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The ITH Team

Meet the Team That Makes the ITH Experience Possible


Ashish Verma ITH Founder

Ashish Verma

Co-Founder & Director
A Design and Digital Marketing professional, Ashish co-founded International Travellers' Hostel with his mother, Shubha. The hostel opened its doors to travellers on 01.01.2013. Based in Germany, he manages marketing for a German hotel chain while overseeing ITH remotely.
Shubha Verma International Travellers' Hostel Co-Founder

Shubha Verma

(Secretly a superwoman), Shubha co-founded ITH with Ashish while co-managing another family business. She also blessed ITH with her finger-lickingly, lip-smackingly delicious food recipes. Shubha is a charm among the travellers and makes our hostel as awesome as it is today.

Avneesh Kabra

Business Head – Asia
Based in Bangkok, Thailand, Avneesh brings in his perspicacious analytical skills into the ITH mix. He crunches the numbers and is working to expand ITH into the SE Asia region.
Dr. Andrea Sandmöller ITH Franchise Owner

Dr. Andrea Sandmöller

Franchise Owner
Andrea is a molecular and microbiologist who is also a travel enthusiast with an enterprising mindset. Based out of Wiesbaden, Germany, she became ITH's first international franchise owner. Her gorgeous property is situated in Valencia, Spain.
Nicolas ITH Area Manager – Valencia, Spain

Nicolas Bommes

Regional Manager – Spain
Nicolas hails from Argentina and has been living in Spain for many years. Based out of Valencia, Spain, he looks after and manages everything about our properties in the region.

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Bikash Singh

Hostel Manager
Bikash takes care of the hostel and our guests. With his above & beyond approach to being a host, he is there to ensure that everything with your stay remains excellent.
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Cook, General Maintenance
Rajesh is the man! He has been a key member of our family for over 10 years. He’s there to take all-round care of the hostel and our guests. Beware: His smile is contagious.
Jeetu – ITH Chauffeur


Jeetu is the man on the streets of Varanasi! A very patient driver, he has been with us for almost 5 years already. He will most likely be the chauffeur for your airport transfer.