Our pillars unite us together, protect what makes us each unique, and align US ALL on our shared journey to alter hospitality for good.

The StayAltered Pillars

Our 3 IP's

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Our 3 IP's

Our standards define the hosts we are looking for and the hospitality we are fighting for. Upholding these standards aligns us all on our shared journey to alter hospitality for good.

  • Locations
  • Designs
  • Spaces
  • Amenities
  • Systems
  • 8 fundamental building blocks behind the success of any successful hospitality concept.

  • Services
  • Experiences
  • Relationships
  • Stories
  • 5 dimensions with 23 skills and qualities that help us to live purposeful, sustainable, and productive lives.

  • Commerce
  • Community
  • Conservation
  • Culture
  • 17 interlinked objectives with 169 goals designed to serve as a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now and into the future.

    A philosophical and practical approach to articulate a post-modern perspective on performance. The practice involves deconstructing the physical stage and physical performance into its six materials of composition:

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    We celebrate and advocate for independent hosts of locally-managed and professionally-operated accommodations.

    Independent hosts.

  • Micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises.
  • Unique; no cookie-cutter, no franchises, etc.
  • Locally-managed.

  • >50% of owners are national citizens.
  • >50% of employees are locals and >75% are national citizens.
  • Professionally-operated.

  • Full-time hospitality professionals (no side hustlers).
  • Licensed accommodations (no illegal rentals).
  • 1 Community

    We approach everything we do with a community-powered philosophy.

    Altered Guests

    Get instant benefits, special perks, and better rewards.

    Altered Hosts

    Get better help, reach better guests, and earn better bookings.

    Altered Neighbors

    Nonprofits, impact groups, and grassroots organizations.​

    Our story began when we discovered the power of independent hosts to uplift local communities as well as the extraordinary challenges independent hosts face.