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Three Essential Tools for a Great Vacation Rental Guest Experience

Vacation Rental Software
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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. From now until June 30th, we’re offering you the opportunity to get a great deal on one or more of the “big three” of great vacation […]

Four Ways Technology Improves Vacation Rental Management

Vacation Rental Software
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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

Vacation Rental Software
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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

Vacation Rental Software
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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

Vacation Rental Software
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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

Vacation Rental Software
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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? […]

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 […]

3 Steps to More Effective Time Management

Vacation Rental Software
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Have you ever noticed how effective business leaders seem to glide seamlessly through hectic days? While great leadership may look effortless, in reality it is often effective time management that differentiates a great manager from a good one. But “time management” is a cliche phrase. What does it really mean? The most productive vacation rental […]

Kigo on Location: Where to Find Us This Fall

Vacation Rental Software
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October is the vacation rental management industry’s prime conference season—but is it truly worth your company’s time and money to attend? The truth is, conferences have morphed into a vacation rental manager’s secret weapon, and those that offer the right opportunities are well worth the investment. You’ll receive fresh ideas, network with peers and can […]