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  • n. Plural form of homestay.


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  • We stayed at what is called 'homestays' which is the same as a bed and breakfast and was amazing! TravelStream™ — Recent Entries at

  • This local economic development aspect is also now being recognised by some governments such as Malaysia and South Africa, which are actively encouraging backpackers and supporting locally owned businesses and "homestays".

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  • They call it 'homestays' and we are hoping it will be a real experience. Recent Updates

  • She said the ADB assistance will involve capacity-building activities for the local communities to help equip them with skills in running small businesses like food, "homestays" and other ecotourism related businesses.

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  • Staying in the home of a local while travelling has become one of the major accommodation trends of the last decade, with services such as Couchsurfing (where you stay for free), Airbnb (paying low fees to crash in someone's spare room) and homestays surging in popularity thanks to their ability to offer a more authentic experience and enable the guest to "live like a local" in a foreign city.

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  • The homestays with local families are really well priced and include your 3 meals a day.

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  • is based on a similar premise, offering listings for homestays or entire rental properties at reasonable prices.

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  • It tied up with Mahindra Homestays to bring together homestays scattered across the state and pushed the scheme at trade fairs and B2B roadshows.

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  • My colleague heard that homestays with "genuine" American families were part of the experience.

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  • If city centre hotels are out of your price range – and many double their prices at this time of year – then you can investigate staying just outside the city, using hostels and homestays or camping.

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