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Glamping Insurance: NFU Mutual Provides the Checklist

Barney Hatcher, commercial insurance specialist at NFU Mutual explains what needs to be considered when diversifying into glamping. Whether it’s getting back to nature in a yurt, trying the native American lifestyle in a tipi or roosting in a tree house, glamping has gripped the nation. Early developers of sites in attractive locations are rumoured […]

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Introducing GlampAid – Our Charitable Trust

International Glamping Business and The Glamping Show together with award-winning glamping site Camp Kátur are proud to announce – GlampAid – the glamping industry’s first charitable trust. “GlampAid is an initiative designed to bring the glamping sector closer through fundraising for good causes,” says Kerry Roy, Founder of Camp Kátur and Glamp Aid trustee. “As […]

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New eco camp opens on the shores of Loch Katrine

At the turn of the 18th century when literary giants such as Sir Walter Scott, the Wordsworths and Coleridge ventured on some of their epic journeys to discover ‘the raw beauty of Scotland’s scenery’ they sheltered in what were described as ‘rudimentary huts with bracken roofs at the eastern end of Loch Katrine’ and their […]

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Hidden Valley Celebrates 10 Years

Its name might convey modest self-concealment, but Hidden Valley Yurts in Monmouthshire has something to shout about — a 10th birthday. The site in the Wye Valley at Lower Glyn Farm has proved a magnet for holidaymakers in search of tranquillity as the glamping concept has taken hold, receiving a slew of awards in the […]

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PassivPod Wins At Best New Business Awards

Brighton-based eco startup PassivPod won the coveted title of Construction Business of the Year at Friday’s National Best New Business Awards at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel in London. And the accolades didn’t end there as the new business also won the prestigious Overall Winner award, beating competition from all other industries – and 68 other […]

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Top 3 Tips to generate more bookings from listing websites

Channel Management has become quite the buzz word in the past few years – advertising your glamping accommodation on multiple booking channels such as Glampsites.com, Airbnb, CampStead.com and Booking.com has become the norm to help generate more bookings, achieving maximum occupancy for your accommodation. Glampsites.com’s top three tips provide key advice to help you generate […]

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Olimia Adria Village Awarded 5-Stars by World of Glamping

World of Glamping – the global certification programme – has awarded its first star ratings in its home country of Slovenia to Glamping Olimia Adria Village in Podčetrtek , which was awarded five stars out of a possible seven at a special event to launch the scheme on June 18. Over 150 separate issues are […]

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Elfin supplies kitchen solution to floating pod concept

Elfin Kitchens has supplied a 1,000mm Premium kitchen to a bespoke floating pod – dubbed the ‘Flotel Room’ – in Hartlepool Marina. Providing a suitable kitchen area was a key factor in making the 4 x 6 metre space practical, so the designer behind the project, Luke Robertson, turned to experts in small kitchen ideas, […]

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