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Hello! We're BackpackerBiz

With a passion for small business and backpacking, we come to work every day because we want to solve the biggest problem for hostels: Everyone is making the same mistakes. Owners get into the hostel business and learn everything the hard way. Through a long and difficult process of trial and error, they solve their hostel's latest problem. Meanwhile, the hostel across town found a simple solution last year.

Our mission

BackpackerBiz is a catalyst for backpacker hostels to learn from each other and grow together.

Our promise

We deliver news, advice, and stories from backpacker hostels who have "figured it out" and understand that the more we share our knowledge, the better off we'll all be.

Our essence

There are no secrets in hosteling. Anyone can book a bed and come inside. At our core, BackpackerBiz operates on openness, inclusivity, and professionalism. 

Our vibe

Backpacker hostels are about having fun and keeping it casual. At BackpackerBiz, we provide professional business advice and services, but we still keep it real.

Hostel related news and views

Subscribe to our blog for hostel news, ideas, and expert interviews. Never more than once a week and always hostel related, it's a must-read for hostel owners and operators.

Small Business Web Design

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Why BackpackerBiz?

You have many options when designing a website. Find out why if you're a small business, BackpackerBiz is your best choice.

Specializing in Hostels

Hostels are a unique. Their digital strategy is different from your average small business. Learn about our specialty in hostel web design.

Did we contact you?

Find out why you received a call, email, or visit from BackpackerBiz about your website.