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Gstaad Saanenland Youth Hostel begins its second summer season Jun 04, 2015

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, associations, solo travellers, bikers, hikers and... More

New youth hostel in Burgdorf Castle Apr 28, 2015

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 as well as day and overnight guests. To the grea... More

New addition to the Executive Board of Swiss Youth Hostels Mar 24, 2015

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.

Teachers now stay free in Swiss Youth Hostels Mar 17, 2015

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 introduction of this new offer, the non-profit or... More

Swiss Youth Hostels: higher number of overnight stays and turnover in 2014 Jan 13, 2015

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 to the preceding year. The non-profit organisati... More

Swiss Youth Hostels distinguished with Watt d’Or energy award Jan 08, 2015

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 wellnessHostel4000 in Saas-Fee, in the category &... More

Opening of world’s first wellness hostel in Saas-Fee Sep 19, 2014

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 requirements of modern wellness and fitness facilities... More

Opening of new Youth Hostel Gstaad Saanenland Jun 05, 2014

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 the local chalet style, offers the typical, info... More

Annual Report 2013 now available May 22, 2014

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 gained traction, and good weather conditions had a ... More

“Another year, another chance” May 13, 2014

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 and lives simultaneously IRL. From experienc... More