Hostelling International (HI) is the brand name of 64 Youth Hostel Associations forming the International Youth Hostel Federation and represents nearly 4,000 hostels in 84 countries. HI is a non-profit membership organisation, with a proud history and a relevant philosophy: our mission is to promote cultural education, peace and international understanding through travel – offering affordable, safe, quality accommodation to people of all ages, races, religions and nationalities. With over 4 million members worldwide HI is one of the largest youth membership organisations in the world. HI currently provides 35 million overnight stays a year, many of which are booked through the hihostels.com website that provides a global booking system for hostels worldwide. As part of the youth travel industry which is both dynamic and varied, we have a young team and our office provide a range of services to global stakeholders and customers.