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How To Prepare For a Summer of British Staycations
With many holiday goers ditching Timbucktu and Khatmandu for Ashton under Lyne and Newcastle upon Tyne this summer, the rebirth of the British staycation has acted as an economic buffer against dramatic losses to many regions across the UK.
Due to the pandemic, uncertainty surrounding foreign travel has forced holiday goers to reconsider their travel plans, with many choosing to revert to the good old Great British staycation. After such a damaging economic period, this trend was initially seen as a godsend to local businesses who were set to recuperate much-needed losses. However, this dream has turned into a nightmare with the emergence of the “Tripadvisor Warrior” rearing its ugly head. Complaints of slow service during high demand have left many local businesses in the hospitality sector desperate for a break. The Lake District National Park has even started a #LakeDistrictKind campaign to remind visitors to be patient with local businesses.
However, with continuing uncertainty over foreign travel, it’s predicted that almost half of UK holiday goers are set to stay in the UK next year and continue the staycation trend with searches for summer 2022 already up by 74% in comparison to searches for 2021 this time last year.
So, with all of this in mind, how can your business make the most of the coming staycation boom next summer and avoid the dreaded TripAdvisor Warriors?
Firstly, you need to make sure your house is in order!
We offer bespoke tailored services to every business allowing us to save you on average 35%. Not only will we deliver you a tailored package helping you make critical savings, but we will also assign you a dedicated Account Manager who will understand your business needs intimately and help partner you with the perfect transaction processing packaging service. With BMS’ dedicated Account Manager looking after your Merchant Services, you can concentrate on running your business effectively and avoiding the wrath of TripAdvisor Warriors.
So, if you want to make the most of the staycation revival, get in touch today and make sure you are summer ready!
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