Managing Director Hans Brinker Hostels
Pieter has been hospitality professional for 25 years.
Starting as a dishwasher at the Novotel, Pieter had a very diverse career in the entertainment and hospitality industry before ultimately becoming the Managing Director of the Hans Brinker Budget Hostel in Amsterdam in 2012.
In his role at the Hans Brinker, Pieter is responsible for the entire spectrum of Sales and Marketing and Strategy and Expansion.
Pieter made the next step with Hans Brinker in 2013 when the hostel became an international brand, opening a new hostel with a local partner in Lisbon. The company has a plan to continue expansion across Europe and is looking for opportunities to collaborate with local partners to open additional Hans Brinker Hostels.
Dove, come e quando
Hans Brinker Hostel in Amsterdam is well known throughout the world with their wonderful marketing and branding of “worlds worst hostel” and “the hotel that couldn’t care less, but we will try”. Turning the tables on the traditional guest welcome message, Hans Brinker has managed to become one of the world’s leading hostels, and the place to stay when in Amsterdam and now their second property in Lisbon, Portugal.