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  1. homestay(Noun)

    a system whereby students visiting a foreign country to study board with a local family at an affordable price

  2. homestay(Noun)

    a house used primarily as the residence of the owner but with the business of accommodating paying guests


  1. Homestay

    Homestay is a form of tourism and/or study abroad program that allows the visitor to rent a room from a local family to better learn the local lifestyle as well as improve their language ability. While homestays can occur in any destination worldwide, some countries do more to encourage homestay than others as a means of developing their tourism industry. Hosting a homestay participant also allows the local family to earn some additional, needed income. Having low profitability, as it is, homestay can not be regarded as strictly commercial activity, but more of cross cultural exchange. Students generally arrange a homestay with their school or educational institution, but can also informally arrange to stay with a family through social connections, and through a variety of private agencies. There are a number of online homestay agencies that connect students with hosts all over the world.


  1. HomeStay

    HomeStay was started by a team of physicians and consumer protection experts to help Americans stay in their homes for as long as possible as they get older. HomeStay assesses how prepared its members are to stay in their homes and then connects them to all the resources they need to do so. HomeStay is funded by a grant from the US Government’s National Science Foundation, an independent federal agency created to “advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare” and is located at 169 11th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of homestay in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of homestay in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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