Life is a ride
For us, life is a ride, a bicycle ride. The road can be bumpy, but we always move forward. As Einstein once put it: “To keep your balance you must keep cycling.”
OUR RIDE SO FAR
2011. 1 hotel, 4 bikes.
Hotel Max, our first hotel – sealed with a handshake.
2012. 17 hotels, 100+ bikes.
100 bikes reached, now on to 100 hotels!
2013. 31 hotels, 300+ bikes.
Expanding to Rotterdam and The Hague – easyHotel wanted all three cities or none, so we took the leap!
2014. 63 hotels, 600+ bikes.
Hard work pays off: bikes and hotels have been doubling every year. Time to reorganise for further growth.
2015. 91 hotels, 900+ bikes.
MyHotelBike’s founders transform a simple contact form into an online rental form. A move that would later result in world’s most valuable software for bike rental through hotels.
2016. 99 hotels, 1,200+ bikes.
After City of Amsterdam’s decision to make the Leidse Square, Rembrandt Square and Dam Square bike-free parking zones, we lost more than 20 hotels. Dedicated to move forward, we made our comeback in the suburbs.
2017. 116 hotels, 1,500+ bikes.
MyHotelBike becomes a market leader in Amsterdam, our software celebrates 3-years of existence and we move from different, good old, anti-squat locations to a more permanent workplace.
2018. 200+ hotels, 2,000+ bikes.
MyHotelBike acquires Capital Bikes. 36 new prestigious hotels are added as partners of the bike family, totalling to a grand of 425 bikes. New partnerships include luxurious hotels such as The Dylan, Soho House, Sir Adam and Lloyd Hotel.
2019. 300+ hotels, 3,000+ bikes.
MyHotelBike acquires Hotelbikes. 72 well-known hotels and more than 1,000 bikes are added to MHB’s portfolio.
We recreate the white Provo-bike for Hilton’s John & Yoko suite, celebrating the hotel’s 100th anniversary.
MyHotelBike is printed on the Dutch national newspaper, Trouw, which is read by more than a quarter of a million people a day.
2020. 400+ hotels, 4,000+ bikes.
MyHotelBike is published in Made in Amsterdam – a book about Amsterdam’s most innovative companies that are on the verge of conquering the world.
We launch our franchising formula aiming to reach 1 million bikes in the next two decades.
MyHotelBike Antwerp becomes our 1st franchise.
2021. 445 hotels, 5,000+ bikes.
MyHotelBike Berlin becomes our 2nd franchise.
We team up with Mews to further simplify our sustainable, cloud-based hospitality solutions. You can read all about it in The Green Hotel of the Future guide.
MyHotelBike acquires FixieBrothers’ hotel division and welcomes 18 Stayokay hostels throughout the Netherlands.
MyHotelBike partners with the world-famous Amstel Hotel, to which presidents, royals and many celebrities occasionally pay a visit.
MyHotelBike Mallorca becomes our 3rd franchise.