New hostel in the Finnish Lakeland: Hostel Mannila
Hostel Mannila in Punkaharju has just recently joined the Finnish HI Hostel network. Hostel Mannila is not quite your typical hostel experience: it's located on a farm at the shores of Saimaa, the largest lake in Finland.
If you’re looking for a place off-the-beaten track, Mannila Farm should not be passed.
Hostelling International Finland supports work against child sex tourism
Hostelling International Finland has joined the Too Bad to Be True campaign, co-ordinated by the Finnish Association for Fair Tourism (FAFT). The campaign was created to increase awareness of child sex tourism among Finnish travellers.
Irja Hanelius appointed CEO of Hostelling International Finland
Irja Hanelius has been appointed to serve as CEO of Hostelling International Finland (HI Finland) from 27 October 2014. In addition to expertise in economics and finance, Hanelius possesses extensive experience in creating consumer experiences and concepts in the tourism and hospitality sector.