Boost your bookings with 3D tours

Potential guests love being able to step in and take a virtual walk around your accommodation, it can be the final push they need to hit ‘book now’. The thing with a 3D tour is that it shows exactly what your holiday rental provides – there are no smoke and… Read more

Helping more in 2020

You probably realise the market is changing: The big online travel agency platforms continuously evolve, become more powerful whilst adding more complexity and costs. There is more ‘hospitality’ accommodation than ever before. This means that your time can easily become consumed trying to manage everything. If you care about your accommodation and… Read more

Holiday rental industry trends: how to stand out and get noticed

Last week we went to the HOST 2019 event in London. Top global market leaders provided key vacation rental insights and advice that we wanted to share with you. The holiday rental industry is fast-changing; here’s our top takeaway tips from Google and HomeAway, and how ACT can help you… Read more

Holiday cottage photography from ACT Studios in Dorset, Hampshire and Devon

It’s been a busy few months here at ACT Studios Photography and we have been lucky enough to photograph some absolutely wonderful properties, right across the UK, as the summer draws to a close. Our most recent work has taken us to the West Country, down to Devon and Dorset,… Read more

Why you should refresh your exterior photography this autumn

For those in the hospitality industry, the end of the summer marks the closure of one of the busiest times of year, as the last of the school summer holiday guests leave. For many holiday accommodation owners, this is a great chance to take stock and refresh – repaint a… Read more

ACT Studios captures more holiday cottages in the West Country

ACT Studios photographer Hannah Hunter has been busy traveling the West Country recently to capture both interior and exterior shots of some of the most desirable holiday cottage accommodation in the south west of England. StickWick Manor in Devon Stickwick Manor & Cottages is located in Bovey Tracey, right on… Read more

4 Reasons Why Virtual Tour Photography Perfectly Complements Hotel Photography

Predictions for trends over the next couple of years in the hotel and hospitality sector abound. But there is general consensus that technology will continue to play a greater role in both the stay of a guest as well as the booking process itself. Virtual tour photography has an essential… Read more

Why universities are adding 3D virtual tours to enhance their promotional photography

With UK students now paying their own university tuition fees, the competition to fill places means that universities are having to make much more of a business case in order to attract new talent. Fortunately, in this increasingly digital age, the opportunities to gain a competitive advantage are also growing… Read more

5 ways to add value to your holiday home

Did you know that improving your guest’s anticipation to their forthcoming holiday is proven to increase their happiness levels? So how can you make simple changes which will increase these levels of anticipation in advance of a stay? ACT Studios interior designer, Nicola Brook, investigates. Increasing guest’s anticipation, will increase… Read more

4 Reasons Why NOW Is The Best Time To Book Your Holiday Cottage Photo Shoot

Holiday cottages throughout the UK are currently being repainted, refurbished and generally spruced up for the start of the new year, in the hope that this investment will pay off with higher rates of occupancy for the rest of the season. But have you thought how you might capture this… Read more

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