Classical Loo Company

Portable Toilets

Toilets and washrooms for outdoor events No Question Too Small Luxury Toilet Hire 0800 612 7880 There’s no escaping that loos are an essential part of any outdoor event, and it’s important to have […]

Outdoor toilets

Event Toilets and Washrooms

Whether you are looking for bog standard facilities or feeling particularly flush, there are plenty of washroom options on the market. Open Air Business considers some. Event toilets used to be a thing of dread, […]

Muddy obstacle course

Obstacle Course Races

How can rural venues capitalise on one of the fastest growing sports in the country? Tally Wade asks Mark Leinster, CEO of the Obstacle Course Racing Association UK Say ‘Tough Mudder’ and most people will […]

Case Studies

The Loxwood Joust

Proud to offer some of the best in mediaeval entertainment over two weekends in August Owned and organised by father and son team comprising Maurice and Danny Bacon, the Loxwood Joust recreates the 15th Century […]

Mike Halliwell

Industry Legends – Mike Halliwell

Consultation with structural engineers enables Mike Halliwell at BOND to develop a range of robust safari tents offering the highest resistance to the worst weathers. Profile Name: Mike Halliwell Role: Owner/Managing Director Company: Bond Fabrications […]

Glamping Fields

Promotion and Reservations

Increase bookings with help from these suppliers No Commission Booking System CampManager 02081 331 005 CampManager makes your life easier by simplifying the way you manage your glampsite bookings. CampManager is an online booking […]

Inn Style

Promotion and Bookings Advice

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


Got What It Takes?

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 […]


Ancillary Income

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. […]

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Case Studies

Acorn Glade

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 […]

A&D Mobile bars

Bars & Catering

Wine and dine guests at your next event. Catering With Unique Charm Food Genie 01386 834 693 We are a mobile catering company with a special difference – a fleet of unique vans. We […]


Bars and Catering Advice

Function venue suppliers offer solutions for wining and dining guests Victoria Gough, director Food Genie 01386 834693 How can your service benefit function venue owners? We offer a broad range of catering, but predominantly […]