Cornish start-up HLS Solutions is pushing ahead with plans to provide software solutions to the holiday let industry.
Fresh from its recent success in making the finals of the Ignite Cornwall Business Plan competition, HLS has begun its first installation at a holiday letting agent’s office.
Managing Director, Ian Woolley, said: “It has been an exciting few months seeing the concept of a new program come through from the initial plans into a full grown software package for holiday letting agents. It has been a tough and busy time, but we are delighted to get to the point where we are ready to release the software to the first customer.”
Having left a senior management position in a successful local software company to establish HLS Solutions, Woolley has been buoyed by the positive feedback he has received from potential customers and industry professionals alike.
“Since I first came up with the idea I have been amazed at how little support and tools holiday letting agents have in relation to other industries.
“Tourism in the UK and in particular the south west is such a crucial area to our economy and holiday letting agents play an integral part of this. It is therefore critical that they have the support, backup and tools to help them run their business as effectively as possible. HLS Solutions hopes to be able to ensure this happens by providing simple, easy to use software, encouraging and listening to feedback and suggestions from customers, and specialising solely on the holiday letting industry.”