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8th May 2018

Short-Term Holiday Let Legislation UK

Private Short Term Rental or Holiday Let? What’s the difference? A surprising number within the travel industry do not know the difference between a private short-term rental and a holiday let. And it’s not surprising – they are very similar! read more ->

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17th April 2018

Holiday Rental Bookings: How To Deal With Bad Reviews

It doesn’t matter how long you have been working in the holiday rental business, the importance of reviews has always been prevalent – and this has only increased since the dawn of the digital age. In fact, a Phocuswright study read more ->

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20th March 2018

14 Conversion Tips For Getting More Online Bookings

Visitors go through a series of stages when they’re planning on booking a holiday, and your holiday lettings need to become the ultimate solution. These ‘customer journey’ stages include the following: Awareness, Consideration, Purchase, and Delight. Passing through these stages, read more ->

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27th February 2018

Why Is My Occupancy Rate So Poor?!

Despite economic and political fluctuations across the UK this year, the average occupancy rate for holiday rental accommodation remains strong. According to Serviced Apartment Providers (ASAP) and STR, the UK serviced accommodation sector achieved 81.7% occupancy in 2017 and this read more ->

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23rd January 2018

Is Your Holiday Management Website Mobile Friendly?

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock for the last few years, it is a fairly common knowledge that having a mobile-friendly website can be the difference between staying ahead of the competition or falling behind. It was back in read more ->

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10th January 2018

Learning from 2017 to prepare for 2018: A Holiday Rentals Guide

2017 was a fascinating and exciting year for the holiday rental industry. Whilst 2016 was indisputably turbulent, 2017 seemed to be a year of innovation and adapting to change. In this guide we have compiled some key takeaways from 2017 read more ->

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18th December 2017

Awesome Ways To Use UGC For Your Vacation Rental Business

User generated content (UGC) is any form of content created by unpaid consumers, for example, renters, that is made available to other users or potential users of a service. Think reviews, video, blogs, images, social media, gifs, memes, etc. Why read more ->

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7th December 2017

19 Lessons You Can Learn From Airbnb

Airbnb – a global holiday booking company who grew from a simple idea of renting out mattresses in 2007, to a multi-billion dollar company in 2017. It’s safe to say many different holiday rental businesses look to them for inspiration! read more ->

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3rd December 2017

How To Write An Awesome Holiday Rental Description For SEO

What is SEO? Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) a highly diverse process. Whilst each industry will have different methods to try and appear at the top of search engine listings, the basics of SEO are essentially the same; optimising the content, read more ->

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23rd November 2017

7 Secrets To Achieving A Top Converting Holiday Rental Website

Even if your holiday rental website is receiving an impressive amount of traffic, how do you ensure your customers are converting? Whatever your desired conversion – whether it be making a holiday booking, downloading a resource, or making an enquiry read more ->

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