Press Releases - 2014 Archives
13 十二月 2014
World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015 Seeks Host Families for September 2015 Congress & Papal VisitWorld Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015 is reaching out to residents from across the Philadelphia Metropolitan region to participate in the “Host a Family” Program. In partnership with global travel company, Homestay.com, this accommodation alternative provides residents within 120 miles of Philadelphia the opportunity to open their homes and offer lodging to visitors from across the country and around the world for the 2015 World Meeting of Families.
04 十二月 2014
First Annual Homestay Index Brings Focus to Emerging Accommodation Market SegmentA comprehensive report on the state of homestays has documented the rapid growth of an emerging accommodation market segment. The Homestay Index explores how the sharing economy—and homestays in particular—are redefining travel from the ground up, and what the future may hold for this and other related forms of lodging.
27 八月 2014
Homestay.com Launches Affiliate ProgramHomestay.com, the premier destination for homestay experiences, today launched the first affiliate program for the homestay marketplace. Websites can now promote homestay accommodations to their customers, allowing their visitors and community members to explore the idea of staying in one of over 15,000 host-present accommodations listed on the site.
31 七月 2014
Homestay.com Celebrates its First Birthday, Launches Dream Homestay ContestHomestay.com, the premier destination for homestay experiences, opened its doors one year ago today. To celebrate its first birthday, the company will give away a dream homestay experience to the grand prize winner of the “Hello Homestay” contest.
13 七月 2014
Want to Live With ABC’s Modern Family For a Few Days? You’re Not AloneEver wanted to sleep on the Simpson's couch? Or sit by Tony Soprano's pool? Or prepare dinner with the Fonz in Mrs. Cunningham's kitchen? Of course you have!
01 七月 2014
Homestay.com Introduces Neighborhood SearchSavvy travelers and urban denizens alike know that a city is more than a collection of diverse people, but also diverse neighborhoods. To help prospective homestay guests more easily discover the right hosts in the right place, Homestay.com has refined its search capabilities to include boroughs and neighborhoods in 19 cities.
19 六月 2014
World Cup Fans Take Note: Homestay.com Partners with HomestayBrazil, Adds 1,000 New Listings in Host Cities and Across CountryWorld Cup fans, Brazilians and other visitors now have 1,000 more lodging options across Brazil thanks to growing awareness about homestays and a deal, announced today, with HomestayBrazil.
10 六月 2014
Dublin-based Global Lodging Aggregator Homestay.com Secures US$3 Million in Funding, Acquires Berlin-Based HomestayBookingDublin-based Homestay.com has secured US$3 Million in funding, led by the venture capital firm Delta Partners and supported by Enterprise Ireland, and has acquired Berlin-based entity HomestayBooking, the company announced today.
04 六月 2014
Homestay.com Builds Lodging Network for Ryder Cup VolunteersHomestay.com will offer accommodation options to volunteers for the 2014 Ryder Cup, taking place 26-28 September 2014. With more than 1,800 volunteers converging on Perthshire and surrounding localities, the need for affordable temporary housing is high.
02 五月 2014
Homestay.com Extends Warm Welcome to HouseTrip HostsDublin-based Homestay.com extended a warm welcome today to homeowners and landlords looking for a new home for their host-present, shared lodging listings after HouseTrip announced the removal of private rooms from their listings.
28 四月 2014
Homestay Accommodations Available for This Summer's Commonwealth Games in GlasgowHomestay.com will offer accommodation options to visitors attending this summer's XX Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Homestay.com is a new global travel website founded in Dublin, Ireland, by Hostelworld.com co-founder Tom Kennedy and Debbie Flynn, director and founder of Irish Education Partners. Homestays offer travelers a "host present" lodging option, enhancing the travel experience through the hospitality and local knowledge of the host.