If you own or manage a vacation rental, you are by definition pursuing a seasonal business. As every professional in the industry is well aware, generating revenues for a whole year in just a few months of activity (at the maximum of its potential) is often really challenging. But there are some ways to keep the cash flow coming all year round! The secret, after the key season has passed, is to think creatively, learn more about the needs of your customers, and test new ideas. We listed 9 top-notch tips to increase bookings during your off-season.
“I’m using a Property Management System that can connect me to some global listing sites. Why should I use a specialized Channel Manager like Rentals United?” A very valid question! We get it all the time! These are the answers and the reasons why PMS clients choose the Channel Management capabilities of Rentals United rather than their own PMS Channel Manager.
You possibly already have a beautifully optimised vacation rental website, SEO friendly and with a book direct feature (if not check tip N#5!)… but does it convert as well as it should? Do you get quality leads from it everyday? Rentals United experienced online marketers have compiled a list of tricks for you for vacation rental website lead generation. A must read!
We’re often asked by vacation rental owners and managers where to get training & education in order to become more professional. So we went ahead and researched the top 5 resources out there that aim to provide you with the advice you’re looking for – whether it be operational or strategic. These are essential sites by true experts – make sure you subscribe to these Top 5 Education & Training Sites for Vacation Rental Professionals today!
Maslow’s hierarchy of needs theory stands out among the most well-known motivation theories and one of the most important theories in psychology. As indicated by Maslow, individuals have specific needs and they are driven by their desire to fulfill them. We looked at applying Maslow theory to Vacation Rentals. Check this infographic out detailing how you can improve your vacation rental marketing based on this important psychology theory.
Are you currently hoping to grow your own reservations team with the help of a professional technology? Are you also looking for better customer engagement, or to outsource your sales to a team of professional sales snipers who will dramatically increase your conversion rate? If so, this article is for you.
In this post we reveal the 3 unavoidable tech tools you need today to run a professional vacation rental business. Description of what you need + potential companies to contact. Don’t get left behind: invest in these 3 Must-Have Tech for Vacation Rental Professionals today!
What tone should you use when writing Vacation Rental descriptions? Should you change your copy depending on the listing site? We asked Guest Hook, a company specialised in professional copywriting and content marketing for vacation rentals, to share their best tips on Vacation Rental copywriting!
Management tools for property owners and managers in the vacation rental industry are gaining a lot of momentum this year. In this article we explore the newest maintenance and vacation rental housekeeping tools available to property managers and owners. Streamlining your housekeeping can now be a reality – take advantage of the technology!