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The Scottish Youth Hostels' Association has opened up their new Edinburgh hostel:
The Global Village Hostel in San Francisco burned yesterday afternoon. The hostel had been unoccupied since June and no one was injured.
Hostels recently got coverage in the Austin, Texas news because of the 20th anniversary of Austin's Hostel.
There is an interesting story behind the opening of the first youth hostel in the United States:
The HI hostel in Austin, Texas, USA is celebrating its 20th anniversary tomorrow:
Hostel staff at two hostels in Edinburgh are worried about losing their jobs:
WORKERS at two Edinburgh youth hostels fear they could be about to lose their jobs, despite an apparent promise they were to be relocated to the city's £10 million new hostel.
The Scottish Youth Hostel Association has opened the largest hostel in its history:
Scotland's most upmarket youth hostel will open its doors to the public tomorrow following the £10m conversion of a landmark building on Leith Walk.
Globetrotter Inns, based in Scotland, plans to open hostels across Europe:
A recent AP article talks about the variety of people that hostels attract:
Australia wants to minimize the use of the word backpacker:
"Tourism operators are moving to minimise the use of the term backpacker, with its cheap, young and drunken connotations, in a bid to increase visitor numbers and maintain their market.
More news about the closing of youth hostels in the UK:
"Business owners in Greenhead and Acomb say the villages will be "hit very hard" when their youth hostels close later this year.
Base Backpackers and Beyond Backpackers are merging: