The only dedicated awards created for and by the serviced apartment, aparthotel, extended stay and short term rental industry.

2015 saw the launch of the first Serviced Apartment Awards, powered by Serviced Apartment News

The 2020 Awards took place on Thursday 12 March 2020, (Millennium Gloucester, South Kensington) and we are already planning the Serviced Apartment awards 2021.

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Being FREE TO ENTER and fully inclusive, the awards are open to all serviced apartment aparthotel, extended stay and short term rental operators, alliances, providers and suppliers worldwide. No matter the size of your company, everybody has an equal chance of winning pre-submission and the judging panel promise to recognise excellence at corporate and individual levels.

There are categories for properties, operators, service providers, agents, marketing campaigns, innovation, sustainability and individuals. 



ShortTermRentalz held the inaugural ‘Shortyz’ Short Term Rental Awards on 11 March 2020.

At a time when the global short-term rental market is set 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.

The awards categories were:

  1. Best use of social media
  2. Best App or website solution
  3. Best home automation solution or product
  4. Best education and training
  5. Best sales and marketing campaign
  6. Best corporate accommodation booking channel
  7. Best OTA / online accommodation booking platform
  8. Eco award
  9. Best property management solution
  10. Best channel manager
  11. Rising star – a promising individual with a bright future
  12. Pioneer award – an individual who has innovated and led the sector in its formative years

The shortlist will first be decided by an expert panel of judges from across the short-term rental industry, before the eventual winners are decided by a public vote of ShortTermRentalz readers.

The 2020 Awards took place on Wednesday 11 March 2020, London, (On board a boat on the Thames - The Bateaux)

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"It was fantastic to receive such an award, which has been voted for by the public and I would consider it to be a defining moment in my career. I believe this reflects all the hard work that the team at Cheval has achieved and what we as an industry have achieved over the last few years." George Westwell of Cheval Residences

"The recognition is brilliant, it has been the biggest challenge for us so this is a very good night." Darin Karp of ReloQuest

"Great annual awards night for the industry - well attended and well organised - look forward to attending next year." Stephanie Girvan of Hypnos Beds

"Really good event to recognise the commitment and performance of the sector. It’s events like these that really demonstrate how much the industry is growing." Chris Rose of Avvio

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