Google has entered the distribution market of vacation rentals. The big question that many property managers are asking themselves is, “Where is Google heading and how can our business work in the best way possible with this new development?"
What’s unique about the vacation rental niche of lodging is that guests are emotionally invested in their experiences. Not only are they spending their own money, but they have much higher expectations and desires for their experiences to be memorable, fun and exciting.
Arrival spoke with Wolfgang Pagl, director of Vacation Rentals at Expedia Group. Pagl gives great insight on technology in the industry, the impact and misconceptions of online travel agencies (OTAs) and what trends you should be watching out for in the future.
Summertime is in full swing! It's time to pack your bags, grab your maps and fill up your gas tank! Before you hit the road, check out these facts from a recent AAA travel survey about family road trips and why it's a good idea to get behind the wheel and get out of town this summer!