“BUY” examples

Around 900 private and brand hotels in eight European countries use progros solutions to improve their purchasing, reduce their costs, digitalise their processes and realise new hotel construction projects. Just take a look and learn from individual "buy" plays & statements about how and in what way progros is or has been deployed.


You can find more information at progros@progros.de or by calling +49 (0) 61 96-50 17-830

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Andaz Sugar Palace in Prague (opening 2022, 176 rooms, managed by Hyatt) – UBM is developing this project and has commissioned progros for the cost-efficient, supplier-neutral procurement of the operating supplies and equipment (OS&E).

Andaz Sugar Palace

One of the most prestigious and renowned hotel groups: Althoff Hotels. It has been part of progros UNITED, the progros purchasing pool, since 1986 and is hence one of the founders of progros. All German hotels operating under the "Althoff Collection", "Ameron" and "Urban Loft" brands now use the purchasing optimisation of progros.

Althoff Collection

Adina was one of the first hotel groups to implement "progros UNLIMITED", thereby entrusting its entire strategic central purchasing to progros. Ordering and materials management processes have been digitalised using progros-Order and progros-Inventory. New construction projects are also supported in procurement management.

Adina Apartment Hotels

The von Kretschmann family, grand hotelier family with style & international flair, has been affiliated and connected to the purchasing pool through the Europäischer Hof Hotel, Heidelberg, since 2002. It has also been integrated into the progros online invoicing portal since 2018 and receives its invoices from the suppliers listed in the purchasing pool digitally via this channel.

Europäische Hof, Hotel Europa

Brenners Park-Hotel & Spa. A legend. This grand hotel, like many other hotels in the SELEKTION Deutscher Luxushotels association, has been using progros UNITED solutions since 2002. progros also analysed all areas of procurement in 2011 (progros UNLIMITED): use of goods, ordering, supplier mix, goods receipt, warehousing and inventory. This resulted in procurement policies that were later "rolled out" to all the hotels in the Oetker Collection.

Brenner's Park Hotel und Spa

The WELCOME Group has been part of progros UNITED since 2007. All ordering processes are digitalised with progros-Order and progros-Inventory. WELCOME transferred responsibility for its strategic purchasing to progros in 2015. This unique model in the German hospitality sector is called "progros UNLIMITED" and is 100% supplier-neutral.

Welcome Hotels
The George

“The George” and also the "Gastwerk" are part of the Fortune Hotels group, managed by "Hotelier of the Year" Kai Hollmann. These two hotels have been integrated into progros UNITED since 2004 and are fully embedded in the online invoice portal, thereby simplifying downstream invoice verification processes.

Fortune Hotels
Empire Riverside

Both the Empire Riverside and Hafen Hamburg – cult hotels in Hamburg – brought progros on board in 2004 / 2009 in order to benefit from its supplier agreements and procurement advice in the purchasing pool and thus enjoy major additional benefits in the area of purchasing.

Empire Riverside Hotel

Deidesheimer Hof joined the progros purchasing pool in 2012 and has also digitalised its invoice management through allinvos.de, an associate company of progros. The hotel, which is internationally renowned for its gastronomy and warm hospitality and is still owned by the Hahn family, has therefore achieved both smart and efficient processes and conditions.

Deidesheimer Hof

Ketschauer Hof together with Kaisergarten Hotel & SPA in Deidesheim, which also belongs to the group, have been part of the progros purchasing pool since 2010, enabling them to optimise and safeguard their purchasing conditions in many areas of product range and to benefit from the support of custom purchasing advice provided by progros.

Ketschauer Hof

Lindner Hotels & Resorts have been using the progros purchasing pool since 2007. Their ordering process has also been completely digitalised through progros-Order. Moreover, progros has been responsible for 100% supplier-neutral procurement management for OS&E as well as parts of FF&E for all Lindner Hotels & Resorts since 2007. Invoice workflow is completely digitalised through the use of the online accounts payable management system of allinvos.de, an associate company of progros.

Lindner Hotels & Resorts

The Zadra Group, well-known throughout Germany, has been relying on the services & solutions of progros in purchasing and digitalisation since August 2020. Its hotels include Romantik Hotel Landschloss Fasanerie, Hotel Restaurant Rosengarten, the Zett Outlet, Valentins Wirtshaus & Biergarten and the Festhalle Zweibrücken.

