We're not ones to toot our own horn, but we certainly love appearing in and out of the national and international press...which happens weekly might we add.

But in all seriousness, there's nothing better than being recognised for what we do best - villa holidays. Below are some of our most recent press mentions, all of which we're incredibly proud of. After all, there's no such thing as bad press.

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For yet another year, we were voted one of the best villa rental companies in the world at this year’s global Condé Nast Traveller Readers’ Choice Awards. Thanks to everyone that voted!

Bridgerton star Jonathan Bailey enjoyed an idyllic holiday in our Tuscan beauty, Villa Fratini. The Mail Online picked up on his dreamy Instagram photos of the getaway and wrote this article, naming us as the villa company he used.

We adore our four-legged friends and we think they deserve to be treated. That's why we released our 'It's A Dog's Life' Experience for a luxury pamper break for your pooch. The Metro published this article all about it.

Conde Nast Traveller searched high and low for the best holiday rental companies in the world and we are thrilled to announce we are one of them. We were named the best villa company for castles and manor houses. Read all about it here.

We put together a Bridgerton inspired package at our Inglethorpe Hall, full of lavish activities related to the hit Netflix show. The Mirror published this article shouting about our package, enticing readers to experience the aristocratic lifestyle.

We always look for something extra special when we handpick our new villas and it has certainly paid off! The Telegraph went on the hunt for the most decadent new villas in the world that could be booked in 2021 and our Provencal Villa Glycine has made the list!

National Geographic have spotted the seven new travel trends paving the way during the changing travel sphere. Unsurprisingly, staying at private villas and cottages like ours top the tables, rather than mixing with other guests in hotels and B&Bs.

We can all agree that 2020 has been a challenging year. So, we were humbled and thrilled when we found out we were voted one of the best villa rental companies in the world at this year’s global Condé Nast Traveller Readers’ Choice Awards!

Forbes had a interview with our co-founder Oliver Bell to discuss everything about Oliver's Travels. From how we choose our properties to which locations are going to be big in 2021, we have all the answers in this article.

Even during times of travel uncertainty, The Telegraph discussed the surge in demand for stays in fabulous homes in secluded spots both at home and abroad this summer, mentioning our 'Book with Confidence' campaign.

When Sheerluxe were on a mission to find the top 8 best houses for a party weekend in England, our splendid Colleton Hall & East Wing was a no-brainer! With 38 acres of private woodland, parkland and manicured garden, Sheerluxe explains why it's a seclude slice of paradise.

To celebrate the release of the 25th James Bond film, we launched a bespoke package that brings guests to Tuscany to live out their ultimate spy dream. As well as sleeping in Talamon Tower, an iconic landmark that was featured in 2008’s Quantum of Solace, travellers will take part in speedboat rides, cocktail classes and casino nights.

The Times has listed 25 incredible Italian villas and two of our beauties have made the summer holiday cut; Villa Alminera and Villa Castagna.

Every December the Sunday Times releases a Fast Track 100 detailing the top fastest-growing privately owned businesses over the last 3 years – this year we were ranked number 80 on their 2019 list.

The Independent answered the question where to holiday in April by recommending a host of fabulous locations, including Italy for July and the stunning Chiesa Amaro.

The Mail on Sunday talk all things affordable luxury holidays in their article, including how to get the full royal treatment at our historical holiday home in Gascony, Chateau Noble

The Times know that beach holidays are nothing without great accommodations, so when they published their list of the 50 best hidden beaches in the Mediterranean, they made sure to include ‘rock-star party pad’ Villa Mer et Pierre in their blurb on Plage de Sylvabelle.

Following on from her gorgeous fashion shoot at Inglethorpe Hall, Lucy Coghlan wrote a glowing review of the property for You Magazine and Mail on Sunday. We’re blown away!

The Sunday Telegraph have treated their readers to a guide on how to book the ideal villa holiday just in time for the upcoming summer season, and Oliver’s Travels made the list of their recommended providers in Europe.

The Mail Online has written up an excellent guide on why Croatia is one of the best destinations for a family getaway and not only one but two lovely Oliver’s Travels villas were featured in the article – the striking Hiza Histria and the gorgeous Villa Florinia

In a fabulous article by The Times detailing the charms of the best villas in Spain, we spotted Villa BougainvilleaVilla Ander and Villa Rocio. We made sure to count and that’s one, two THREE of our favourite Spanish villas that made the list!

The Telegraph has been on the hunt for the best family-friendly holidays with young kids and we're excited to see our Villa Trullo in Puglia has made the cut. Have a read to see what makes it the perfect Italian bolthole for little ones.

On a mission to pinpoint what makes Spring the best time to visit the Amalfi Coast, The Telegraph stayed at our Villa Sirenusa and explored the rich local culture.

Our co-founders Oliver Bell and Ravi Sabharwal are interviewed by The Evening Standard to discuss where Oliver's Travels began and all the exciting places it's headed!