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.

We all know that the internet has changed the way people book their accommodation and the impact of sites such as Expedia, Booking.com, TripAdvisor and Laterooms has been huge, but what about your own website? Does it actually matter? With that in mind we surveyed 500 people across UK and Ireland, to learn about how they use a hotel or B&B’s own website when making a booking. These three stats show important your website is,

By Michele Fitzpatrick, CEO of eviivo One thing is clear – June 23 is a very important date in the UK’s politico-economic history and, whether we opt to leave or stay, our vote will have repercussions – some minor, others major – on our country’s long-term future, as well as that of the European Union itself. This is a decision that must therefore not be taken lightly. This is a critical time and one that

Last week our CMO Thomas Messett headed over to the the Isle of Wight to talk to James and Judith at Vectis Radio. Throughout the interview they discussed a variety of topics ranging from how the B&B and small hotel industry is changing right now and the importance of being able to book online to the importance of being on major travel websites and why you have to have a good website.    Vectis Radio

As a B&B, guesthouse or hotel it’s only natural to wonder how you compare to your competition in the hospitality industry. If you’re the owner of a small town B&B, you may be curious about how well the big city hotels are doing. You may own a cosy seaside guesthouse and wonder from time to time whether your neighbouring hotel rival has the same weekend vs weekday occupancy rates. Well, wonder no more, as we