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12/05/2017 16h24

Alastair Thomann, the new face of Generator Hostels

Alastair Thomann, former CEO of Penta Hotels, takes the reins of Generator Hostels following the acquisition of the group by Queensgate Investment. André Guettouche has been appointed Executive...

14/03/2017 09h19

Generator Hostel has been sold for €450 million

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For sale since December 2016 by its owners, the investment funds Patron Capital and Invesco (for 23%), the Generator Group, with its 14 hostels and 8,700 beds, was bought by Queensgate Investments.

27/09/2016 15h06

Generator announces North American expansion plans

On the eve of its first US opening in Florida, the brand announced the appointment of Michelle Flagg as Vice President of Development for North America.

01/04/2015 15h34

Carl Michel, Executive Chairman at Generator

Carl was appointed executive chairman of Patron Generator Holding Ltd in summer 2011. He led the rebranding work and has been involved in the rapid roll-out of the Generator hostels platform. He is...

30/01/2015 10h34

Generator opened in Paris

Located in the 10th Arrondissement, the Generator Paris is the brand’s largest property, with 950 beds.

14/11/2014 08h55

Invesco invests in The Generator

Invesco takes 23% of Patron Capital, owner of The Generator Hostels, in exchange for an investment of 60 million euros.

29/10/2014 08h33

Generator to enter Amsterdam

Generator Amsterdam will be located near Oosterpark and is scheduled to be the third property to open in 2015 after Paris and Rome.

28/10/2013 08h41

Generator continues global expansion via Germany

Generator is opening an additional Berlin location to its growing global portfolio of boutique hostels with the Generator Berlin Mitte in 2013.

13/08/2013 10h57

Generator continues European expansion

The Generator, the fastest-growing hostel brand, is continuing European expansion with new proeprties in Rome and Paris.

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20/12/2012 13h36

Generator unveils its new identity and website

Established in 1995, Generator is a European growing hostel brand and the new design-led identity will be rolled out in its six properties. It will also be integral to the look and feel of the new...