Founding and building up of the Astron Hotels brand
Opening of the first Motel One
Sale of the Astron brand with 54 hotels and over 8,000 rooms to the Spanish hotel group NH.
Focus on the low budget design brand Motel One.
First AAA rating in the Treugast Investment Ranking, alongside Accor, Marriott and Starwood Hotels.
Participation by Morgan Stanley Real Estate's Special Situations Fund III in Motel One GmbH (35%).
Founding of the Motel One CEE as a Joint Venture with the Austrian Verkehrsbüro Group for expansion in Austria.
Treugast awards Motel One the "Most Wanted Investment Partner" prize. For the first time, more than 3,000 rooms operational.
CEO Dieter Müller becomes "Hotelier of the Year"
Motel One is the "Best Budget Hotel 2010" according to a study by the German Institute for Service Quality.
Treugast awards Motel One the "Most Wanted Investment Partner" prize.
Motel One has over 8,000 rooms operational for the first time
The first hotels open in Austria (Salzburg and Vienna)
Awarded the "Most Wanted Investment Partner" prize by Treugast for the third time
AAA rating by Treugast Investment Ranking for five years continually.