38 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

    • Entrepreneurship
    • 4.5 • 22 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.

    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
    The Guest Perspective Of Glamping During 2020

    The Guest Perspective Of Glamping During 2020

    Anne and Mike Howard are on the worlds longest honeymoon. Recently they found themselves in a closed-down Europe during a pandemic so we had a chat about their recent glamping experiences across 3 different countries and 14 different camps during a very challenging year https://inspiredcamping.com/037

    • 50 min
    The Human Touch To Connecting With Guests Using Automation

    The Human Touch To Connecting With Guests Using Automation

    Learning from best practice in the glamping industry during the health crisis and using new technology to lighten the load on short-stay hosts without losing the human element that our guests want and need https://inspiredcamping.com/036

    • 44 min
    Burnout in the hospitality sector, a glamping owners story

    Burnout in the hospitality sector, a glamping owners story

    2020 has been a rollercoaster year and we're not out of the woods yet. So what happens when we reach exhaustion and start to experience burnout? This is one owner's story and the steps she took to overcome it https://inspiredcamping.com/035

    • 50 min
    Finding Land And Achieving Planning or Zoning Quickly For Your Glamping Business

    Finding Land And Achieving Planning or Zoning Quickly For Your Glamping Business

    Two of the biggest barriers to setting up a unique holiday rental or glamping business is finding the land and achieving the planning or zoning permissions. So what if you could avoid these issues and set up your project with ease? https://inspiredcamping.com/034

    • 24 min
    From London To A Successful Glamping Business And Living Off The Land

    From London To A Successful Glamping Business And Living Off The Land

    Kate from Round The Woods shares her story of moving from London to the countryside so they could start a unique yurt business live off the land and support the environment. Show notes: https://inspiredcamping.com033 

    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
22 Ratings

22 Ratings

Melmoxx88 ,

New to the Business and Sarah is the best!

I am brand new to the idea of hosting a Glamping business and have slowly been working my way through the episodes. Each episode I wonder if it will apply to me and each episode I’m surprised and impressed with the guests and their responses. So far each episode has not only given me a lot to think about, it often sets me up to learn more on topics I hadn’t even considered. I am still in the wishy-washy phase, deciding if I really want to run a business, but I have to admit after every episode I find myself a little more convinced. Having a guiding hand, and all completely free has been so helpful, made the journey a little easier and has kept my excitement roaring. I have joined the Facebook group, started receiving daily emails and have started saving up to join the different programs through Inspired Courses. I am honestly so impressed with the passion and knowledge Sarah has for this business and I have never found anything like this before. It makes me feel like I have really stumbled into something that is worth my time and I really appreciate Sarah’s piece in that. Thank you!

Ana Luisa Ayala ,

The Mentor I was looking for

I’ve listen to her podcast twice , she’s been a tremendous voice in our new venture. Every guest provides a different take away , makes you think carefully about your decisions. I felt like I was at a complete standstill before I found Sarah . She’s now like a celebrity I hope to meet so I can thank her for getting me through the hurdles and pushing me when I was stuck . If you are serious about this business , this podcast is a must! . Thank you so much Sarah! Ana Luisa Ayala from Come Spring Farm.

Selfhelpjunky ,

Reeled back in!

I am so glad you decided to do podcasts. Can’t believe I missed knowing about them! They are very well done! Thanks!

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