Vacation Rental Marketing Blog – Kigo

How Pokemon Go Can Boost Vacation Rental Bookings

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How to use Pokemon Go to boost vacation rental bookings

How can vacation rental management companies leverage Pokémon Go in their own marketing? Whether you are a fan of Pokémon Go or are confused why it has become such a worldwide craze, it’s hard to ignore the game’s impressive stats. Techcrunch reported that in early August, Pokémon Go hit 100 million downloads and reached over $10 […]

Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon of Vacation Rental Management

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crouching tiger hidden dragon

What is “crouching tiger, hidden dragon”, and what lessons from ancient Chinese wisdom can be applied to vacation rental management? The popular movie title, “crouching tiger, hidden dragon” is a literal translation of a Chinese idiom meaning a place or situation full of unseen masters. The phrase comes from an ancient Chinese poem by Yu Xin, […]

Luxury Travel Expert Interview Suze of Luxury Columnist

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Luxury Travel

Suze Renner is the Founder and Managing Editor of Luxury Columnist, one of the top 3 UK luxury blogs, which boasts over 74,000 social media followers. We caught up with Suze recently to hear her thoughts on luxury travel, and also learned about a couple of secret vacation spots. Why did you decide to start […]

6 Tips for Furnishing Your Vacation Rental Home

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When you make the decision to turn your property into a vacation rental, there’s a lot to take into consideration. It’s important to strike a healthy balance between making the best financial decisions, creating an alluring atmosphere, and outfitting your property appropriately for your incoming guests. Here are 6 essential tips to help you maximize […]

Ensuring Guest Safety with Vacation Rent Payment

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Kigo vacation rental software includes fully responsive website booking that allows this young lady to book and securely pay for her travel reservation using a mobile devices or Smartphone

You would never put the safety and comfort of your guests in jeopardy. You ensure that maintenance is done for all your properties in a timely manner You encourage guests to behave in a safety-conscious way You do everything possible to ensure that your property owners’ assets are covered However, you must also ensure that […]

4 Reasons to Get Your Vacation Rental Website Right

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4 Reasons to Get Your Vacation Rental Website Right

As a vacation rental property manager, you may wonder if your investment in a vacation rental website really pays off. If most of your bookings come from portal partners like Booking.com, TripAdvisor, HomeAway, or Airbnb, is your own vacation rental website really still important? Providing a great website experience keeps guests happy and booking rates steadily […]

Meet Pete – One Day With a Vacation Rental Manager

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Meet Pete – One Day With a Vacation Rental Manager

Vacation rental management is not for the faint of heart. On any given day, the average property manager is a marketer, a customer service representative, the head of a repair and cleaning crew, and the administrator of an office staff. Vacation rental managers rarely get through their first cup of coffee before they are inundated […]

How to Get Your Guests to Do Your Vacation Rental Marketing for You

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How to Get Your Guests to Do Your Vacation Rental Marketing for You

Wouldn’t it be great if you could outsource your marketing? And what if your outsourced marketing was less expensive and more effective? Would you be interested? As a vacation rental manager, you spent quite a bit of time, effort and money on marketing your properties. You invest in a well-designed website, put effort into generating […]

Mobile Bookings Set to Take Over the Vacation Rental World

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Kigo vacation rental software includes fully responsive website booking that allows this young lady to book and securely pay for her travel reservation using a mobile devices or Smartphone

A recent Skift report highlighted the surprising fact that even in 2016, more than half of travel bookings still occur offline or through retail travel agents. The report makes this bold prediction: “By 2020, the travel industry will have the highest percentage of online payments in relation to all sales than any other industry on Earth.” Mobile bookings […]