HI has become a signatory of the Global Tourism Plastics Initiative (GTPI), led by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), in collaboration with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation. The Global Tourism Plastics Initiative (GTPI) unites the tourism sector behind a common vision to address the
This June, HI Bergen Hostel Montana is finally welcoming guests again after a major renovation and we are very excited! We’ve asked Amarilis Coelho, Deputy Manager, to talk to us about the hostel and the project. Tell us a bit
At HI we believe in the creativity and imagination of young people and the power of travelling to create new opportunities. Which is why we were delighted when our member association in Japan, the Japan Youth Hostels (JYH) became co-sponsor of the “Mynavi Career Koshien 2020″, a business competition for high school students organized by Mynavi Corporation. Teams of High school students
At HI we have developed unique, quality and sustainability agreed standards for all our hostels, known as the HI Standards. Why is this important? Because we believe in Sustainable Hostelling for a better world. We believe in offering safe environments, such as our hostels for everyone to experience the wonders of the
We’d like to introduce our new CEO, Brianda Lopez! Q. You are the first woman CEO of Hostelling International, since you’ve taken on the role in September 2020 what have been your priorities and what do you intend to bring to the organisation?
Your Safety and Wellbeing is our Priority No matter what the circumstances, your safety, and that of our staff and volunteers is always our first priority. Our attention has always been on cleanliness, safety, friendliness and comfort. The HI standards,
2020 Winners With close to 3000 public votes counted the results are in for HISF 2020! Winning over £4000 to contribute towards their sustainable projects. YHA India, Rooftop Solar intallation at HI Mysuru REAJ Spain, Building Energy at Scout Hostel