Pavlina Zychova

Pavlina Zychova

Co-Founder and CEO
Pavlína has been based in hotel tech and guest experience for over 10 years. As a Founder and CEO of MyStay, she believes that the approach of hotels towards guests will change rapidly in less than five years. She studied as a lawyer and is the ambassador and organizer of the Czech Women’s Startup Competition for six years. She was chosen featured in Economia’s Top Women in Startups in Czech Republic, and she became an alumnus of Google for Startups in 2020.

Event: 2021 Phocuswright Conference
Product: MyStay
HQ: Prague, Czech Republic
Principal(s): Pavlina Zychova, Co-Founder and CEO
Funding: We have raised $1.6M so far. We are currently in the middle of our investment round.
Product Description: MyStay is an all-in-one guest experience solution that connects travel accommodations with their guests after reservation, makes various reception processes contactless and brings back outstanding hospitality by: automating the pre-arrival process, facilitating communication with guests during and after stay, digitizing necessary information related to stay, online check-in registration, payment and e-keys, SelfService Kiosk, personalized upsell based on guest preferences and online checkout.
Business Model: Free for guests. We charge hotels for license per month per room, based on the version they use. There are also add-ons, upgrades and integrations available. We also charge payment fee.
Competitors: Solutions which serve any part of the guest journey, such as GuestJoy, Oaky app or Duve.
Competitive Edge: ll-in-one complex solution, with our own light self-checkin/check-out kiosk. Smart data collection & usage. Used in big hotels also small properties.
Market Opportunity: Our primary market is independent hotels and chains, (approx. 3M on, worldwide 10M travel accommodations). The secondary market targets are our hospitality software partners, to whom we primarily sell whitelabel solution for their PMS.
Early Customers: Accor Hotels, OREA Hotels & Resorts, Golden Tulip, Jan Hotels, Chateau de Frontiere, Interlude Hotels & Resorts, Grand Hotel Hradec
Contact: Pavlína Zychová, Co-Founder and CEO;; +420 702 036 313