Catering to Guests with Toddlers

There was a time when parents would eagerly wait for 4 to 5 years for their…

Must-Have Beach Embellishments for your Holiday Home

If you have a beach property where guests come to enjoy a lazy vacation by the…

First Aid and Safety Measures at Your Holiday home

Interestingly most of the property damages are actually due to accidents caused inside the property rather…

Tips to Maintaining Your Holiday Home Outdoor Hot Tub

Without doubt an outdoor hot tub in your vacation rental can create quite a buzz amongst…

Catering to the needs of a long-term renter of your Holiday home

  Although not a new trend, in the last couple of years we have seen a…

Reasons Why Owners Receive Negative Reviews and How to do Away With These

  Negative reviews not only give a bad impression of the owner, but also on the…

Guestroom Electronics – Guest Services

Hotel guestrooms are increasingly becoming packed with electronics. Apart from the AV suite and internet/telephony, guestrooms…

When and How Should You Refurnish Your Vacation Rental Property

Like any hospitality player, maintenance of your vacation rental property is very important to ensure that…

Property Clinic: Well-Designed Spaces Need Few Accessories and Little Furniture

Most homestay owners buy a property for use as a homestay. Others let out rooms in…

Putting Things Away – the Kitchen and Bathroom edition

This week, we’ll explore storage options in the kitchen and in bathrooms, in the context of…

Putting Things Away – Making a Storage Plan for Your Homestay

While writing property clinic stories over the last few weeks, you may have noticed that I…

Giving Special Touches to Your Holiday Home to Surprise Guests

Everybody loves surprises. Remember the surprise birthday party that your friends arranged when you thought that…

The Holiday Home Times guide to beds – Part 2

Making a bed: Last time, we looked at the various components that make up a bed.…

Preparing your holiday home for back-to-back rentals

In case of back to back rentals, preparing your holiday home requires some forward planning than…

Creating a simple checklist for your holiday home cleaning person

It is very important that when guests come to stay in your property, they enter a…

6 Tips to give your holiday home caretaker

It is not uncommon for a holiday home to have a caretaker stationed at the property…

Stocking your holiday home kitchen for guests

Are you trying too hard to keep your guest happy? You can tell a place has…

Easy ways to add value to your holiday home

Have you thought of increasing the value of your holiday home by making certain improvements? If…

Holiday home rental process – handing over keys to guests

Now that you are ready to receive guests for your holiday home, you need to find…

Effective management of your holiday home staff

Since you have decided to manage the holiday home yourself, you will need to avail the…