Sobre nosotros

bidroom.com es una comunidad de viajeros donde puedes encontrar los precios más bajos en hoteles y compartir tus experiencias, buenas y malas, con el resto de la comunidad mientras recibes sugerencias y consejos sobre dónde ir en tu próxima aventura. Estamos comprometidos en hacer el viaje, más fácil, más justo, más barato y mejor para todos. Nosotros no somos un intermediario, somos un puente que conecta viajeros y hoteles directamente. Devolviéndote el control de tu estancia donde quiera que vayas en el mundo.

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La idea detrás de Bidroom

Nuestros fundadores lanzaron bidroom.com después de tener innumerables conversaciones con los hoteleros y escuchar que estaban extremadamente frustrados con el pago de altas comisiones y no tener control sobre sus ingresos y comunicación con sus clientes. Queremos cambiar eso y hacer del mercado un lugar más justo para los hoteles y sus huéspedes. Somos el cambio. ¡Juntos somos la revolución!

La idea tras Bidroom es traer equidad a la industria hotelera. Queremos ser el punto de encuentro entre hoteleros y clientes.

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Nuestra historia

2014, Octubre

¡Se lanzó bidroom.com!

Michael Ros y Casper Knieriem lanzan la primera versión beta de bidroom.com en La Haya. La plataforma evoluciona rápidamente.

2015, Diciembre

El final de la fase de prueba.

Después de un año de pruebas, Michael y Casper lanzan oficialmente la plataforma revolucionaria. Bidroom ya está funcionando.

2016, Marzo

Bidroom abre una oficina en Cracovia

Un pequeño equipo comienza operaciones de ventas, marketing, relaciones públicas y TI bajo la supervisión de Michael en una oficina justo en la plaza principal de Cracovia.

2016, Noviembre

¡Sin comisión!

Bidroom pasa por algunos grandes cambios. Se sustituye el modelo de baja comisión por un modelo de membresía sin comisión y el sitio web está disponible en ocho idiomas.

2017, Enero

El equipo se hace más fuerte

Bidroom expande su equipo con especelistas áltamente valorados en múltiples áreas de gestión y profesionales de la informática. La oficina de la plaza principal sufre una gran expansión para acoger el rápido crecimiento de la empresa, mientras que la sede central se traslada de La Haya a una ubicación privilegiada en Amsterdam.

2017, Mayo

Premio prestigioso

¡Bidroom se convierte en el ganador del Campamento de Innovación de Start-ups en el Foro Mundial de Turismo de Lucerna 2017! Nos nombraron como el más innovador de los 170 participantes.

2017, Septiembre

bidroom.com asegura una inversión sustancial

Bidroom aseguró la inversión del multimillonario Samih Sawiris, fundador del Grupo de Desarrollo Orascom.

2018, Enero

La Mejor Startup de Viajes de los Países Bajos

Bidroom fue anunciada como la Mejor Startup de viajes en los Países Bajos por la revista TravMagazine durante la Gala de Viajes en Noordwijk.

2018, abril

Asociación con Visa

Después de meses de preparación, finalmente revelamos que Bidroom se unió a Visa con el fin de proporcionar a sus titulares las mejores ofertas de hoteles on-line directamente. Bidroom se convierte en la plataforma de reserva de viajes preferida para Visa.

2018, Octubre

¡Nueva Junta Directiva!

Bidroom pasa al siguiente nivel con una nueva Junta Directiva. Nuevos CEO, CFO y CCO se unen para realizar la evolución de startup a pyme. Los cofundadores asumen nuevos roles como COO y CDO.

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Sobre nuestra revolución

Reserva más barata que en cualquier otro sitio

bidroom.com es una plataforma de reservas en línea basada en membresía que ofrece hoteles y apartamentos con tarifas de habitación con descuento en todo el mundo. Con Bidroom siempre se te garantiza un descuento de al menos 5% sobre el precio que puede encontrar en cualquier otra OTA.

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La Junta Directiva

"Durante años habíamos estado escuchando quejas de hoteleros sobre la comisión que hay que pagar a sitios como Booking.com, Expedia y Hotels.com "

Bas Tolmeijer

CEO

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Bas Tolmeijer

Bas literalmente nació y creció en una familia de profesionales de hostelería. Después de terminar los estudios de hostelería, trabajó a nivel sénior en la industria hotelera internacional, como gerente de hoteles, supervisando grupos hoteleros. Después de eso, Bas comenzó su propia cadena de hoteles desde cero, la cual vendió con éxito en el verano de 2018. Como fanático de los deportes, motivador entusiasta, creador de equipos y una persona con un gran corazón social, Bas lidera la compañía como CEO.

