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England’s New Fire Safety Regulations: What Holiday Home Owners Need to Know

On the 1st of October 2023, the government is set to introduce new fire safety regulations for holiday homes in England. The primary goal behind these changes is to enhance safety measures in holiday rentals, ensuring the utmost protection for guests during their stays. This transition in the industry necessitates a thorough understanding of the […]

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New Zealand Working Holiday Visa Changes Are a Win for Hospitality & Tourism

The New Zealand government has announced that it will be allowing an extra 12,000 working holidaymakers to enter the country in order to help businesses that have been hardest hit by the global worker shortage. The sectors that will benefit from this agreement include aged care, construction, meat processing, seafood, and tourism. Immigration Minister Michael […]

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What the New ETIAS Means for Hoteliers

The European Union has announced that the new visa-waiver requirements will be put into place in May, 2023.  These requirements will mandate that all citizens of countries who currently enjoy visa-free travel to the EU must apply for an ETIAS (European Travel Information and Authorisation System) before traveling. The ETIAS application process is expected to […]

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Airbnb Announced It’s Biggest Change in a Decade

This month, Airbnb announced its “biggest change to Airbnb in a decade.”  After identifying changes in typical traveller’s behaviour, they’ve redesigned their platform to accommodate those who are flexible about where they want to work and live after Covid. There are three notable additions to Airbnb, these are: Airbnb Categories In the past, Airbnb has […]

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New Zealand Government Announces Tourism Kickstart Fund

Mark your calendars – the New Zealand Tourism Kickstart Fund applications open April 1st. Last week, the New Zealand Government announced earlier dates set to welcome international travellers back into the country.  From 12 April, vaccinated Australian citizens and permanent residents can enter New Zealand and self-test on arrival. Then from 1st May vaccinated visitors […]

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Australia Reopens Borders to International Travellers: Tips for Hoteliers

Australia welcomes back travellers with open arms after years of restrictions due to Covid-19. For hoteliers, this is the time to celebrate, as international tourist numbers rise and residents feel more comfortable travelling domestically once again.  From 21 February, all fully vaccinated visa holders or those with a medical exemption can visit Australia.  Travellers will […]

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COVID-19: What New Zealand’s Phased Border Reopening Plan Means for Hotels

We’re days away from New Zealand’s first step (of five) towards reopening the international borders.  This is a big win for hoteliers, as tourists will slowly be able to re-enter the country, and Kiwis living abroad will finally be able to return.  There are many things you’ll need to consider in preparation for these changes. […]

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Vaccine Passes for Hotels in the United Kingdom

So what do vaccine passports mean for your hotel? Do you have the right to request vaccine certificates from guests?  How do you confirm a guests vaccine certificate is authentic? What resources are out there for hoteliers?  We answer all of these questions and more below.    Covid-19 vaccine passport requirements for hotels in the […]

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Vaccine Passport Requirements for Hotels in New Zealand

Covid-19 vaccine passport requirements for hotels in New Zealand So what do vaccine passports mean for your hotel? Do you have the right to request vaccine certificates from guests?  How do you confirm a guests vaccine certificate is authentic? What resources are out there for hoteliers?  We answer all of these questions and more below.  […]

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Vaccine Passport Requirements for Hotels in Australia

Covid-19 vaccine passport requirements for hotels in each state of AUSTRALIA So what do vaccine passports mean for your hotel? Do you have the right to request vaccine certificates from guests? How do you confirm a guests vaccine certificate is authentic?  What resources are out there for hoteliers?  We answer all of these questions and […]

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Preno in the News: where we’ve featured our voice recently

News articles, opinion pieces & interviews with Amelia Gain; Preno’s CEO & Co-Founder Over the course of Preno’s development and growth, both as a SaaS product, and as a business entity, our CEO, Amelia Gain, has shared insights into the Preno mission across a variety of hotel news sites..  Sharing with journalists and tech industry […]

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Hope for hoteliers: Cook Islands + New Zealand travel bubble

This week, Jacinda Ardern announced the opening of the Cook Islands + New Zealand travel bubble – a two-way, quarantine-free bubble, which will open soon, on the 17th of May.  This, paired with the recent Australia + New Zealand (Trans-Tasman) travel bubble,  we couldn’t be more pleased (and relieved) for hoteliers in these regions.  Jacinda […]

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