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Drive Roomorama Bookings from Main Street to China

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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 […]

Booking.com Extranet – 3 Tricks for Vacation Rental Bookings

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Vacation rental management companies are always on the lookout for ways to increase bookings and drive revenue. Booking.com provides many management companies a way to extend their marketing reach to a truly global audience. Booking.com is one of Kigo’s many portal partners. Skift notes that one of the strengths of Booking.com lies in its ability […]

How to Compete with Hotels Using Channel Manager Software

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Kigo Channel Manager Software Integrates with Online Vacation Rental Listing Partners

Are vacation rentals displacing hotels? CNN Money’s “Hilton: We’re Not Scared of Airbnb” reports that, at $25 billion, Airbnb’s valuation is greater than Hilton Worldwide, Hyatt Hotels, and Marriott. Its growth prompted the CEO of giant hotel company Hilton to assure investors it is not worried about Airbnb’s rising popularity: Hilton CEO Christopher Nassetta said, […]

How To Manage Your Vacationrentals.com Listing with Kigo

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According to a recent VRMintel report, startups raised $2.2 billion in 2015, and 99 percent of that investment is being used to build up online marketplaces like Airbnb. What does this mean for vacation rental property managers? Simply put, it means that there will continue to be more and more channel partnerships to manage in […]

Laser Target Your Audience with Channel Manager Software

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Custom messaging to target audience with Kigo vacation rental channel manager software

When you think about vacation rental marketing, one of the first questions you must ask yourself is, “Who is the target audience for this property?” Identifying your target audience is key. Identifying the Target “Your target audience isn’t ‘anyone who’s interested’ in your product, service or content. They are specific segments within your target market.” […]

Roomorama Boosts Vacation Rental Bookings

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Kigo’s article “Vacation Rental Management Leads in the Age of Airbnb” states: “As direct online marketing continues to become harder due to the sheer volume of vacation rental property listings online, a well-considered strategy for customer acquisition must include leveraging the power of channel distribution.” Kigo’s channel manager software makes vacation rental listing distribution through […]

Property Manager’s Guide to Vacation Rental Listing Sites

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For many VR managers, the use of vacation rental listing sites is essential to marketing success. It is a matter, to some degree, of going where the money is. Kigo’s channel management software integrates seamlessly with multiple listing sites. Kigo’s “Vacation Rental Investment Fuels Need for Channel Management Software” states: “According to VRMintel ‘s report […]

How to List Corporate Apartments on MagicStay.com with Kigo

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Business or Pleasure? How to Market Vacation Rental Homes to Business Travelers Business travelers are looking to reap the benefits of booking rental properties that offer more amenities and a more home-like atmosphere than hotels. The business travel sector is evolving. The Telegraph’s “Business Joins the Smart-Travel Revolution” notes: “New companies, including peer-to-peer websites, now […]

Flipkey Vacation Rental Marketing Tip: Respond Quickly!

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In Vacation Rental Marketing Time is Money

“I want an answer, and I want it now!” No, this is not a replay of the conversation you had with your teenager this morning. Rather, it is the thought process of your potential guests when making an inquiry about your vacation rental property. In an article on Flipkey.com, Andy McNulty writes: “In the race […]

Manage HomeAway Listing with Channel Management Software

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Here is your vacation rental management riddle of the day: How can you… Multiply your marketing reach exponentially With minimal investment of time Increase your bookings dramatically And automate your workflow processes …just by making just one business decision? The answer, of course, is to make the decision of utilizing channel management software to partner […]