Yays is a new travel and stay concept that reroutes urban tourism.

Yays offers comfortable concierged boutique apartments in historical and industrial buildings, restored with respect and love for the neigbourhood, hosted by a concierge recruited from the local area to give that extra personal touch and information, to make guests feel at home instantly. Yays makes visitors feel like a resident. Yays buildings are situated in vivid quarters, outside the touristic city centre where there is an opportunity for the creation of a high degree of interaction with the particular quarter, its residents and local businesses. Yays enables the opportunity to unlock the hidden treasures of a city neighbourhood. In 2015 Yays opened three buildings in Amsterdam; Yays Bickersgracht, Yays Oostenburgergracht and Yays Zoutkeetsgracht, with a combined offering of more than 100 apartments. In Spring 2017 Yays will open its first building in Barcelona, situated in the lovely Sagrera neighbourhood offering another 30 concierged boutique apartments!

#unlocktheneighbourhood

View All Sponsors

There is a great balance of fun sessions and within a short space of time everyone is happy to engage and chat to each other and there is no time to feel left out as the energy is infectious. The mix of tours and alternative sessions; meditation, walking tours etc is a great way to get everyone talking and relaxed. My favourite is the morning meditation as it really energised everyone and broke down some barriers, the insights from some market leaders is also very useful and gives a valuable inside look at what’s going on.

Peter "Harry" Harris, SUSD, 2019

Recent News

What's been happening?



Subscribe and keep up-to-date