We’re often asked by vacation rental owners and managers where to get training & education in order to become more professional. So we went ahead and researched the top 5 resources out there that aim to provide you with the advice you’re looking for – whether it be operational or strategic. These are essential sites by true experts – make sure you subscribe to these Top 5 Education & Training Sites for Vacation Rental Professionals today!
In this post we reveal the 3 unavoidable tech tools you need today to run a professional vacation rental business. Description of what you need + potential companies to contact. Don’t get left behind: invest in these 3 Must-Have Tech for Vacation Rental Professionals today!
Management tools for property owners and managers in the vacation rental industry are gaining a lot of momentum this year. In this article we explore the newest maintenance and vacation rental housekeeping tools available to property managers and owners. Streamlining your housekeeping can now be a reality – take advantage of the technology!
As guest expectations rise, providing hotel-quality toiletries should be a number one focus for vacation rental property owners and managers. Here are 12 vacation rental toiletry suppliers that can help you woo your guests.
A presence on Twitter is important in any industry today: it helps your credibility, provides an outlet for your content marketing, can make you rank higher on Google and possibly, can help you get direct sales. Get your good Twitter reputation started by following and being followed by the right people and companies. We’ve made a list of important vacation rental Twitter accounts just for you. See you there!
At Rentals United we know from our clients that running from check-in to check-out can be a major stress factor. One way to deal with this pain point or (at least as a backup) is to use specialised companies in key exchange and key drop box for vacation rentals. We researched such services in Europe, UK and the States and found these 4 companies that have slightly different ways of doing things and different pricing! Looking for more peace of mind with your check-ins? Dive into the world of vacation rental key exchange!
At Rentals United we strongly believe that in order to be a high performer in the Vacation Rental Industry, it’s not enough to occasionally read articles or try new softwares at random… In an increasingly competitive industry, to be at the top of your game you need to attend events and network with industry peers. So without further ado, here’s the list of the most important vacation rental industry events in 2017 you can’t afford to miss – we see you there!
Are you using a welcome app for your vacation rentals yet? Today they’re used both for self-check-in guests and when you do physical check-ins… why? Because they can earn you extra cash on tours and services & (more importantly!) because guests love the convenience of them: Welcome Apps provides them with all the property’ instructions, plus area guides and access to tours & services. Read-on for some of the best vacation rental welcome apps out there.
Are you using social media to promote your rentals? If not it’s something you ought to try: while it may or may not give you direct bookings, what a good social media strategy does for sure is give your brand extra credibility. Avoid auto-pilot posts at all costs and instead go for a mix of of useful, personal and fun. The brands we have selected in this article do a great job on a variety of social networks – check them out and get some inspiration.