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Hostelworld Group Plc

Hostelworld Group Plc operates a hostel-focused online travel booking platform.

Industry: Internet & Direct Marketing Re

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$HSW LSE Main Market GB00BYYN4225

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Stephen Dixon 18 Oct 2023, 07:45

$HSW Also, social strategy looks like working:
- Direct marketing as a percentage of revenue2 amounted to 51%, (down 10% year on year) powered by our social strategy
- growth in the proportion of bookings made by social members in Q3 (59% in September) #Bullish


Stephen Dixon 18 Oct 2023, 07:43

$HSW record revenues and raised EBITDA guidance to €17.5m to €18.0m for FY23 (up from €16.5m to €17.0m communicated at our AGM in May 2023). #Bullish

George Walker 07 Jan 2023, 11:06

$HSW China opening up will propell Hostelworld stock! #Bullish


Matthew Cameron 20 Feb 2021, 07:37

$HSW Hostelworld signed a new loan of 30m EUR for 9%. The loan will capitalize in the first year and allows to delay interest for the first and third years. This gives stability for the business for the next three years. But the price is not cheap - the company issued warrants for 10% of the loan. #buy


Adam Taylor 01 Dec 2020, 12:48

$HSW TJ Kelly, Chief Financial Officer, will resign from the roles of Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer ("CFO") effective 1 December 2020, while remaining with the Company until 31st December 2020 to ensure an orderly handover.

As previously announced, Caroline Sherry, Group Financial Controller, will take up her new role as Chief Financial Officer and join the Board as an Executive Director, effective 1 December 2020.



Robert Sheridan 28 Oct 2020, 12:33

$IAG $RYA $EZJ $IHG $RFX $HSW Hotel sector is in the red again today - fear of a 2nd waive lockdowns will keep the sector under high pressure for 3-6 more months #bearish


Stephen Dixon 19 Oct 2020, 20:08

$HSW the stock is back. Glad for those who managed to get the stock cheap - especially at 40p. #bullish


David Lyons 15 Oct 2020, 09:30

$HSW @Lisa-Hoppe free fall continues... -15%

Lisa Hoppe 15 Oct 2020, 09:27

$HSW Lockdowns are becoming softer and softer. COVID-19 will stay by humanity will return to active life will travel.

In 6-12m it will become obvious that air travel should be reopened or we loose it forever. Hope this time doctors will support the economy by finding out that infection probability in air travel is not unusually high and manageable. #buy


David Lyons 15 Oct 2020, 09:10

$HSW unexpected trading update:
- deterioration in bookings since the end of August
- bed price deflation
- base case revenue 2020: 20% of FY2019
- cash is 22.6m, cash burn 2.0 in Q3, to be reduced in Q4
#bearish. Stock is -10.9%

Philippe Corden 04 Oct 2020, 20:46

Hostelworld $HSW as the leading booking site for hostels is better positioned for post-COVID-19 recovery than upscale hotels like $IHG #buy

Philippe Corden 04 Oct 2020, 20:46

$HSW $IHG Wealthy people have the means to be the most cautious during COVID-19 crisis - they have space and can work from homes or summer homes and limit travel. Middle and lower classes still have to travel for work and have to travel for vacations to get some rest. Also people spend less due to the crisis and demand is shifting toward cheaper hotels.

This is clearly supported by US market recovery data - the highest occupancy rates in the US are in the Economy hotels! #buy

Lisa Hoppe 21 Sep 2020, 10:23

$ING $HSW $RFX $IAG $EZJ $RYA Today 11am the chief medical officer for England, Chris Whitty alongside the UK chief scientific adviser, Sir Patrick Vallance will address the nation on TV. They plan to say that that the country is at "Critical Point". So expect more lockdowns and another blow to the economy. Especially for travel #negative

Lisa Hoppe 19 Sep 2020, 11:10

$HSW just got my stock dividends: 100 for 7009 which is 1.4% - not 10% like I expected when I invested in the company in January... #bearish

Lisa Hoppe 29 Aug 2020, 12:17

$HSW Announces tiny dividend in the form of share issue #bearish

it will issue new ordinary shares by way of a bonus issue to Shareholders, equating to 1.0 € cent per share (the "Bonus Issue").

The Bonus Issue shares will be issued to Shareholders who appear on the Company's register of members as at 6.00pm on 17 September 2020 (the "Record Time")


David Lyons 12 Aug 2020, 13:06

$HSW Interim Results 2020:
- Net revenue -69%, net bookings -67%
- Marketing costs reduced proportionally to revenue, operating costs -20%
- Adj. EBITDA -8.3m vs. +8.9 in H1 2019
- Raised 15.2m
- Cash €29.4m
- Cash dividends for 2020 remain suspended, Board is proposing to issue new ordinary shares, by way of bonus issue on a value of 1.0 € cent per share
- an increase in demand as travel restrictions have eased, and we are tracking slightly ahead of our Base Case scenario.


Aaarti Ambani 04 Mar 2020, 22:31

$HSW 2019 results were announced today. Turnaround strategy of new CEO finally showed clear results - bookings were up in Q4 2019 YoY. But COVID-19 clearly spoiled the whole picture: 2020 Q1 EBITDA hit is estimated in the range of €3m to €4m. (2019 Adj. EBITDA was 20.5m) #bearish


Matthew Cameron 04 Mar 2020, 15:26

$HSW Peel Hunt cut HostelWorld price target from 93.90 to 75.00 #negative


John O'Donoghue 18 Jan 2020, 11:06

$HSW What a run in 2020: +22%! There is room for more to come: dividend yield is still high at 9% - this is what many funds are looking for in the current depressed rates environment. If you are a small cap investor - nice #buy idea


David Lyons 13 Dec 2019, 21:05

$HSW owner and operator of the leading hostel booking websites #bullish

Lisa Hoppe 12 Nov 2018, 15:18

$FORT $HSW Woodford has reduced his holdings in some companies including brickmaker Forterra and travel website Hostelworld.

Max Carey 05 Nov 2018, 10:17

$HSW Woodford Investment Management is selling Hostelworld stock... #sell


Ray McNamara 26 May 2016, 17:26

$HSW @Lisa-Hoppe Good point! Hope he is not the only long term investor, otherwise the stock price will be quite unstable...

Lisa Hoppe 26 May 2016, 16:25

$HSW Shares in Neil Woodford-backed Hostelworld (HSW) have lost nearly a third of their value as the travel accommodation group reported a slump in European bookings blamed on 'recent geopolitical events'.

Is Neil Woodford now an official face of Hostelworld? Is he the only investor in the company?