Archive | September, 2011
holiday calendar

Rental Reflections

So peak season is over, kids safely back in School and time to draw a breath and reflect on how it all went.  Hopefully you had a successful summer with your holiday rental business, but would you have liked to have seen a few more bookings, or a slightly longer season? Are you already feeling [...]

Read full story Comments { 1 }

Video Blog: Holiday Lets Myths … BUSTED! – Property Tribes

Are you thinking of renting your place as a holiday let but think it will be too much hassle or be too expensive?  This video by leading property expert explodes some myths: Video Blog: Holiday Lets Myths … BUSTED! – Property Tribes. I am passionate about promoting family holidays and child friendly travel in Andalucia. [...]

Read full story Comments { 0 }
Wine Tasting at your Holiday Villa

What do guests really want? A 6 point debate

We had a very interesting debate on the Tots to Travel Agents forum recently, as we began discussing what guests really want from their self catering property.  The opinions were very mixed, which when you consider that us “Mums on the Ground” are spread across France, Italy, Portugal and Spain, is not really surprising.  However, [...]

Read full story Comments { 6 }

Peak Season: How was it for you?

I was following an interesting property forum thread earlier regarding the 2011 season; how it is going in general, what kind of occupancy levels people are getting, whether income targets were reached or not, etc – and it does seem to be a very mixed bag.   Two holiday property Owners reported around 50% occupancy [...]

Read full story Comments { 0 }