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  1. What hostels can do for Earth Hour 2011

    posted by Colm Hanratty | 0 Comments

    What hostels can do for Earth Hour 2011

    Mar072011

    At 8.30pm on Saturday 26 March 2011, hundreds of millions of people across the globe will switch off the lights of homes and businesses for one hour – Earth Hour. This is the world’s largest public action for the environment, acknowledging a commitment to go beyond the hour with actions that benefit the planet in the year ahead.

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  2. Latest signups on Hostelworld.com include two properties in Bangkok

    posted by Rebecca Keenan | 0 Comments

    Latest signups on Hostelworld.com include two properties in Bangkok

    Mar032011

    Here at Hostelworld.com we’ve got a great selection of hostels in Bangkok, one of the most popular backpacker destinations in the world. Two of our latest signups include a new hostel in Bangkok’s CBD and a guesthouse close to top Bangkok attractions like Nang Loeng Market.

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  3. The Hostelworld.com $50 Booking Guarantee

    posted by Colm Hanratty | 0 Comments

    The Hostelworld.com $50 Booking Guarantee

    Mar032011

    When it comes to booking hostels on the internet, we’re the market leaders. As a result, we process millions of confirmed hostel reservations without any problem each year, so we’re confident that your reservation will be at the hostel when you arrive.

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  4. The top hostels in USA for 2010 - as voted for by Hostelworld.com customers

    posted by Colm Hanratty | 0 Comments

    The top hostels in USA for 2010 - as voted for by Hostelworld.com customers

    Mar022011

    At the beginning of last month we announced the top hostels in the world at the 9th Annual Hostelworld.com Hoscar Awards held in London. As part of the Hoscars we also compile and award the top ten hostels in different countries around the world. So what were the top ten hostels in USA in 2010 as voted for by Hostelworld.com customers? Read on...

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  5. Celebrating at the Nice Carnival 2011

    posted by Rebecca Keenan | 0 Comments

    Celebrating at the Nice Carnival 2011

    Feb242011

    The Nice Carnival, also known as Le Carnaval de Nice, is one of the largest carnivals in world. It’s already in full swing, with the Nice Carnival 2011 taking place from February 18th-March 8th.

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  6. Properties in Mozambique, Taiwan, Indonesia and China among new Hostelworld.com signups

    posted by Rebecca Keenan | 0 Comments

    Properties in Mozambique, Taiwan, Indonesia and China among new Hostelworld.com signups

    Feb242011

    Some of the latest signups to appear on Hostelworld.com include properties in Vilanculos (Mozambique), Kenting (Taiwan), Bali (Indonesia) and Shanghai (China).

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  7. Earthquake in Christchurch – how to find out if you are affected and how you can help

    posted by Colm Hanratty | 0 Comments

    Earthquake in Christchurch – how to find out if you are affected and how you can help

    Feb232011

    The earthquake which took place on Tuesday afternoon in Christchurch, New Zealand has sadly, at time of writing, taken 75 lives. Unfortunately this figure looks set to rise. As Christchurch is such a popular stop on the backpacking route for travellers, you may know somebody who was there on Tuesday, or you may have plans to travel there in the future. If so, we’ve put together a quick Q & A which will hopefully answer some of your questions.

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  8. Bookings affected by Christchurch, New Zealand being refunded

    posted by Colm Hanratty | 0 Comments

    Feb222011

    Last night at round 12.30am I noticed a tweet in my Twitter feed by @backpackingmatt, a travel blogger based in Queenstown, New Zealand. It read ‘Just felt another big aftershock in Queenstown’. Then I began to notice other tweets reporting on the earthquake. It seemed that just over five months since the first earthquake back in September 2010, Christchurch was hit again.

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  9. Hostelworld.com customers vote Travellers House as Top Hostel in January

    posted by Rebecca Keenan | 0 Comments

    Hostelworld.com customers vote Travellers House as Top Hostel in January

    Feb172011

    Fresh from their ‘Best Hostel in the World’ win at the 9th Annual Hostelworld.com Hoscar Awards, Travellers House in Lisbon has been voted Top Hostel in January by our customers.

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  10. Latest Hostelworld.com signups include properties in Belize, Ukraine and the USA

    posted by Rebecca Keenan | 0 Comments

    Latest Hostelworld.com signups include properties in Belize, Ukraine and the USA

    Feb162011

    Hopkins in Belize, Bakhchisaray in Ukraine and Henryville in the USA are three of the new destinations now featured on Hostelworld.com.

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