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Instant Booking via Channel Manager – Solve Owners’ Concerns

Property Managers work closely with Property Owners offering hassle-free hosting, solving concerns and proposing the best solutions for maximum return on their vacation rental investment. Solutions such as automating distribution! But how do property managers solve owners’ concerns about advertising on instant booking while using a Channel Manager?

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7 Essentials of Vacation Rental Revenue Management

Since revenue management was introduced over 40 years ago, travel companies like airlines and hotel chains have developed advanced techniques, software and analytic tools to help build successful revenue strategies. Maximizing profit through price variation is crucial for vacation rental businesses nowadays! If you haven’t figured out your strategy yet, you’ll find here the 7 Essentials of Vacation Rental Revenue Management to get started!

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The Vacation Rental of the Future [Video!]

What will the Vacation Rental of the Future look like? Watch this short video presentation by Vanessa de Souza Lage, CMO at Rentals United and founder of VrTech Events, to learn more!

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VrTech Startup Competition 2018

This week the VrTech Startup Competition shared more details about the 2nd annual award and the application process. It follows a triumphant first edition that saw 40 applicants compete for the only award recognized by the Vacation Rental Industry. This year’s highly anticipated competition is an incredible opportunity for young and innovative tech companies looking to ascend the vacation rental industry. Read on for exclusive insights.

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Vacation Rental Technology Trends in 2018 [Video!]

The vacation rental industry has been progressing at a feverish pace within the past two years, and it appears that this trend will not be slowing down in 2018. In this short presentation by Vanessa de Souza Lage, CMO at Rentals United and founder of VrTech, you will learn about the state of Vacation Rental Technology Trends in 2018.

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Why Attend the Vacation Rental World Summit [Discount code!]

Since its start 5 years ago, the Vacation Rental World Summit has been a huge success each year. As the best independent event of the vacation rental industry, no doubt that the 2018 edition will be a big hit! We asked the founder, Antonio Bortolotti, to give us few insights on this year’s summit which will be held the 6th-7th of October in Lake Como, Italy. He even gave us a great discount code for our readers!

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Why should you list your vacation rentals on TUI Villas and atraveo?

One of the world’s largest tourism company to-date, TUI Group, counts with a strong portfolio of tour operators, 1600 travel agencies, 6 airlines, 15 cruise liners and other agencies in all major holiday destinations. When it comes to vacation rentals, TUI’s online marketplace consists of TUI Villas and atraveo whose offering today has reached over 300.000 properties throughout Europe and beyond. We sat down with them and asked all that you need to know to list your vacation rentals on TUI.

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Vacation Rental Industry Dictionary

What is the difference between Nightly Rates and LOS Rates? What do you call a software that uses AI to suggest pricing? These are some of the most common questions that we receive everyday from property managers and owners around the world. With the vacation rental business growing in innovative software providers and a rich variety of listing sites, we come across many terms and for this reason we decided to create a handy vacation rental industry dictionary – you can easily download it here and use it to look up terms you’re unfamiliar with. It can also become useful when training new staff members!

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Alternative Vacation Rental Listing Sites

We expect your marketing mix is already filled with OTAs and niche websites but what about alternative vacation rental listing sites like Wholesalers and Metasearches? We give you the low down on these two categories and insights into which are currently successful. Read on to find out what other options there are to boost the distribution of your vacation rentals.

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Download the Calendar of Vacation Rental Industry Events 2018

An indicator of the vacation rental industry evolution is a large number of events and conferences attended by passionate professionals who get together to grow, innovate and strengthen the market. It´s the perfect opportunity to learn and share, become inspired by influencing speakers and meet peer and experts. That’s why we have created the ultimate list of crucial vacation rental industry events of 2018 and a downloadable ical calendar to boost! Hopefully, we will see you at one of them!