By now, many owners have realised that targeting your holiday rental to the family market is a good idea. Parents with preschool children in particular are one of the main groups who book their holidays in those harder to fill off peak weeks. It is no wonder that over recent years several specialist companies have appeared, like Baby Friendly Boltholes and Tots to Travel. Larger established agencies are also seeing the potential of this market and dedicating special sections of their websites to it. Mr & Mrs Smith for example, have recently unveiled a child friendly portfolio, and Sawdays now have a collection of properties perfect for families. Read more
Every time I go back to visit friends in England there seems to be a new Gastro Pub or some form of trendy new hangout for foodies, and it seems the Brits are becoming more European when it comes to mixing food with being sociable. Read more
A couple of weeks ago I received a lovely email from one of our villa owners in Spain, with a glowing testimonial from some repeat guests she had staying. The villa is marketed by an agency we work with, family holiday specialists Tots to Travel, with whom the guests had booked their stay. Read more
In this holiday rentals case study series we have been talking about how we turned a neglected long-term rental property into a home with good holiday rental potential for families.
If you follow the previous post, you can see how Rental Tonic created an action plan for the Owner to target a specific niche market, and how we took some time over the photography to present the house in the best way online. Once we had enough images it was time to make a start on some advertising… Read more
Today’s post is my way of joining in a positivity campaign started by a group of Writers & Bloggers about Spain who want to collectively share good news and stories about the country that we all love so much, a place that has been a little down lately but is certainly not out!
Whilst browsing around on Twitter with my morning coffee an interesting headline jumped out at me: “BlogPaws Pet Blogging and Social Media Marketing Conference Readies to Launch” Well, if ever there was a great example of niche marketing then this is it – this niche pet loving community is so big it has its own social media conference! Read more
So the Rental Tonic website is up and running, and we are looking forward to sharing our passion for fabulous holidays and helping owners to run a successful holiday rental business. Read more