The best booking is a direct booking. It’s every property manager’s most profitable and preferred channel; however, it can seem elusive with the prevalence of online travel agencies. These websites offer incredible exposure but relying on them as your only source for bookings can be a major pitfall.
America is teeming with cities that offer us treasures, experiences, and opportunities that spark a range of emotions. A sense of curiosity, adventure, and play abounds. The city can satiate our desires for new experiences or to repeat our favorite ones.
The rise of these online vacation rental platforms ─ combined with advances in technology and a customer base eager to book and stay at these properties ─ resulted in vacation rentals becoming a huge part of the travel industry.
As VRMA heads into 2020 and its 35th anniversary as an association, it’s an ideal time to reflect on its past and position the association for the future. As a non-profit trade association, people don’t typically consider the risks inherent in a group like this.