Category Archive for "Sustainability"

Eco Hostel Malargue

Ecohostel in Malargue Built of Natural Materials Including Clay, Wheat, Sticks and Bottles!

Eco hostel Malargüe has beautiful views of the Andes mountain range and is just 5km from the city centre. It is an incredible hostel made of sand, clay, sticks, wheat, barley, bottles and many other natural and locally sourced materials making it a wonderful hostel for eco-friendly visitors!

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Sydney Harbour YHA STAYWYSE Green Initiative Award

Sydney Harbour YHA Wins Green Initiative Award

Sydney Harbour YHA has won the very first STAY WYSE Green Initiative Award at the 2011 World Youth and Student Travel Conference (WYSTC) in Barcelona.

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Sydney Harbour YHA and the Big Dig Ma’anqiao Village, Sichuan Province, China

Big congratulations to Sydney Harbour YHA and the Big Dig Archaeology Education Centre

Sydney Harbour YHA and the Big Dig Archaeology Education Centre have successfully won an UNESCO award. We want to say big congratulations to the entire team! They are the first prize winner of the Jury Commendation for Innovation award.

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Grampians YHA Eco-Hostel

Grampians YHA Eco Hostel

The Grampians YHA Eco Hostel in Victoria is a stylish and comfortable hostel right in the heart of the Grampians National park. The hostel is ideally located for exploring the park which is renowned for its breathtaking rocky views, stunning flora and rugged landscape.

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2011 World Youth Rally

Hostelling For Green World in Seoul

The 2011 World Youth Rally is currently being held in Seoul, Korea and this year’s theme is ‘Hostelling For Green World’. At the event are some great activities that bring together ideas to help our green world.

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HIsustainable-on-twitter

New HIsustainable Twitter Profile

We are pleased to announce Hostelling International now has a sustainability profile on Twitter. This is a great platform for people who are keenly interested in sustainable tourism and works perfectly alongside our busy HI-Sustainability Facebook page.

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Israel Hostel

Sustainable Hostel Program in Israel

Our Sustainable Development Coordinator Brianda recently visited Israel to see how our sustainable hostel program is coming along. Here are some great details and photos of the fantastic efforts being made by Israel YHA and our HI hostels there.

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Lochranza Hostel

Lochranza Hostel Wins Top Green Tourism Award

Lochranza Hostel receives the prestigious Green Tourism Business Goldstar Award for 2011. This is fantastic news for the hostel and now means that Lochranza hostel is among the top ten greenest businesses in the UK.

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myclimate partnership

Supporting Education for Climate Protection with myclimate

As part of our commitment to Sustainable Development, HI’s new partnership with myclimate non profit organisation and both share a vision of “Low Carbon Society”

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World Environmental Day

World Environmental Day

This Sunday, 5th June is World Environmental Day (DAY) and every year since 1973 this day has been to help stimulate awareness of the environment within countries all over the world.

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