Dear Phuket Homeowner,

It gives us great pleasure to introduce you to the new website which has recently completed beta testing and has now gone live.

The new site provides you the owner with a lot more functionality to make the management and tracking of your bookings and availability a lot easier.

Upon visiting the site you will now find a member log-in section. You user-name and password will be sent to you shortly. Kindly take the time to log-in and review the options available to you. Our staff have taken the liberty of transferring all your current property information to the new site which can now be easily updated by yourself as necessary. You will notice that there is now an online availability chart for your home which will be updated every time we receive a confirmed booking. You will also receive an automatic update from the system providing you with the bookings information.

Together with the back end functionality, we have incorporated a number of marketing tools such as the Top 10 Properties as well as effective processes to deal with the Phuket Elite Properties. We are now in a position to provide agents with all of our Phuket Elite promotions material to increase the off peak occupancies.

Benefits to you the Owner:

Inclusion on PIPS websites
Provision of rates and details to secondary agents
Inclusion into PIPS marketing strategies.

Payment of secondary agent commissions
Effective Tax planning for income received
Provision of all documentation for legislated requirements **
Collection of rental monies and refunding deposits, as applicable
Securing deposits for extras, damage and telephones
Processing of legislated VAT

Up to date availability
Member log-in
easy access to property information
Automatic update as new bookings are
Easy transfer of rental revenues to the bank
account of your choice - of course you can still
leave funds with us as part of our Bill Payment

Client selection and vetting
Availability management
Inquiry management
Online payment and deposit processing (via Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) Payment Gateway)

Pre-check in inventory
Pre-check in inspection of the home to ensure guest satisfaction.
Advising the owner and effect any repairs required to ensure guest safety and satisfaction
Provision of complimentary supplies and printed material
Provision of complimentary welcome pack
Guest check in
Securing deposits for extras, damage and telephones
Daily maid cleaning and linen service

Additional benefits for your guests:

Increased search options by location, size and price to make the decision process easier.

Automated responses to enquiries to ensure effective handling of enquiries.

Online payment gateway option for ease of payment.

As part of our continued commitment towards the development of Phuket as an internationally recognised rental home destination, we have incorporated additional functionality to evaluate enquiries and bookings covering a number of criteria that will better assist us in evaluating the market and advising our owners of market trends and suggestions as to how best maximise your desired returns.

Our online agents portal has meant that your property is now listed with over 100 agents locally, nationally and internationally. PIPS will be working hard in 2009 to increase this number to provide the best exposure of your home by any Phuket based operator. still holds top 5 positions in all major search engines for villa rentals in Phuket, a stance that we intend to maintain and improve on in the future.

The PIPS team is closely aligned with many worthy charities such as the Life Home AIDS Orphan project, Phuket Animal Welfare and the Soi Dog Foundation. PIPS intend to increase the level of support to these and other causes and with your help, hope to make a substantial contribution in 2009 to assisting these groups. Please consider whether you would be willing to make your home available for a two night stay which can be provided as raffle or auction prizes at the many charity events held annually. You provide the home, we provide the service, kids and animals benefit.