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I recently attended and presented at the wonderful first annual American Hostel Conference, hosted by Vicki Matsis of NotSo Hostel in Charleston, South Carolina.
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:
A new hostel is being planned for Jasper, Canada:
Now that the Canadian Hostelling Association has made the administrative modifications needed to finance construction, Jasper could see a new hostel in its townsite by 2013.
HI-USA has a campaign to have the US Postal Service issue a postage stamp commemorating the 100th anniversary of hostelling in 2009.
The Arkansas Times ran a story that includes a section about the development of the first hostel in Little Rock, Arkansas, USA:
Point Reyes, CA — Hostelling International’s Point Reyes Hostel has been certified as a Marin County Green Business through the Bay Area Green Business Program.
The Clearwater Beach Hostel in Florida, USA apparently has closed permanently.
A message on the front page of the Web site reads:
HostelManagement.com interviewed Robin Alexandra Rothschild from the Silverton Inn, hostel in Colorado:
How was the hostel started?Before I took it over
Three New York City hostels have been closed, apparently for safety violations:
The Baltimore Hostel will be re-opening after eight years:
After eight years without one, Baltimore is close to welcoming a hostel back to town.