New Horizons lll Survey
This is the third New Horizons survey of global youth and student travel conducted by the World Youth Student and Educational Travel Confederation (WYSE Travel Confederation). The aim of the survey is to provide an overview of the global youth and student travel market, which was estimated to include over 20 million international trips in 2012.
The New Horizons research is the only consistent global survey of this important market. Since 2002 the survey has expanded in both scale and scope, and now represents responses from over 34,000 travellers in late 2012 and early 2013, drawn from 137 different countries.
Youth Travel Accommodation Usage – Based on Findings from New Horizons
This extract from the WYSE Travel Confederation New Horizons III survey contains data on Youth Travel Accommodation demand in 2012/13. The main sectors covered in this report are Apartments, Independent Hostels, Hostelling International Hostels, Hotels and Student Residences.
This research is based on data gathered from consumers, and therefore compliments and adds to the research already conducted by STAY WYSE (2012) on the supply side of the industry.
The Youth Travel Accommodation Industry Survey Vol. 6
STAY WYSE is for the sixth year running reviewing the global business operations of the Youth Travel Accommodation Sector.
The STAY WYSE survey has rapidly become the most comprehensive study of the Youth Travel Accommodation Industry worldwide, and it is the only consistent source of benchmarking and comparison by world region, country and a number of key cities. In addition, this year, for the first time, consumer data will be fed into the report, which will provide important economic impact information.
This time the research focused on the five major sectors represented by WYSE Travel Confederation, namely Language travel, Higher Education, Exchange/Work Experience, Volunteer Travel, Higher Education, Exchange/Work Experience, Volunteer Travel, Backpacking/Adventure Travel.
A research-based industry review from secondary sources, compiling recently available data on industry matters that affect members’ businesses and include areas such as youth travel market dynamics, mobility, pricing, customer preferences and marketing.
The first piece of research ”Industry Review No.1 – Youth and Student Travel Market Data, Statistics, and Trends”. This study was conducted as a secondary market research study. The aim was to identify, review and gather the accessible sources.
STAY WYSE has for the fifth year running reviewed the global business operations of the Youth Travel Accommodation Sector. The study is commissioned by the Association in order to establish crucial business metrics and identify trends in this dynamic sector.
Updates a benchmark study conducted in 2002 which identified the motivations and unique travel characteristics of the millions strong global movement of young travellers. Through this updated study,WYSE Travel Confederation endeavours to further advance an understanding of the unique travel motivations, activities, booking and spending habits of young travellers.
Youth Travel Accommodation Providers (YTAP) operate under standards set by public authorities that vary widely around the world. The STAY WYSE guide to best practice sets out standards for providing services that should be met or exceeded by Youth Travel Accommodation Providers. Read more…
STAY WYSE has reviewed the global business operations of the Youth Travel Accommodation Sector around the world. We can give national data breakdowns for average bed rates, occupancy rates, marketing activities, booking sources, booking lead times and sources of revenue during 2010 in a range of countries and cities around the world. Read more…
So what are the things you need to do to become a successful hostel? How many beds and rooms? How many bathrooms and toilets do you need?
The STAY WYSE Hostel Start Up Guide looks at everything from licenses, fire & safety, bed bugs, online advertising, management and much more. Read more…