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We recently surveyed hotel and B&B owners to find out what is the ONE thing you need to know before entering the independent accommodation sector! And the majority of people said that they wish they knew how time consuming the job is! In fact a massive 24% of property owners would have liked to have been more prepared for just how many hours went into running their own business. Heather Bray-Moran from Sportsmans Lodge said

With only 12 days before Christmas, Dr. B&B has gifted us with their top tips to making the most of your bookings this winter… The end of the year is fast approaching, so what better time to make sure that your rates are the most competitive for next year, after all ’tis the season for booking trips and events for 2017, so you have to make sure you’re prepared.  So, how do you do that? 

I’ve spent enough time with property owners to know how much you guys obsess on the details. It’s all about getting the RIGHT sausages for the fried breakfast, the RIGHT pillow cases for room 4 and so on. And you know that it’s those details that make all the difference, when a guest stays with you. Well the same is true online. So what are those details that make the difference? After analyzing over 2,000

We were very fortunate to have Harriet Christie from LateRooms come down to eviivo headquarters to give us some top tips on how to scoop up those last minute bookings and to catch us up on what’s new with them. What do you think is most important to attract last minute guests? Firstly it would be rates. 30% of our customers book on the day for the day, so with 30% of people on our site arriving

Many property owners tell us that they don’t want to be on major travel websites because they don’t want to pay the commission, they’d rather do their own marketing to generate bookings. So, we taken a closer look at the cost of doing your own marketing vs paying commissions to travel agencies, to see which worked out best for the small hotel or B&B: See the results below: The advertising costs listed here are for