International Travellers' Hostel Franchise

Start Your Own Backpackers' Hostel Business

Thank you for your interest in the International Travellers’ Hostel Franchise.


By becoming an ITH Franchisee you will be building your future in the hospitality industry with our hostel & bistro business. Fill out the below form to apply to become an ITH Franchisee and make money while making new friends from world over in our amazing world of hostelling.

In order to qualify for our Franchise we require you to:

  • Personally run the business full-time
  • Have a positive attitude and management ability
  • Have strong commitment to business & the drive to succeed
  • Have excellent customer service orientation
  • Be a wandering heart

Minimum Requirements

For our Hostel & Bistro franchise, your property should meet the following minimum requirements in order to qualify:
  • Space for at least 16 dorm beds
  • Space for at least 3 private rooms
  • At least 1 bathroom per bedroom (including dorms)
  • At least 1 reasonably large common room
  • Laundry area with at least 1 washing machine
If you meet this profile, we invite you to complete the below application form. All information provided will be treated with strict confidentiality.
ITH Franchise Overview

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Franchise Application Form

Become an ITH Franchisee. Own a hostel of your own.

Franchise Application
Title *
Please include country and/or state dialling code
Should someone from our team try to call you, what would be the best day and time?
Do you already own or manage a functional hospitality business? *
Please name the city where you want to place the business and explain why you think it would be a successful location for a travellers' hostel and/or bistro
Do you have a potential property in the above location? *
How many floors does the property have? *
Does it have elevator(s)? *
Which of the following attributes does the property have? *
Do you already have the appropriate licence to operate this business?
We will most certainly require you to overhaul the property. Are you willing to do so? *
(You may tick more than one)
Have you downloaded, read and understood the ITH Franchise Overview document? *