Around the World Archive

100,000 Strong

Student and youth travelers take note.  Your presence and your promise are being appreciated at the highest levels of our government.  And HI-USA is part of the conversation. Yesterday the First Lady’s staff invited an HI-USA colleague and me to talk with them about ...Read More

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

A UN-matched Gift

Today is the 62nd anniversary of the founding of the United Nations and will be marked by celebrations around the globe.   Both Hostelling International and HI-USA are well-matched with UN ideals, as recognized by HI’s special partner status with UNESCO. Amidst the celebratory anniversary ...Read More

HI-USA Applauds National Travel and Tourism Strategy

Today the Obama Administration released its National Travel and Tourism Strategy.  It’s a huge step forward.  Here’s our public statement:                                                                     +    +    + HI-USA APPLAUDS NATIONAL TRAVEL AND TOURISM STRATEGY CEO announces commitment to elevating student and youth travel May 10, 2012:  Statement ...Read More