Yotel News

Bovio appointed chief commercial officer with Yotel

Bovio appointed chief commercial officer with Yotel

6 February 2018 Hotel News

Yotel has appointed Lisa Bovio to the role of chief commercial officer, ensuring the delivery of a strong distribution platform to support the company’s rapid global expansion across all three brands – Yotel, Yotelair, and Yotelpad.

Breaking Travel News investigates: Yotel, London Heathrow

Breaking Travel News investigates: Yotel, London Heathrow

6 February 2018 Focus

The first hotel opened at London Gatwick in 2007 and since then Yotel has gone from strength-to-strength, opening at other UK airports and now expanding into the United States and Singapore. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole visits the London Heathrow property to try it on for size.

Hsiang to lead Yotel development team in North America

Hsiang to lead Yotel development team in North America

24 January 2018 Hotel News

Yotel has appointed Jason Hsiang as senior vice president of development for North America. Based in New York, Hsiang will spearhead the acquisitions and development team responsible for sourcing, negotiating and closing joint venture agreements, acquisitions, and long-term management agreements for new Yotel, Yotelair and Yotelpad projects in the USA and Canada.

Yotel to introduce Yotelpad long-stay brand in United States

Yotel to introduce Yotelpad long-stay brand in United States

17 January 2018 Hotel News

Yotel has announced a foray into the extended stay segment with the launch of the new Yotelpad brand. Building on the design principles of Yotel and Yotelair cabins, Yotelpad translates the essence of serviced apartments into purposefully designed compact homes, known as Pads, fulfilling the requirements of the global citizen at an affordable price.

Yotel Singapore welcomes first guests as brand debuts in Asia

Yotel Singapore welcomes first guests as brand debuts in Asia

4 October 2017 Hotel News

Yotel Singapore, the first Yotel in Asia, opened its doors to guests earlier, offering 610 rooms across 30 floors. By integrating the elements of luxury hotels into smartly designed spaces, Yotel aims to provide a seamless and intuitive guest experience by giving guests everything they need and nothing they don’t.

Starwood Capital Group takes 30 per cent stake in Yotel

Starwood Capital Group takes 30 per cent stake in Yotel

26 September 2017 Hotel News

Starwood Capital Group has committed to making a strategic investment of $250 million in Yotel. The deal includes acquiring a 30 per cent stake in the company and investing in real estate acquisitions for new build, hotel conversion and adaptive reuse properties as Yotel expands its international scale.

Yotel expands in US with Boston property

Yotel expands in US with Boston property

27 June 2017 Hotel News

Yotel has opened its second US location in Boston’s buzzy Seaport District. Inspired by first-class airline travel, Yotel Boston features smartly designed cabins, a technology-driven guest experience, clever social spaces for co-working, relaxing and socialising.

Yotel set to debut Clerkenwell, London, property in 2018

Yotel set to debut Clerkenwell, London, property in 2018

31 January 2017 Hotel News

Yotel has announced plans to open its third property in the UK in late 2018 with a 212-cabin hotel in Central London’s creative quarter of Clerkenwell at 96-100 Clerkenwell Road. The project, developed by Medina Investments, has already broken ground and is set to open in late 2018. 

Breaking Travel News interview: Hubert Viriot, chief executive, Yotel

Breaking Travel News interview: Hubert Viriot, chief executive, Yotel

14 April 2016 Focus

Inspired by first class travel, Yotel translates the language of luxury airline travel into small but luxurious ‘cabins’. These include a signature adjustable ‘SmartBed’ with luxury bedding, rejuvenating monsoon rain showers, relaxing mood lighting and a ‘techno wall’ with smart TVs, multi power points and easy connectivity. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole sits down with chief executive Hubert Viriot to find out more about this small company with global aspirations.

Yotel set to open at Charles de Gaulle Airport in July

Yotel set to open at Charles de Gaulle Airport in July

12 April 2016 Airline News Hotel News

Yotel has announced the Paris location for their next hotel opening. Due to open in July, it will be the first ever in-terminal hotel at Charles de Gaulle Airport. The luxury cabins will be situated in the secure transit area in Terminal 2E, home to Air France and the SkyTeam Global Alliance. Yotel’s Paris launch will form part of the opening of the brand new airport lounge area Instant Paris.

Yotel to embark on ambitious expansion plan

Yotel to embark on ambitious expansion plan

Yotel, the technology-focused hospitality brand, is set to embark on significant international growth plans from next year which will see 12 new Yotel branded hotels open by 2018. The group, which first opened its doors in 2007, has four sites already in operation - one city centre New York hotel, complete with luggage-storing robot (Yobot), and three airport hotels, situated in London Gatwick, London Heathrow & Amsterdam Schiphol.