Michael Ros

COO, Co-founder

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Michael Ros

Michael, emprendedor por naturaleza, comenzó su primera empresa a los 18 años. A partir de los 24 años, trabajó durante 4 años para una gran empresa internacional y fue responsable de una facturación de 45 millones de euros al año. Luego fundó la agencia de viajes en línea Travelservice. Michael es un vendedor creativo con experiencia en la negociación a nivel empresarial corporativo. Actualmente, él supervisa las operaciones diarias y de TI de Bidroom.

Casper Knieriem

CDO, Co-founder

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Casper Knieriem

Después de estudiar Administración de Empresas en la Universidad Erasmus, Casper comenzó su propia empresa de subcontratación de servicios financieros, la cual vendió en 2007. Junto con Michael, comenzó la agencia de viajes en línea Travelservice. Es un empresario creativo y enérgico, que piensa en términos generales, es conceptualmente fuerte y tiene buen ojo para las oportunidades. Casper está a cargo del desarrollo de negocio y la expansión internacional de Bidroom.

Francesco Monaco

CCO

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Francesco Monaco

Hijo de inmigrantes italianos, Francesco estudió hostelería y siguió una carrera en el mundo de la hospitalidad internacional, especializándose en ventas, marketing y comunicaciones. En 2001, comenzó como empresario con su colega de negocios Bas, y desarrolló exitosamente la estrategia de su propio grupo hotelero. Este hombre de familia, le gusta el tai chi, The Beatles y BBQ, odia pagar comisiones a las OTAs y supervisa la organización comercial, las actividades y la estrategia de Bidroom.

John Stoffers

CFO

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John Stoffers

A John le encanta cocinar, el buen vino y tiene un talento especial para hechos y cifras. No es una sorpresa que después de terminar los estudios de hotelería, trabajó para muchos grupos hoteleros, supervisando la parte financiera del negocio. Su pasión es resolver desafíos complejos, establecer planes claros y construir fundamentos sólidos. Y eso es exactamente de lo que se está ocupando John en su rol de Director de Finanzas de Bidroom.

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Nuestro Equipo

El equipo de Bidroom es un proactivo grupo de profesionales con visión de futuro, y liderado por expertos en la industria de la hospitalidad. Conozca al equipo:

Pauline

Director of Marketing and Communications

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Pauline

Enthusiast, commercially driven & passionate are terms which describe her best. She believes in a healthy work-life balance, loves her job and loves to combine this job with being a proud mother of lovely twins (boy and girl). Another strong belief is that sharing is stronger than competing. Working together and being successful together, that’s her real motivation!

Marcin

Director of Operations

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Marcin

Truly global citizen with a huge passion for his little world – Krakow. As an enthusiast of hospitality industry, he has been looking at it from all angles – 10 years of experience as a hotelier, business developer, traveler and travel writer, made him fully understand our world. What he most believes in, are people. They are the biggest strength of every organization and the source of biggest inspirations. At Bidroom he makes sure everything works in terms of company operations.

Celso

Lead Developer

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Celso

Our IT magician. Once he wanted to be the pilot, but found computers to be his true passion. Great at turning complex problems into simple ones, very driven and ambitious. With his positive attitude there is no challenge too difficult for him. He also loves grilled salmon, in case you were interested.

Łukasz

Social Media Manager

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Łukasz

Our Social Media Ninja. Best at choosing Instagram filters and writing funny stuff on Facebook. When not online, he’s probably watching a movie, roaming around the city or cuddling his cats. Not a huge fan of sports with the exception of cycling.

Szymon

Marketing Manager

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Szymon

The fittest in the office. Martial arts and football fan, one of the best in our table tennis tournaments. With his sports motivation and lunchboxes full of food, he is ready to overcome every challenge.

Isabelle

GSA France

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Isabelle

Aga

HR Manager

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Aga

Strong, professional and dedicated – these are 3 words you can use to describe our HR Manager. At work, she finds the people who will be the best addition to the team and makes sure every employee has what’s needed and that all of the issues are solved. In her free time she loves to relax. What does she mean by that? Yoga, tennis and travelling are her main hobbies and, as it is generally known, wine will not interrupt with any of those activities. Another thing she likes? Analogue photography.

Michael

PR Manager

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Michael

Advocated for other people long enough to forget how to speak for himself. So here’s what his Mom says: “I just wish he’d stop being a clown, got married, and become the first billionaire in the family”.
Responsible for our demanding media relations with 100 story ideas per day (give his pitch a chance!). Yeah, he lived abroad a bit and does exercise regularly, of course. Creator of many delicious dishes, 25% of a comedian, outdoorsman, and a secretive (ghost)writer, who claims to look better IRL. A recommended friend by 4 out of 5 people in his own study from 2017.

