1. Apply

In year one, you could send in your application between January 23 and March 1, 2017.

2. Review

Each application was reviewed against our criteria (learn more here) and the most promising startups were shortlisted.

3. Phone Interview

After March 1, we got in touch with shortlisted applicants to schedule a phone interview.    

4. Invitation

In early April 2017, 10 startups were selected and invited to join the 3-week Booking.com Booster Programme. This took place from June 5-23, 2017 in Amsterdam.