(English) 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!
(English) 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.
(English) 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.
(English) 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.
(English) 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.
(English) 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.
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.