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The way is clear for the new youth hostel in Burgdorf Castle

Yesterday, the Canton of Bern Parliament followed the lead of Burgdorf Town Council by giving its unanimous approval to a state loan for the conversion of Burgdorf Castle. Thanks to these two posit...

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wellnessHostel4000 honoured with “Prix Lignum Wood Award 2015”

On Friday, the Swiss Youth Hostels received the "Prix Lignum Wood Award 2015" in the "centre west" region for the sophisticated, trendsetting use of wood in the construction of ...

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Business Report 2014 available

The Swiss Youth Hostels Business Report 2014 has just been published. Among other things it contains details of the association’s commitment in the area of sustainability as well as the posit...

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Successful first season in Saas-Fee

At the end of the first eight months of business at the wellnessHostel4000 and its publically accessible Aqua Allalin wellness and fitness centre, Swiss Youth Hostels, the operator, is pleased with...

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Gstaad Saanenland Youth Hostel begins its second summer season

Today sees the Gstaad Saanenland Youth Hostel, opened in June 2014, embark on its new season. Once again this summer, the team is looking forward to extending a warm welcome to families, groups, as...

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New youth hostel in Burgdorf Castle

The conversion project “Unser Schloss – jetzt für alle offen!” (Our castle – now open to all!) is a proud landmark for the city of Burgdorf – for local visitors a...

New addition to the Executive Board of Swiss Youth Hostels

In its meeting of 13 March 2015, the Board of Swiss Youth Hostels appointed Corinne Denzler, CEO of Tschuggen Hotel Group, as a member. This takes the total number of board members to ten.

go to the news Teachers now stay free in Swiss Youth Hostels

Teachers now stay free in Swiss Youth Hostels

With immediate effect, Swiss Youth Hostels are offering free bed and breakfast for teachers staying with their pupils or students in one of the hostels making up the nationwide network. With the in...

go to the news Swiss Youth Hostels: higher number of overnight stays and turnover in 2014

Swiss Youth Hostels: higher number of overnight stays and turnover in 2014

Swiss Youth Hostels can look back on a good year in 2014: in the financial year just ended, the number of overnight stays in the 46 owned hostels increased by 0.8 % and turnover by 6.5 % compared t...

go to news Swiss Youth Hostels distinguished with Watt d’Or energy award

Swiss Youth Hostels distinguished with Watt d’Or energy award

On 8 January 2015, the Swiss Federal Office of Energy is presenting the Swiss Youth Hostels with the Watt d’Or for their two latest developments, the Gstaad Saanenland Youth Hostel and the we...