Press Releases

Press Releases

Auszeichnung | 01 February 2024

Convenient from booking to bar: a&o is winner of the German App-Award 2024

  • App-award for most popular apps in Germany presented for the first time
  • a&o app awarded in the "Mobility and Travel" category   
  • In-house development has already won over 250,000 users  
  • German Institute for Service Quality and news channel ntv present award for the first time

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Eröffnung & Expansion | 31 January 2024

A&O HOSTELS 2023 REVIEW: A RECORD BREAKING YEAR WITH 6.1 MILLION OVERNIGHT STAYS, 2.7 MILLION GUESTS AND SIGNIFICANT PROGRESS TOWARDS NET ZERO 2025 TARGET

  • a&o Hostels has announced the company‘s strongest annual results with 6.1m overnight stays, 2.7m guetss and a turnover of €217m in 2023
  • 76% room occupancy rate across European hostels.
  • Guests from the UK make up the third highest global market for overnight stays, behind Germany and the Netherlands
  • Investments of a further €2m planned towards Net Zero 2025 goal   
  • a&o Venice becomes first hostel in Europe to achieve the maximum GreenSign sustainability standard 
  • Plans on track to open a&o Florence in early summer 2024

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Personal | 25 January 2024

"The team comes first": Thomas Pecoraro new Head of Sales DACH at a&o Hostels

  • Born in Dortmund and trained hotel specialist
  • Sales expert with almost 20 years of experience
  • Sales responsibility for the DACH region for 100 days  
  • USA and Latin America new a&o source markets

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