Networking in the industry doesn’t just have to be about expanding your social circle. A new way to network was presented at the 2017 VRMA National Conference — an Education Hub. This model emphasizes the importance of learning from your peers, and being able to teach them what you know too.
Not long ago, vacation rental rate structures were simple and straightforward. Rates were set in advance with the property owners prior to when the “annual vacation planner” went to print. There were no flash sales or last minute discount email blasts.
The global vacation rental market is expanding at a rapid pace. According to a study by Technavio, the industry was worth $137.77 billion in 2016 and is predicted to reach a net value of $193.89 billion by 2021.
This past June, HomeAway announced upcoming changes to their listing inquiries experience, which affect HomeAway’s listing inquiries when a guest has a question regarding a property they are interested in.