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

We spoke to James from Manor Farm B&B in Wiltshire who was the ultimate winner of The Outstanding Host at the recent eviivo awards to see how they felt about winning and to pick up some helpful tips.  Did you enjoy the awards night? It was absolutely fantastic and it was a delight to be there. Everybody running a bed and breakfast or a small accommodation place spends an awful lot of time in the

Just for fun we asked our customers what they thought B&B would stand for other than ‘Bed and Breakfast.’ The majority of the responses we had were ‘Best in Britain,’ which shows the level of pride independent hosts and hoteliers have for their business. We also got many funny, heartwarming and unique replies. Here are the top responses we had:  Best in Britain – Barbara Tattersfield, Dalbeattie Guest House Be the Best – Sheila Gibbs, Wick House B&B Better

Last month we held our prestigious eviivo awards at the beautiful Café de Paris in London. So we thought we would catch up with a couple of the winners and see how they felt about their success and pick up some handy tips too! First to check in is Emma from Glenegdale House in the Isle of Islay who won the Hidden Gem of Scotland eviivo award. She tells us all about their how their property has

We spoke eviivo’s Star Amongst Star 2017 award winners Abbots Grange about taking the crown as the ultimate Hidden Gem!  Did you enjoy the awards night? Yes! This was a spectacular event and a real privilege to attend. Congratulations on winning the star amongst stars, how does it feel to win? Hugely proud and very, very happy.   Do you think winning awards like this help your business? Yes. Because the Eviivo awards are highly