Zadra Group
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Boutique Hotel Obermühle has been affiliated with progros since 1987 and uses both the purchasing pool and accounts payable management. The hotel combines almost 100 years of hospitality and traditional values with modern comfort and an Alpine lifestyle in 140 rooms and suites.

Boutique Hotel Obermühle

Following the concept of LEAVE THE ORDINARY BEHIND – LET'S BE GINN! the Gold Inn hotel group launched its new GINN brand in Hamburg in 2019 and has been using the progros purchasing pool ever since. All GINN hotels feature Fairtrade products and are carefully tailored to the needs of their guests.

Drei Mohren Hotel

The Drei Mohren Hotel has been associated with progros since August 2019, using the materials management and purchasing pool services. A traditional hotel with 132 rooms, apartments and suites awaits you in the beautiful cultural city of Augsburg.

Hotel Maximilian's
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The me and all hotel in Düsseldorf has been affiliated with progros since May 2016 and consequently also with the progros purchasing pool and accounts payable management. Other me and all hotels, such as the me and all hotel Kiel and the me and all hotel Hanover, followed suit after they opened and are now progros customers. Each hotel is authentically casual and down-to-earth in its own way, capturing the spirit of the city in which they are located.

me and all Hotels

Hotel Bareiss in the beautiful Black Forest has been associated with progros and hence its purchasing pool since the end of 2001. This 5-star resort offers a wide range of experiences and wellness options, from its own game reserve to the herb garden and the seawater adventure pool.

Hotel Bareiss

Anton Schmaus, star chef & book author offers cool restaurant concepts in Regensburg such as "storstad", "STICKY FINGERS" and “Aska”. He has been the head chef of the German national football team since 2017 and uses the solutions provided by progros UNITED.


The Soulmade Hotel in Garching near Munich opened in 2016. It has been using the progros purchasing pool from day one and has digitalised and consequently optimised its ordering process through progros-Order.

Soulmade Hotel

progros optimised the meat & sausage product range in 2016 as part of a consultancy contract for Casual Foods, one of the most successful and creative transport catering companies in Germany. Successfully. It was not only the price that played a role in this project, but first and foremost taste and product quality as well as supply security.

Casual Food

progros has been responsible for 100% supplier-neutral procurement management (OS&E) for the new brand "arborea" and its first hotel in Neustadt on the Baltic Sea. Goods receipt, invoice verification and documentation are included.

ARBOREA Marina Resort Neustadt

The delightful & friendly Lerch family business has been placing its trust in progros services since 2012. This includes the purchasing pool as well as online accounts payable management provided by our associate company allinvos.de. This means that the invoicing process at the Lerch Group has been completely digitalised and purchasing optimised.

Panoramahotel Oberjoch

The Diaoyutai Mansion Frankfurt (214 rooms) has been using many progros services since the beginning of 2020: purchasing pool, digital materials management and online accounts payable management. This has allowed the company to optimise its purchasing as well as all related processes. It is the first hotel in Europe of Diaoyutai MGM Hospitality Ltd. from Asia. Characterised by tradition and modernity, the hotel is located between Frankfurt's banking district and the international airport.

The Diaoyutai Mansion Frankfurt
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Hotel Papa Rhein has been affiliated with progros since mid-2020 and hence also with the progros purchasing pool. The hotel has a total of 108 rooms and suites, a number of meeting rooms, an à la carte restaurant, a stylish bar and a spa area.

Hotel Papa Rhein

The resort joined the progros purchasing pool in 2019, which gave the hotel automatic access to around 600 price- and quality-checked supply partners. The hotel also has access to daily purchasing advice from the 20-strong progros purchasing team. THE SCHIERKE is a beautiful Harz resort on the sunny southern slope of Schierke.

Aiden BW

The hotel was Germany's first Aiden Hotel in the Best Western Group to start working with progros in mid-2019, taking advantage of its accounts payable management and purchasing pool services. The hotel has a total of 109 stylish and distinguished rooms and suites, as well as 12 apartments.

