5 ways to stand out in the Staycation boom

When the nation tuned in to hear Boris Johnston’s speech on the 23rd March 2020, very few would have guessed that we would still be in lockdown come July that year. Fast forward to 2021 and COVID restrictions, lockdowns, social distancing and wearing masks have become...

Mastering the hospitality mindset

Diane Knight is an award-winning self-caterer who owns and runs Sara’s Cottage in Cornwall along with her husband, Terry. The couple recently achieved two gold awards at the 2020/21 Cornwall Tourism Awards. That’s a pretty good indication of excellence at...

Helping you to Reinvigorate your business

Is it time to step things up? It’s a fast-moving world out there, with trends and habits constantly evolving (especially after the year we’ve just had). Is your marketing message still relevant? Are you reaching the right audience? Maybe it’s time to...

Hygge – how can it help you create the perfect rural retreat?

What is hygge? Picture this, it’s a Sunday morning and it’s snowing. It’s absolutely freezing outside, but you’ve got nowhere you need to be. The fire is on/the heating is all the way up. You’re wrapped in a cosy blanket relaxing on the...

What makes a great website: why you should choose us

You’ve made it to the final blog in this series. A big thank you for making it this far! In this blog, we will discuss why you should choose ACT Studios to create your new website. We’ll delve into key success factors for websites and tell you why ACT...

What makes a great website: industry know-how

Part four of this blog series will discuss the importance of industry know-how when creating a fantastic website. Industry know-how refers to how well you know your guests/customers and sector. This includes things like: how up-to-date you are with professional...