It's no secret that vacation rental companies are having a moment. With the increase in vacation rentals and vacation rental companies comes the need for additional software to effectively run and market these properties. See how the global segmentation and software spend in the industry stack up.
Tybee Island, a mere 20 miles east of Savannah, Georgia has long had a reputation as a “quirky, funky beach town,” and residents of Tybee like it that way. It sets the island apart from its near neighbor to the north, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.
If smaller property management companies want to be on OTAs, they have no choice but to work with their Property Manager Software System (PMS) or a Channel Manager (aka OTA Middleman). The problem with this model is that it can be inherently inefficient, expensive and in many cases, more trouble.