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Boiler boost for Pen-y-Pass

Find out more about Pen-y-Pass’s spectacular HI 2013 Sustainability Fund win.

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Announcing the winners of the HI Sustainability Fund 2013

Hostelling International are thrilled to announce the winners of the HI 2013 Sustainability Fund.

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7 things NOT to pack for your hostel stay

Whether you’re at a small, intimate hostel or one with hundreds of beds, space is valuable. If you’re staying in hostels, you should pack light so that you can always be ready for the next adventure. Do your bit to be a good room-mate and keep your belongings in your area, not spread all around the room. Below are seven items you can safely leave at home. I’ve made the mistake of bringing all of them. Now I can confidently tell you that you DON’T need them.

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The HI Sustainability Fund

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.

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100% eco-sustainable hostel opening in the heart of Paris

In May 2013, we have opened our brand new Paris Pajol Hostel, situated conveniently within a five minute walking distance of the Gare du Nord and providing affordable accommodation all year round.

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Earth Hour 2013

Earth Hour is the largest movement celebrating human actions towards more sustainable planet and once again it’s nearly upon us. Even though our planet is currently facing various environmental issues, there is still a chance to make impossible possible and make the world we live in a better place not just for us but also for following generations.

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Sustainable Travel Survey Shows HI is Leading The Way!

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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Sustainability through Hostelling: Every Small Drop Counts!

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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Sustainable Destinations in Slovenia Receive EU Boost

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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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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