Imagefilm Cap Wörth ERC Standbild

You are Welcome: ERC 2020 in Velden Cap Wörth, Austria

We are pleased to announce that Austria will host the ERC 2020 (European Regional Conference) and that our venue will be the beautiful Youth Hostel Velden Cap Wörth. Yesterday we presented our venue in Stockholm at the ERC 2019 as a video with our slogan “In the Heart of Europe, Europe in the Heart” and […]

Jugendgästehaus Klagenfurt Café Lobby

The new lobby in the Youth Hostel Klagenfurt is finished

After many diligent working hours, it´s is now ready: the new lobby in the Youth Hostel Klagenfurt! A new ambience, modern yet cozy atmosphere and a café to relax await the guests of the Youth Hostel. We look forward to your visit! 🙂

News Jugendherbergsverzeichnis / Hostel Guide Austria 2019

New Hostel Guide Austria 2019

The new Hostel Guide 2019 for Austria is available now …  The pocket guide offers a street map with the addresses and contact information of all hostels and member discounts in Austria at a glance! Tip: If you would like to have a copy, you can easily and conveniently order it by e-mail at or browse our catalog […] Awards 2018 for OEJHV Carinthia

We are pleased that the youth hostels Heiligenblut, Velden Cap Wörth and Klagenfurt have been awarded with the Guest Review Awards 2018 on 👍 – a reward for all the efforts of our employees of OEJHV Carinthia. We congratulate and are sure that 2019 will be followed by other awards. 😁  

Stronger Together: Kick-Off Meeting 2019

The managing directors of Vienna, Carinthia, Lower Austria, Upper Austria and the head office met this week in Vienna to plan new activities for the hostels in Austria and to intensify their cooperation. The mood was very productive and good and you can see that in the group photo too… 🙂 In the picture (from […]

Merry Christmas!

Kids, how time flies. Christmas is coming soon and the year 2018 is soon over. We take a break. Our office and member service at Zelinkagasse 12 is closed from 22.12.2018 to 06.01.2019. From 07.01.2019 we are back for you! In the meantime you can contact our colleagues from the Upper Austrian Youth Hostel Association under […]

HI workshop for even better quality in our organization

A successful workshop on quality management took place in the Youth Hostel Linz on 13.12.2018 and motivates our employees even more to improve. Thanks also to Jürgen Gross from the HI-Q program of Hostelling International! Participants (from left to right): Markus Wutscher, CEO Carinthian Youth Hostel Association Sabine Kempinger, CEO Upper Austrian Youth Hostels Association […]

About us: Portraits of our employees

We spontaneously decided to record our most important asset in a portrait series: our worthy employees. We think that we succeeded very well … 🙂 More photos will follow …

Querfeldein 2 2018 News

Querfeldein 2/2018 Travel Magazine published

QUERFELDEIN, the travel magazine for our members, has been released as edition 2/2018 in October. Content (in German only): Bilbao: A city reinvents itself – travel report by Stefan Veigl Bolzano: Strolling as in the Middle Ages – travel report by Stefan Veigl News / Stories: New climbing hall in Klagenfurt, BFI Apprentice Games Cap […]

Youth Hostel Membership Card 2019 available

It´s here…… our new membership card for 2019! From now valid until 31.12.2019! With the membership card you can spend the night cheaper HI Hostels worldwide. And also receives numerous discounts locally. Sounds good? Then visit

Eröffnung der Boulderhalle im Jugendgästehaus Klagenfurt

Climbing hall in Klagenfurt opened

Our Youth Hostel in Klagenfurt offers now one more attraction. On Friday, September 14, 2018, we were able to open our new climbing hall, which we have built directly next to the youth hostel. In our house in Klagenfurt, we register approximately 20,000 overnights a year. The house is directly in the university district near […]

Querfeldein 1 2018 News

Querfeldein 1/2018 Travel Magazine published

QUERFELDEIN, the travel magazine for our members, has been released as edition 1/2018 end of May. Content (in German only): Lake Garda: a lake that is almost a sea – travel report by Stefan Veigl Munich: Stefan Veigl was in the Weißwurst metropolis Riding holidays in Mondseeland Neu Nagelberg has reopened and presents a new […]