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Membership-Only OTAs: Why They’re the New Outlook for Vacation Rentals

Membership only OTAs are quickly becoming a guest favourite. Find out why they are popular right now, as well as exclusive insights from Golightly and Bidroom on why membership models are different from typical OTAs and why property managers should consider getting listed on them.

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Merchant of Record: What Every Vacation Rental Property Manager Needs to Know

What are the benefits of being your own Merchant of Record? Should you outsource it to your channel MoR? And what’s the role of your channel manager in all this? In this article, you’ll find out everything you need to know to help you make the right decisions for your business.

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VRTECH Connect: The Online Networking Event for Vacation Rental Professionals is Back for Round 2

After our very first online event last month, VRTECH Connect is back for round 2. You’re invited to hang out with industry peers after work, talk about tech innovations, listen to startup pitches, chat about business strategies and marketing tactics, and take part in a speedy job fair. Here are all the details.

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15 Vacation Rental Events to Attend in 2021 – Online & in Person

Are you looking to network and learn from experts in the short-term rentals industry? 2021 has plenty of virtual and in-person events in store for you. Here’s our selection of the best vacation rental events that will help you keep up with rapid changes in the industry.

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Vacation Rental Revenue Management: How to Optimise Your Strategy in 2021

Having a solid revenue management strategy has never been as important as it is now. However, property managers are still using old tactics that may have been effective before the pandemic but have since become irrelevant. If you want to achieve your revenue goals this year, you need a completely new approach. Here’s how you can transform your revenue management strategy once and for all, with tips from Doug Truitt, Head of Revenue Success at Rentals United.

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Exclusive Interview with Holidu CEO Johannes Siebers (+ Booking Stats)

Vacation rental metasearch engines are the go-to booking platform for travellers this year. Learn how the high-growth metasearch engine Holidu has been able to leverage the latest travel trends, hit record numbers in bookings and achieve profitability in 2020.

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Top 5 Camping & Glamping Websites to Get Listed On + The Outdoor Rental Tech You Need

Outdoor-oriented and domestic travel is clearly here to stay. After spending so much time indoors due to lockdown, people are craving wide-open spaces and the great outdoors. If you’re interested in getting into this new travel trend, this article will provide you with all the information you need, including how to build the ultimate tech stack for outdoor properties and a list of 5 top channels to list your camping and glamping properties on.

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Urban Property Management Company Frontdesk Is Doubling Their Inventory – Here’s How

Frontdesk is a tech-enabled URBAN short-term rental management company with an ambitious plan to double their inventory this year. Discover their secrets for growth and how they are planning to scale their inventory.

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Top Beach and Ski Vacation Rental Websites to List Your Properties On

Are you looking to improve the marketing of your beach houses or ski chalets? Here’s our guide to the best channels to get listed on for property managers with units in ski resorts and beach destinations. By advertising on these channels, you’ll capture the pent-up demand for beach and ski getaways and start boosting your occupancy and revenue.

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Vacation Rental Copywriting: 7 Secrets from Guest Hook

Improving your vacation rental copywriting can help you get more bookings and increase your conversion rate on OTAs. But what makes a good property description? What specific words should you include? And how do you scale all this if you have tens or hundreds of properties? We asked our friends at Guest Hook, a vacation rental copywriting agency to share their secrets, and they’ve answered 7 of the most commonly asked questions about vacation rental copywriting.