Cornish self-catering specialist, Beach Retreats, has been shortlisted for two international Shortyz awards for its marketing and social media achievements.

The Shortyz bring together short-let industry leaders from around the world and celebrate success across 13 award categories.

Beach Retreats is shortlisted in two categories – Best Use of Social Media and Best Sales and Marketing Campaign.

MD Andrew Easton said: “This is an exciting moment for us to be named against finalists from around the world and shortlisted for two Shortyz awards. It’s a glowing testament to Cornwall, where we have the talent and support network of suppliers who can deliver marketing campaigns which compete on a global stage.

“The short-let sector is thriving with innovation; technology is driving standards and guest expectations continuing to rise. We’ve had an exceptional start to the year with a 29% year-on-year increase in bookings and the double shortlisting adds further cause for celebration.”

A public vote will help decide the winners with the results announced at a ceremony in London on March 11. To cast your vote, click here.