HotelShift was founded in 2016 by Timothy Kong (born in Amsterdam, The Netherlands). Mr.Kong has a background in the hotel industry working for several hotels in The Netherlands. After his short hotel career he discovered his next passion: Internet. As an internet entrepreneur he founded several online businesses and traveled to Malaysia frequently. His love for Southeast Asia and believe in this fast-growing region made him wanting to make an impact there. With a Bachelor degree in Tourism Management and his passion for internet, the hotel industry and Southeast Asia, HotelShift was founded.