Technology

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Vacation Rental Call Centres & Call Centre Technology

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.

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Vacation Rental Tech Competition 2017

Rentals United is proud to sponsor the world’s first Vacation Rental Tech Competition! Have a favourite Vacation Rental Tech Company?

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3 Must-Have Tech for Vacation Rental Professionals

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!

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Amazon Echo for Vacation Rentals

Amazon Echo is a new generation, hands-free speaker which you control with voice. How can such a device enhance the guest experience in your rentals? Let us fill you in on all the possibilities of Amazon Echo for Vacation Rentals.

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Top 6 Vacation Rental Welcome Apps

Welcome apps are becoming more and more popular among tech-enabled property managers. If you want to future-proof your vacation rental business too, here are the top welcome app providers you should consider.

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10 Best Apps for Running a Vacation Rental Business

Stop putting off work until you get back to your desk. These vacation rental mobile apps will help you stay on top of your business while on the go!

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3 Interactive Floor Plans Providers

Proven to increase vacation rental reservations and revenues, interactive floor plans have been a selling tactic for real estate companies for years but the buzz has just started in our industry. Some online marketplaces will allow you to link directly to your interactive floor plans but not all yet! We need to join together and request channels implement this feature! Here are 3 companies that we recently came across that offer interactive and 2D floor plan services.

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How to make instagram work for your Vacation Rentals

This is the story of how a vacation rental owner grew the biggest instagram following on his island. When Thibault Masson started his vacation rental business in St Barts 1 year ago, he knew a thing or two about Twitter and Facebook. But when he got into Instagram, bookings started really coming in and in 1 year he grew his portfolio from 2 villas to 4 villas. Here are his tips on making Instragam work for you in your region.

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Cut your vacation rental energy bills with IOT devices

Cutting on your vacation rental energy bills is not an easy task. You’ve probably tried planting posters asking guests to turn the lights and AC off when they leave, or reminding them to save on water consumption when they brush their teeth (irrk!)… ok but do they really follow your instructions? Let’s face it: if you were living in your rental yourself the energy bills would be much lower. So instead of giving you light bulb tips (well…not unless they’re pretty smart!) we’ve turned to the Internet of things (IOT) devices to see how the latest smart home tech can help us, vacation rentals owners and managers, save on bills.

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How to price your vacation rental? Online tools that have the answer

Have you heard of these softwares that have recently entered the vacation rental market and promise to improve your rental rates? Just stick in your AirBnB Id or HomeAway url, et voilà! Sell more nights at the right price.