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What the press says

News articles, blog postings, press releases and podcasts featuring Rentals United Channel Manager and our co-founders. Thank you to all who have written about us!

12th of February

Rentals United and Barcelona as a Hub for the Short-term Rental Ecosystem

Rentals United featured in Barcelona Startup News, the guide to the technology and startup scene in the Catalan capital. 

20th December 2018

Phocuswire: Momentum and the vacation rental tech startup scene

Co-Founder and CMO Vanessa de Souza Lage writes about the short-term rental industry and why it's an exciting place for startups right now. Plenty of investment flowing in and lots of growth have created momentum.

12th of December 2018

Phocuswire on our pitch at the Phocuswight Innovation Summit

Rentals United was selected to present at the biggest travel event of the year, the Phocuswright Innovation Summit 2018, and won the People Choice Award - Runner Up. Phocuswire shares our CEO's pitch. 

20th of November 2018

Hospitalitynet on our newly appointed CEO announces Co-Founder James Burrows as new Chief Executive Officer of Rentals United

20th of November 2018

Travolution annouces new Rentals United CEO

Travolution, the UK-based travel and tech site, writes about the new Rentals United CEO

16th of November 2018

Short-Term Rentalz Announces Burrows as new CEO of Rentals United

Short-Term Rentalz announces Burrows as new CEO of Rentals United

27th of June 2018

Talking business: James Burrows, Rentals United

SAN talks to James Burrows, co-founder of Rentals United, about converging distribution channels for serviced apartments and vacation rental units.

30th of January 2018

Arrival by VRMA interviews our CMO Vanessa de Souza Lage

Arrival is the official content source of VRMA, interviews our very own CMO and co-founder Vanessa de Souza Lage on Vacation Technology 2018

30th of April 2018

19 Women who are making waves in the Vacation Rental Industry

Besides being the CMO and co-founder of channel manager, Rentals United, Vanessa de Souza Lage is also the founder and curator of VRTech Events. These invitation-only meetups bring together vacation rental industry leaders to help educate property owners and managers

15th March 2018

Skift: Decoding the Modern Vacation Rental Technology Landscape

For property managers that already make use of multiple distribution platforms, channel managers simplify an otherwise tedious manual task. Contributing in the article, Vanessa de Souza Lage, Co-founder and CMO of channel manager Rentals United and founder of VRTech events

15th of January 2018

Thought Leader Spotlight – Vanessa de Souza Lage

Our Thought Leader Spotlight series is a monthly profile of interesting and notable ‘game changers’ in the international vacation rental industry.

9th of June 2017

VQUARTER: Interview with Rentals United’s Chief Marketing Director Vanessa de Souza Lage

VQuarter has had the pleasure of interviewing Vanessa de Souza Lage, The Chief Marketing Director of Rentals United and a sought-after speaker at vacation rental events.

Feb 2017

Skift: The State of the Global Vacation Rental Market

Rentals United has a total of 250.000 properties, with most of their business in the urban European cities. Rentals United's approach to expansion has focused on both the large important players as well as the demand driving niche platforms...

1st Sept. 2016

Holiday Let Success Podcast: Channel Manager | Vanessa De Souza Lage | Rentals United

Elaine Watt interviews Rental United's CMO Vanessa de Souza Lage for her podcast The Definitive guide to Holiday Let Success. In this episode Vanessa explains how using a channel manager gives you access to adverting you may not ordinarily be able to reach

21st May 2016

Rentals United Channel Manager partners with Onefinestay to further European expansion

The move supports a growing trend in the vacation rental industry to use a distribution platform as part of the marketing mix of property managers. As the vacation rental industry matures, Channel Managers like Rentals United are thought to drive more sales while reducing manual work, a service onefinestay is keen to benefit from as they embark on European expansion.

4th of Feb 2016

Cottage Blogger Podcast: Channel Management Uncovered with Vanessa de Souza Lage

When I got into the vacation rental business in the 1990s, it was simple. You just advertised in a local paper or put a sign outside the property. That worked pretty well. After all my place was one of a very few available for summer rental in our area. Most guests came year after year and weren’t too demanding. After all, where else would they go?

15th of February

TravelDailyNews on Rentals United being named Airbnb Preferred Partner

Rentals United, the cloud-based channel manager and technology solution for the short-term rental industry, has been appointed as a global preferred partner for Airbnb as part of the platform’s new Preferred Software Partner Program. The program aims to empower and strengthen Airbnb’s relationships with an exclusive group of service providers operating within the accommodations industry, and provide an even more enhanced service for Airbnb hosts and guests.