Showcasing the Best of Welsh Business

Quality Cottages Named in World’s Top 50 Vacation Rental Property Management Companies


Quality Cottages has been named in Rentals United’s annual list of the World’s Top 50 Vacation Rental Property Management Companies, in their annual poll of exceptional holiday agencies.

As the largest vacation rental Channel Manager on the planet, Rental United’s list is seen by many in the industry as a key insight into the industry movers and shakers, and Quality Cottages are in elite company.

Established in 1961, Quality Cottages has grown from a family-owned cottages business to a holiday letting company that spans the length and breadth of Wales.

Founded and still guided by Leonard Rees, Quality Cottages has grown into a pan-Wales agency specialising in quality Welsh properties. The company has also diversified into the glamping sector with their sister business, Quality Unearthed.

Rentals United are seen as an industry leader, connected to over 60 major listing sites, as well as over 100 different technology providers and niche platforms. They regularly hold court with large platforms like and Airbnb.

Head of Marketing for Quality Cottages, Thom James said:

“For a business the size of ours, to be listed here amongst the top companies worldwide is very special and a testament to how a business like ours continues to punch above our weight in the global holiday home market. Our inclusion is particularly impressive given the current climate due to the Coronavirus pandemic and the impact this has had on global tourism, so it is fantastic to be recognised given this challenging climate.

“We believe that our inclusion in this list shows that when it comes to service and performance for our owners, we as a business are truly a force to be reckoned with. We are the only truly Welsh-based agency on the list, and we remain fiercely committed to the success and promotion of Wales as a world-beating tourist destination. It’s a privilege for us to continue to be a driving force that puts Wales on the map.”

Rentals United has said that within their list “you’ll find a list of the biggest, fastest-growing, tech-enabled companies that are redefining the future of the vacation rental property management industry.”


Over the past 6 years, Rachel has been working specifically within the digital marketing space and has worked with some of the country’s top brands. During this time, Rachel was a key attribute to the success of our sister product, Recruitment Buzz, which has firmly established itself as one of the leading publications within the Recruitment sector. Drawing on her knowledge and experience, Rachel has developed a genuine understanding of how content can engage and compel an audience.

Having a passion for travel and culture, Rachel left her hometown of Cardiff to pursue studies and travel and after several years away, Rachel returned to Cardiff and firmly established herself within the development of Business News Wales. Rachel is now responsible for every aspect of web management, marketing and overall production of the Business News Wales brand.

Having learnt some invaluable skills within the marketing industry, Rachel is often called upon for her skills and knowledge of WordPress, HTML, email marketing software, Photoshop design and social media tools.


Related Articles