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Hostelworld: Thinking global, acting mobile

Chief Feargal Mooney says travel bookings are going mobile

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer

@whytebarry
10th April, 2016
Feargal Mooney, chief executive, Hostelworld Picture: David Parry

You might think that Feargal Mooney, chief executive of Hostelworld, which went public just over a year ago, and published its first set of financial results last week, is the boss of a travel company.

Mooney, however, does not see it that way. He believes Hostelworld is just as much a technology company as it is a travel firm: and what’s more, he’s driving it even further in that direction.

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