With a blink of an eye, 2017 is over and out – but that hasn’t stopped us from popping up and around in the press. It’s been a phenomenal year, with flourishing coverage throughout the first quarter, second quarter and third quarter of the year. But that’s not all, have a scroll through all the mentions and press-based coverage that Oliver’s Travels received in the fourth quarter of 2017 from October to December.


Insider Travel Report, ‘Oliver’s Travels sees 12% growth in U.S. market’

Despite a number of competitors in our market, as well as the influx of Airbnb bookers, our customers in the United States continues to grow. You can catch up on the full online piece by Insider Travel Report here.

Insider Travel Report

Insider Travel Report – Oliver’s Travels

The Arbuturian reviews Petite Shambhala, Dordogne

We recently had Jessica Baldwin, an award-winning luxury travel journalist stay at the fabulous Petite Shambhala in the Dordogne. You can read her review on The Arbuturian here

The Arbiturian - Oliver's Travels

The Arbuturian – Oliver’s Travels

Lonely Planet, ‘The most vegetarian-friendly countries in the world’

October marked World Vegetarian Month and in celebration of the occasion, we completed research to find the most vegetarian-friendly countries around the world. Lonely Planet loved our infographic so much they decided to run a feature – which you can find here

Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet – Oliver’s Travels

BritMums, ’20 perfect beaches around the world’

Where there are beaches, there are even better holiday homes. And both Villa Trullo in Puglia and La Rhune in the Pyrenees snagged a mention. Thanks for the love BritMums! You can read the full article here.


BritMums – Oliver’s Travels

Robb Report, ‘Sleep in an 18th-century Italian lighthouse’ 

At Oliver’s Travels, we’re all about the quirky and unconventional holiday homes. And one of the most recent wowing villas to hit our Italian portfolio is Faro Rosso, which is, in fact, an ultra-luxe lighthouse. Robb Report teases a little snippet of what guests can expect. Read all about it here

Robb Report - Oliver's Travels

Robb Report – Oliver’s Travels

The Sunday Times, ‘It’s a ho-ho holiday’

The Sunday Times named Landscove Barns in Devon one of the best holiday homes for the festive period. The feature is also appearing online – you can find it here

The Times - Oliver's Travels

The Times – Oliver’s Travels


Travel and Tour World, ‘The impact of over tourism’

Our Co-Founder Oliver Bell made an appearance in the November issue of Travel and Tour World. Find out what he had to say about over tourism. 

Travel and Tour world

Travel and Tour World – Oliver’s Travels

The Coconut Times, ‘Find your ideal Carribean Island’

Our Carribean Island quiz bagged a mention by the lovely folk at The Coconut Times.

The Coconut Times

The Coconut Times – Oliver’s Travels

Five Star Kids, ‘V is for villa’

Five Star Kids is the only magazine that targets the luxury family market. And the team kindly mentioned Puggiestone House and Chateau Gaillac in their ‘V is for villas feature’. 

Five Star Kids

Five Star Kids – Chateau Gaillac – Oliver’s Travels

Five Star Kids

Five Star Kids – Puggiestone House – Oliver’s Travels

Adventures in Cooking, ‘First We Eat photography workshop’

We hosted a food and photography workshop at Chateau Terte back in September. The organiser Eva shared her experience on her blog. Give it a read here, there’s plenty of mouthwatering pictures too.

Adventures in Cooking

Adventures in Cooking – Oliver’s Travels

Puggiestone House, Devon’s secret gem

Puggiestone House has been getting loads of love from journalist Fiona Webster. First up, there was a review on tv3, which you can read here. Followed by articles published in the Yorkshire Post, The Courier, The Sheffield Star and The Evening Mail.


TV3 – Oliver’s Travels


Insider, ‘Tips for going into business with your friend’

You may already know this, but our Co-Founders Oliver Bell and Ravi Sabharwal are actually childhood best friends – so they know exactly what it takes to run a successful business with your mates. Oli writes for Insider on the perils and pitfalls which pals who form a company together need to avoid. Read the article here.


Insider – Oliver’s Travels

The Daily Echo, ‘7 things to do this week’

The Daily Echo published a ‘7 things to do this week’ and gave us a wonderful mention at number 6. Afterall, holidays fix everything!

The Daily Echo

The Daily Echo

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