Finalists announced for ‘The Shortyz’

The ‘Shortyz’ Short Term Rental Awards take place for the very first time in London on 11 March.  80 finalists have been announced across 13 award categories. The ceremony takes place onboard the Bateaux London as a unique boat party on the Thames on the evening before the Short Stay Show at Excel, London.  With the global short-term rental market predicted to reach US$170 billion in value by next year, the Shortyz aim to recognise excellence among industry peers, highlight innovation and industry best practice, reward achievement and celebrate start-up technology.

Our very own Director Deborah Heather was proud to be a judge for the awards working alongside fellow peers from UK STAA, Pikl, NoiseAware and HomeAway.

The categories include;

  • Best use of social media
  • Best app or website solution
  • Best home automation solution or product
  • Best ancillary services provider
  • Best sales & marketing campaign
  • Best corporate accommodation booking channel
  • Best OTA/ online accommodation booking platform
  • Eco award
  • Best property management solution
  • Best channel manager
  • Rising star
  • Pioneer award
  • Best property management company

Deborah says “The standard of entries was so high, especially for an inaugural event, which we were delighted with.  This sector is set for high growth due to its flexibility and innovation, responding to consumer needs and delivering what they want. I’m so honoured to be a part of these awards and celebrate the excellence and quality of the short-term rental market”

Voting is now open!  To vote for your winner, please visit

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