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086: Beginners Guide to OTA's

Holiday Rental Websites, OTA's, Booking Sites or Listing Sites? Let's start by looking at what the heck an OTA is anyway, Online Travel Agent apparently - yes I was as confused as you with the term initially too - but I'm going to talk you through my understanding then see how we can best fit them into our businesses!

Direct download: beginner_guide_otas.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

086.5: Merilee Karr - Under The Doormat - Bringing Community to The Short Term Letting Industry

Merilee is the founder of Under the Doormat, a London based, short term home accommodation company rooted in the sharing economy.  With a sharp focus on customer service for both owners and guests, they are different to the norm and offer the quality of a hotel in the comfort of a home

Listen to Merilee's background, her involvement in advocating for the Industry as one of the founders of the STAA and her input with The Short Stay Show:

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Direct download: merilee_edt.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Have You Got Luggage Storage?

Answer the question most guests ask - have you got anywhere I can leave my luggage before check in or after check out?

Listen to this episode to find out how you can help your guests experience, offer luggage storage, but without the issue of where it'll all go!

Direct download: citystasher_edited.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

I've learned a lot since becoming a holiday home owner - some more surprising than others, and I thought it'd be fun to share ten things that I didn't know and didn't expect to have to know. Some are big, some are smaller, all have had to be negotiated and worked around in my journey so far - and I'm sure there'll be many more realisations moving forwards!

One things I talk about is becoming a marketer - to get hold of the Facebook Ads beginners Step by Step guide I talk about in this episode head to

Direct download: 10_things.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:35am EDT