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Partner with us


Partner with us

Hostelling International is a non-profit organisation created in 1932 to support and work with youth hostel associations around the world. Today we have a network of 3700 hostels and 3.7 million members.

We believe that hostelling is about more than just having a place to stay. It’s about having fun, experiencing different cultures and meeting new people. We support a dynamic community of global citizens who we encourage to make the world a better place.

We work with NGOs, youth organisations, educational partners and global brands. By partnering with Hostelling International you can:

  • Work with an international network of people and organisations dedicated to promoting the power of youth travel
  • Align your brand with an organisation dedicated to promoting intercultural exchange
  • Demonstrate your commitment to a sustainable future

If you are interested in partnering with HI or would like to find out more please email us


Our partners




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With Busbud you can search, compare and book tickets from hundreds of bus companies in over 10,000 cities across 63 countries. By helping travellers find and book the perfect bus trip, Busbud makes traveling the world more accessible for everyone.



Doctor in Your Pocket offer 24/7 Global Access to Local, Virtual, and House Call Doctors. HI members receive up to 20% discount 






Eurosender is a low cost door to door shipping service, offering a simple, reliable and user friendly way of sending packages across 28 countries in Europe.



Hertz is one of the biggest car hire brands in the world operating from approximately 10,000 locations in more than 150 countries.

Their variety of products and service innovations include Hertz Gold Plus Rewards to reward you for your loyalty, as well as unique fuel-efficient, low-emission and alternative fuel travel solutions through their Green collections. Hertz’s sustainable mobility road map focuses on reducing the environmental impacts of travel, while also helping customers save on fuel and experience the latest alternative fuel vehicle technologies.





SANDEMANs NEW Europe is the world’s largest promoter of walking tours, offering over 80 different tours in English and Spanish in 18 cities across 13 countries every day. 



Urban Adventures Urban Adventures Limited Urban Adventures Limited are part of the Intrepid Group, the world's largest adventure travel company. They run day tours with a difference. With 160 locally operated destinations globally and over 750 unique itineraries that are fun, locally led, unique, responsible, great value and memorable.






Erasmus Student Network (ESN) is the biggest student association in Europe, supporting and developing the experience of student exchange. ESN are present in more than 800 Higher Education Institutions in 39 countries, and offer services to around 2000,000 international students every year.




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The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is the United Nations agency responsible for the promotion of responsible, sustainable and universally accessible tourism. UNWTO promotes tourism as a driver of economic growth, inclusive development and environmental sustainability.


Hostelling International is Vice-Chairman of the Board of Affiliate Members of UNWTO.







UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation, is a specialised agency of the United Nations system. The organisation was created more than a half century ago, with the mission to build the defences of peace in the minds of men.


Hostelling International holds NGO Consultative status and is a recognised organisation within UNESCO.




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World Nomads travel insurance covers people from over 150 countries, with medical and evacuation cover, 24-hour emergency assistance and cover for a large range of adventure activities.







myclimate is amongst the world leaders when it comes to voluntary carbon offsetting measures. Science-based and market-oriented, myclimate offers a comprehensive package of services for offsetting in accordance with the principles of "avoid – reduce – offset" and "do the best and offset the rest".








The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) is a non-profit membership organization consisting of experts, organizations and individuals, with staff and volunteers on all continents. Its aim is to promote and increase sustainable tourism knowledge and practices among public and private stakeholders.

They establish and manage the Global Sustainable Tourism Council’s Sustainability Criteria: Destination Criteria (GSTC-D) and Hotel & Tour Operator Criteria (GSTC-H&TO), the minimum standards for any tourism business or destination necessary in order to protect and sustain the world’s natural and cultural resources. 



Go Displays, manufacturers of Banner Stands, provided us with a free Switch Banner.