Anna

Support

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Anna

Monika P

Data Manager

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Monika P

Individual, self-motivated, experienced and reliable person who always tries to deliver her work at her best. She has been always passionate about travel market, booking tools and hospitality industry. She spent last 6 years in Ireland working in a busy travel technology start-up and learning a lot about the hospitality industry itself. She recently returned to her homeland and became one of our staff members. She loves travelling and tasting local food. In her free time, she watches TV series, listens to music, meets with people and of course searches for cheap flights to get away for a weekend! Her biggest dream is to go on volunteer adventure trip.  

Monika F

Data Specialist

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Monika F

Positive, ambitious and eager to learn all the time. She loves the good company to spend time and party with. Her cheerfulness and character make her an incredible addition to the Bidroom family. When it comes to her hobbies, it is definitely traveling. She loves to fly in planes, road trips in a car with loud music and explore the world in general. Her favorite remedy for anything? Ice cream!

Steve

Content Marketing Manager

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Steve

Born in London, he brings solid experience in client, marketing & people management. He has worked for globally recognized companies, as well as managing many bars and restaurants and is now part of the Bidroom family bringing with him, professionalism, as well as a wealth of experience. He’s also passionate about music as a vocalist and theatre as an actor whilst trying to be a father all at the same time. All of this gives him a unique perspective which he brings to work with him along with endless enthusiasm.

Karolina

Data Specialist

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Karolina

Cheerful, winter-loving student, who loves to learn languages. If you ask her what she likes, she mostly focuses on two things – her love for dogs and her love for food. Her ambitions and self-motivation allow her to be a great addition to the Bidroom Team. She’s kind and helpful, which makes her a great friend and a valuable worker. Did she mention that she loves dogs?

Ignacio

Sales Representative Spain

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Ignacio

Our Spanish Market Representative has lived and worked in 5 different countries before moving to Poland to join Bidroom. He has worked in the hotel industry for the last 10 years in England, Spain, Czech Republic, Germany and Mexico. He is also a huge football fan, a loyal supporter of Real Betis, a team from his homeland Seville. His other passion is playing piano and because of that he misses not having one in Kraków at the moment.  

Kamil G

Full-Stack Developer

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Kamil G

If you need one word to describe him it will be hard-working. Kamil sleeps only because the human body needs it, but he thinks it’s just a waste of time. Besides working in Bidroom, he is also studying management. If you ask him about his passions, it’s coding and cooking. He’s a pedant in the first one, but also crazy about all of the new technologies. In his free time, he loves to escape to the mountains and recharge.

Edwin

Team Leader & Country Manager Netherlands

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Edwin

Our Dutch friend is another great addition to the team. Having been in the travel industry since 2011, he brings the needed experience to his job as a Team Leader and Country Manager for the Netherlands.
Outside of work, he is a passionate musician and a songwriter. He also loves photography and hiking.

Kamil Ł

Full-Stack Developer

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Kamil Ł

Another interesting addition to our team in Krakow. As a very practical person, he loves building things that are useful and just work. An undying fan of 5 sentence emails, agile approach and audiobooks. After hours, he runs networking meeting OpenCoffeeKRK and additionally, he is helping Kraków Startup Community #OMGKRK. In his free time, he cycles and plays squash.

Josefin

Country Manager DACH

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Josefin

Alex

Sales Representative Greece

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Alex

Giota

Sales Representative Greece

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Giota

Dominika

Customer Support Administrator

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Dominika

She once wanted to be a spy, but realized she was best at working with people, so she joined our team as sales support. Even though she claims that her biggest talent is sleeping, she is definitely not lazy. She is afraid of people who smell like strawberries, yet, she does love skittles.

Adnan

Country Manager Turkey

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Adnan

He studied Business Administration at the Bosphorus University, the top best university in
Turkey. With 15 years of experience as a hotelier, he made the best part of his career in
the hospitality sector as Small Hotels Advisor and offered advisory services to small and
boutique hotel owners and investors. He has visionary approaches in terms of new marketing
tools to boost hospitality business. He is open-minded and team worker, also a founder of
small hotels association of Turkey. He loves exploring, social networking, travelling and has
been to 82 countries all around the World. He believed in Bidroom business model and
decided to help Bidroom spread into Turkey as Country Manager.

Eugenia

Client Support

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Eugenia

Bidroom’s own unicorn with a huge amount of love for fiction books, peanut butter, healthy smoothies and her rabbit Gigi. Loves to learn and has quite an experience with customer service, which makes her a great person for Customer Care. When she’s not working, she travels and learns. Despite finishing university she still keeps on broadening her knowledge about the world around her. She also wants you to know that she is a really nice person with a lot of dedication and professionalism.

