New Website to Increase Tourism in Sussex

The UK’s fastest-growing accommodation listing website launches in Sussex this month.

Online PR News – 28-January-2009 – – Regional tourism managers are this week being invited to join a new tourism product which will increase bookings for hoteliers and the hospitality industry across Sussex. Information regarding iknow-Sussex has been sent to accommodation providers across the county, offering them the opportunity to take advantage of 6 months FREE on the UK’s fastest growing accommodation website. will be officially launched this month (December), in preparation for the post-Christmas booking season – the most popular time for people in the UK to book holidays. Anyone owning a guest house, hotel, self-catering property or holiday park, can list their property on the website for six months free of charge, providing they register their interest before the end of December 2008.

iknow-Sussex is a creation of the award-winning iknow-uk ltd. They have successfully released sites in Yorkshire, the Lake District, Devon, Wales, Cornwall, Scotland, Somerset, Dorset, Kent and the Northwest over the past five years. Sussex is the third of four sites to be launched this year to complete the coverage of the South Coast. The sites receive over 150,000 visitors every week; generating over £400 million in booking enquiries for members so far this year.

Their growing reputation attracted Park Holidays to become the first customer on their Sussex site. Boasting five stunning coastal locations in the county, including the brand new ‘Coghurst Hall’, Park Holidays offer caravan holiday home stays from as little as £69 for the whole family.

"As one of the UK's largest holiday park groups, we monitor very carefully the needs of our customers and do everything possible to exceed their expectations," says Geoff Barnes, marketing director of Park Holidays UK.

"Our experience with iknow-uk convinces me that they are equally skilled at getting it right for their clients and delivering on their business promises" adds Geoff. “iknow-sussex attracts people wanting to make an informed choice based on the type of benefits we offer. Just as importantly, they are people who are not just window-shopping, but expecting to make purchasing decisions once they feel they have the right product," he said.

“Through the parks group is also able to reassure customers about other aspects of their stay, such as the fact that pets are made welcome, and that free wi-fi is available.”

Where iknow-uk differs from most accommodation sites is that it actually works – their sites generated over £440 million in booking enquiries for their customers in 2007 alone. In addition, property owners can change the adverts themselves, as often as they like. The sites are very simple to use and are well ranked in the most popular search engines.

To list your property free for six months, you must register before the end of December 2008. Call iknow-uk on 0800 064 3333.