Kigo Blog Growing Steadily in an Unsteady Vacation Rental Climate

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The vacation rental industry is in a state of flux. A recent VRMB article predicted that “By 2020, vacation rentals will topple the hotel industry.” On the one hand, there is a growing interest and demand in vacation rentals— but at the same time, the industry is suffering through some growth pains related to areas […]

The Overlooked Advantage of Channel Management Software

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Discussing vacation rental channel management software, an article from Flipkey states that: “Managing your vacation rental properties through various online channels is always a rewarding experience in terms of bookings.” As a vacation rental property manager, no doubt you agree. However, for some managers, listing with portal partners is a bit of a love-hate relationship. Direct […]

An Interview with Airbnb: How Vacation Rental Managers Can Leverage Assets

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Since August 2008, Airbnb has linked 60 million travelers looking for unique experiences in more than 34,000 cities and more than 190 countries  at any price point. Eight years into connecting property owners and managers with travelers, Airbnb has left an indelible mark on the vacation rental industry. The San Francisco-based company has charted a […]

Drive Roomorama Bookings from Main Street to China

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Jia En Teo, co-founder of Roomorama, stated: “Cities such as Tokyo, where hotels are expensive, and Taipei, where the hotel infrastructure is still developing, are doing particularly well in attracting short-term rentals.“ With more than 300,000 rentals to choose from worldwide, the company specializes in apartments for working professionals and families, according to the Boston Globe. How […] Extranet – 3 Tricks for Vacation Rental Bookings

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Vacation rental management companies are always on the lookout for ways to increase bookings and drive revenue. provides many management companies a way to extend their marketing reach to a truly global audience. is one of Kigo’s many portal partners. Skift notes that one of the strengths of lies in its ability […]

How to Compete with Hotels Using Channel Manager Software

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Kigo Channel Manager Software Integrates with Online Vacation Rental Listing Partners

Are vacation rentals displacing hotels? CNN Money’s “Hilton: We’re Not Scared of Airbnb” reports that, at $25 billion, Airbnb’s valuation is greater than Hilton Worldwide, Hyatt Hotels, and Marriott. Its growth prompted the CEO of giant hotel company Hilton to assure investors it is not worried about Airbnb’s rising popularity: Hilton CEO Christopher Nassetta said, […]

How To Manage Your Listing with Kigo

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According to a recent VRMintel report, startups raised $2.2 billion in 2015, and 99 percent of that investment is being used to build up online marketplaces like Airbnb. What does this mean for vacation rental property managers? Simply put, it means that there will continue to be more and more channel partnerships to manage in […]

Laser Target Your Audience with Channel Manager Software

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Custom messaging to target audience with Kigo vacation rental channel manager software

When you think about vacation rental marketing, one of the first questions you must ask yourself is, “Who is the target audience for this property?” Identifying your target audience is key. Identifying the Target “Your target audience isn’t ‘anyone who’s interested’ in your product, service or content. They are specific segments within your target market.” […]

Roomorama Boosts Vacation Rental Bookings

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Kigo’s article “Vacation Rental Management Leads in the Age of Airbnb” states: “As direct online marketing continues to become harder due to the sheer volume of vacation rental property listings online, a well-considered strategy for customer acquisition must include leveraging the power of channel distribution.” Kigo’s channel manager software makes vacation rental listing distribution through […]

Property Manager’s Guide to Vacation Rental Listing Sites

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For many VR managers, the use of vacation rental listing sites is essential to marketing success. It is a matter, to some degree, of going where the money is. Kigo’s channel management software integrates seamlessly with multiple listing sites. Kigo’s “Vacation Rental Investment Fuels Need for Channel Management Software” states: “According to VRMintel ‘s report […]