Episode 5 – Michelle Hirschfeld, HI USA
In this episode of the WYSTC podcast series, Michelle highlights why hostels should be at WYSTC, discusses making peace with OTAs, and describes one of the biggest mistake that nonprofits in the travel space can make.
Episode 4 – Michael Weiss, bitemojo
Passionate foodie entrepreneur Michael Weiss discusses the unique characteristics of independent cultural discovery through culinary experiences in this very personal episode of the WYSTC 2019 podcast series.
Episode 3 – Janice Sousa, Groupdesk
Janice Sousa, Co-Founder of Groupdesk, discusses the dark side of group travel and the tech available to service it with Kevin O’Shaughnessy of Cityhook.
Episode 2 – Jack Bowcott, goki
During this interview with the Founder and CEO of smart hostel tech provider goki, Jack Bowcott explains the transition of the business from a ‘Tinder for tourists’ to a magical spark between hostel and backpacker.
Episode 1 – Gillian Morris, Hitlist
In the first episode of a series of podcasts hosted by Kevin O’Shaughnessy, Cityhook, during WYSTC 2019, we hear from Gillian Morris, CEO of Hitlist, about how her backpacking adventures led to the creation of a pioneering travel app.