The topic of internationalization and the vacation rental industry is an interesting one. There are huge dichotomies at play here; because although the vacation rental industry is truly global in nature, at its roots, property management is fundamentally local.
Are you a tech-savvy vacation rental manager? Today, new technology options continue to accelerate the vacation rental industry, allowing managers to leverage technology to drive efficiencies within their business and to improve their overall revenue.
Knowing what social media will look like in 2017 will help your vacation rental properties connect on a deeper level with customers. To better understand social media trends for 2017, VRMA has put together the following list based on numerous industry blogs and our own insights.
As the VRM community looks to better manage short-stay accommodations, technology that helps to manage inventories and growth, as well as improve the ability to connect with clients remain vital tools.
More and more millennials choose vacation rentals over hotels when vacationing — and they’re looking to be your partner in booking. Millennials are a very hands-on generation, but will research their options thoroughly before making a final decision.
Let’s talk about the increasing importance of Mobile traffic in the vacation rental managers space. I know, I know - you've been hearing talk about being "mobile-friendly" for years now, but that's not exactly what we’re talking about here.
With the prevalence of fraud and internet hacking, how do you ensure your organization plays it safe on the web? There is fraud risk everywhere on the internet, and with their skyrocketing popularity, vacation rental websites are no exception.
Nearly 10 years ago, VRMA member Jennifer Frankenstein-Harris set out with a single, seemingly simple goal: list her condo online to generate rental income. Meeting that goal proved more difficult, but Jennifer eventually found success. Here's how.
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!