In the press
Holiday Lettings in the press
Paul Baldwin features some of the summer best villa deals and includes Villa Aurora in Melieha, Malta. Villa Aurora
is a striking home consisting of four high-end suites and is available to let via holidaylettings.co.uk.
Ginny McGrath selects 20 European villas booked up months in advance, plus 20 similar alternatives to grab before they go too! She highlights Luxury Designer VSJM54 Villa
, which is booked solid for July and August and suggests Villa Aurora
in Malta instead. But, only if you're quick!
Paul Shearer and Francesca Steele talk to Holiday Lettings and some of our customers, David & Gillian Tomkins, about the promising news from this week's Budget that the Furnished Holiday Lettings tax reliefs will be retained by the Coalition Government. The Tomkin's cottage in Snowdonia
is their main source of income and they are busy with guests for more than 35 weeks each year.
Andrew Smith writes for the business pages of The Oxford Times about the aquisition of Oxfordshire business, Holiday Lettings, by TripAdvisor.
Andrew Smith writes about Oxford based company, Holiday Lettings, and its acquisition by the TripAdvisor Media Network - the world's largest travel community. For Holiday Lettings founders, Ross Elder and Andy Firth, this is a phenomenal achievement. Holiday Lettings will continue to run as an independent brand from its offices in Summertown, North Oxford with its existing team of 80 staff.
Marc da Silva writes for A Place in the Sun about the news of Holiday Lettings being purchased by TripAdvisor.
Chris Gray covers the news that as part of TripAdvisor's expansion into the holiday lettings arena, they have bought UK holiday home website, holidaylettings.co.uk.
The acquisition of Holiday Lettings by TripAdvisor gets a mention in the Business Updates section of The Boston Globe - local business coverage for TripAdvisor.
Oxfordshire's business networking publication, B4, mentions the news that local company, Holiday Lettings, has been acquired by TripAdvisor.
The travel and hospitality industry digest, e-tid.com, covers the news that Holiday Lettings is now part of the TripAdvisor Media Network and their ambitions to lead holiday lettings worldwide.
TripAdvisor's acquisition of Holiday Lettings hits the headlines on TechCrunch, much to the excitement of the web developers at holidaylettings.co.uk!
Dinah Hatch details the news that as part of TipAdvisor's ambitions to offer holiday home accommodation to its users, it has acquired the largest independent holiday home brand in the UK - holidaylettings.co.uk.
Phil Davies covers the news that holidaylettings.co.uk is now part of the TripAdvisor Media Network, demonstrating the commitment of both companies to the future of the holiday lettings industry.
An update from Travel Daily on the news that the TripAdvisor Media Network has acquired Holiday Lettings - the busiest holiday home website in the UK.
An article summarising some key property industry reactions to the Emergency Budget, and in particular to the Furnished Holiday Lettings tax reliefs and the Capital Gains Tax increase. The article includes a statement from Kate Stinchcombe-Gillies, head of communications at Holiday Lettings.
As part of his monthly property advice column, Ross Elder offers his tips on how home owners can capitalise on the increased level of interest in flight free holidays, following the ash cloud in April. He advises owners to make their holiday home a no-fly wonder.
Caroline Hendrie and Edward Trippier offer their pick of the best pet friendly private rental homes for holidays in both the UK and abroad. In the article they include Lake House Lodge
, in County Wicklow, South East Ireland. The house boasts a secure outdoor dog pen and kennel and welcomes animals inside the property as well. There is also a Jacuzzi and an on-site gym for guests of a two legged variety.
Tom Chesshyre, Caroline Hendrie and Will Hide round up twenty of the most chic yet affordable holiday villas in Greece this summer. Within this select list they include the holiday home Meli Traditional House
, in Lefkas, which is advertised through Holiday Lettings.
An article recounting the Holiday Lettings 2010 Travel Survey findings that 65 per cent of those surveyed prioritise holidays over other disposable income choices. Regarding a family holiday as integral bonding time.
An article outlining the belief that there are now more people renting out properties as holiday homes than ever, with tens of thousands of private lets available world wide. The article includes commentary from Kate Stinchcombe-Gillies, head of communications at Holiday Lettings.
