Management Team


Peter Heule, Chief Executive Officer Short Stay GroupPeter Heule
CEO Short Stay Group & Yays

"As Managing Director I am responsible for overall operations for Short Stay Group, with a strong focus on Paris, Barcelona and Amsterdam.

I will use my broad experience in the hospitality industry - both in the traditional hotel world (Wyndham Apollo Hotel Amsterdam) as the online travel market (Expedia) - to bring Short Stay Group to the next level and offer our guests an extraordinary stay.

The way Short Stay Group offers holiday apartment rentals for both corporate and leisure guests brings great value to the European hospitality industry. It is a great adventure to make Short Stay Group the leading short stay apartment provider in Europe!"


Steven Smit, Chief Financial Officer Short Stay GroupSteven Smit
CFO Short Stay Group & Yays


"I am an entrepreneurial hospitality & real estate CFO, with over 8 years of experience in corporate finance, hotel operations and hotel real estate. I have solid experience in transaction execution and evaluating investment opportunities.
 
I have a passion about the hospitality industry and how the developments of today are shaping the accommodations of tomorrow. Mountains are my metaphor for life: see your top, find your path, stick to the master plan and you will get there."

 Real Estate Development

Elise van den Bandt
Real Estate Development Coordinator Short Stay Group & Yays

 

 

 

 


Marketing, Distribution & Revenue Management

Egon Knops
Marketing, Distribution & Revenue Manager Short Stay Group & Yays

"I am responsible for the Marketing, Distribution and Revenue Management for all our destinations.

Throughout my time with the company I gained a lot of experience of the serviced apartment industry and the hospitality industry in general. I started working part time at the front office and grew along with the company and worked on reservations, sales and now my main focus is marketing, distribution and revenue management. Alongside I contribute to the ongoing development of our own property management system 'Proboss'.

The variety in my day to day job makes it very exciting and challenging. Together with a strong and ambitious team we strive to improve ourselves each day to deliver the best experience to our guests with the ultimate goal to make everybody feel at home with Short Stay Group and Yays." 


Corporate Sales

Yolanda Blomjous
Corporate Sales Manager Short Stay Group & Yays

"I head up sales for Amsterdam, Paris and Barcelona with a focus on the corporate audience. I have worked in the serviced apartment industry (EMEA) since the end of 2010 when I was based in London. We fully understand the needs and values of our clients and will go above and beyond to exceed their expectations, whilst providing great service.

Our mission is to give our guests that ‘feeling at home’. With various language skills across the company, guests are able to experience an exceptionally personal approach as we match the best apartment to their requirements. Best apartments, best locations, best service, this is what we pride ourselves in across the board."


City Management

Robbert Laus
City Manager Short Stay Group & Yays Amsterdam

"As City Manager of Short Stay Group in Amsterdam, I am responsible for the operations of a large number of apartments throughout the city.

My team and I are passionate to get all our Amsterdam apartments in perfect condition for our guests. We do our utmost to provide them with excellent service so that they can truly feel like a local during their stay in Amsterdam.

As one of the first employees that came to work for Short Stay Group, I gained a lot of experience and knowledge about apartment rentals and about giving good service to our guests. This, in combination with my hospitality background, gives me a good understanding of what the key drivers are in this business.

My purpose is to keep our focus on our guests and improve the quality of our service where possible. It is very rewarding to welcome back happy, loyal guests in our apartments, more and more. I believe that this is the only way to maintain our position as the leading short stay apartment provider in Amsterdam."


Bauke Lodewijk, City Manager ParisBauke Lodewijk
City Manager Short Stay Group & Yays Paris

"I am managing Short Stay Group Paris & Yays Paris in all its facets and details. There is never a dull moment when you work with as many guests as we do. My passion is to think three steps ahead, to prevent surprises for our guests and for my staff.

All the experience that I gained as city manager in Amsterdam, I brought to Paris. In Paris we built a Short Stay Group city from scratch.

My personal ambition reflects Short Stay Group's ambition and that is to let Paris grow as large as it can ever be and to give our guests the best experience for their short stay in Paris whilst feeling entirely at home."


Verónica Loisa, Operations Manager BarcelonaVerónica Loisa
City Manager City Manager Short Stay Group & Yays Barcelona

"What I like most about my job is the freedom in managing my staff and the diversity of my day-to-day work.

By being organized and by setting clear goals we aim to improve the overall performance and in particular the service to our guests, here in Barcelona. This way we work hard to contribute to the future growth and success of Short Stay Group."


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