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Youth Hostels say goodbye to booze bans, curfews and draughty dorms

"Margo Paterson would make a great youth hostel warden. She’s welcoming and friendly, with just a hint of steel – you would never shirk a chore she set – and she is passionate about hostelling.

But the chief executive of Hostelling Scotland won’t thank me for saying that. At what was known as the Scottish Youth Hostels Association (SYHA), wardens and chores are very much things of the past"

Our CEO Margo Paterson sat down with Richard Baynes of The Herald to talk about how she become CEO of Hostelling Scotland and also the modernisation and changing times of hostelling.

Read the full article here