Holiday Accommodation

Department for Culture Media and Sport written question – answered on 29th January 2015.

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Photo of Lord Pendry Lord Pendry Labour

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps are being taken to support the holiday rental market, in the light of the report published by the London School of Economics in November 2014 The economic impact of holiday rentals in the UK.

Photo of Lord Gardiner of Kimble Lord Gardiner of Kimble Lords Spokesperson (Department for Culture, Media and Sport), Lord in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip)

VisitEngland recognises the value of the holiday rental market and works with a range of industry partners in order to represent the breadth of product available in England. The holiday rental market is of huge importance, and VisitEngland partners with a range of holiday cottage companies and park operators, driving overnight visits through this vital sector of the industry. VisitEngland also promotes a number of self-catering organisations on its website. (See link http://www.visitengland.com/self-catering-accommodation-and-cottages#/)

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