The Vacation Rental University is a new e-learning platform created to educate, train and support the short-term rentals industry. With a complete curriculum, valued content and applicable takeaways, it will teach anyone how to run a profitable business. We interviewed President and co-founder Michael Friedman who shares insights and an exclusive 10% Discount!
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?
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.
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.
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!
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.
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!
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!
A property manager’s job description includes developing best practises, finding quality resources and expert advice, trailing tools and maybe experimenting with new tech; because building a professional vacation rental business is a compelling and elaborate task. To help with your efforts and kickoff the year, we’ve created the ultimate vacation rental marketing checklist for 2018: this a one-stop article with all the effective hacks and tools that will help you pave the way to a professionally run vacation rental business… and never look back!