Now You Can Advertise Request to Book Listings on Airbnb Via Rentals United: Here’s How

Are you a property manager who doesn’t list on Airbnb because you operate on a request only basis? With Rentals United’s new feature, you can list your properties on Airbnb and set them to Request to Book, so you can screen your guests and accept or decline booking requests. Here’s how it works.

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VRTECH Startup Competition 2021: Meet the Finalists

The voting is closed, and it’s time to announce the finalists of the VRTECH Startup Competition 2021. These three startups will have the chance to pitch their products in front of a distinguished audience at the Vacation Rental World Summit and compete for the VRTECH Award. Find out who they are!

3 Pricing Strategies to Fill Gaps Between Bookings and Maximise Occupancy

3 Pricing Strategies to Fill Gaps Between Bookings & Maximise Occupancy

Gone are the days when guests used to book vacation rentals for a full week, from Saturday to Saturday. Now, property managers often find themselves with awkward gaps in their calendars in between bookings. So, what can you do to sell out those gap days and avoid losing money on an empty rental? Here are three pricing strategies that’ll help you maximise your occupancy throughout the summer.

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6 Vacation Rental TV Shows to Watch on Netflix & More

Looking for a new show to binge-watch on Netflix or online? These vacation rental TV shows will keep you busy for many summer evenings to come. See the world’s quirkiest vacation rentals, get home renovation tips and steal some ideas on how to impress your guests!


The First Half of 2021 at Rentals United: A Retrospective

Time flies when you’re having fun. Amidst new product releases and exciting marketing campaigns, at Rentals United we’ve been having the time of our lives. We decided to look back on the past 6 months and round up our biggest projects and achievements. Here’s what we’ve been up to since the beginning of 2021!

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The Adapters, A New Book on the Travel Industry Featuring Rentals United CMO and Co-Founder Vanessa de Souza Lage

The Adapters is a book that presents real-life experiences and fresh insights from a diverse group of innovative workers in the Travel, Tourism and Hospitality industries, including our CMO and Co-Founder Vanessa de Souza Lage. This multimedia phenomenon provides an unfiltered breakdown of how you can navigate through unprecedented times and effectively run your business in the hope of inspiring workers in the services industry and beyond.


New OTA Amenities? How to Add Them to Your Listings Now

OTAs keep expanding their list of amenities in response to changing guest needs. Just think of all the cleaning and hygiene items that appeared over the last year! All the new amenities can be hard to keep track of. And it’s frustrating when you can’t add them to your listings because your software doesn’t support them. That’s why, at Rentals United, we’ve created a feature that allows you to add new amenities introduced by OTAs as soon as they become available. Find out more in this article.


Exclusive Interview with Eric Bergaglia, Booking.com’s Global Head of Homes and Apartments

What does the future of travel look like through the lens of one of the world’s biggest OTAs? In our new interview with Eric Bergaglia, Global Head of Homes and Apartments at Booking.com, we discuss travel trends like the rise of longer stays, share exclusive stats from Booking.com’s large-scale research, and dissect the company’s plans to help vacation rental property managers capture demand.


TikTok for Vacation Rentals: Fad or Marketing Opportunity?

TikTok is the go-to platform for Gen Z, but it’s becoming more and more popular with older audiences, too. How can property managers take advantage of the marketing opportunities that this new social media platform offers? This article will cover why vacation rental property managers should consider marketing their properties on TikTok, the benefits and some tips and tricks to get started.


VRTECH Competition 2021: Meet the Judges

Who will win the title of Most Innovative Vacation Rental Startup of the Year? The race is on! Meet the expert judges and property managers who will vote for the tech startups whose solutions impress them the most.