Emerald Stay® is the first prop-tech to manage premium homes in non-urban destinations.
Our team is disrupting the fragmented vacation rental market by building a hospitality brand from the ground up. Guests can expect a consistent Emerald Stay experience with reliable tech at every touchpoint, while homeowners can sit back and digitally monitor how their property is being monetised, as well as pampered, while they are not there. It’s called Smart Ownership®.
We have offices in Geneva and Barcelona, and team members in each of our destinations. Last but not least, we have raised more than €3m from prominent investors in order to back our growth and are now profitable.
The awards and recognition we’re proud of:
Best leisure property management company in 2021, at the global industry event by The Shortyz.
Sustainability in 2022, at the global industry event by The Shortyz.
Superhost on Airbnb for all of our properties since our launch (average of 4.8/5.0 for hundreds of reviews)
A Net Promoter Score of 55 to date, one of the highest in our industry
Great Place to Work® in 2022 by the experts in workplace culture
B Corp® certified since 2022, recognizing our social and environmental work including 100% carbon compensation
Who we are
We're a team based between Barcelona, Geneva and our destinations.
Our background is in hospitality, technology, real-estate and finance.
About half of us have their boots on the ground, while the other half work at the head office managing guest and homeowner relationships, and building and operating our technology and distribution infrastructure. We love what we do, and who we do it with.
Year of founding
Number of team members
Gender breakdown: 55% women, 45% men. We are proud of our gender balance in managerial functions
Born to a hotelier family in the Swiss Alps, Maxime has a background in real estate private equity, market finance and investment banking. He is a graduate of Essec Business School Paris. His favorite dish is Sole façon Meuniere with a glass of Pouilly-Fume.
Born in the beautiful South West of France near Toulouse, Laurent has a background in entrepreneurship, technology and hospitality management. He is a graduate of Essec Business School Paris. His favorite dish is Duck breast with homemade fries with a glass of Bordeaux.
Team Member’s Perks
Flexibility to work remotely
Personal training budget of 500€ unlocked on each work anniversary
1 workday or 100€ per year for a charity of your choice
Discount on Emerald stays, during low season, on selected properties
Coaching program for Director level and above from 1st anniversary
Yearly team off-site
Occasional team outings
In Spain, a Cobee card to maximize your net income thanks to the use of benefits in kind
Also, did you know that we pay bonuses when our team members sleep more, recycle and exercise?
Find out more about this in our Medium article.
About our culture
We offer a work environment that values and empowers people while fostering personal development. Our culture is dictated by the following values
We foster a creative environment where the best ideas win, where it is okay to make mistakes and unacceptable not to learn from them.
We don't accept the status quo and look for ways to leverage technology while empowering people.
We care about our team members, our partners and our clients, and make our passion and our work one and the same.
We are true people who give honest feedback, who are not afraid to share opinions and who don't talk behind one's back.
While staying humble, we aim for the stars and work towards established goals and metrics.
We are obsessed with quality, like a Swiss watchmaker.