43 episodes

The Business of Glamping and Unique Holiday Rentals, with Sarah Riley, covering exactly what it takes to build a successful vacation rental or unique hospitality business. With masterclasses, advice, interviews and inspirations to give you ideas and business tips to help you invest, plan and build your holiday retreat sites. This includes treehouses, canvas tents, geodesic domes, safari tents, yurts, architecturally designed structures and everything in-between, in the experience-focused glamping marketplace. In fact, in the niche service accommodation industry, the only limit is your imagination! Sarah Riley is the Founder of 'Inspired Camping' and 'Inspired Courses'. Visit https://inspiredcourses.com for further support, advice and training and https://inspiredcamping.com/podcast for the episode show notes.

The Business Of Glamping And Unique Holiday Rentals Sarah Riley: Glamping Business And Vacation Rental Success

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    • 4.9 • 24 Ratings

The Business of Glamping and Unique Holiday Rentals, with Sarah Riley, covering exactly what it takes to build a successful vacation rental or unique hospitality business. With masterclasses, advice, interviews and inspirations to give you ideas and business tips to help you invest, plan and build your holiday retreat sites. This includes treehouses, canvas tents, geodesic domes, safari tents, yurts, architecturally designed structures and everything in-between, in the experience-focused glamping marketplace. In fact, in the niche service accommodation industry, the only limit is your imagination! Sarah Riley is the Founder of 'Inspired Camping' and 'Inspired Courses'. Visit https://inspiredcourses.com for further support, advice and training and https://inspiredcamping.com/podcast for the episode show notes.

    Eco-Tourism And Eco-Business In Action

    Eco-Tourism And Eco-Business In Action

    With memories of fewer aeroplanes and clear skies, less traffic on the roads, and lower pollution during lockdown firmly in our minds, the desire of tourists to make different choices about how they spend their holiday time is starting to emerge. Show notes: https://inspiredcamping.com/043

    • 37 min
    Generating Powerful Publicity For Your Glamping Business Or Eco-Accommodation

    Generating Powerful Publicity For Your Glamping Business Or Eco-Accommodation

    The Media is a complicated beast, but there are ways you can tame it and make it work for you if you know how, and the best bit is that anyone can do it and it takes much less time than you think https://inspiredcourses.com/publicity

    • 43 min
    Professionalise your glamping business or unique holiday rental with real examples of what works in this industry

    Professionalise your glamping business or unique holiday rental with real examples of what works in this industry

    Taking action using the lessons learnt over the last year to professionalize our services, connect to our audience and convert them into guests who give us rave reviews. Show notes: https://inspiredcamping.com/041

    • 35 min
    Starting A Glamping Business With Inner Circle Secrets And Time With The Experts

    Starting A Glamping Business With Inner Circle Secrets And Time With The Experts

    So often we don't know where to start with our dream eco-accommodation or glamping business. Whether it's treehouses, bubble tents, domes, yurts or tipi, there are always challenges along the way and precious few people who are willing to share their knowledge and advice.
    If you've experienced this frustration then this free Q&A session is for you. With industry experts and multiple business owners Sarah Riley and Kerry Roy, your opportunity to get some valuable inspiration, support and your questions answered will soon be kicking off. Sign up here: https://inspiredcourses.com/glampingstartup
    In this podcast episode, we talk about what you can expect from this invitation-only event. If you want to attend, please sign up beforehand to get access to the recording if you can't make the live event. 
    About Sarah Riley
    Sarah Riley is a unique holiday rental expert and has been immersed in the world of entrepreneurship for over 20 years by helping thousands of students design their dream eco-accommodation business and the lifestyle they want. Think treehouses, bubble tents, domes, yurts and tipis and you’ll get the idea.
    As a certified Performance Coach and CEO of Inspired Courses, she uses her experience to help others move to the next level in business and life. Her coaching programs help launch ideas quickly, start earning immediately and get ahead of the competition, without sacrificing life goals or the environment.
    She has been featured by The Daily Mail, Eventbrite and Metro, and is the host of her own podcast ‘The Business of Glamping And Unique Holiday Rentals’. She also leads one of the largest business communities in the industry and is invited to travel the world to talk on these topics.
    About Kerry Roy
    Kerry is a retreat, wellness and festival organiser and the visionary behind Camp Katur in Yorkshire and Cerchio Del Desiderio in Italy. Both business models use a variety of glamping structures on her own property and by working in partnership with landowners.
    Kerry’s award-winning site at The Camphill Estate offers weddings, wellness, corporate and team building events. She was also the first to introduce Geodome Glamping into Italy as a solo female entrepreneur with zero language skills!
    As a trained Yogi organising various Wellness retreats at Cerchio Del Desiderio Glamping Retreat she draws on her experiences of organising an annual VW camper-van festival for 5000 guests.
    Now with several TV appearances under her belt and as an influential speaker Kerry enjoys promoting and supporting the glamping industry whenever she can.

    • 16 min
    Glamping industry trends growth rate data statistics and size

    Glamping industry trends growth rate data statistics and size

    What's been happening in the glamping industry over the past year and what are the data statistics and numbers saying about the size, trends and growth rates of the glamping business market and the impact of the pandemic?
    Connect with Sarah Riley here: https://www.inspiredcoursesvip.com/about

    Show notes: https://inspiredcamping.com/039

    • 23 min
    Vital Start-Up Advice For Leisure, Tourism And Eco Resort Owners

    Vital Start-Up Advice For Leisure, Tourism And Eco Resort Owners

    In this episode, I have a conversation with Kathleen Walsh from Advanced Outdoor Solutions about land choice, site profitability and sustainable ecotourism. Shownotes https://inspiredcamping.com/038

    • 45 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
24 Ratings

24 Ratings

DanielShenburger ,

Utterly brilliant

More research please.... working on a business plan and each site is unique and comes with its own challenges! Using fellow podcasts like yours, Instagram, etc to gain more knowledge. Thank you

Angel141077 ,

Useful content

If you have a dream and don’t know how to put it into practice this is for you.
I already have a plan and ideas of what I want to achieve but 2 episodes in and already this has made the creative ideas flow even more... you really do have to have the passion to make it work and Sarah explains this beautifully.

ClaireinKent ,

Glamping bible - Must listen!

I am so happy that I have found this podcast, I’m only 2 episodes in but have already learnt so much about setting up my new glamping business.

If this is something you are keen to explore then you absolutely have to listen to this. Really excited about listening to them all and learning more about this great industry.

Thank you Sarah x

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