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We recently analysed the booking data from our 5,000+ UK customers and discovered that forward bookings for this summer are up 19.2% year on year compared with the same pre-Brexit-vote period – great news! So, there’s little doubt that the Brexit vote and subsequent invoking of Article 50 have had a measurable positive impact on bookings for Britain’s independent hosts and hoteliers. There is no gloom at the Inn this summer! Our customers are seeing

It’s that time again, unplug the phone, put on some background music and put the coffee machine on for 60 seconds with Nicky Clement from Sarnia Guest House.  What advice would you give someone before they took a leap into the accommodation business? You should go and work in one, in all departments for a whole month. What do you think is the most important thing about being running your own B&B, guest house or small

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’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