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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 recently surveyed 500 people across the UK and Ireland, to learn about how they use a Hotel or B&B’s own website when making a booking. We all know that the internet has changed the way people book their accommodation and the impact of sites such as TripAdvisor, Expedia and Booking.com has been huge, but what about your own website? Does it actually matter? We think these six stats tell you everything you need to

We recently conducted a study to find out just how much independent hosts and hoteliers (like B&B’s, independent hotels and self-catering properties) are using social media to advertise their business. And we found out that nearly 6 out of 10 people said they use Facebook to encourage bookings. We also discovered that a quarter of those surveyed believe that social media is very important to their business with 36% revealing that they spent over five

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?