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7 Ways to Prepare your holiday home for short term rentals

I want this guide to be an opportunity for you to build a process that will ensure your properties are ready for each and every guest and in the best possible condition. When reviewing your process today, don’t build something read more ->

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COVID-19, It seems like the whole world’s going crazy, so lets bring some calm and sense to the situation

The hospitality sector is going to be hit hard, after ‘Brexit’ and the cost of exchange rates, the loss of major airlines and Thomas cook it has had a tough time already and now we are faced COVID-19 with no read more ->

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Mobile trends in the travel industry

Mobile technology is a growing extension of the digital world. New innovations in wearable tech, artificial intelligence and apps are growing mobile trends. With 24% of online travel sales being attributed to mobile in 2016 and a share of 32% of online travel sale read more ->

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Travel Fraud – Things to check when making a booking

What’s travel fraud? Fraudulence is an increasing problem for both the travel industry and for consumers. The rise of internet booking, and the cultural shift away from the old model of high street travel agents has created a rich environment read more ->

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Have you seen an increase in last minute bookings?

In team discussions since the announcement of the snap general election, we have had clients communicate they are seeing an increase in last minute bookings. Numerous factors can affect a customer’s decision on when to book holiday accommodation but is the political turbulence read more ->

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7 Steps To Ensure GDPR Compliance With iPro Software

What GDPR means for those using iPro holiday rental software The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is set to have a large impact on the holiday rental industry in the EU. Coming into force on the 25th May 2018, GDPR read more ->

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Homeaway – Our update on the changes

Homeaway have announced changes that will have an affect on the holiday rental businesses. These changes are particularly centred around booking online. With Homeaway focusing on changing from an advertising platform to allowing customers to book through their website. The read more ->

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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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Changes for payment card charges 2018

13th January 2018 will see the European Union make their updated version of the Payments Service Directive (PSD 2), be national law across all member states. The legislation is a set of common rules which covers electronic and non cash read more ->

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Google’s Fred update – How does it affect my SEO?

Google is constantly updating their search algorithm, a few of the past major changes have been Panda, Hummingbird, RankBrain and Possum. In March this year Google released an update, which was jokingly labelled by Google’s Gary Illyes as “Fred” before it was read more ->

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