How can you make your hostel excellent at encouraging community and atmosphere? Learn from the hostel community in this panel discussion, which was streamed live Tues, 17 Dec at 18:00 GMT. It lasted about 30 minutes, and was recorded for your listening and viewing pleasure now!
A big thank you to our panelists:
Brian Gehrisch- owner of Transylvania Hostel in Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Lee Balot- owner of The Green Backpackers in Mizpe Ramon, Israel
Bebeto Azevedo- owner of LimeTime Hostels in Sao Paulo & Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
(Moderator: Courtney Loechl- manager of Pacific Tradewinds Hostel in San Francisco, USA; hostelmanagement.com writer & collaborator)
Below is the recording of the entire discussion. Below that are the specific questions the panelists were asked, including a few questions tweeted in live from listeners. These questions are linked as timestamps if you want to jump to specific topics and questions in the video.
Creating Community Discussion Questions:
**Our next panel discussion will take place sometime in January (Date & Time TBD), after the holidays are over. It will focus on guests security & guest screening. If you would like to be considered as a panelist, please email me: