Croatian Youth Hostel Association is a non-profit and non-governmental organisation founded back in 1953 in order to promote the hostelling mission in Croatia and encourage young people to explore and appreciate the rich natural and cultural heritage of our country.

01/ 48 29 294, 48 29 296
Savska 5, 10 000 Zagreb


Programme of European Capital of Culture – Rijeka 2020 is centered around three main themes which depict the identity of Rijeka and contemporary Europe: water, work, and migration. The main motto around which the Rijeka programme was created is “Port of Diversity” which aims to show the city of Rijeka as one that is welcoming and accessible to all. The themes

Last week we were part of a project meeting held in Sofia, as partners on the project called „YOUTH WORK and YOUTH WORKERS across EUROPE – good examples from practice about volunteering, employment, education and training”. Partners in this project are youth association across Europe: National Youth Card Association – as a project coordinator, National Association of Youth Workers (NAPOR)

World Tourism Day is commemorated each year on 27 September, with celebrations led by UNWTO. Its purpose is to foster awareness among the global community of tourism’s social, cultural, political and economic value and the contribution the sector can make in reaching the Sustainable Development Goals. In 2019, in line with UNWTO’s overarching focus on skills, education and jobs throughout

These days at HI HOSTEL Zadar we have hosted a dear friend Sebastien Fournier, Artistic Director at the Sea Shack, HI hostel ( located in Gaspésie, the northern east side of Quebec, Canada. He visited our hostel on his trip through Croatia. In an informal “caffee meeting” we exchanged experiences of hostelling work in Canada and Croatia and challenges we face.