• Diseño,  Frontpage

    What do business travellers want?

    2019 is already looking to be a flourishing year of dynamic change in the corporate travel sector. Business traveler trends continue to evolve at a rapid pace, where the response by the travel sector as well as the corporate one is to adapt and create new tools and technologies. Business travellers seems to not have any sign of slowing down either, according to the World Bank, international travel departures have more than doubled from roughly 600 million to 1.3 billion over the last two decades, and the Global Business Travel Association, predicts a $1.6 trillion business travel market by 2020. One key, main point is repeated over and over again…

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    An interview with digital nomad Luz

    As this week we celebrate Women’s Day on March 8th, we interviewed a successful and independent modern woman to share her inspiring contemporary lifestyle. Luz lives a Carpe Horam lifestyle, seizing every hour of her time. Her name? Luz. Her profession? A full time digital nomad travelling the world, part time fitness model and part time artist. She also somehow makes time to save the ocean, with her diving ocean clean up project in Barcelona ¨Better Ocean¨. Originally from Holland, however Luz has been based in Barcelona for the last few years but travels throughout the year. We sat down with her to see how she manages to work from…

  • Destinos,  Noticias,  Frontpage

    The Complete After Hours MWC 2019 Barcelona Guide

    The BYHOURs guide to the Mobile World Congress – 25-28th February 2019 The MWC – What, when, where? The Mobile World Congress (MWC) will take place from Monday 25th to Thursday 28th February in the events center La Fira in the vibrant Catalonia capital: Barcelona, Spain. It is one of the biggest yearly events in Barcelona with over 107,000 attendees in 2018 and even more expected this year. The international tech community will come together for the world’s largest annual trade show run by the GSMA, exhibiting the latest trends in the mobile industry. This year we expect to hear about the future of mobile, 5G, mobile hardware, smartwatches, new…

  • Noticias,  Frontpage

    Mexico & The Future of BYHOURS

    2019 will bring some big changes for BYHOURS, and a main one will be the expansion of the BYHOURS Mexican market and the preparation for the opening of BYHOURS regional offices in Mexico City. Back in 2012 BYHOURS was a pioneer in introducing the microstay in hotels of three, four and five stars in Europe to the hotel and tourism market. But now the focus is currently to implement the system in Latin America, where BYHOURS sees Mexico as the most relevant market, and now the next step is not only to seek more alliances with hotels but also open regional offices in Mexico City. Overall, Mexico has been an…

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    London: the growing trend of hotels for the day, from as little as 3 hours

    London, the city that doesn’t sleep, or is that really true? In a fast paced city like London the trend for hotels for the day has grown in double in just under two years. It´s apparant people aren’t just seeking out new experiences such as a spa day, using a new gym, the swimming pool or sauna of a hotel, but also using hotels for the day for many other cases such as to take time out of the daily routine to enjoy a few hours in a hotel. Microstays have risen exponentially in London the last 2 years and we are here to unfold why. Last year Bogota, Colombia,…

  • Diseño,  Frontpage

    The coolest Low Cost Hotel in Madrid

    Hostal SLEEP’N Antocha is located in the heart Madrid, with a 9.5 stars for location on booking.com we aren´t surprised as its bang in the middle of the Art Triangle next to the Reina Sofía Museum and just one street from Atocha train station. It´s a renovated and modern hotel with fully equipped rooms. Cleean, trendy and comfortable. Eye catching design but with a simple elegance, with super fair prices this could possible be the coolest hotel in Madrid if you are on a budget. A recommended spot to work, stay a few days or just hang out at the bar, lets check it out: Design It´s trendy contemporary design…

  • Destinations,  Frontpage

    Bleisure, the 2019 travel trend

    Business travel + leisure travel = bleisure travel. As work-life boundaries blur the way we travel does too. More than 1 in 3 business travellers will add a leisure component to their business trip this year to make the most of their work trips. Who is the Bleisure traveller? People from all different levels: we thought it might be more entry-level, but we found managerial does it as well, although we did find millennials more likely to partake in bleisure than some of their older colleagues. But, in fact its not about age or gender or work but about being oportunistic: it depends if you’re going to a place you…

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    Napbox & BYHOURS launch the first “one to one” smart meeting booth at the Pier01

    In collaboration with BYHOURS, Napbox has installed the first technological meeting booth prototype available by the hour at the Pier01 building Barcelona Tech City, hub of digital and technological entrepreneurship The digital meeting room allows coworkers to have a space where they can hold meetings of two or three people, calls or videoconferences in a fully equipped environment for periods of time. of 15, 30, 45 or 60 minutes, by booking easily and without cost through the app.   Napbox, a Spanish startup dedicated to the design and marketing of smart cabins for airport breaks (or naps), inspired by the BYHOURS philosophy, has created the One2One Napbox, a private and…

  • Destinations,  Frontpage

    6 steps to achieve your New Year´s resolutions

    Happy New Year, Carpe Horam! New Year´s resolutions might be going out of fashion, as less and less people seem to take them seriously, serving more as a joke to talk about unrealistic farfetched abstract ideas rather than real ways to improve yourself. What is the point of them? Well, to be a better version of yourself than the year before. But lets not take it too seriously, too achieve what you want is all about balance, so lets have fun too. At the end of the day time is all we have, everyday has the possibility to be a step closer to what you want to achieve. Dream big,…