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Are Your Vacation Rental Listings Getting the Attention They Deserve?

Channel Management Software
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According to Skift, the vacation rental industry is now worth $100 billion. For owners and managers, opportunity and competition have both increased in recent years. When you’re competing for the attention of prospective guests, it’s important to make your vacation rental listings stand out. Create Impressive Vacation Rental Listings What are prospective guests looking for in vacation […]

Insider Tips from Booking.com: 8 Ways to Improve Vacation Rental Listings

Channel Management Software, Vacation Rental Software
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We recently sat down with David Mau, Director of product for vacation rentals at Booking.com to gain his vacation rental industry insights. In this follow up article, David shares his top tips for vacation rental listings. Here are 8 vacation rental listing tips to attract more guests and drive reservations on Booking.com: 1. Get your properties listed […]

Kigo and Zhubaijia Partner to Reach Asian Travel Market

Channel Management Software
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To say that China is a big market would be a gross understatement. Every international company worth its salt wants at least an opportunity to sell its products and/or services in China market. After all, many Chinese consumers have newly disposable income and China’s new upper middle class is more than happy to spend money […]

How VRBO Fits in the HomeAway Family

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One of the first online vacation rental companies, in 2006 VRBO became a part of the HomeAway family.  VRBO adds something of value to the million listings in 190 countries globally on HomeAway: a more family-focused type of rental unit. “A majority of the VRBO inventory consists of entire homes and apartments. Most VRBO rentals […]

Booking.com Growing Steadily in an Unsteady Vacation Rental Climate

Channel Management Software
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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

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 […]

VacAgent.net CEO Says Vacation Rentals at Intersection

Channel Management Software
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Alex Yankelevich is the CEO of VacAgent, a b2b vacation rental distribution system for travel agents, property managers, and online portals. We sat down with Alex, who shared key insights into the evolution of online travel. Here’s how VacAgent combines the speed of new technology with the service of traditional travel services to help provide travelers with […]

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

Channel Management Software
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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

Channel Management Software
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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 […]