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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.

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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...

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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...

go to the news Opening of world’s first wellness hostel in Saas-Fee

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...

Go to the news Annual Report 2013 now available

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...

Go to the news “Another year, another chance”

“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...