Where students live when they study overseas is a big deal and as the international student market grows, so are the big deals in the accommodation investment space. Amy Baker reports on the trends in accommodation worldwide.
Two leaders in the homestay industry have partnered to form the world's largest education homestay organisation. The alliance between the American Homestay Network and the Australian Homestay Network will see both entities grow their respective businesses through 2014 before expanding into other countries.
A service claiming to be the "first professionally managed” and “standards based” homestay placement service in the USA has begun its rollout in Seattle, Washington. The American Homestay Network claims 20% of Washington State's overseas students want to live with an American family and demand is growing.