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A Reflection on 2017

Written by Will Keen on

As 2017 draws to a close, the Discovery Holiday Homes team have been looking back on what's been a year of exciting changes, and our hopes for the year ahead...

Goodbye 2017!

This year, team Discovery have been lucky enough to experience a number of exciting changes. The first and most significant of all has to be our moving office from above Soho in Torquay to our new street-level shopfront office on Torwood Street, just off the harbourisde. Our new location has meant we've been able to meet many of you who have passed by on your stay with us in South Devon, and really get to know our customers and homeowners better! If you're staying with us in 2018, don't forget to pop in!

We've also joined forces with The Original Cottage Company, joining their family of local brands. This has meant we've been able to offer more than ever to both our holiday home owners and holidaymakers alike - and it's still ongoing! Keep checking back to our page to see the exciting things we've got planned.

Our team has also grown, welcoming our sister brand Blueriver Cottages into the mix, and with the support of their team we've been able to respond faster to our guests, give more support to our owners and share our local thoughts so that we now have unrivalled knowledge of South Devon!

Our Hopes for 2018...

As we move boldly into the unknown territory that is 2018, we're hopeful for an even more successful year, not just in terms of taking bookings but in terms of giving you the best possible holiday experience possible. We want to take the stress out of planning your self-catering break to our stunning Devon locations, and offer you even more value for your money.

It's also been great to meet so many of you in person, hearing stories of your Devon adventures and what you love about our self-catering holiday homes. Whether you've been enjoying a trip across the foot ferry in Shaldon village, or celebrating a big family reunion in Torquay, Paignton and Brixham, we've loved getting to know what makes you chose South Devon as your favourite holiday destination. As we move into 2018, we'd love to meet even more of you! Whether you're staying in one of our holiday homes, apartments and cottages, or if you're a local with family who are coming to stay, you're more than welcome to come in and have a chat with our friendly local team. We'd love to meet you!

We're also looking for more fantastic holiday homes to join our growing portfolio, to give our guests more choice and to help homeowners across South Devon showcase why theirs is the place to stay. If you're a homeowner, get in touch! We would love to come and visit your holiday home and offer friendly, no-obligation advice for maximising your rental income, as well as an idea of the high level of service which you can expect from Discovery Holiday Homes.

Part of what makes us different is that we truly believe in being a local business, and so in 2018 we'll also be hoping to launch our Holiday Extras scheme. This helps us to support the local community and local businesses to encourage guests to shop locally, whilst offering them incentives to do so. This helps our guests to get exclusive offers and even better value during their stay, as well as helping our local communities to thrive. Keep watching this space for the grand launch in 2018!

All that's left to say is a very Merry Christmas and best wishes for 2018 from Team Discovery!

Will Keen

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Reservations Manager
Discovery Holiday Homes - Discover your Devon adventure