Aiden by Best Western @ Biberach

progros supported the PIERDREI Hotel HafenCity with its entire procurement management (OS&E area). The hotel has 212 rooms and is located in Hamburg's Hafencity.


Hotel Alpenhof Murnau has been using the progros purchasing pool since June 2002. Experience unique plays of colour and light against the backdrop of the Bavarian Alpine foothills and indulge yourself in the sauna and swimming complex. Experience precious moments in a wonderful hotel in nature

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Establishments include Citadines City Centre Frankfurt, Citadines Kurfürstendamm Berlin, Citadines Michel Hamburg and Citadines Arnulfpark Munich. All operations have been using the services of the progros purchasing pool since 2017 and work with the progros invoicing portal.

Der blaue Reiter

The 4-star superior hotel Der Blaue Reiter in Karlsruhe has been using the progros purchasing pool since 2018. The hotel offers a total of 83 designer rooms and suites, as well as nine multifunctional meeting and conference rooms, which are flooded with daylight and equipped with modern conference technology.

Hotel Der Blaue Reiter
Legere Hotels

The hotels of the FIBONA Hotel Collection have been part of progros UNITED since 2015. The group includes Légère Hotels and Légère Express. Légère has also fully digitalised its accounts payable management in order to achieve further optimisation effects.

Légère Hotels
Plaza Hotel Group

The Plaza Hotel Group is one of the fastest growing hotel groups with establishments in Germany, Austria, the Czech Republic and the Netherlands. They have been optimising purchasing conditions & processes using "progros UNITED" since 2003.

Plaza Hotel Group

The ultra-modern and innovative Oberstdorf Resort hotel group with its Oberstdorf hotels, Explorer Hotels as well as the Wannenkopfhütte has been relying on the services and solutions of progros in daily purchasing consulting since 2014. progros has also assisted the group in analysing its procurement. And this in very close cooperation with the group's procurement management.

Explorer Hotels
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5 hotels in the Private Hotel Collection opted for progros UNITED, the "buy" progros purchasing pool, back in 2010 in order to optimise their procurement, their conditions and the processes associated with purchasing.

Private Hotel Collection
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The Schindlerhof is well-known far beyond Germany's borders. The same is true of the Kobjoll family, truly unique among hoteliers. They have been affiliated with the purchasing pool for many years. In addition, progros carried out a purchasing analysis in 2016, in which cleaning agents and toilet paper as well as insurance policies were put to the test alongside the food & beverage area, resulting in attractive savings through optimisation.

derag livinghotels

All Living Hotels (DERAG Group, Munich) are integrated into the progros purchasing pool and also use progros-Order for the completely digital ordering process. The online invoice portal has also been integrated using progros-Invoice, providing a fully automated workflow to the Living Hotels financial accounting department.

Living Hotels

Breidenbacher Hof, a Capella Hotel on the Königsallee in Düsseldorf, is considered an icon of the international premium hotel industry. The hotel uses the progros purchasing pool to optimise its purchasing and has digitalised both ordering and materials management with progros-Order and progros-Inventory.

Breidenbacher Hof, Capella Hotel

The fine apartment hotel "appartello – smarttime living Hamburg" has digitalised and hence optimised its invoice management 100% through allinvos.de, an associate company of progros.

appartello – smarttime living Hamburg

The Kameha Grand in Bonn has been working with progros in procurement since 2016. Its " sister hotel", the Bonn Marriott, where progros was responsible for project management (OS&E), i.e. the supplier-neutral procurement of movable inventory, is also connected to the progros purchasing pool.

Kameha Grand Bonn

The "Traube", as the luxury resort of the Finkbeiner family is affectionately called, has relied on the progros purchasing pool since 2001. The Schlosshotel Monrepos, which is also managed by the Finkbeiner family, is also connected to the progros purchasing pool.

Traube Tonbach
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Best Western Premier Hotel Victoria Freiburg. The most environmentally friendly hotel in Europe. The Späth family is the heart and soul of the establishment. Innovative. Inspirational. Completely digital in accounts payable management and ordering as well as optimised in purchasing through progros solutions.

Best Western Premier Hotel Victoria
HolidayInn Warschau

progros undertook the project management for this hotel in the area of OS&E in 2017.

