Hostelworld is a leading global Online Travel Agent (OTA) focused on the hostel market.

Through its leading search functionality on desktop and mobile app, Hostelworld connects young and independent travellers with over 17,400 hostel properties across more than 178 countries, allowing them to book the right hostel based on more than 2 million customer reviews.

Founded in 1999, Hostelworld is a well-known trusted brand with 250 employees across 11 countries; hostel partners in 170 countries; and a strong commitment to building a better world in all that Hostelworld do.

As the only OTA dedicated to hostels, Hostelworld’s mission is to continue inspiring millions of intrepid travellers to see the world, meet new people and come back with extraordinary stories to tell.

The company went from strength to strength and has gone on to become the leading provider of online reservations for the budget, independent and youth travel market. Its optimal business model and the use of best of breed technology enable the company to profitably distribute low cost product.