On September 21st, International Peace Day, Hostelling International Canada donated $1 to the Youth Travel Foundation for each overnight spent in its participating hostels. The amount collected will be used by the Foundation to further develop its Sleep for Peace grant. This initiative, which took place for the second consecutive year, is part of the awareness program developed by Hostelling International to promote the role of youth tourism in creating a better world, where tolerance, inclusivity and open-mindedness reign supreme.  

'' When young people come together from all around the world under the same roof, you can’t help but start to appreciate our similarities and differences. ''

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WHat is sleep for peace ?

Sleep For Peace is an annual awareness initiative developed by Hostelling International and which aims at bringing hostels around the world to celebrate the role of youth tourism in creating a better world.  

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Our Sleep for peace grant

The grant was developed in partnership with HI Canada and aims at supporting projects which shine a light on the role travel plays in bringing peace around the world. 

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Hostelling International Canada is a not for profit hostel network and travel experience curator, part of a global movement bringing together hostels and members around the world.