Suffolk-Based Startup Staylists Shortlisted For Prestigious Award

September 10, 2018

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Chris Waters, CTO and Co-Founder of the travel-tech startup Staylists, has been selected as finalist for the Exceptional Travel and Hospitality Award in the 21st Century Icon Awards.

The category recognises those who have demonstrated extraordinary flair in the travel and hospitality industry, by using innovative technology to change customers’ mindsets.

Chris said: ‘It’s both a surprise and an honour to be shortlisted alongside such a talented bunch of people. I’m delighted to see that our hard work here at Staylists has been recognised. We’ve reached some fantastic milestones since the company was founded in 2017, and have many more in our sights. I look forward to the awards ceremony.’

A drinks reception was held on 6th September at the London Stock Exchange, where finalists  met with the judging panel for a brief interview. Winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on 21st September.


About Staylists:

Whether you’re hosting, organising or attending an event, a Staylist will simplify everyone’s search for a place to stay. For more information, visit



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