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Last year we asked a selection of independent hosts and hoteliers “beside the complimentary items such as toiletries, what items from the room or your property have guests tried to take home with them? For example has anyone tried to sneak one of your fancy lamps into their case, raided your marmalade cupboard or popped one of your lovely wine glasses into their bag?”  See what they said here. And we thought we’d treat you

  Here’s wishing you Season’s Greetings and a Happy New Year from all the team at eviivo! We hope you’ve had a fantastic year, and we look forward to a great 2018 working with you.    

Happy New Year! For our end of the year podcast we are talking to our finalists for the eviivo Awards Tastiest Breakfast. We want to find out what it was like cooking under pressure for top judges Michel Roux Jnr, Dan Lepard and last years winner Gill Jones. We will also be picking up some festive cooking tips too!  First to check in is Julia Reid from Stone Croft Country House who tells us about

It’s time to forget the outside world, unplug the phone, make a cuppa tea and crack open the hobnobs for 60 seconds with John Brown from Avoncourt Lodge. What advice would you give someone before they took a leap into the accommodation business? make sure that you do your homework. What do you think is the most important thing about being running your own B&B, guest house or small hotel? You have to be a

It’s looks like more and more families will be making use of independent accommodation during this years festive season. We analysed our customers data and found that forward bookings for Christmas Day were up by a staggering 111.3% from last year! So more than double the amount of people want to stay with independent hosts and hoteliers this year – which is brilliant news!  But why is this? It seems that more people are opting to