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Opening of world’s first wellness hostel in Saas-Fee

The newly opened wellnessHostel4000 in Saas-Fee is a novelty. It is world’s first hostel that combines the typical laidback ambiance and low prices of a youth hostel with the exacting require...

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Opening of new Youth Hostel Gstaad Saanenland

The newly opened youth hostel provides a range of facilities and services aimed at families, individual travellers, sports enthusiasts and culture lovers. The building, a modern interpretation of t...

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Annual Report 2013 now available

The Swiss tourism sector recorded significant growth in 2013. There are three reasons for this development: traditional growth markets remained strong, the recovery of the European economy has gain...

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“Another year, another chance”

The wait is over. The Big Blog Exchange (BBE), the world’s biggest blog exchange competition, is back! It’s a new year and a new chance to be one of 16 bloggers swapping places, blogs...

Go to the news Spring awakening at Avenches and Stein am Rhein

Spring awakening at Avenches and Stein am Rhein

Our youth hostels in Avenches and Stein am Rhein are sporting a freshly renovated and modernised look. The two hostels have been open again since April and have benefited immensely from comprehensi...

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Award for Basel Youth Hostel

Basel Youth Hostel, following a conversion undertaken in 2010 in collaboration with Buchner Bründler architects, has been honoured with the “Good Buildings Award 2013” by the Canto...

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Business Report 2012 now available

“Sustainable development” is more than just a buzzword for Swiss Youth Hostels. It is actually a key element of the company’s business policy, as can be seen in the 2012 Business ...

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Best Annual Report of a Swiss NPO

On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of its annual report rating, the University of Applied Arts and Science Northwest Switzerland (FHNW) presented awards to the best placed companies on 8 Novem...

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3a – restaurant bar lounge in Interlaken

The new, highly modern Youth Hostel with its own restaurant is located right next door to Interlaken-Ost Railway Station. The Youth Hostel contains a total of 220 beds. The menu of the in-house r...

Go to the news 75 years of Fällanden

75 years of Fällanden

"Fällanden Group House was inaugurated 75 years ago. The Youth Hostel was constructed by Emil Roth. Based on its then revolutionary idea, the building is characterised by sleek simplicity...