Author: Jessica Gillingham

The acceleration of contactless tech adoption in vacation rentals

One outcome has been the adoption of technology across all areas of life in order for us to stay connected and functioning. From grandmas finding new ways to shop online, to children learning remotely via online classrooms.

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ELEVATE: Breezeway's Property Operations Summit 2021

Our director, Jessica Gillingham moderated a panel on the topic of ‘Property Managers as Hospitality Providers’ at Breezeway’s ELEVATE Summit.

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Why 2021 will be "The Year of Operations"

Many property managers have used this year’s challenges as a catalyst to reimagine how they are running their businesses. They’ve been forced to examine where the inefficiencies lie and to refocus on their processes and operational management.

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I Meet Hotel: Destination UK 2021

Abode PR’s director, Jessica Gillingham moderated the I Meet Hotel: Destination UK event in February 2021. I Meet Hotel is a series of global events put on by the team at Bidroom with the aim of connecting hoteliers to the future of hospitality.

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Jen Childs joins our PR team

We are delighted to welcome Jen Childs to the Abode PR team in the role of PR Specialist / Account Manager.

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Southern Enterprise Awards: Best Specialist PR Agency 2020

We are delighted to announce that Abode PR has been awarded winner of the Best Specialist PR Agency in the Southern Enterprise Awards 2020.

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Our founding principles: Integrity, Vision, Partnership and Flexibility

As Abode PR, the public relations agency that I founded in 2016 grows, I’ve put a great deal of thought into developing the culture and values that underpin our foundations.

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VRMA European Exchange: Women's Leadership Panel

Our director Jessica Gillingham will be moderating a Women’s Leadership Panel, VRMA European Exchange.

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AJL Profitability Hub: Rebuilding trust in short-term rentals

Our director, Jessica Gillingham recently moderated a technology panel as part of the AJL Consulting/Pillow Talk Media, AJL Profitability Hub online conference.

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Easing traveller anxiety and rebuilding trust in the short-term rental industry

Although none of us can predict the future and what that might look like, what we can be assured of is that the demand for travel will return once the global lockdown eases. It is the question of when demand will return, and perhaps more importantly at what speed, that are the unknowns.

Posted in Our Thinking, PR & Digital PR, Short-Term Rental Industry
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Why are the Shortyz important for the short-term rental industry?

Back in September 2018, when Piers Brown, CEO of International Hospitality Media Ltd., launched the ShortTermRentalz news platform.

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A Manifesto for 2020 - how to take your PR strategy to the next level

Content should be the backbone of your inbound PR efforts. Content and PR go hand in hand and on a really simple level, the media relations side of PR can help you to get others to distribute your content. Your content is everything that you produce for consuming online. It’s the blog posts, articles, social media posts, website copy, e-books, white papers, case studies, infographics and video snippets.

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