Member Deals and News
The Rockies is one of the best places in the world to tour on your bike, like HI’s very own Kaitie found out last year. HI’s wilderness hostels are dotted throughout the Rockies and are the perfect rest spot for your scenic cycle tour. What’s more, staying at a hostel means you don’t have to carry your camping gear along with you on your ride because the hostels are all fully equipped with linen and cooking equipment. Read more »
To those who have found it, HI-Castle Mountain has been a fantastic discovery; easy to get to, as it's just a kilometre off the Trans-Canada highway halfway between Banff and Lake Louise, but hidden away in the trees away from the hustle and bustle of the traffic. HI-Castle Mountain is a perfect spot for a weekend of road biking on the Bow Valley Parkway, hiking up to Rockbound Lake, climbing to the summit of Castle - or maybe just snapping photos of the amazing landscape and wildlife that surrounds the hostel. Read more »
We are still in need of a few volunteers for our upcoming casino in Calgary on June 3 and 4 at the Stampede Casino. Funds from the casino go toward improvements of our Southern Alberta hostels. Our last casino raised over $75,000 and we hope to achieve the same or greater this time around. Read more »
Your HI-C-PM Region volunteer board is holding its last Member Dialogue Session this coming Sunday May 27 from 3:00 – 5:00pm in Edmonton. However, if you can't attend this session or live outside of the Edmonton area you will be able to attend the session via video conference. The feedback from our meetings to date has been invaluable and this will be your last chance to provide your input this year. Read more »
Photographer and world traveler William Jans has been doing his live shows since 1990. These popular events are a fun mix of costumes, video, storytelling, and the unexpected, and have gotten rave reviews from both the public and the media. His current shows are about his adventures in Tanzania and China. Read more »
Here at Hostelling International, we have long appreciated the support and dedication we get from our volunteers. From our volunteer Board of Directors to the volunteers that host hockey nights, do administrative duties at our offices and help out at our fundraising events – we have hundreds of volunteers working for us all over the world. Read more »
Your privacy and security is very important to us. This year, your volunteer board and staff are undertaking two important initiatives: online voting and a member database upgrade to improve not only the security of your personal information but also ensure we continue to respect your communication preferences with Hostelling International.
Online Voting Read more »
We want to know what you think about our membership. It doesn’t matter if you’re a current member or if you’ve just considered becoming one, we would like to hear your opinion. Your answers will help us improve the value of the membership product. Take the survey and you will be entered to win an iPad 2! Go here to take the survey.
The survey ends May 4, 2012. This survey is only regarding our Canadian membership, therefore it is only open to Canadians.
Your HI Membership is not only good for getting you cheaper rates at 4,000 hostels in 90 countries, but it’s also great for getting discounts on transport, attractions and tours all around the world. If you don’t have a HI Membership or yours is due to expire at the end of the month (March 31, 2012), then make sure you buy or renew before you head off on your next trip. Read more »