Posts posted in eviivo stories

Welcome to our September podcast. With less than a month until the eviivo awards at Shakespeare’s Globe in London, we wanted to speak to a few of our shortlisted properties, so we can get to know their stories a little better. Firstly, we get the low-down on what one of our judges, David Weston, CEO of the B&B association, will be looking for in the winning properties. Next up we talk to Alison Shortreed from The Village

As an accommodation provider, you’re probably no stranger to a peculiar guest request now and again. So, we asked you, what stands out as the oddest thing you’ve ever been asked for. The responses came in their masses and range from the slightly odd to the down right bizarre. After our first post on the subject was featured in both the Daily Mail and the New Zealand Herald, we thought it might be good to go for

Janine and Alf took some time away from arranging Christmas plans for their restaurant and hotel (where has this year gone?!), to talk to me about their recent nomination for the Most Beautifully Presented award at this year’s eviivo awards. Located in the picturesque village of Chilworth, I wanted to find out more about this country pub with rooms that serves modern British cuisine, with a their strong South African twist.  Congratulations, what does being

I recently traveled up to Cambridge, to spend some time exploring the city’s rich history and take in the beautiful scenery. Whilst there, I crossed the river Camb to meet with Christine who runs the beautiful 5 Chapel Street to talk about what makes a stay there so special. And what a welcome, after a scenic 20-minute walk from the town centre, I arrived to a warm welcome, a delightful pot of tea and some delicious homemade gluten-free biscuits. And

No-one knows hospitality quite like the people who are doing it day in and day out, our customers! So, we are looking for one lucky winner and their partner to swap the day job and go undercover at one of the most iconic hotels in the world, The Savoy in London, so you can tell us what’s so special about this five-star luxury treatment. We know you spend the majority of your time making beds