Conference focuses on hostel business

James Kon

Brunei Darussalam will be represented by CoLiving Hostel at the Hostelworld conference currently taking place in Copenhagen, Denmark.

CoLiving Hostel is participating in the hostel category at the conference organized by the leader of the online travel agency Hostelworld Group from April 4th to 6th.

During the conference, Nur Maizura binti Mohd Said of CoLiving Hostel said he attended briefings on the Solo System, Roamies by Hostelworld & G Adventures, Solo Female Travel, Global Market Performance and Setting supply updates, sustainability spotlight, working together to promote your hostel, product updating and automation are key.

Nur Maizura, who is also the founder of PayGlass Company, will have the chance to network with more than 100 participants from all over the world, including Austria, Portugal, Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, England, France , Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Myanmar, Netherlands and Poland.

“The conference is exciting and provides great opportunities for networking with other hostel owners. When we log on during this conference, we make deals to accommodate each other at our hostel in the respective countries whenever we can travel freely,” she said.

The organizer also shared ideas on how to improve hostel services in terms of online bookings and app usage.

“Most of the delegates are fascinated by Brunei while some have never heard of the Sultanate,” said Nur Maizura, adding that she hopes to promote Brunei further.

Nur Maizura binti Mohd Said from CoLiving Hostel with other participants. PHOTO: COLIVING HOSTEL

Linda G. Ibarra