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An operating profit of above 50% and a payback period of less
than a year, this is the perfect more-for-less travel
business opportunity

All Figure
in INR
Newly Constructed
Building
5-10 year old
building
Old/ Dilapidated
Building
Per bed capital expense 32000 52,600 81000
Per bed Revenue 10000 10,000 10000
Per bed operating expense 4700 4700 4700
per bed operating profile 5300 5300 5300
Per bed margin 53% 53% 53%
Payback period 6 Months 10 Months 15 Months
  • Assuming 60% annual occupancy, post the first few months of operations when the property is still gaining traction
  • Profit is quoted after deducting OTA commission and prior to deducting franchisee fee, service tax or luxury tax
  • Legal and licensing fees (initial and ongoing) not included

Stay a budget accomodation? Or convert to a goStops hostel? What looks more lucrative?

Traveler
Hostel Chain
Traditional Buduget
Accomodation
Cross
Franchise Influx
High chances of guests moving
from one property to another
None, Unless a 3
star hotel chain
Market Reach High penetration with dedicated
marketing team
Low as standalone establishments get
lost amidst similar offerings
Brand Value For the youth, hence aspirational For everyone, hence diluted
ACG. Annual
Occupancy
Approximately 70% Approximately 40%
AVG. Setup
Cost Per Bed
INR 50,000 INR 2,50,000
AVG. Return
Per Room
INR 4,000 for a 8 bed dorm INR 2,000 for a double bed room

Three years, three hostels and a million
memories later

80,000+

Travelers Hosted

30,000+

Female Travelers Hosted

75,000+

Neighbourhood Walks Conducted

1,500+

Neighbourhood Walks Conducted

100,000+

Followerson Social Media

3,500+

Guest Reviews on OTAs

Who doesn’t like
a little media attention?!

Turning your property into a goStops hostel is easy peasy.

Let us show you how.

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As part of the goStops Franchise family, you get a whole lot more than just a brand.

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Globalized sales, marketing & distribution

90,000+ social media followers and growing Multiple local/ international booking partners including colleges/ universities Dedicated in house marketing team focusing on optimizing brand presence

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Insight based design intelligence

Design intelligence inline with the needs of the youth- quirky, artsy, young, social

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Operational support from day one

Real time revenue management, dedicated operations manager for 24/7 support, remote monitoring of each hostel through CCTV and call monitoring

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Best in class. technology deployment

Customized hotel management software for end to end management of bookings Wifi authentication system for optimized usage of internet 24/7 IVR based call center

Why goStops,
and not another brand?
Here’s why.

  • Experience led social travel

    We are the only hostel chain, designing and delivering experiential travel through curated neighbourhood walks, activities and events, 365 days a year, giving our travelers an in-depth exposure to every destination in all its avatars

  • Youth centric social design

    We are the only hostel chain with a variety of youthful communal spaces in each hostel, like indoor hangouts, outdoor chill zones, personal snooze areas, fully equipped communal kitchens, all intelligently designed to maximize interaction and comfort while reflecting the destination vibe

  • End to end customer support

    we are the only hostel chain that can offer you a 24x7 dedicated customer support who can help you with any little thing, or the occasional big thing. From internet to bug fixes to marketing to designing to tech related stuff. When we say we’re there for you, we actually mean it

  • Market presence & brand value

    We are amongst the largest hostel networks in the country in terms of capacity and social media reach and also the most loved and revisited

Turn your hostel into a goStops hostel

Make more money than you ever thought you could.

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The global youth travel market is exploding.
And it’s all in the numbers.

This segment grew by $20 Billion over three years

By 2020, 1 in every 4 tourists will be a young traveler aged 15-34yrs

These young travelers prefer to stay at backpacker hostels over hotels and guest houses

Exploring cultures and increasing knowledge in a social environment are their biggest motivations to travel

The youth travel market in
India is quickly catching up.

Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) have been increasing steadily over the past decades

30% of these FTAs are youth travelers aged 15-34yrs

The rising Indian population comprises 33% youth and with an increase in travel facilitators, they are hitting the road more often

The Indian Tourism Industry is predicted to be a $440 Billion affair by 2025, making NOW the best time to enter the game and start a hostel business

Join the hostel revolution.

Let us show you how.

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