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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
european vacation rental

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
vacation rental market

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
short-term rentals

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 […]

New Report – Vacation Rental Management Trends Through 2019

Vacation Rental Industry Updates
smart home technology

What does it take to remain competitive in the vacation rental industry? Business News Daily’s “Tips to Keep Small Business Owners Competitive” offers insight from a study of 750 business owners that sheds light on ways to stay competitive in any industry. Here are a few: Be prepared for changes within your industry. Adopt new […]

Book Your Share of the Rising Vacation Rental Industry

Vacation Rental Industry Updates
Kigo Helps Drive Vacation Rental Property Reviews

The outlook is sunny for the vacation property industry in 2016. According to TripAdvisor’s Annual TripBarometer Study, one-third of respondents are planning to spend more on vacations than they did last year. Here are some interesting statistics from the study: Globally, Baby Boomers plan to spend an average of $8,700 on travel this year. Millennials […]

What Do Guests Expect from a Great Vacation Rental?

Vacation Rental Industry Updates
what do people expectfrom a holiday apartment

And what makes an average one? Anyone that has been working as a professional vacation rental manager will have seen major changes in a short space of time. The growth and popularity of short term rentals mean that managers have to be flexible and ready to change to keep up with the demands of their customers. […]