The safety and security of the guests should be primary concern for all hostels. But, safety doesn't happen by accident. It needs be constantly kept in mind to avoid any problems. Even though you can't control what happens outside your hostel; you can control what happens inside your ...

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Instagram For Hostels

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As we all know, social networks can be a key tool to help market any business, and this even including hostels. As a matter of fact, social networks are such effective marketers because of how well they can broadcast your brand image. The trick is using them to full effectiveness ...

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7 tools every hostel manager should be using

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If you run a hostel, and you feel that you never have enough time, you may want to consider some new tools to help you streamline hostel management and improve your marketing strategies.

Management Tools

Receiving bookings from channels and managing them manually in a notebook, or on an Excel ...

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How to Handle Negative Reviews

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The Internet and social media networks have placed the power of mass communications in users' hands. Hostel owners are forced to focus on customer satisfaction, or face the consequences. If guests have a bad experience at your hostel, they will share their experience on social networks, where this information can ...

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Why am I not getting bookings?

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As members of the hostel industry, we all know that starting a hostel business is not easy, but it can be rewarding. You decided to open your hostel, analyzing the options and picking a hostel as the best lodging business model. Then, you picked a location, built it out and ...

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