Kash Bhattacharya

Better known as the ‘BudgetTraveller’, Kash Bhattacharya is a professional travel blogger and digital tourism marketeer creating award winning campaigns like #Blogmanay and #BlogVille In August 2013, Kash launched the Luxury Hostels of Europe e-book which showcased 40 of Europe's leading Luxury Hostels.The blog project was sponsored by easyJet, Interrail, Travelzoo, Busabout and Travellerspoint.The project has been featured by the New York Times, Guardian, CNN and won the most innovative blogging award at World Travel Market last year. The e-book can be downloaded for free on the BudgetTraveller.In September 2013, Kash in partnership with the German National Tourism Office launched his 2nd e-book: 'BudgetTraveller's German Wanderlust- a series of 48 hour travel guides to Germany's leading youth hotspots. In April 2012, Kash along with Melvin Boecher launched the BlogVille project – an innovative partnership with Emilia Romagna Tourism board to help promote the destination via the influence of 45 leading travel bloggers. Receiving over 80 million impressions on social media channels and being featured in Sky, Grazia, Glamour + Cosmopolitan- BlogVille was the most exciting blog project of the year and won the most innovative DMO project at WTM 2012. In December 2012, via the iAmbassador partnership Kash developed Blogmanay campaign for Unique Events and Visit Scotland. #Blogmanay won the ‘Best use of Social Media’ award and a Gold commendation for ‘Most Innovative Marketing’ at the Travel Marketing Awards 2014, Best Marketing Strategy at the Scottish Event Awards plus the Best use of Social Media at the MOMA Awards.

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Ain’t that grand!

Feature / 22 October 2018

Kash Bhattacharya looks at how hostels have changed over the last 10 years, with an increasing emphasis on luxury accommodation.

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