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Biodiversity in Design

16th September 2020

Putting ecology at the top of your design agenda will reap rewards for more than nature alone, says Emma Reed. For those at the beginning of a project, thinking about biodiversity in your designs should […]

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2020 Vision

16th September 2020

Wild Hart’s Nick Sneller discusses how timber glamping structures offer the opportunity to contribute to a zero carbon future, but only if we apply some of our own ‘building regulations’. We started this year with […]

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Past, Present and Future Tents

2nd September 2020

Louis Thompson discusses the evolution of tensile structures and what the future might hold. Past Tents The picture below may look like the ultimate shaggy chic, boho hideout for gypset living but it is in […]

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No Change Here

2nd September 2020

While Covid-19 will affect glamping, it won’t change it, concludes Kate Morel. Well, what a year so far. We’ve had Brexit, flooding and are still dealing with a pandemic that’s had a phenomenal impact on […]

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Re-opening with Confidence

2nd September 2020

Ready to re-open and manage your glamping/camping site during the pandemic? Here are five top tips from new glamping association Canopy to get you safely started. 1. Create an action plan By getting a plan […]

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Canopy – keeping you covered

2nd September 2020

John Maddy sums up the challenges and opportunities facing the glamping industry and introduces the NFU Mutual backed Canopy, a new association for the sector. Since its humble beginnings our sector has seen an unprecedented […]

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Covid-19 Comment: Tourism

2nd September 2020

Industry stalwarts on the state of the tourism sector in light of Covid-19. Patricia Yates Director, VisitBritain/VisitEngland It is great to see tourism opening back up in the UK as restrictions are lifted. Tourism was […]

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Coronavirus Data Protection

17th August 2020

As part of the re-opening strategy, the government asked businesses to support the NHS Test and Trace effort. VWV’s specialist data protection solicitor, Sarah Thorley, answers your critical questions on how the GDPR affects your […]

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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 […]