Innovators: Generator’s Alastair Thomann explains how hostels are growing

“Innovators” describe the people who drive the future of travel: those who lead rather than follow, who break things, take risks and solve problems in innovative ways. A few weekends ago, Generator CEO Alastair Thomann happily waited 45 minutes to enter the Broken Shaker bar at the New York City Freehand. The long wait to […]

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The guest house in central Wales was voted the best hotel in Wales by the Sunday Times

A central Wales guesthouse, which opened less than six months ago, has been named Best Hotel in Wales 2019 by The Sunday Times. [aoa id=”1″] The Royston, on the outskirts of Llanbrynmair, near Machynlleth is featured prominently in the journal’s top 100 UK hotels, Best Places to Stay 2019. Considering this is their first foray […]


A new breed of Colorado hostels are luring travelers with cheaper stays and boutique amenities

On his first visit to Denver several years ago, Tony Maiden stayed at a downtown hotel and had a great vacation. But something was missing. As a frequent solo traveler, Maiden found his travels lacked the social interaction he craved. On his next trip here, he tried his luck and entered Hostel Fish, a modern […]


Russian hostels in apartments remain open despite new ban – Reports

Many Russian hostels and hotels located in residential buildings are still open for booking despite a controversial ban that went into effect yesterday, according to media reports. Under the new law, it is now illegal to provide hotel services in residential buildings, raising concerns about the future of low-budget travel to Russia. Hoteliers previously warned […]