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  • 19. DEC. 2023

    Ibex Gold and Platinum for four youth hostels

    Thanks to a great deal of commitment, several hostels were awarded a higher certification.

  • 12. SEP. 2023

    Highest ibex fairstay certification achieved by Richterswil Youth Hostel

    Richterswil Youth Hostel has been recertified by a leading Swiss sustainability label.

  • 12. SEP. 2023

    Engelberg and Locarno are now official bike hostels

    These two youth hostels offer bike fans everything they need for a successful holiday on two wheels.

  • 23. AUG. 2023

    Newly renovated Montreux Youth Hostel

    The final stage of the renovation work at Montreux Youth Hostel, founded in 1950 and essential to the region, took around six months.

  • 16. JUN. 2023

    «Best of ibex fairstay 2023» award for wellnessHostel4000

    The Swiss sustainability label ibex fairstay has honoured the hostel in Saas-Fee with an award for its exceptional performance.

  • 14. JUN. 2023

    Numerous anniversary activities on the programme

    A family celebration at the Richterswil youth hostel, various mountain forest projects, a grand table football tournament across 26 hostels and the Swiss-wide Youth Challenge: The Swiss Youth Hostels are heading towards their 100th anniversary on 28 April 2024, offering numerous activities.

  • 22. MAY. 2023

    Highest Ibex certification for Davos Youth Hostel

    Youthpalace Davos has been honoured with the Ibex Platinum certification.

  • 11. MAY. 2023

    The Swiss Foundation for Social Tourism celebrates its birthday

    The Swiss Foundation for Social Tourism - in the service of building culture for the Swiss Youth Hostels for half a century.

  • 01. MAY. 2023

    Fixed rates now also available for young people

    Teenagers between the ages of 13 and 17 pay just CHF 35 per night in their parents’ room, including breakfast buffet.

  • 28. FEB. 2023

    Retrospect, Prospect and Youth Challenge

    After two difficult years due to the COVID pandemic, the Swiss Youth Hostels concluded 2022 with accommodation numbers above the pre-crisis level, starting the new year off with strong booking numbers. There are various new things coming to the hostel network in 2023 as well, plus both the Swiss Youth Hostels and the Swiss Foundation for Social Tourism are heading towards their 100th and 50th year anniversaries, respectively.
    Numerous anniversary activities are on the agenda, starting with the Switzerland-wide «Youth Challenge», based on the values of the non-profit organisations.

  • 07. FEB. 2023

    Five certifications with Ibex Fairstay

    A handful of youth hostels have been honoured with awards from the Swiss sustainability label Ibex Fairstay. One facility stood out in particular.

  • 25. JAN. 2023

    Ibex Gold and Platinum for four Youth Hostels

    Delémont Youth Hostel is pleased with its Ibex Fairstay Gold certification. The facilities in Schaan-Vaduz, St. Moritz and Trin have been awarded the highest level, Platinum.