Holiday Inn Warsaw City Centre

progros implemented virtually the entire procurement, including digital ordering and the invoice management process, for the first Premier Inn in Germany prior to the hotel's opening. This also included setting up a supplier portfolio, negotiating product ranges & conditions.

Premier Inn Frankfurt Messe

The architectural masterpiece on the Alster, "The Fontenay", has been part of progros UNITED since 2016; The Fontenay has digitised its entire accounts payable management since April 2017 (www.allinvos.de)

The George Hamburg

The Mandarin Oriental in Munich, a top international hotel and member of the SELEKTION Deutscher Luxushotels group, joined the progros purchasing pool in 2012. Its invoice management has benefited from integration into the progros online invoicing portal since 2018.

Mandarin Oriental

progros assumed responsibility for the procurement of operating supplies and equipment (OS&E) as well as all technical equipment for the Budersand Hotel – Golf & Spa – Sylt during its construction in 2009. The hotel is also connected to the progros purchasing pool and uses online accounts payable management for fully digital invoice processing.

Budersand Hotel - Golf & Spa - Sylt

Lufthansa started the reconstruction of its Training & Conference Center in Seeheim in 2006 and entrusted progros with consulting, selection and procurement of the operating supplies and equipment. The uniquely situated conference hotel is still affiliated with the progros purchasing pool today.

Lufthansa Training & Conference Center

DEKRA has been part of progros UNITED since 1999. In 2014, a comprehensive purchasing analysis (progros UNLIMITED) was carried out in all areas of procurement: food & beverage, kitchen, housekeeping, administration. During the complete renovation / reconstruction in 2019, progros assumed responsibility for 100% supplier-neutral procurement management in the OS&E area (progros PROJECT).

DEKRA Congresshotel Wart

Best Western Premier IB Hotel Friedberger Warte has been connected to the progros purchasing pool since 2005 and uses the progros online ordering system as well as online accounts payable management.

Best Western Premier IB Hotel Friedberger Warte

Villa Kennedy, The Charles, Hotel de Rome – all properties belonging to the fine & noble Rocco Forte Group. They have been using purchasing pool services since 2009 to support their own procurement as well as to improve terms.

Rocco Forte Hotels

Standardised work processes, uniform order templates, efficient supplier bundling - progros achieved all of this in 2010 as part of a purchasing consultancy service for Hotel Freizeit In in Göttingen. In addition, the industry giant Olaf Feuerstein's hotel is connected to the purchasing pool and uses progros-Order to digitalise its ordering processes.

Hotel Freizeit In
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A wonderful hotel. A wonderful team: The Best Western Plus Kurhotel an der Obermaintherme has completely digitalised invoice management, strategically optimised purchasing through analysis conducted by progros and has gained considerable security in terms of purchasing conditions through the progros purchasing pool.

Best Western Plus Kurhotel an der Obermaintherme

progros assumed the fully supplier-neutral procurement of movable (OS&E) and in some cases fixed inventory for the new luxury resort "Castell Son Claret" in Mallorca, Spain, in 2012 – from the investment cost estimate and sampling through to the receipt of goods on site.

Castell Son Claret

The Excelsior Hotel Ernst, a grand hotel with a world-class reputation and member of the SELEKTION Deutscher Luxushotels, has been optimising its procurement successes since 2003 with progros support, thereby strengthening its own central purchasing department.

Excelsior Hotel Ernst

Öschberghof, managed by the industry great Alexander Aisenbrey, has been part of the progros purchasing pool since 2003.

Öschberghof – Golf, Events & Spa

progros stepped in to perform the procurement planning and implementation of moveable inventory (OS&E) for the Travel Charme Ifen Hotel in Kleinwalsertal in 2009 / 2010.

Travel Charme Ifen Hotel
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Best Western Hotel Wiesbaden – a perfect "buy" example in progros matters: Fully supplier-neutral procurement management for furniture, fittings and equipment, kitchen and operating equipment was realised by progros. The ordering and invoicing process has been digitalised using progros solutions. Strategic purchasing has been entrusted to progros. In addition, the hotel is part of progros UNITED.

Best Western Hotel Wiesbaden

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