International Travellers' Hostel Franchise

Start Your Own Premium Backpackers' Hostel Business

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

Introduction

By becoming an ITH Franchisee you will be building your future in the hospitality industry with our premium hostel & bistro business. Make money whilst making new friends from the 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

Your property should meet the following minimum requirements to qualify:

  • Space for at least 24 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
  • You should be a vegetarian/vegan property

We Walk You Through It

When you sign-up for the ITH Franchise, our team will walk you through the whole process from start to launch, and then for the rest of it after that:

  • We help you set-up the business
  • We manage your online activities
  • We market everything for you
  • We help you with the tie-ups
  • We audit and we support you regularly

Become an ITH Franchisee Now

If you meet the profile and feel as excited about this venture as we do, please get started by downloading the ITH Franchise Overview document and then filling out our Franchise Application Form.

All information provided will be treated with strict confidentiality.

Statistics

Over 90% Higher Room Rates

In the year ending 30.11.2019 ITH branded rooms fetched 92.29% higher average nightly room rate compared to similar listings in Varanasi on one booking channel.

Nearly 350% Higher Occupancy

According to the same report ITH rooms boast 348.57% more occupancy rate than the market average.

Lower Commission Rates

Our franchise commission rates are set to be competitive without eating into your profits. Plus you get reduced commission rates for the first 6 months to ease your infancy stage.

Save on Franchise Fees

The first three franchisees will save on the franchise fees. Get the first-mover advantage by signing-up now.

Ratings

ITH properties are among the highest rated in the market.

The chart below shows our review ratings on our top booking channels.

Hostel on Booking.com
Rated 8.8/10
Hostel on Google
Rated 4.6/5
Hostel on TripAdvisor
Rated 4.5/5
Hostel & Homestay* on Airbnb
Rated 4.8/5

*As of September 2019 we have expanded to include a homestay property in our portfolio. According to our market analysis homestay accommodations are expected to substantially grow in the coming years. If you’re interested in starting an ITH branded homestay instead, please email us on hello@itravellershostel.com.

ITH Franchise Overview

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? *
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