Lidiia

Sales Representative Eastern Europe

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Lidiia

Our Ukrainian friend, who is amazing at cooking and swimming. With her love of learning new languages and getting to know different cultures, she travels around the world very often. A self-determined employee with a passion for the tourism industry, she is an amazing addition to the team. As our Sales Representative, she brings a lot of professionalism, dedication and energy into our office.

Jolanta

Country Manager Poland

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Jolanta

Passionate hotelier with several years of experience in sales, operation and team management. Enormously energizing and dynamic, she laughs a lot and shares her smile with the whole team every day. Positive thinker, who loves to ride a bicycle and rest actively with her family and friends. She co​mpleted a half-marathon.

Olga

Marketing Support

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Olga

One of the younger ones in the company, but just as hard-working and ambitious. Studying marketing, loving to travel, learn and meeting new people, she finds Bidroom as the perfect place for her. In her free time she goes to the gym, meets with her friends, reads a lot and tries to cook. What does she hate? Having nothing to do, of course!

Izabela

Country Manager Italy

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Izabela

Returned to her homeland after spending 12 years on Sicily working in the Italian hospitality industry. Has strong experience in various areas of hotel management. Always looking at the bright side of things and ready to help her team in daily challenges. After work she masters her cooking skills.

Tomasz

Global Support Manager

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Tomasz

The analytical mind of the team. He loves the flexibility and the possibilities Bidroom offers him. Pierogi-lover and bunnies advocate in the dogs vs cats battle. He is very determined, consistent and always customer-oriented.

Federica

Sales Representative Italy

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Federica

Came from Florence pushed by the curiosity of getting in touch with another culture, as well as by her passion for travelling. At Bidroom she’s now responsible for the Italian market. Her past experiences have helped her in dealing with different people and the dynamics of a sales job. Honesty and clarity are the virtues she lives by.

Kamil K

Account Manager

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Kamil K

Sport-loving, family-oriented and very motivated – these are the words you could use to describe our Account Manager. Having spent his entire life in Hospitality Industry and working for biggest OTAs and hotel chains, you can be more than sure he has the knowledge needed in this job. In his free time, he likes to run with his dog and simply be with his family. Another interesting fact – he has completed 3 marathons!

Liliia

Sales Representative Spain

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Liliia

Our Ukrainian traveller has joined us after studying and working in different countries such as Spain and USA. In Bidroom, she is responsible for Spanish and Latin American markets. Motivated and ambitious, she brings joy and energy to the team which she considers the best she has ever worked with. In her free time, she dances, does sports and loves hanging out with cool, interesting people.

Mohammed

Sales Representative Egypt

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Mohammed

Motivated and open-minded, the Egyptian smiley guy joined Bidroom Team with good communication and negotiations skills to take responsibility for the Arabic region. After obtaining a BA in French History and Literature, he worked for one of the biggest travel agents in the world. He loves his family, football, cooking, sport, travelling and meeting new people. He’s also a big fan of Zamalek SC.

 

Billy

Online Marketing Manager

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Billy

Our personal Growth Hacker. Here is what he wants you to know about him:
“My name is Billy.
I love cashew and hate pineapple on pizza.
You can run but you cannot hide.”

Konstantinos

Country Manager Greece

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Konstantinos

Konstantinos is one different Greek. Although coming from a sunny country, Konstantinos had lived in Copenhagen the last couple of years and recently moved to Krakow to follow his passion at Bidroom – working for ambitious startups. His hobbies – fitness and travelling.

Sebastian

Full-Stack Developer

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Sebastian

All throughout his childhood, he loved to design and to build things. Because of that, he is such a great Developer Engineer. When he’s outside the office, he needs a high dose of adrenaline which also allows him to maintain his level of endorphins.

Daniel

Country Manager LATAM

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Daniel

Coming from Brazil, he brings solid experience in client, project & people management. He has worked for global companies and accounts and is now part of Bidroom family contributing with a high dose of professionalism. Besides the business part, he’s passionate about sports & music (i.e. multi-instrumentalist,
singer, song-writer and amateur producer) and believes that a well-balance life is key for personal & professional success.

Gosia

Office Manager

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Gosia

Gosia has hospitality running through her veins. As a daughter of the guest house owner, she already knew a lot before studying hotel management and working in this industry for the past few years. Such experience joined with meticulous attitude puts her as the right person in the right place – our office manager. Even though she likes to escape the office from time to time to travel.

Joanna

Sales Representative Netherlands

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Joanna

Lived and worked in 6 different countries. Creative mind. Generator of new ideas and improvements’ seeker. Passionate about personal growth, design and interior styling. In her free time she is either reading or making lamps&furniture or making projects of new interiors. She also loves to cook&host, travel and meet new people. She can not imagine winter without snowboarding and a weekend without visiting DIY store.

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