Catalyzing Homestay Entrepreneurs - Toolkit for Hosts in India 

How does a global travel powerhouse like Airbnb,​ promote ​healthy​ tourism in a complex and dynamic rural environment, while ensuring that the community is at the centre of its core? How does it create a playbook that instils hospitality values over and above the natural warmth of a homestay host?

Touchdown Gurus created a multi-layered instrument, “How to be a host: A Toolkit for Homesharing,” that would serve as an educational tool in India with a focus on empowering rural entrepreneurs. This toolkit instilled hospitality values over and above the natural warmth of a homestay host. 

These competencies added value to Airbnb;

Digital & Print Content Creation

Ecosystem  Mapping

Community  Engagement 

Market Research & Surveying