Lighting in tent
Glamping: Know How

Power to the People!

21st April 2017

To avoid leaving your clients in the dark, Open Air Business takes a look at off-grid power provision By their very nature, the ideal locations for glamping accommodation are often off the beaten track and […]

Shepherd hut entrance
Glamping: Case Studies

Tor View Shepherds Huts

21st April 2017

This two-unit site pays homage to a family connection to shepherding As the owner of the first glampsite in the country to be awarded VisitEngland’s Gold Award, Philip Russell knows a thing or two about […]

Inn Style
Glamping: Know How

Promotion and Bookings Advice

30th March 2017

Suppliers share their thoughts on how best to attract and convert potential customers into bookings. Keri Remes, director Glamping Fields 0121 6162355 www.glampingfields.co.uk What advice could you offer a glampsite owner on promotion and managing […]

Glamping: Know How

Got What It Takes?

30th March 2017

Nicole Laframboise considers the skills necessary to run a successful glampsite. 3pm – your check-in arrives, they are excited to be here and looking forward to putting their feet up. You go over the liability […]

Picnic
Glamping: Know How

Ancillary Income

30th March 2017

Glamping guru Kate Morel offers some creative ways for sites to boost their revenue This month, Tally has asked me to share some ways in which we can optimise a glampsite’s profitability through ancillary revenues. […]

Gypsy Wagon
Glamping: Case Studies

Acorn Glade

30th March 2017

With a mantra of ‘Retreat, Relax and Reconnect’, Acorn Glade offers a luxury, adult’s-only escape Open Air Business talks to husband and wife team Richard and Julie Arme about their new life managing an award-winning […]

Farm Business Innovation Show
Glamping: Know How

Landscaping for Glampsites

12th February 2017

Advice on the use of landscaping to maximise the utility and ambience of your glampsite Edward Busby, glamping consultant Crown and Canopy 07837 162 452 / www.crownandcanopy.co.uk Describe the importance of landscape design for glampsites […]

Goats
Glamping: Know How

Family Glamping

12th February 2017

Target the family market with Kate Morel’s secret recipe for success A glamping stay has become a favoured break for mums, dads and the children. Family glampsites enjoy good occupancy rates, and not just at […]

A lodge at Crown and Canopy
Glamping: Know How

Wild Camping

12th February 2017

Open Air Business explores the concept of wild camping and how pre-pitched accommodation can cater for this market Wild camping is a most romantic notion that brings to mind the discovery of an uncultivated and […]

Dimpsey Glamping
Glamping: Case Studies

Dimpsey Glamping

12th February 2017

A single unit glamping operation with the emphasis firmly on heritage and luxury Situated on an historic farm in Somerset’s Blackdown Hills, the Dimpsey shepherd’s hut offers year-round accommodation with a handmade feel. Open Air […]