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Excellence Without Borders

Stereotypes are everywhere.  HI-USA is a nonprofit all about using travel and hostel experiences to eliminate negative stereotypes about people from different cultures and different backgrounds. As it turns out, American consumers hold a number of strong stereotypes about the differences between for-profits and ...Read More

Sleep for Peace

September 21st is observed around the world as the International Day of Peace.   It’s a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples.  And yesterday it was a day of common focus for HI-USA hostels across ...Read More

Leaders In The Field

With unification, HI-USA is now positioned to realize its aspiration of being a worldwide leader in the field of hostelling.  As a larger, unified organization, HI-USA will have new access to capital and economies of scale.  But that’s only part of it.  Our success ...Read More

A Deeper Shade of Green

HI-USA is no stranger to the sustainable tourism movement.   In many ways, we helped found it. Since its inception decades ago, hostelling has been about travelling lightly on the earth.  Even today hostellers are more likely than other travelers to share transportation, cooking and ...Read More