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The Secret to More Profitable Decision Making in Vacation Rental Management

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New occupancy dashboard enables vacation rental management professionals to make better business decisions  Fire up Kigo’s new Occupancy Dashboard and you’ll know instantly where you stand regarding occupancy and rates, empowering you to make smart decisions that will improve your bottom line. Clearly displayed in charts and graphs are key metrics such as occupancy, Average Daily […]

Only-apartments and the New Mindset of the Vacation Rental Industry

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The short-term vacation rental industry is maturing quickly. To get more information on the subject from the other side of the pond, we reached out to Ramon Glieneke, Chief of Business Development at one of our trusted channel partners, Only-apartments.com. First, some information on Only-apartments.com. Founded in 2003, Only-apartments specializes in apartment rentals for short […]

Productivity: It’s About Time

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Time. It’s precious. And problematic. You want as much time as you can get to run your vacation rental management company productively. In fact, time is the one resource you need most to boost productivity. But there’s never enough time. And you can’t make more of it. Think of the time you spend right now, […]

Three Essential Tools for a Great Vacation Rental Guest Experience

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Creating a wonderful guest experience involves a whole range of interactions that occur from their first exposure to your vacation rental website through the day they leave the property. Here are the three essential tools you need to wow guests at each step in the process. 1. A world-class website Your website is your face […]

Four Ways Technology Improves Vacation Rental Management

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While it might seem like a life of leisure to everyone outside of the vacation rental management industry, insiders know running a vacation rental business is no day at the beach. In fact, many of us who run vacation rental businesses see less of the beach than our guests because we’re too busy managing all […]

The Faces of Kigo: Meet Moritz Overbeck

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Kigo is made up of diverse, talented people who share a common love for travel and a commitment to the success of our clients. We created the Faces of Kigo series to showcase the unique individuals at the core of our business. Meet Moritz Overbeck, a Kigo Account Executive based in Barcelona. An avid traveller, Moritz is […]

The Faces of Kigo: Meet Richard Baker

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At its core, Kigo is about so much more than software—it’s about people. We created the Faces of Kigo series to share the unique stories that collectively make up our brand. Meet Richard Baker, an Account Manager based in Dallas, Texas. Anyone who knows Richard will tell you that he has a heart of gold. His love for […]

VR Guest Check-In App Keeps Them Coming Back

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The mobile revolution has forever changed the travel and hospitality industry. According to TripAdvisor’s 2016 TripBarometer study, 74 percent of US travelers will not leave home without their mobile devices. Furthermore, mobile travelers typically take 3 or more trips per year, making this segment of travelers a lucrative market to target for your vacation rental […]

How to Make Technology Your Ally

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Technology has shifted the vacation rental industry to a new paradigm. From marketing on the web to online payments, guests can go through an entire stay without any human contact whatsoever from the owner or the owner’s representatives. While that may facilitate management, it may decrease the likelihood that a renter will return. The reason? […]