The purpose of the ASAP is to promote the role of the UK corporate housing and serviced apartment industry through increased awareness whilst maintaining the highest standards.

In order to be a member of the ASAP it is necessary for the officers of the company to sign up to the ASAP’s Code of Conduct refer HERE

In addition to the Code of Conduct ASAP members must meet the following criteria

MEMBERS

  • Should be operating at least 6 serviced accommodation units
  • Must confirm that they have read and are committed to operate within the Code of Conduct
  • Must have appropriate insurance cover for Public and Employers Liability
  • Should make their accommodation units available to ASAP for inspection on request
  • Must successfully complete the ISAAP Compliance process before ASAP membership can be confirmed
  • Who are serviced accommodation providers and booking agents must have a membership for each function. (Companies receive a preferential rate for the second membership) Both Provider and Agent functions must successfully complete ISAAP Compliance and Accreditation respectively
  • Who operate in more than one country must clarify in which countries they require membership
  • Must confirm that they operate their businesses legitimately and, where applicable, within the terms of the property lease
  • Must confirm where business is conducted within the European Union, all GDPR responsibilities are met
  • Must agree to abide by decisions made by the ASAP Advisory Board

AGENTS

  • Must successfully complete the ISAAP Agent Accreditation process before ASAP membership and “Approved Agent” status can be confirmed
  • Will offer preferred supplier status to all providers who have successfully completed the ISAAP Compliance process and any other ISAAP quality recognition award
  • Will actively promote the benefits of compliant and accredited providers to their clients
  • Will list accurately all properties in accordance with the property providers’ instructions
  • Will represent themselves clearly as disclosed or undisclosed agent
  • Must confirm they have read and are committed to operating within the ASAP Code of Conduct
  • Who are serviced accommodation providers and booking agents must have a membership for each function. (Companies receive a preferential rate for the second membership) Both Provider and Agent functions must successfully complete ISAAP Compliance
  • Agree to abide by decisions made by the ASAP Advisory Board
  • Who operate in more than one country must clarify in which countries they require membership
  • Must confirm where business is conducted within the European Union, all GDPR responsibilities are met

For those operators or agents who do not meet the criteria please do contact Kim Ashmore to discuss your situation.