Hundreds of new employees will be hired in Bucharest, in the new regional center of excellence recently opened by the Booking company.
The American company, Booking (i.e., Booking Holding), opens excellence center in Bucharest, which will serve its reservation platform for hotels and other sites in the portfolio. The company is now planning to hire hundreds of IT employees in the newly opened center.
The new office of the American tech giant is located in Sector 4 of Bucharest, in the Tineretului area, on Calea Șerban Vodă, in the U Center office complex. In its new office building location, owned by Forte Partners, the company leased office space of approximately 8,000 square meters, according to sources in the market.
“This transaction will generate hundreds of new high quality jobs in Bucharest and we are not only proud to have contributed to this achievement, but we are also confident in the Romanian office space market, which attracts more and more Fortune 500 companies, placing Romania at the same level with more mature markets in Central and Eastern Europe “, said Alina Calciu, real estate consultant involved in the lease transaction.
Booking company was previously active in Romania through a relatively small local company, Booking.com (Romania) SRL. Its office was located in an area of about 450 square meters, on the 16th floor of the Euro Tower office building, in the Tei area of Bucharest.
Operations were carried out through an average number of 20 employees, and had a turnover of RON 9.1 mln (approximately EUR 2 mln) in 2019.