Readers are invited to add their comments to any story. Click on the article to see and add.


BTN also goes out by email every Sunday night at midnight (UK time). To view this edition click here.


Email this Page

The Business Travel News
PO Box 758
Edgware HA8 4QF
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 8952 8383
© 2020 Business Travel News Ltd.

Article from BTNews 4 NOVEMBER 2019

Mainland Europe debut for Yotel

Quirky hotel brand Yotel, which features what it calls cabins instead of rooms and communal all-day social gathering places known as Komyunitis, opens its first property in mainland Europe today, Monday, in Amsterdam.

Complete with all-day dining and a one-of-a-kind outdoor cinema, the 202-cabin Yotel Amsterdam Noord in the up-and-coming Buiksloterham neighbourhood on the bank of the Tolhuis Canal.

Cabins are equipped with signature Yotel features such as space-saving adjustable SmartBeds with memory foam mattresses, rain showers, adjustable mood lighting, free super-fast wi-fi and HD smart TVs.

Yotel CEO Hubert Viriot said: “We opened one of our first hotels, a Yotelair, at Schiphol Airport, so it was natural we should return and introduce our city hotel concept to a nation that has always embraced us.”

Amsterdam Noord marks the second city-centre Yotel in Europe following Edinburgh New Town, which opened this summer (BTN 5 August). Similar properties are scheduled to open early next year in Glasgow, London and Porto.

The company has airport hotels at Gatwick, Heathrow, Schiphol, Paris CDG and Singapore Changi plus two at Istanbul, and city-centre hotels in New York, Boston, San Francisco, Washington DC, Singapore, Edinburgh and Amsterdam.


Index/Home page

OUR READERS' FINEST WORDS (All times and dates are GMT)

All comments are filtered to exclude any excesses but the Editor does not have to agree with what is being said. 100 words maximum

No one has commented yet, why don't you start the ball rolling?

Add your comment

First Name
Email Address
Company (Not obligatory)
- You must be a registered subscriber using the email address entered to submit a comment, or you will be sent a confirmation email before your comment will appear.
- Your comment will be checked before appearing, which may take several working hours.