Posts written by Kiri Gordon

Recently we spoke to Tony at Harmony Lodge in Scarborough, we were keen to find out about this quirky octagonal guest house in North Yorkshire, but Tony also told us about how he ended up running a Guest House, and how it all started when he met a clairvoyant! Read on to find out more. Can you tell us more about your property and what makes it so unique? The guest house is octagonal and situated at

Did you know that if you don’t have competitive rates set up at least 12 months in advance, you could be missing out on hundreds of potential guests? Three reasons you need to plan ahead To make sure you have the best rates available for the early-bookers. More and more people are booking their getaways earlier. However, if you only have one flat rate available, they may not be getting your most competitive price and may

We were extremely pleased to be able to attend the prestigious AA B&B Awards this week. It was wonderful to see so many hosts and hoteliers there and be able  to celebrate their achievements. We believe that the B&B industry is unique because each property is run by dedicated individuals or small teams who put their mark on each one. The buildings  could be art deco or eclectic, chic or characterful, but there’s no corporate

We’re very excited to announce that from today, our 6,350-strong customer base of independent hosts and hoteliers are now able to offer their rooms directly to Ryanair’s 119 million passengers when they choose to book their accommodation through Ryanair’s website. This new partnership gives you the ability to market your accommodation directly to the tens of millions of budget-conscious consumers who use the Ryanair website. Ryanair is Europe’s favourite airline, carrying 119m passengers per year

It’s that time again! Let’s shut the door, put our feet up, grab the biscuits and put the kettle on for 60 seconds with Christine from Broadfield. What advice would you give someone before they took a leap into the accommodation business?  You need to be prepared for a 24/7 job.  What do you think is the most important thing about being running your own B&B, guest house or small hotel? It has to be