Vanessa Warwick's regular round up of the latest happenings in the world of property. Within the column she mentions Holiday Lettings and the fact that the holiday home business is booming. With Holiday Lettings alone reporting that booking enquiries are up by 44 per cent in comparison to last year.
Leading property correspondent Zoe Dare Hall offers home owners advice on how to get the best from their investment.She suggests ways that they can make their property more desirable to holidaymakers and turn a profit. Within the article she recommends investing in a property that will stand out from the rest, with an unusual design. Such as Moulin85
, a restored windmill, which is available for private holiday rental through Holiday Lettings.
Nicola Iseard gives her pick of the 20 best self-catering holiday villas in Europe. Within this list she includes: El Paraiso
, El Secreto
and Beach House
, which are all available for private rental through Holiday Lettings.
Kate Stinchcombe-Gillies, head of communications at Holiday Lettings, discusses the increased demand for holiday homes in Wales and the UK since the volcanic ash cloud disruption in April. She also offers insight into the rising year on year popularity of the staycation. Shedding light on why more and more holidaymakers are forgoing holidays abroad for a UK break.
An article discussing the impact of the recession on holidaymaker vacation choices. Including the positive effect that this state of heightened financial awareness has had on the popularity of holiday home rentals versus hotels. The article features an interview with Kate Stinchcombe-Gillies, head of commmunications at Holiday Lettings. Who concludes that the reason for this improved public perception is that the self-catering holiday rental has been proven to have a cheaper cost per person than a hotel.
An article proclaiming that holiday homes are cheaper than many people think and that making regular, small payments will make the overall cost of purchase much easier to manage. Within the article Kate Stinchcombe-Gillies of Holiday Lettings, comments that the number of holiday home rentals has soared since the recession, showing that more and more people are looking to property investment as a cost-effective source of income.
Chris Barber reports on how Paris has become a hot spot for holiday property rentals. The article includes commentary from Kate Stinchcombe-Gillies, head of communications at Holiday Lettings, on the fact that Paris, like many other tourist friendly cities is an area where holiday home demand far outstrips supply.
An article outlining the Holiday Lettings conclusion that holiday home demand far outstrips the supply in the UK and many other parts of the world. Within the article Ross Elder observes that there has never been a better time for second home owners to enter the lettings arena and turn a profit.
James Hopkins examines the Brazilian property market and observes that people with second homes in the country could potentially turn a profit and let it out when it is not in use.
The article includes commentary on the subject from Kate Stinchcombe-Gillies, head of communications at Holiday Lettings. She mentions that the company has seen a 43 per cent increase in rental home summer holiday enquiries. Showing that demand for the self catering holiday let is higher than ever and that there is a need for more homes to accommodate these enquires.
An article outlining the rental holiday homes growing popularity among British holidaymakers. The feature offers tips on how to get the best value for money for your holiday let. As well as including the statistic that Holiday Lettings has witnessed a 43 per cent increase in demand for holiday homes this summer, showing that the self-catering holiday is more popular than ever.
Nicola Iseard gives her pick of the best seaside retreats. Within the article she includes the Holiday Lettings property Ledge Beach Hut
, in Bembridge Isle of Wight, as an example of an affordable yet idyllic beach front holiday home.
Sarah Barrell reports on the fact that continuing flight uncertainty has caused an increase in holidaymaker interest in the no-fly holiday.
This claim is supported by market analysis from Holiday Lettings. Which shows that since April, (and particularly the volcanic disturbance), there has been a noticeable increase in booking enquires for Holiday Lettings properties in areas accessible without flying, such as France. This data also shows a hesitant pattern of international holiday bookings since the ash cloud crisis began.
An article highlighting the fact that home owners who advertise their property through Holiday Lettings now have the option of a video display feature. Which will allow them to show the home at its full potential. Holiday Lettings are the only leading holiday home rental website currently offering this technology.
Jolyon Attwooll rounds up the week's most appealing and affordable holiday deals. She highlights The Jovial Dutchman
, a newly renovated, five bedroom pub in the Peak District, which is advertised on the Holiday Lettings website.
Rachel McCombie, a geographic researcher at holidaylettings.co.uk, gives her guide to Rome. A return visitor with a passion for the area she offers holidaymakers tips on where and where not to go, and how to have an authentic Mediterranean experience without being surrounded by other tourists.