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This month we’ve been busy preparing our 2nd Quarterly B&B report. We analysed booking data from a large number of our 6,600+ customers for this report looking at both performance this summer and forward trends for the autumn.   We were excited to find that it looks like we have an emerging ‘fifth season.’ The new season seems to be making an appearance between summer and autumn – causing an impressive surge in late bookings for

It’s time to relax, switch off the phone and grab an evening beer for 60 seconds with Barry from The Knoll Guesthouse. What advice would you give someone before they took a leap into the accommodation business? It would be to get some experience, read the rules and be prepared to deal with ignorant people. What do you think is the most important thing about being running your own B&B, guest house or small hotel?

It’s Friday afternoon why not grab a cold beer from the fridge, shut the laptop and take 60 seconds with Steve Mitchell from The Castle Inn Hotel.  What advice would you give someone before they took a leap into the accommodation business? Crikey, how long have we got? Well, if you don’t like hard work – don’t do it. If you are not prepared to be at everyone’s disposal 24 hours a day – don’t

In this June podcast, we are talking to a couple of our customers to hear their stories and pick up some tips on what makes their accommodation successful. Checking in first, we speak to Neale and Julie from Copperfields Guesthouse, who recently won Channel 4’s Four in a Bed. They tell us all about what it was like filming for the show and how they wowed with their secret fluffy cloud egg recipe. Next to

Picture the scene. You get to your amazing accommodation, you unpack your bag and…oh no, you’ve forgotten something. You’re going to have to work out where the nearest shop is and buy a new one! But what if your wonderful host or hotelier had a spare one they could lend you to make your break even less stressful?!  We want to help eviivo customers to go that extra mile for their guests. So we’ve put