The Serviced Apartment Summit RECHARGE is a two-day serviced apartment, aparthotel, extended stay and short-term rental business event, featuring a prestigious collective of leaders. It is an event to make connections that truly last – where people arrive as attendees and leave as friends.

This year, the event took place on January 22nd and 23rd, 2019, in the vibrant city of Berlin. “Hospitality leaders with purpose” gathered for two days, networked, and debated trends and ideas that are driving this industry forward.

Jonathan Humphries, Chairman, and Kilian Vollbach, Concept Development Coordinator, HoCoSo, led a co-creation development workshop “Creating a totally unique extended-stay experience”. This workshop, occurred on day 2 of the summit, combined investors and operators’ interests and brought about must-have considerations for the next generation of extended-stay experiences >> Read the full article here.


Glenn Haussman, HeretostayTV‘s presenter and host, spoke with Jonathan Humphries while at the conference and they explored some of HoCoSo’s latest accomplishments and the industry’s latest trends.


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Stay Kooook is a new hospitality concept developed by HoCoSo and designed for the future of urban living. With “super-flexible” micro apartments (22m2) with moving walls – combined with technology and vibrant, atmospheric shared spaces – Stay Kooook was developed for SV Hotel.


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We’re seeing a blending of everything coming together – live, work and play, all at the same time. So says Jonathan Humphries, chairman of Switzerland-based hospitality consultants and developers HoCoSo. One of the big themes at Recharge was ‘community’, something which is central to HoCoSo’s new hospitality concept Stay Kooook.

Read Jonathan’s take on the proliferation of co-words in the hospitality space: “Co-everything” – What’s going on?


Related articles: A conversation with Jonathan Humphries – HeretostayTV


This year’s SAS RECHARGE was sponsored by HoCoSo.

Organized by International Hospitality Media.


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About HoCoSo

Swiss-based HoCoSo, brings together teams of global experts to create tailor-made solutions for client projects. Jonathan Humphries, Chairman and Owner of HoCoSo, and his direct team specialize in the extended-stay hospitality market, the boutique sector, and resort developments in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). We create innovative and future-oriented solutions for each of our clients across the following three fields of services: