Team

The brains behind our dream holidays

BookerZzz is staffed by 150 passionate young people, divided over 3 European countries. Our specialists deliver the best holiday deals in 8 European countries each day. Meet the people who make your holiday dreams come true!

Thijs Vieleers Thijs
Thijs Vieleers Director

Thijs Vieleers is the COO of BookerZzz since 2016. Since he started his career he has been working for internet companies, to transform real estate’s brick-and-mortar business into an online user experience. In 2001 he co-started Funda, a leading Dutch property portal. His last employer was denim brand G-Star RAW, where he worked as Digital Director. Thijs is responsible for the structure and development of internal organisation.

Remco Hofstede Remco
Remco Hofstede Founder / Director

Remco Hofstede is Co-founder and current CEO of BookerZzz. Remco started his first company at the age of 21 and has over 15 years of (international) experience with the e-commerce market. Remco is a mentor in the Startupbootcamp E & M Commerce programme and holds a Bachelor of Economics and Business Administration at the VU University Amsterdam.

Nick Stals Nick
Nick Stals Founder / Director / Advisory Board Member

Nick Stals is Co-founder and shareholder of BookerZzz, current CEO of GiftFor2 B.V. (also founded and owned by Remco en Nick), and a Advisory Board Member at BookerZzz. Nick holds a Master in Economics and Business Administration at the VU University Amsterdam and is an entrepreneur since the age of 18.

 

Jitse Groen Jitse
Jitse Groen Advisory Board Member

Jitse Groen is founder and CEO of Takeaway.com, one of the world’s largest food delivery websites.
He started his company while studying at the University of Twente in the east of the Netherlands.
Takeaway.com owns websites like Thuisbezorgd.nl, Lieferando.de, Pizza.be and Lieferservice.at and processes millions of orders per month.

Fredrik Jansson Fredrik
Fredrik Jansson Founder / Director

Fredrik is the CEO of HotelSpecials Sverige and one of the founders of HotelSpecials in Scandinavia. During his university years, he co-founded Scandinavia Enviro, a recycling company now quoted on the Stockholm stock exchange. After studying in Italy, where he and Remco Hofstede became friends, Fredrik returned to Sweden and started a web-TV company, streaming matches from the top soccer leagues in Sweden. After selling this company, he started HotelSpecials Scandinavia.

Erik van Laar Erik
Erik van Laar Advisory Board Member

Erik is the managing director and founder of S2B. At the end of 2014, Erik joined as partner and director at Broad Horizon. He has a commercial technical background and over 20 years’ experience in the Telecom and IT industry. In 1995, Erik was involved in the start-up of what is now Vodafone in the Netherlands and has worked as a general manager at a medium-sized Telecom & IT company. In 1997, Erik established S2B in order to provide software and services to trade and professional associations. Erik sits on several Advisory Boards for profit and non-profit organisations and has held various management positions.

Derek de Broekert Derek
Derek de Broekert Advisory Board Member

Derek de Broekert is founder and partner of FundIQ, a mezzanine debt provider for SMEs in the Netherlands. He has a background in private equity and consultancy and over 15 years experience in the financial industry having worked for Rabo Private Equity and Deloitte.

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