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Planting trees on the World Environment Day

To celebrate the World Environment Day, 6th of June, the HI Iceland team planted Icelandic trees to offset carbon emissions from our hostels in Reykjavík 2016. 


The HI Iceland main office will be closed from 2pm on the 6th of June.

Because of World Environment Day, we are planting trees to offset the carbon footprint of our activities for the year 2016.


Responsible tourism and HI Iceland Sustainability Fund

HI Iceland has signed a declaration on responsible tourism in the presence of the President of Iceland, Guðni Th. Jóhannesson, who is also patron of the project.


Reykjavik Hostel awarded the HI-Quality certification

HI-Quality certification was awarded to the three hostels in Reykjavik, City Hostel, Downtown Hostel and Loft Hostel.


New hostel at Reykhólar

We welcome a new hostel to the HI Iceland chain, Reykhólar Hostel


Working with Farfuglar

Job Availabilities at Farfuglar


New Hostel in Eyrarbakki

We welcome a new hostel to the HI Iceland chain, Eyrarbakki HI Hostel.


We got the HI Sustainability Grant

HI Iceland is the winner of the 2015 HI Sustainability Fund Competition


Great success for Icelandic HI-hostels

Reykjavik Downtown Hostel and Bildudalur HI Hostel were awarded for outstanding achievements.


Icelandic Hostel the best HI Hostel in the World

Reykjavik Downtown Hostel has been awarded as the best HI Hostel in the world in 2015 by Hostelling International.

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