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Self-Catering Resources, Work Smart

Christmas bookings … in August

13th August 2019

Does your holiday rental have bookings for Christmas and New Year? Here's some tips to help self-catering businesses maximise revenue this festive season (and next).


Market intelligence, Self-Catering Resources

Maximizing the value of every booking

20th June 2019

The hospitality world is rife with competition, be it billion-dollar companies or small local businesses. With that in mind, it is increasingly vital that the value of every book is…

Market intelligence, Self-Catering Resources

5 easy ways to boost midweek bookings

31st May 2019

If you've got plenty of advance weekend bookings but struggling with midweek nights, we can help.

Latest news, Self-Catering Resources

Google is ‘mobile first’ – what does that mean for your self-catering business?

24th September 2018

Google is prioritising mobile-friendly sites. If your holiday rental website isn't mobile-friendly here's what you need to know.

Market intelligence, Self-Catering Resources

Holiday cottage descriptions: does what you write really make a difference?

6th April 2018

There’s one big difference between selling or renting a house and booking a holiday cottage, and that is the ability to view before you buy.  However, just knowing that on its own won’t help you to get more bookings for your holiday cottage. But writing compelling and relevant content for each of your property listings will go a long way to increasing your occupancy.

Booking behaviour, Latest news, Self-Catering Resources

The top 5 self-catering trends

30th March 2018

Last year one booking every minute was processed through SuperControl, providing holidays for more than two million guests. At the end of March 2018, this year's booking total is already more than £192m. We constantly check our data to monitor booking behaviour and identify self-catering trends, so we can share advice and best practice tips with the SuperControl community and the wider industry. Here's what has caught our attention recently.

Self-Catering Resources, Work Smart

What is a SuperControl licence and how many do you need?

23rd January 2018

John and Keven from our Business Development team spend a lot of time speaking to holiday rental owners and managers of self-catering businesses on the phone and by email. Here…

Industry forecasts, Market intelligence, Self-Catering Resources

Industry analysis: 2017 in review

5th January 2018

In 2017 there were three key areas that stood out in the self-catering industry: guest experience, booking channels and smarter pricing.

Self-Catering Resources, Work Smart

Use your data to get more bookings

15th September 2017

Use the data in your online booking system to encourage direct bookings and repeat visits. Here's how self-catering agencies and owners can use SuperControl to analyse their guests’ data, enabling personalisation before and during their stay.

Knowledge base

Booking is a 3 step process

7th July 2016

It’s a simple 3 step process for visitors to your website to place a booking through SuperControl, encouraging them to do so there and then. Research shows that the majority…

Booking engine, Bookings, Knowledge base

How to remove a property from a booking and how to cancel a booking

3rd December 2015

In the third installment of our Christmas countdown, Jackie shares a top tip to help you make the most of SuperControl:

Booking engine, Bookings, Knowledge base

Find a booking quickly using Quick search

2nd December 2015

Day two of the Support team’s top tips in our Christmas countdown and today it’s from Christine …

Booking engine, Bookings, Knowledge base

How to add multiple properties to one booking

4th December 2014

If you have a guest who has already placed a booking and wants to add another property to the booking for the same dates, here’s a simple way to do…

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