The state of the vacation rental market is one that is filled with challenge and opportunity. Changing market dynamics, higher expectations from customers and a range of new tools and processes at the fingertips of all professionals in this space continue to shape the big picture going forward.
Consolidation: It seems to be an ever-present part of doing business—any business. And for the vacation rental management space, consolidation seems to be a hot topic as more money continues to enter the industry.
A new year brings about new challenges and opportunities; this is especially true in government relations. In the U.S., state legislative sessions are underway, and these new sessions will have numerous prospects to protect the short-term rental market place.
By the time you’re reading this, VRMA has undergone some major changes: A new (ish) name, a new logo, and a new website with new features. We’re building toward launching our certificate program in the fall.
It is my pleasure to say hello to you as the new president of VRMA. I believe many of you know me already, but for those of you whom I haven’t yet had the pleasure to meet, please reach out and say hello!