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Vacation Rental Statistics and Trends 2022

The future looks bright for vacation rentals in 2022. Travellers are returning to the market with gusto, property managers are optimistic about recovery and revenue is projected to rise significantly over the next 12 months. See our list of the latest and most compelling vacation rental statistics and trends for 2022.

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Global Vacation Rental Report 2022

In partnership with Transparent, we bring you the Global Vacation Rental Report 2022, a deep dive into property manager behaviour and sentiment around the world. Check out the highlights and download the report for the latest global insights on operations, distribution, technology adoption, pricing strategies and data usage.

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Get Listed on Hopper Homes, the Go-to Travel App for Gen Z & Gen Y

Hopper Homes is the vacation rental category of the fast-growing travel super-app Hopper. Thanks to the new Rentals United-Hopper connection, you can now list your properties on Hopper, tap into new pools of travellers, advertise your rentals to engaged customers and improve your conversion rates. Find out all about it now!

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How to Use Vacation Rental Reviews to Increase Occupancy in 2022

It’s prime booking season, the perfect time of year to lock in reservations for the spring and summer season. You’re probably already busy optimising your distribution and revenue management, but have you looked at your reviews yet? Vacation rental reviews help you get more visibility on OTAs and build trust with guests. And yet, most property managers don’t give reviews the attention they deserve. Here’s what you’re not doing with your reviews – and what you should be doing to boost your occupancy in 2022.

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Webinar: Revenue Success in 2022 – How to Keep Up the Momentum

Missed our latest webinar with revenue management veterans Doug Truitt and John DeRoulet? Don’t worry; we’ve summarised all the key takeaways and best practices from these two brilliant minds on how to hit your revenue goals in the New Year. There’s even an example revenue management strategy that you can use to create a tailored approach for your business in 2022. And, if you want to know more, you can also download the webinar recording.

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What We Learned at This Year’s Vacation Rental Conferences

Had to skip DARM or VRMA this year? No problem! We attended both vacation rental conferences and summarised our biggest takeaways for you. Here’s our recap of the many enlightening discussions we had with industry peers about everything from revenue management to distribution and preparing for 2022.

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Announcing the Winner of the VRTECH Startup Competition 2021

Hot off the press: The winner of the 5th Annual VRTECH Startup Competition has been announced! Which of the three finalists – Vintory, Rented and Turbosuite – took home the 2021 VRTECH Award? Read on to find out.

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What Is the Lifeblood of Every SaaS Business? Interview with James Burrows, CEO of Rentals United

Ever wanted to get a behind-the-scenes look at the inner workings of a SaaS business? On the latest episode of the Highway to Scale podcast, our CEO James Burrows reveals how he and his partners built Rentals United from the ground up, how they raised their first rounds of funding and what challenges they faced running a SaaS business in the vacation rental industry. Learn more in today’s article.

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Now You Can Advertise Request to Book Listings on Airbnb Via Rentals United: Here’s How

Are you a property manager who doesn’t list on Airbnb because you operate on a request only basis? With Rentals United’s new feature, you can list your properties on Airbnb and set them to Request to Book, so you can screen your guests and accept or decline booking requests. Here’s how it works.

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PTBA: Control Last-Minute Bookings & Eliminate Time Zone Headaches

Last-minute bookings are great for boosting your occupancy – as long as they leave you time to prepare for the guest’s arrival. But what happens when a guest books your rental an hour before check-in? The PTBA setting in Rentals United allows you to specify how much time you need to ready your rental. This way, you can prevent ultra-last-minute bookings and run a truly global business without having to worry about the jet lag between you and your guests. Here’s how it works.