Vote Now for the VrTech Competition 2018!

Meet the innovative startups competing for the VrTech Competition 2018, the only award recognized by the vacation rental industry. Voting is now open to the public and you can choose one of the 3 finalist that will present in front of experts at the Vacation Rental World Summit. Vote for your favourite below (listed in no particular order!); support the technology that drives innovation in our industry!

Keynest 

Service type: Key exchange
Founded: 2015
Location: United Kingdom
Pricing: From £5,95

KeyNest  has became one of the biggest key exchange providers in London. Simply drop your key in your nearest KeyNest location and send the collection code to you guests for them to gain access.

VacationSoup

Service type: Marketing
Founded: 2017
Location: Denmark
Pricing: Free version / from €29.95/month

VacationSoup helps property owners and managers build their online brand. Features include content creation tools, free websites and access to tons of articles and courses.

Doinn 

Service type: Housekeeping
Founded: 2015
Location: Portugal
Pricing: From €15

Doinn offers cleaning, laundry and concierge services for property managers and owners. Right now they operate in Portugal, Spain and France.

NoiseAware

Service type: Noise Monitoring
Founded: 2016
Location: United States
Pricing: From $99,95

NoiseAware is a non-invasive noise control monitor for short-term rentals. Adding one of their small monitors to a vacation rental property, you’ll be notified if noise levels exceed a set threshold.

iKeyBnB

Service type: Key exchange
Founded in: 2017
Location: Spain
Pricing: Starting at 4€/day

iKeyBnB is a vacation rental service that provides automatic and secure key exchange with future guests. Currently they operate in Barcelona and Malaga.

Outswitch

Service type: Yield Management
Founded: 2016
Location: United Kingdom
Pricing: From £11/month

Outswitch is a Yield Management platform tailored to the needs of professional vacation rental managers who can view, manage, control and maximize the income of their properties.

Hostogether 

Service type: Inventory Sharing
Founded: 2015
Location: Portugal
Pricing: Free or paid membership of €8

Hostogether is a digital platform that supports vacation rental owners and hosts to increase their revenue through direct bookings, referrals and increased online visibility.

Slickspaces 

Service type: Home Automation
Founded: 2016
Location: Canada
Pricing: From $9.99

Slickspaces is an automation service that helps vacation rental property managers increase revenue, reduce operating costs and scale their business.

Keesy 

Service type: Key Exchange
Founded: 2016
Location: Italy
Pricing: From €9,90

The first 24/7 automated check-in and check-out for the vacation rental industry. Keesy welcomes your guests and manages the legal paperwork, without taking your time.

Roomonitor 

Service type:Home Automation
Founded: 2017
Location: Spain
Pricing: inquire

Roomonitor is an Internet of Things and SaaS platform that allows property managers to digitize their properties, as well as automate operations and guest relationship management.

Have you got

Service type: Automated referrals
Founded: 2018
Location: Australia
Pricing: Commission based

The first global industry network of vacation rental managers & Owners offering automated monetized guest referrals. Using preferences it suggests guests a selection of properties from which they can book.

MyPlazze

Service type: Chat bot
Founded: 2018
Location: Spain
Costs: Inquire

MyPlazze is a Chatbot for vacation rental management. It provides guests with all relevant information about the property and additional services during their stay.

Transparent

Service type: Market Data
Founded: 2016
Location: United States
Pricing: Inquire

Transparent is data intelligence company that builds and maintains data analytics for a better understanding of the vacation rental industry. Their platform accounts for 95% of the available listings worldwide.

Virtual Concierge 

Service type: Voice Concierge
Founded: 2017
Location: United States
Pricing: From $6.67/month

Virtual Concierge allows property managers and owners to turn Amazon Echo, Google Home or a guests’ phone into a concierge. Through Alexa or Google, you will provide local knowledge, advice and additional information.

Swikly

Service type: Security deposits
Founded: 2016
Location: France
Pricing: commission based

Swikly manages down-payments and security deposits online. It allows property managers to secure online reservations replacing traditional deposit systems and avoiding no-shows.

WelcomeTV

Service type: Welcome App
Founded: 2017
Location: United States
Pricing: inquire

A guest experience platform, Welcome Tv for short-term rentals offers custom-built tv channels to welcome guests, showcase amenities and share local insights.

B2Book.net 

Service type: Wholesaler
Founded: 2017
Location: Italy
Pricing: inquire

Based in Rome, B2Book.net is a wholesaler that connects global vacation rental offers with travel agents and property suppliers.

Support your favourite Vacation Rental Startup at the VrTech Competition 2018! Vote below!

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