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About HI Korea

Hostelling International KOREA | Korea Youth Hostels Association

Background | The Korea Youth Hostels Association was established on April 17, 1967, under the Article 32 of the Civil Act. It was approved as a member of the International Youth Hostels Federation at the 15th IYHF World Congress which was held on August 27, 1968 in Japan.

Mission | Based on the rules and spirit of the International Youth Hostel Federation, the Federation promotes youth hostel activities that enable youth to self-cultivate a wealth of knowledge and acquire a good lifestyle through self-organized trips. By establishing and operating a youth hostel, The goal is to contribute to fostering healthy young people who will be the leaders of future society.

Governor | Lim Sung-joon (Former Ambassador) |

General Secretary | Shinn, Alex Yong Woo |

Gyeongnam Association | Kim, Byung Won |

Daegu Association | Lee, Jae Yoon |

Busan Association | Chae, Min Jeong |

Incheon Association | Kim, Jonggak Association |

Jeonnam Association | Im, Seung Kyu |

Jeonbuk Association | Lee, Wook Hee |

여성가족부 제21호(청소년단체 및 지정기부단체)
단체설립일 : 1967년 4월 17일(내무부 제6호 인가)