Holiday Let Hub

As the county prepares to ease out of lockdown, we have renewed our commitment to working alongside Cumbria Tourism, the official Destination Management Organisation of the region.

We asked the hospitality experts at Out of Eden what has changed for holiday let owners this year, when it comes to keeping your property clean and safe, and how you can prepare for the season ahead. Plus they give their top tips for new holiday let owners.

In 2020, cleaning and safety became one of the key focuses of the hospitality industry getting back on its feet after the initial lockdown, and as businesses settled back into welcoming customers, a central part of their communications. Holiday let owner Jamie Cowan gives us his thoughts on reassuring guests and running a safe business, once restrictions lift.

The roadmap laid out by the Government this week has given us a much better idea of how and when restrictions will begin to ease. But with the holiday season being far from ‘normal’, it can still be hard to know where to start with making future plans for your holiday let business. Read on for an overview of some excellent planning resources.

What remains of this third lockdown can be used as an opportunity to plan for your reopening and for the longer-term future of your business. There are all sorts of things you can do now to get into the best possible shape for Spring.

The hospitality industry is one step closer to getting a dedicated Minister for Hospitality, after winning the backing of MPs in a debate on Monday.

Our recent research found that 71% of British holidaymakers were intending to take a UK holiday in 2021.

Chartered Surveyor Jamie Cowan and his wife Laura own seven holiday properties in Caerlaverock, Dumfries and Galloway, an area popular with nature-lovers who visit the nearby wetlands and nature reserve.