Category Archive for "Sustainability"

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(English) Sustainable Travel Survey Shows HI is Leading The Way!

(English) The first global research undertaken through the youth hostel network shows that Hostelling International is leading the way. Check out the results from our Sustainable Travel Survey!

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Seal at Coles Bay

(English) Unexpected Guest: Seal at Coles Bay YHA

(English) Five fisherman who checked into Coles Bay YHA in Tasmania, Australia, one afternoon last week were the first to meet an unusual hostel guest on their way to dinner – a seal!

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Paper Making and Recycling

(English) Sustainability through Hostelling: Every Small Drop Counts!

(English) Sustainability through Hostelling: ‘Every Small Drop Counts’ is a YHA China program specially designed to provide an opportunity for hostel managers to achieve a better understanding of conservation and sustainability.

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Stayokay Soest outside

(English) Stayokay Soest Undergoes Metamorphosis

(English) Stayokay Soest reopened its doors to its first new guests early last month following a major refurbishment that has seen the hostel virtually fully renovated. Take a look at how beautiful this hostel has become!

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Egmond hostel interior

(English) Stayokay Egmond Hostel Receives Remarkable Makeover

(English) Earlier this month Stayokay Egmond reopened its doors to its first new guests following a major refurbishment. Egmond is a sustainable, family-friendly hostel providing every conceivable modern amenity for a comfortable night’s stay. Find out all about this fantastic new hostel here!

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Idrija (Author-Samo Trebižan)

(English) Sustainable Destinations in Slovenia Receive EU Boost

(English) The purpose of ‘European Destinations of ExcelleNce’ (EDEN) is to showcase what Europe has to offer, unique destinations that, until now, have been relatively undiscovered. Find out these great destinations in the beautiful country of Slovenia.

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Port Elliot Beach House

(English) Top Green Hostels in Australia

(English) There are many examples of ‘green’ YHA hostels in Australia, including the Grampians in Victoria, Port Douglas in north Queensland and in the Blue Mountains in New South Wales. Here is a small sample of some of our top eco-conscious hostels.

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Mikael Hansson - pledge to save water

(English) Earth Hour 2012

Earth Hour 2012 is at 8.30pm, Saturday 31 March and is the time to celebrate your action for the planet with the people of the world by switching off your lights for an hour, and then go beyond the hour! Here are some of the things happening within the HI network of Associations and hostels.

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HI Baan Dinso - The Most Efficient Hostel

(English) HI5ive Award Ceremony at HI Baan Dinso Hostel

(English) HI Baan Dinso is a firm favourite with HI guests who voted it ‘Best Hostel’ in both 2009 and 2010, so it’s no surprise to see it winning ‘The Most Efficient Hostel’ this year. Congratulations and very well done!

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Cape Tribulation YHA

(English) Back to Nature With Cape Tribulation Beach House YHA

(English) Nestled within the 110 million year-old Daintree Rainforest, Cape Tribulation Beach House YHA is situated on seven acres of absolute beachfront, with World Heritage reef and rainforest providing epic front and backyards.

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