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The HI hostel in Austin, Texas, USA is celebrating its 20th anniversary tomorrow:
The YHA office in Michigan is closing:
The venerable American Youth Hostel office on Coolidge Highway — the only hostelling center in Michigan — is closing its doors this weekend.
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 Washington Post is running an article about hostels:
At 52, I'm no youth. But I'm hooked on hostels.
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:
HI USA and CyraKnow are partenering:
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.