Yesterday some of the eviivo team had the pleasure of attending the AA awards and we were thrilled to be able to sponsor and present the “Friendliest B&B Award”, because it really gets to heart of what the independent accommodation sector is all about…and that’s you, the faces behind the places. At eviivo, we spend a lot of time meeting with, and staying at, a wide variety of B&B’s across the UK, and one question

Earlier this year the Hilton hotel chain made some changes to their cancellation policies, testing a set fee for all reservations cancelled any time after the booking had been made. Although we don’t work with big chains like Hilton we were interested in their future plans to give guests the option to select the amount of flexibility they would like with cancelling their booking.   ‘If you want total flexibility, there’s a price for that.

A wonderful way of making your property stand out is by organising an event, this could be something held inside your property or perhaps within your grounds or even a tour of the local area. Obviously, the events that you can put on, depend entirely on what type of property you have and what’s available to do in your local area, but we’ve put together a list of ideas to inspire you:    Murder mystery evening  Everyone’s a suspect,

As we approach the summer season, it’s a great time to take a look at your rates and make sure that you’re making the most out of the busiest time of year. Does your booking pattern look a bit like this? For most of our customers demand is 3x higher in July, August and September than in January or February.  If you have a flat rate for the entire year you are either losing bookings

Did you know that if you don’t have the most competitive rates set up at least 12 months in advance then you could be missing out on hundreds of potential guests? We’ve put together three reasons why you should plan your rates for the next year: To make sure you have the best rates available for the early-bookers! We spoke to Expedia, who told us that bookings are already up by 53% for February 2017.