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Everyone looks forward to a tropical vacation on a beautiful island, but the logistics of the actual vacation can be a headache. There are tons and tons of choices when it comes to accommodation, and choosing the best one is extremely essential. Where you plan to stay can be a make-it-or-break-it situation – choose the wrong villa or hotel and your holiday can be a disaster. But when you choose the accommodation that suits all of your needs and wants, then it’s a match made in heaven. So what type of luxury villas & holiday homes do you want to stay in for your much-awaited vacation? Here are the pros and cons between a beachfront and a hilltop villa for your holiday.   Beachfront Villas The Pros Direct Access to the Beach – Beachfront villas like in Koh Samui, Thailand are located right on the beach, where the sea and …

Long gone are the days when the only choices for promoting your property rental are through the newspaper, word of mouth, or property listings. The age of the internet is here, and nothing has become more powerful than social media when it comes to getting your property rental out there or just about any business for potential customers to see. Social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Instagram are making waves on the internet, not just for the online community that they build, but also for their tremendous power in helping business thrive in the industry. See our recommended list of must-have social media sites for your property rental business. If you’re still unsure whether or not you should use social media to promote your property rental, here are 5 reasons why you should: It’s Free to Create an Account No other platform can get your advert more …

Phuket has long known to the world as one of the best beach destinations due to its pristine tropical nature, hospitable hosts and vast arrays of water sports activities and budget-friendly accommodation. What many people don’t know, however, is that Phuket is also the principal host for a luxury sports activity called the Regatta which simply means a series of boat or yacht races. In the past five years, the regatta has made Phuket earn its place as a world-class tourist destination because of this exciting sports activity held at the middle and the end of each year by distinct organizers. Below is the list of this year’s regatta competitions around Phuket. 1. Multihull Solutions Regatta 2015 This annual event engages people who love the thrill of sailing on multi-hull boats in a vast area of deep blue waters stretching to the scenic horizons. Held at the Ao Chalong Yacht Club …

A private luxury villa might not be the most well-known concept when compared to other kinds of traditional accommodation like hotel and resort. Not to mention the role of professional service providers at the private villa that will leave most of you unsure to begin with. One of the most important roles among villa staff is a villa manager that is responsible for many aspects of the operation, and to make sure that guests’ experience will be superb and uninterrupted. To have a better insight on this role, The Luxury Signature (TLS) team took the opportunity to interview one of the most outstanding and experienced villa managers – Jack, from the Villa Akatsuki in Koh Samui. TLS Team: Hello Jack, it is our pleasure to have you here with us today. Can you please introduce yourself and how long have you been working in this industry? Jack: It is my …

If you are not yet using social media for your rental property business, you are missing a lot. To start with, you must have a website for your property to get the most benefit of utilizing the social media platform available on the web. Below are some of the most popular and widely used social sites where you can connect with your past, existing, and potential customers, and most especially promoting your property to get more bookings. 1. Facebook Facebook is the undisputed leader of all social media sites to date. With over 1 billion users and growing, it is the most widely used social networking platform in the world. Create a page for your property rental and create one-on-one interactions with your potential clients. For more tips on how to use Facebook for business, click here. 2. Google+ Google is the #1 search engine in the world, with over …