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5 Words to Never Use in Vacation Rental Listings

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vacation rental listings

If you question whether the wording you use in your vacation rental listings matters, consider this: According to a recent Tnooz article, an analysis of billions of travel transactions by Adobe found that the average look-to-book conversion rate for hospitality and travel-related products was 2.4 percent. That means that a whopping 97.6 percent of those who […]

Are Your Vacation Rental Payment Processes PCI Compliant?

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vacation rental payment

Are your vacation rental payment processes secure? The hospitality industry is increasingly falling victim to data breaches. To illustrate, Trustwave’s 2013 Global Security Report noted that nine percent of all data breaches were in hospitality, making it the third most vulnerable industry. In Trustwave’s 2015 report, however, that figure is up to 12 percent. If […]

Vacation Rental Reservation Software – Click and Book!

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Vacation rental website templates that convert

“When it comes to booking vacation rentals, Millennials like the option to book instantly. They want to search, compare and book rentals with just a few clicks,” says Jenn O’Neal in Tripping.com’s “The Ideal Vacation Rental Home for Millennials, Boomers, and Beyond.” While millennial vacation rental rates are holding steady year over year, the article […]

Vacation Rental Booking Software Compliments Channel Manager

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How much money do you spend on marketing compared to AirBnB? Probably a tiny fraction. The truth is, you can’t compete with large vacation rental listing portals such as AirBnB or Tripping.com, but you don’t need to. Vacation rental property management companies need to accept bookings on listing portals because it is impossible to compete […]

Vacation Rental Booking Software Reduces Friction

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Kigo Booking Software runs on Kigo Vacation Rental Websites

As a vacation rental property manager, you can spend your time and marketing budget attracting travelers to your website, only to have a potential guest abandon the booking process at the last minute. What was the source of the lost conversion? The Kissmetrics article “How to Win the War against Conversion Friction” answers: “Friction is anything that […]

Vacation Rental Repeat Bookings Driven by Experience

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Vacation Rental Repeat Booking Tips

What makes a guest come back to your vacation rental property again and again? Is it the ease of the booking process, a stellar on-site experience, or effective communication after the stay? The answer is “yes” to all three of these factors. If any one of them is lacking, your number of repeat bookings will […]

5 Ways Booking Software Can Increase Your Bottom Line

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Online Booking Software Boosts Vacation Rental Property Bookings

The hardest part about managing vacation rentals is ensuring a steady stream of guests are booked for every room. With too many vacant rooms, revenue and profits drop. Streamline and Simplify While Generating More Vacation Rental Leads with Booking Software Booking software can considerably improve the bottom line of rental agencies by streamlining the management […]

Affordable Booking Software for Your Vacation Rental Website

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Kite Surf with Kigo

In the early days of vacation rental websites, an eye-catching design and a clearly displayed address and contact number for your vacation rental was all that was needed to get bookings. Online Booking Software Now Required for Vacation Rental Homes However, the vacation rental industry has changed much since the early days of the internet. […]

6 Ways Booking Software Can Increase Your Bottom Line

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Online Booking Software Boosts Vacation Rental Property Bookings

Boost Revenue with Vacation Rental Website Booking Software As the vacation rental industry continues to experience an upswing, now is the perfect time to consider whether you are using all the tools at your disposal to increase efficiency. According to the CXO blog on TechRepublic, “Efficiency should be one of your top priorities if you […]