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COVID Assessment for UK Tourism

1st July 2020

VisitEngland in partnership with the national tourist organisations of Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales has launched a UK-wide industry standard and consumer mark to provide a ‘ring of confidence’ for tourism as the sector works […]

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Being All-Inclusive

28th May 2020

How to make sure your company is speaking to an all-inclusive audience with advice from Vaishali Shah, founder of Culturally Minded. The internet has helped businesses to compete on the global stage. Building a brand […]

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Reducing Risks with Retreats

9th April 2020

Sustainable travel and a new wellness paradigm. The tourism industry is inherently vulnerable to external events – natural disasters, political instability, extreme weather, terrorist attacks and, of course, pandemics. All of which have a catastrophic […]

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Booking Channels

9th April 2020

Kate Morel on the pros and cons of using different third parties to drive bookings. One question often asked by consultancy clients and new members of my Facebook business group is ‘which is the best […]

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Know Your Market

9th April 2020

Kerry Roy gives on how to ‘know your market’ and become a skilled undercover researcher. Having created many diversification spin offs from what was originally planned as a small glamping site, I now juggle ownership […]

The Boot, New Zealand
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Storytelling

26th February 2020

How to create an emotional connection with unique glamping and indie boutique accommodation. Once upon a time, far, far away (sorry, couldn’t resist) I did a lot of travelling, and although it was a long […]

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Far from the Madding Crowd

26th February 2020

Louis Thompson discusses alternative lodging in the age of pandemics. Firstly, I would like to start with a disclaimer – I did not receive the gift of prophecy, I am an amateur clairvoyant peering into […]

Aerial view mid-build of Hudnalls Hideout
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Going Bespoke

28th January 2020

Kate Morel breaks down the process of commissioning a unique glamping structure and explains how going bespoke can influence your bottom line. Commissioning a custom design, whether it’s art, clothing or even a new house, […]

The landscape concept for Nomadic’s new leaf suite tent
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Genius Loci

28th January 2020

Louis Thompson explains how he captures what makes a place ‘biologically special’ in his work creating glamping developments worldwide. “This song of the waters is audible to every ear, but there is other music in […]

Alnmouth Huts, Northumberland
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2020 Trend Forecast

28th January 2020

Travellers will be living a life more wild with forest stays, outdoor bathing and group getaways, says Canopy & Stars’ trends report. Canopy & Stars predicts that more people than ever before will discover a […]

Cooking on a fire at spring. Close view of caldron over the campfire.
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Outdoor Cooking

10th January 2020

Capitalise on global industry movements and embrace your outdoor food offering, says Kate Morel. My Australian connections and lifelong passion for campfire cookouts might be partially responsible, but I think outdoor cooking has a lot […]

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Global Travel Trends

10th January 2020

From cannabis gumdrops to digital nomadism, via nature bathing and carving spoons – Louis Thompson reveals where global hospitality is heading. In this issue’s column we are going to look at trends in the travel […]