Hostelling International is thrilled to announce that our project, the Big Blog Exchange, has been awarded the 1st place accolade for Marketing Innovation in the WYSE Travel Confederation’s Global Youth Travel Awards!
Glenbrittle Youth Hostel has re-opened after a major refurbishment, transforming one of the oldest Youth Hostels in the Scottish Youth Hostel Association network into the cosiest place to stay right next to the Cuillins.
The fun-loving spirit, friendliness and the magic of Ireland’s many beautiful destinations have proved popular with its many visitors. In case you would like to know a little more before packing your bags, here are 5 perfect reasons to visit!
In April 2012, the HISF (Hostelling International Sustainability Fund) was launched to help hostels reduce their CO2 emissions. We couldn’t have done this without the generous donations we’ve received from travellers booking on hihostels.com. Since it’s you that’s raised the money, we want it to be you that chooses which hostels receive the fund. 15 projects have applied for a grant from the HISF and now is the time to vote.
It’s day three of the BBE, and all of our bloggers are beginning to settle in (the jet lag is slowly but surely going away) and are ready to explore their exchange destinations. Our bloggers have seen some amazing sites so far, and are beginning to blog about their daily experiences on their exchange partner’s blogs – so make sure you check out the full stories on the bigblogexchange.org wall!
It’s day two of the Big Blog Exchange and the winners are now beginning to explore their exchange destination, or are on the last leg of their journey. It’s so exciting seeing what everyone is up to and following their instant updates via Twitter (#bigblogX) but in case you’ve missed anything, here’s a little summary!
When you travel, you want to keep in touch with friends at home and get the latest information. For guests in German Youth Hostels that’s no problem: 160 of 520 Youth Hostels of the German Youth Hostel Association (DJH) offer free Wi-Fi now.
Situated in the historic town of Cumberland, in the heart of the Comox Valley, HI-Cumberland, Riding Fool Hostel provides an important budget option to travellers visiting this popular tourist destination.
The HI blog is your resource for the real hostel experience. Find travel tips, advice from fellow travellers, and great news stories and articles from our blog authors, Alex, Lenka and Julian.