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Quirky vacation rentals

2nd July 2019

The ever-growing self-catering market has produced some pretty nifty properties. With self-catering holidays remaining more popular than holidays abroad, consumers are looking for unique experiences. …


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

Create top photos to sell your holiday rental

6th June 2019

A few weeks  ago we welcomed Russell Hogg from ACT Studios to SuperControl HQ in south-west Scotland. Emma had some questions, and Russell shared some seriously savvy photography tips to help you showcase your holiday rental and make your self-catering website stand out. Now we're sharing them with you.

Self-Catering Resources, Work Smart

Which OTA is right for you? Your questions answered

30th April 2019

There are lots of OTAs to choose from; we talk to Sally Wickens at to discover why holiday rental owners choose them.

Self-Catering Resources, Work Smart

12 ways to ensure your holiday cottage is autism-friendly

10th December 2018

How can self-caterers make your holiday cottage is suitable – and welcoming - for someone with autism? Paula Alexander, Managing Director at Holiday Cottage Compare explains in this guest article.

Market intelligence, Self-Catering Resources

How accessible is your self-catering accommodation?

5th October 2018

According to the Papworth Trust1 an estimated 1.9 million households in the United Kingdom require some adaptations to improve accessibility. Between 2009 and 2013 this number increased by 12.4%. Accessibility…

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.

Self-Catering Resources, Work Smart

5 ways to prove your holiday rental is the best

9th November 2017

To get noticed in a digital world you have to prove that what you say is true, and that begins when someone starts searching online for their next holiday. You do that by providing a snippet of the experience and giving guests a taste of what's to come. Read on to discover how.

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.

Self-Catering Resources, Work Smart

Does your website give guests what they want?

27th June 2017

We survey self-catering guests to get feedback about their online booking experience and discover what they want from a holiday rental website.

Latest news, Self-Catering Resources

Virtual reality: the future of holiday rentals?

23rd February 2017

The virtual world is playing an increasingly important role in digital marketing - holiday rental businesses should act now to ensure their virtual presence.

Admin, Booking engine, Knowledge base

Indulge your self-catering guests and earn some commission

19th December 2016

SuperControl booking and management system makes it easy for holiday rental businesses to upsell to guests with a host of in-built tools and features.

Admin, Booking engine, Knowledge base

Create a sanctuary for your guests

19th December 2016

Spa treatments are in high demand by guests booking holiday rental accommodation. SuperControl booking and management system ensures your guests get what they want.

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