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HHD Top Ten Tip #8 - Tourist Information in your Holiday Home

[ Wednesday, 4th July 2018 ]

HHD Top Ten Tip - No 8 

Tourist Information 

HHD TOP TEN TIPS ON GETTING MORE RENTALS ON YOUR HOLIDAY HOME

Tip number 8 is advice on supplying tourist information for your guests. 
When you know a place so well it can be hard to step outside and see what will be of interest to the visitor. 
Therefore this might take a bit of work. 
A holiday home is like a hotel or any other tourist accommodation site you must treat it and your customers with that sense of respect. 

Here are a few tips on what information to provide your customers so they have a great stay. 

Let us know if there are any others we can add to the list by emailing us HERE
 

TIP 8 Tourist Information

 

THINGS TO DO AND SEE

 

You will know the local area better than anyone, but your focus could be narrow when it comes to what others might enjoy from their stay. 

Here are some suggestions for research to do around the locale. 

Find out the best sources of material for reference and make sure to have an updated version in a designated area in your home. 

 

Specialist - Arts and Culture, Golf & Nightlife. 

Art and Culture Information in your Holiday Home

ARTS & CULTURE 

Have the listings of the local museums, theatres, music venues, dance halls, galleries and children's arts venues to hand. Even the local library as they often have talks and afternoon concerts. 

Golf information for your Holiday Home

GOLF

Think about courses not just in the town radius of where you live but at least 40km around the area. People will travel to get good facilities. Your local area might be well known for one or all of these. 

Nightlife information for your holiday Home

NIGHTLIFE 

This can include pubs, clubs, restaurants and even ice rinks, bowling alleys and places that welcome children for evening activities. 

 

Historical Sites

HISTORICAL SITES

The local tourist board will have leaflets on where the interesting items of history are. There may be an historical society in your village or town who might have literature or tours. 

Outdoor sports and pursuits information for your Holiday Home

THE GREAT OUTDOORS

A map of the best walks, rambles and hikes is always a good addition to the 'TO DO' stockpile. Also check the area for kayaking centres, water skiing, surfing etc. 

The Beach - Information for your Holiday Home

THE BEACH 

If there are beaches near you, be sure to have a map handy and details of parking, nearby showers and restrooms and places for lunch. 

Family Time in your Holiday Home

FAMILY TIME 

It's important to have a range of family activities on the menu, especially if you have a big house. Are there children's adventure parks, history parks, water parks nearby? Have a section just for kids and it will go down a treat. 

Cyclin information for your Holiday Home

CYCLE PATHS 

If there are cycling routes near you, visit your local/ national cycling authority. Biking holidays are very popular, and many towns and villages will have maps and stop areas as well as local knowledge of where to get bikes fixed. This includes push bicycles and motor bikes. 

Information on Walking in the area around your Holiday Home

WALKS

Aristotle said 'In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.' That is true no matter where you come from, and having a good stack of source information on where to find the nearest river, lake or mountain walk will be something very worthwhile to your guests. 

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