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Irish hostels expect business to increase this year:
"Two thirds of hoteliers across the country expect business this year to be well ahead of last year, according to the latest tourism industry barometer survey by Failte Ireland.
Hostel news about the Chinese Taipei Youth Hostel Association of Taiwan:
"The International Youth Hostel Federation (IYHF) has accepted the Chinese Taipei Youth Hostel Association of Taiwan as a member, a spokesman for the local association said yesterday.
Base Backpackers and Beyond Backpackers are merging:
The Bangkok Post reports that although the overall number of visitors declined by 1.15% in 2005, hostelling is up:
An article in the Vancouver Sun talks about a successful hostel in the Canadian Rockies:
The Golden Gate Council has a Green Hostels Project.
The New York Times is running a story about travel writers.
An article from the Honolulu Star Bulletin compares the Honolulu hostels with the hotels:
A recent article in The Times covers the changes happening at YHA in the UK: