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G Adventures and Hostelworld Be a part of Forces to Profit Youth Journey

G Adventures and Hostelworld Join Forces to Benefit Youth Travel

Roamies combines the social hosteling expertise with small group journey journey 

Hostels have lengthy been an necessary a part of the tourism ecosystem, making journey accessible and inexpensive and fostering a way of group and camaraderie amongst younger individuals seeking to discover collectively. It’s this sense of group that led Hostelworld and G Adventures to affix forces to carry a brand new fashion of journey to 18 to 35-year-olds: Roamies. 

This new collaboration launches with a group of 38 excursions in 15 nations staying throughout greater than 50 hostels, and sees vacationers exploring iconic locations with the world’s hottest hostels as their dwelling base. Excursions begin to depart Might 8, 2022 and all can be found to guide from December 8, 2021, with between 16 and 24 vacationers sharing experiences on every departure. The Roamies assortment is the beginning of a longer-term partnership that may see extra excursions being added throughout additional areas. 

Roamies captures the free-spirited nature of journey journey and combines it with the inherently social aspect of hostels. The gathering brings independent-minded vacationers collectively to discover the world on excursions between 5 and 34 days period, with most freedom and adaptability. Further free time, with non-obligatory actions obtainable to guide, has been in-built, with all journeys having the assist of an knowledgeable chief expertise officer (CEO) each step of the way in which. 

One thing new for youth vacationers

G Adventures’ founder, Bruce Poon Tip, says the traveler has modified following the pandemic, and the partnership was born out of the need to create one thing totally new for youthful vacationers, lots of whom have been disadvantaged of the chance to journey over the previous 20 months. 

“We’ve all the time had nice respect for Hostelworld – it’s an incredible firm with an unimaginable dedication to the development of journey, a top quality we admire and share. The pandemic gave us the chance to behave like a start-up once more. As we realized extra about Hostelworld’s enterprise, we realized there was a chance to create one thing particular by bringing our manufacturers collectively to create the proper mixture of backpacking and arranged journey. 

“Collectively we’re creating a brand new fashion of journey for our prospects that may permit them to have a greater journey expertise and assist our mannequin of group tourism, which is predicated on investing in as many native and small companies as doable. There isn’t any higher illustration of that than within the hostel market, of which many are family-run companies,” says Poon Tip. 

Gary Morrison, chief govt officer of Hostelworld Group, stated the partnership offered an thrilling alternative to create a brand new kind of backpacking journey for younger vacationers. 

“Our mission is to assist hostellers meet different vacationers they wish to hang around with whereas touring, so partnering with G Adventures to supply a mixture of hostelling and journey journey made absolute sense. When younger individuals journey, they wish to do extra than simply see locations – they wish to make significant connections and have new experiences that positively change their perspective on themselves and the world.”

Roamies journeys are priced from $199 for a three-day journey, and nations visited throughout the whole present assortment embody Albania, Austria, Cambodia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, Greece, Italy, Mexico, Montenegro, the Netherlands, Peru, Thailand, and Vietnam. Instance itineraries comply with: 

  • The Peruvian Coast: Seafood, Sandboarding & Dune BuggiesBuckle up for this five-day tour of the Peruvian coast. Heading out from Lima, cease at a small coastal city to devour recent seafood and to attempt your hand at sandboarding earlier than zooming round on dune buggies at sundown. Spend a few nights by a desert oasis with plenty of time for non-obligatory actions close by or on the hostel and catch a ship to the Ballestas Islands earlier than settling into your hostel within the bohemian neighborhood of Barranco that’s jam-packed with stylish bars, eating places, and artwork galleries. Priced from $599 USD for a five-day Roamies tour that includes funky hostels like Kokopelli Hostel Barranco in Lima. 
  • South East Asia Trifecta – Vietnam, Cambodia, and BangkokWith superior hostels as dwelling bases, begin issues off with a road meals crawl by way of bustling Ho Chi Minh Metropolis then hop on the again of a motorcycle to discover the Mekong delta. Loosen up on a beach-bed with a cool drink on distant Koh Rong Samloem Island earlier than the push of zipping round Phnom Penh on a cyclo tour. Are markets your factor? As a result of we’ve obtained all of them, from the buzzing Siem Reap evening market, to the edible bugs and spiders of Skun Market. Lastly, head to Khao San Highway for an epic social gathering, bittersweet goodbyes, however continuous good instances. Priced from $999 for an 11-day Roamies tour which features a keep on the Lub D Siem Reap with its Instagram-worthy swim-up bar. 
  • Central Mexico & Yucatan: Mexico Metropolis, Oaxaca, Oh YeahThey stated it wasn’t doable, however we went and did it anyway: we mixed the most effective of Central Mexico and the Yucatan into an unimaginable 13-day journey with superior hostels at each cease.  Uncover hidden (and scrumptious!) corners of Mexico Metropolis earlier than visiting the always-buzzing cities of Puebla and Oaxaca for extra tradition and delicacies. Spend a few days on the seashore, then fly as much as Mérida for jungle bikes and cenote swims. After that, try the huge pyramid at Chichen Itzá earlier than ending up on the seashore city of Tulum. Descend right into a cenote for a scrumptious unfold of Yucatecan delicacies for dinner cooked over the fireplace Meet new buddies and get social on the hostels, together with the trendy Che Tulum Hostel & Bar. Priced from $1,699 for a 13-day Roamies tour. 
  • Gotta-See Europe: Germany, Austria, Italy – Amsterdam to Rome – with Europe’s best-of-the-best locations in between — yeah, this epic 17-day, hostel-based journey actually is pretty much as good because it sounds. Rise up near Berlin’s historical past and vibrant artwork scene in addition to the jaw-dropping structure of Prague and Vienna. Stroll alongside Europe’s highest pure rock bridge on the Pravčická Gate, and hike round a ridiculously scenic mountain lake on the way in which to Salzburg. Get immersed in Innbruck’s alpine appeal and dwell out Italian fantasies within the Tuscan countryside. Priced from $2,999 USD for a 17-day Roamies tour staying in superior hostels just like the Czech Inn in Prague. 

Roamies excursions will likely be offered by each G Adventures and Hostelworld, in addition to through journey brokers. For extra data or to guide, please go to: gadventures.com/roamies 

 

Foremost photograph courtesy of Rohan_Reddy

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