From 21 to 25 March
Celebrating the best in independent
International Week of the Host recognises outstanding hosts and properties across
the globe. The highly acclaimed event has been a long-standing success, with its prestigious award ceremony, the eviivo Awards, deemed “the Oscars of independent accommodation.”
Both International Week of the Host and the eviivo Awards have a single purpose: to raise the profile of the independent accommodation sector and highlight and support exceptional property owners, small hoteliers and hosts like you.
eviivo Awards 2022 Categories
You can enter as many applicable categories as you wish to help increase your chances of being shortlisted — and winning an award!
Hottest Property Award
Unique? Over-the-top luxury? Cool design? The Hottest Property Award recognises properties that simply have that “wow” factor. Whether they are forward thinking in design, or have super cool features, the hottest properties are those that go viral on social media. Show us your property is the hottest place of the year, and how you transformed it into a visual phenomena.
Unsung Hero Award
The Unsung Hero Award will reward the employee, nominated by owners, whom they rely on for their businesses to be successful – individuals who keep the business going, the glue that holds everyone together, and the virtual pillars of the property who deserve to have their time in the limelight.
Outstanding Host Award
The Outstanding Host Award is designed to recognise the owners, managers and hosts who not only go the extra mile but constantly exceed expectations for their guests and can demonstrate the building of a service culture throughout the whole operation of
eviivo Awards 2022 Judges
Independent, unique and often family-run accommodation is integral to what makes a visit to the UK amazing and memorable. Google recognises their valuable contribution to the tourism industry in this country and is proud to support Week of the Host.
Week of the Host really celebrates the important role of independent accommodation to the tourism industry globally. We are delighted to be part of it and to keep supporting those who create such memorable experiences for travellers globally.
Booking.com is proud to support Week of the Host, and to celebrate the incredible work of our partners across the globe who deliver outstanding, authentic, local experiences to travellers each and every day.
Week of the Host is a celebration dedicated to the passionate and hard-working people who help make a British holiday a wonderful experience. We are glad to support it, and the independent accommodation sector of which the great British B&B is a vital, vibrant, and cherished cornerstone.
International Week of the Host helps shine a light on the huge variety and calibre of properties across the independent accommodation sector. Furthermore, it recognises owners and their teams for providing quality service and value to guests from all over the world.
Few things make the world come alive as travel does. But great adventures and amazing experiences don’t happen by themselves. They take the combined efforts of us, all including those who are committed to making sure vacation rentals have a positive, lasting impact on their communities. Vrbo, part of Expedia Group, is committed to serving as a trusted platform for vacation rentals for guests, hosts, and community stakeholders – along with being a supporter and cheerleader for the sector, knowing there’s a bright future ahead.
Vrbo, part of Expedia Group
Get Involved With
International Week of The Host 2022
Your participation is truly important to us. We want to see all the hard-working property owners, hosts and hoteliers who provide unforgettable experiences for travelers across the globe take part. Here are various ways you can participate to help our
Offer guests a discount
Everyone loves a discount! Why not take part and offer 10% off direct bookings using our code IWOTH10
Partner with companies In YOUR local area
Agree exclusive discounts for local attractions or with other local businesses.
Download our Participant Pack
Our Participant Pack is full of ideas to help you maximize your free exposure before and during International Week of the Host.
Download it now.
Donate to our charity partner the Family Holiday Charity to give a struggling family a much needed break.
International Week of the Host is about the people behind the properties; the faces behind the places. Whether they’re new entrants bringing fresh ideas to the sector, or veterans with years of experience, looking after guests is what hosts do best. We want as many people as possible to enjoy the warm welcome, professional service and local knowledge hosts
offer — and to experience for themselves the benefits of
Our Past Winners