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How Travel Bloggers Make Vacation Arrangements With Bino Chua

Vacation Rental Industry Updates
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Bino Chua is the blogger behind I Wander, an award-winning travel site featuring destination guides to off-the-beaten-path locales, luxury hotel reviews, airline trip reports, and food reviews. We recently spoke with Bino Chua about his travel experiences and what travel bloggers look for when making vacation arrangements. Tell us a bit about yourself. Why did you […]

Today in Vacay: Millennial Traveler Edition

Vacation Rental Industry Updates
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We created the Today in Vacay series to keep readers up-to-date on the rapidly changing trends and updates impacting the vacation rental space. This edition focuses specifically on the millennial traveler. Here’s what’s happening Today in Vacay: 1. More means more “More” is the big takeaway from a first-of-its-kind study of the millennial traveler conducted by the […]

Today in Vacay: Waterfront Properties, Vacation Bundling, and Luxury Travel Trends

Vacation Rental Industry Updates
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The vacation rental industry booming—and is projected to hit $193.89 Billion by 2021. We created this series to keep readers up-to-date on the rapidly changing trends and updates impacting the space. Here’s what’s happening Today in Vacay: There’s something in the water For travelers renting vacation properties, nothing beats the beach. That’s what Tripping.com and […]

Vacation: Just What the Doctor Ordered

Vacation Rental Industry Updates
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Your genes would love a vacation “I NEED a vacation!” People say that. They don’t say, “I WANT a vacation!”  Why? It’s a matter of health. Over time, stress, working late, and those 50,000 other things that just can’t wait feel unhealthy to us. We believe that a vacation can restore our well-being. We don’t […]

Kigo Global Partner HomeAway Caters to Groups and Families Looking to Forge Fond Memories

Vacation Rental Industry Updates
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Here’s how serious global vacation rental giant HomeAway is about understanding their market: last year, they cooperated with researchers at the University of Texas in Austin to find out exactly what contributes to long-lasting memories of a vacation. One of the study findings was comforting for companies like HomeAway that specialize in groups and families: […]

Expert Interview: e-domizil Shares Where the European Vacation Rental Industry is Headed

Vacation Rental Industry Updates
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A conversation with Peter Hunke of Germany’s e-domizil, a European vacation rental industry leader with over 450,000 listings and Kigo channel partner.   Peter, tell us a bit about e-domizil and your role there. We’re one of the most important vacation rental platforms in Germany and German-speaking countries. We also have a presence in Switzerland, […]

Skift Report Features Kigo in the State of the Global Vacation Rental Market 2017

Vacation Rental Industry Updates
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Investors and travel consumers have given serious attention to the vacation rental market space in recent years. SaaS companies like Kigo were born due to the undercurrent of technological innovation that has taken root due to this market, and have weighed in on the current state-of-the-union in the space today via the latest Skift report. […]

SXSW to Crack Down On Short-Term Rentals

Vacation Rental Industry Updates
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If you own several or even a few short-term rentals, you salivate when there’s a big event in your town. Prices and demand go up dramatically and there’s a financial windfall to be had. But like any dramatic business event, there’s also a downside. For example, South by Southwest (SXSW for short) is coming up […]

Latin America’s #1 Travel Agency Partners with Kigo in Anticipation of Boom in Online Vacation Rentals

Vacation Rental Industry Updates
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Adding Kigo’s 60,000 Listings, Despegar.com (Decolar.com in Brazil) Moves to Extend Its Reach in North America and Europe The numbers are impressive: a population of 613 million; a million second homes available for vacation rentals; and an online booking rate that’s still only 25%, virtually guaranteeing prodigious growth. If you want to know where technology […]

Holiday Rental Update: Vacation Rental Website News

Vacation Rental Industry Updates
Vacation Rental Website News

As a vacation rental manager, you may find it hard to keep up with the ever-changing world of channel partners. Kigo’s channel management solution enables vacation rental property managers to easily coordinate with multiple channel partners, even in the face of constant change and consolidation within the vacation rental industry. The news is in: The […]