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HI USA's Golden Gate Council is having a writing contest in honor of their 50th Anniversary.
STA Travel is closing 48 of its 65 retail locations in the USA.
The store closings and new online capabilities will enhance STA's ability to succeed in an increasingly competitive marketplace that favors buying travel online, it says.
HostelManagement.com got a mention in Arthur Frommer's blog yesterday.
Arthur Frommer writes:
Hostelworld.com is asking Oxford, Collins and Chambers' dictionaries to redefine the word hostel. Many dictionaries still use outdated and inaccurate definitions of the word.
It looks like Whistler, Canada may get a new HI hostel after the 2010 Winter Olympic Games:
A 2007 PDF report from hihostels.ca says:
The 7th European Hostel Meeting is coming soon in Barcelona:
HI-USA has a campaign to have the US Postal Service issue a postage stamp commemorating the 100th anniversary of hostelling in 2009.