An Airbnb superhost has revealed for the primary time in nine years, that her summer calendar is just not full with bookings. Kathryn Flett, has been left wondering whether the Great British staycation has run its course.
Kathryn said she had a “bumper post-lockdown staycation season” last yr.
Her property was fully booked from May to October.
This yr, nevertheless, is a distinct story; she has numerous availability.
“Often, all the college holiday weeks are fully booked by early May, but this yr I still have availability in July and August,” she explained, “in addition to the months either side”.
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Recent figures also suggest that Cornwall has 12,776 of them.
Of which, greater than 11,000 are holiday lets.
In Cornwall, the tourism sector is the largest employer – supporting one in five jobs.