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MyStay has been chosen as one of the 25 hottest startups for the year 2022 by PhocusWire

MyStay editorial staff 3 minute read

“Startups are the lifeblood of any industry. Technology, innovation and progress are made possible due to the efforts of small teams working around the world and their ability to disrupt long-held industry dynamics and beliefs.”


🌟 We are so proud to share the news of MyStay has been named as one of the 25 hottest hospitality startups for the year 2022!🌟

The list is completed every year by PhocusWire a comprehensive daily news companion for the industry, powered by Phocuswright, the most respected travel research authority and events brand in the world.

When we received the news the whole team was ecstatic. To know that our hard work is being recognized around the globe, keeps us even more motivated and eager to move forward.

The news came a few months before the official announcement on the 15th of November 2021 and we have been quietly waiting for the big event, happy and excited.

For all of us at MyStay it is a dream coming true! PhocusWire is one of the most well recognized and respected travel and hospitality media globally. Being chosen by such authority as one of the 25 hottest start ups is like placing in the 30 under 30 chart by Forbes. You cannot apply, you have to be chosen based on their criteria and screening. It brings me so much joy and satisfaction for the whole team” said Pavlina MyStay’s Founder and CEO.

The selection criteria for this collection of Hot 25 Startups followed last year’s model. PhocusWire looked for indicators of momentum during the past year – in effect, defying the odds of the pandemic – as well as innovation and potential to grow in the near future, highlighting companies that have navigated through the pandemic and, importantly, are well-positioned to make a mark in their respective sectors or regions in 2022.

Along with the nomination, we have also received an  invitation to be of the seven #INNOVATOR  companies invited to talk at the main stage of the Phocuswright Conference in Florida!

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Pavlina has talked about our vision for the hospitality industry and she has provided a sneak peak into what we are planning next.

The whole event lasted 3 days and it was packed with exciting events, interesting speeches and entrepreneurs. One of the highlights besides taking stand on the main stage was Tea at 5 with Kevin May alias PhocusWire interview.

 According to PhocusWire’s own words: “This is already the fourth edition of this list produced by PhocusWire, and the first, second and third Hot 25 Startups lists were tremendous successes, and we were extremely proud to have recognized a diverse array of exciting businesses – many that have since had accelerated success.” You can check out the whole article on MyStay’s nomination by Phocuswire here.

Big thank you goes to PhocusWire for considering and choosing us. We are making sure every day that it is well deserved. Cheers to us and here’s to the things that are yet to come. Because we are only getting started. 💜