In an ongoing effort to improve the Couchsurfing experience, we’re testing a new search feature in a handful of test cities: Paris, Seoul, Istanbul, Salt Lake City and Mexico City. We’re hoping that this feature will lead to more successful connections between surfers and hosts.
Couchsurfers write over 66,000 Couchrequests per day. In a recent analysis, we found that travelers tend to request similar dates. This means that hosts inevitably end up with multiple requests for the same dates, sometimes for dates that they’re already hosting.
Many hosts have also given us the feedback that they’re getting more Couchrequests than …