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Rentals United Awarded Vrbo Preferred Connectivity Partner Status

We’re excited to announce that Vrbo, one of the world’s biggest OTAs, has yet again named us one of their Preferred Connectivity Partners. The channel has recognised Rentals United’s impressive channel integration, extensive range of advanced features, and overall contributions to the vacation rental ecosystem. We’re delighted with the news, but our customers stand to […]

Boost Your Business With Vacation Rental Management Software

Vacation rental management software has become invaluable for owners and managers in the short-term rental industry. By automating time-consuming tasks and streamlining complex operations, this technology enables professionals to improve their business processes, maximize occupancy, and provide exceptional guest experiences. In this comprehensive guide, we will explore the key benefits of using vacation rental management […]

How to Write Great Property Descriptions and Generate More Bookings

In today’s age of instant online bookings, travelers increasingly expect to efficiently find and reserve their perfect accommodations with just a few clicks. However, while modern customers value booking simplicity and spontaneity, comprehensive and accurate property descriptions remain essential for hosts. These deliver positive guest experiences that encourage loyalty and new bookings. Great descriptions do […]

Why Professional Photos Are Essential For Your Vacation Rental In 2024

Taking professional-quality photos is one of the most important investments when listing a vacation rental property online. With gorgeous visuals, you can attract more visitors, drive bookings, and command higher rental rates. Poor or amateurish photos, on the other hand, can completely undermine interest no matter how nice the property is. When guests search listings […]

Airbnb Competitors: Top 16 Alternatives for Property Managers

Airbnb is one of the most popular travel brands in the world. Since its launch in 2008, the listing site’s offering of unique vacation rental properties and experiences has grown immensely. With over 150 million users, Airbnb has a global reach that all property managers should take advantage of when trying to attract bookings from […]

The 6 biggest hosting challenges (and how to fix them)

When scaling a short-term rental business, there are several common problems that hosts and property managers face. Issues involving pricing, direct booking, guest communication, channel management, and upselling can be challenging – but they might also be signs that your business is geared for growth. To help you on your journey, the Powerhost team has […]