Awards

Click here to buy your tickets and join us on Wednesday 18 May for the 2022 Shortyz Awards, a live, in-person awards ceremony to be held at The Skyline London at Tower Suites – Blue Orchid Hotels.

The Shortyz 2022

There are 20 awards up for grabs at the 2022 Shortyz Awards, including three new categories and two expanded categories:

  • Sustainability award
  • Consumer champion award [NEW]
  • Best drive-to market operator [EXPANDED]
  • Best leisure property management company
  • Best urban property management company
  • Most effective use of social media
  • Best app or website solution
  • Best home automation solution or product
  • Best sales & marketing campaign
  • Best corporate accommodation booking channel
  • Best OTA / online accommodation booking platform
  • Best property management system [PMS]
  • Best channel manager
  • Best ancillary services provider
  • Innovator / Disruptor award
  • Rising Star – a promising individual with a bright future
  • Pioneer award
  • Best subscription / membership model company [EXPANDED]
  • Best mobile rental accommodation company [NEW]
  • Best holiday site operator [NEW]

Click here to see the 2022 shortlisted entries.

ShortTermRentalz hosted the inaugural ‘Shortyz’ Short Term Rental Awards, on 11 March 2020 in London.

The 2020 Awards was held aboard Bateaux London on the River Thames, hosted by STRz editor Paul Stevens.

In 2021, The Shortyz took place virtually, with over 350 entries accumulated and 69,000+ votes cast. It was a huge success and brought hospitality leaders together online from across the international short-term rental industry to celebrate success and best practice.

The Shortyz aim to recognise excellence among industry peers, highlight innovation and industry best practice, reward achievement and celebrate start-up technology.

The Shortyz 2021

Click here for the full Award Ceremony.

  1. Sustainability Award: Park City Lodging
  2. Best holiday or home exchange platform [NEW] [sponsored by Beach Retreats]: Love Home Swap
  3. UK Staycation Award [NEW]: Beach Retreats
  4. Best sales & marketing campaign [sponsored by Beyond Pricing]: Beach Retreats – #beherelater
  5. Most effective use of social media [sponsored by Abode PR]: MadeComfyBest home automation solution or product [sponsored by AirDNA]: PointCentral
  6. Best app or website solution [sponsored by the STAA]:  Touch Stay
  7. Best corporate accommodation booking channel [sponsored by AJL Atelier]: AltoVita
  8. Best OTA / online accommodation booking platform [sponsored by Zeevou]: UnderTheDoormat – Homes for NHS
  9. Best ancillary services provider: StayFi
  10. Best property management system [PMS]: Avantio Vacation Rental Software
  11. Best channel manager: Rentals United
  12. Best urban property management company [sponsored by Vrbo]: Blueground
  13. Best leisure property management company [sponsored by NoiseAware]: Emerald Stay
  14. Innovator / Disruptor Award [NEW] [sponsored by Vrbo]: Elizabeth Becker – HiBnb
  15. Courage in Adversity Award [NEW]: Louis Bollard – Play Away Stay Away 
  16. Rising Star – a promising individual with a bright future: Karolina Saviova – AltoVita
  17. Pioneer Award: Simon Lehmann – AJL Atelier.

The award shortlists were decided by an expert panel of judges from across the short-term rental industry. The 14 company categories were decided by a 50/50 split between the judges’ scores and a public vote of ShortTermRentalz readers, the Pioneer / Rising Star and Innovator / Disruptor awards were decided solely by a public vote, and the Courage in Adversity Award was decided solely by the judges’ scores.

The Shortyz 2021 Video

The Shortyz 2020

Click here for the full the highlights.

The winners in each award category in 2020 were:

  1. Best use of social media: Mark Simpson, Boostly
  2. Best App or website solution: Check-in Scan
  3. Best home automation solution or product: Minut
  4. Best ancillary services provider: PriceLabs
  5. Best sales and marketing campaign: Travlet + Nestor Stay
  6. Best corporate accommodation booking channel: Check-in London
  7. Best OTA / online accommodation booking platform [SPONSORED BY PIKL]: Direct Booker
  8. Eco award: Casal dei Fichi
  9. Best property management solution [SPONSORED BY GUARDHOG]: Lavanda
  10. Best channel manager: Zeevou
  11. Rising star – a promising individual with a bright future: Alex Limpert, GuestReady
  12. Pioneer award – an individual who has innovated and led the sector in its formative years [SPONSORED BY NOISEAWARE]: Moriya Rockman, Smiling House Luxury
  13. Best property management company [10 units+] [SPONSORED BY GUARDHOG]: MadeComfy

The Shortyz 2020 Video