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Vacation Rental Tips To Prepare For The Post-Coronavirus Traveler

April 14th, 2020|

Experts from around the industry are predicting that when travel resumes it will happen quickly. So, the question is not only how vacation rental managers can prepare for the comeback in the industry but also how you can prepare for new expectations from travelers. Here is a compilation of predictions from experts around the industry to get you started.

Paycheck Protection Program Resources for Vacation Rental Managers

April 7th, 2020|

Business owners across the U.S. found themselves applying to the government’s new $349 billion Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) last week. We have put together a few resources that provide great information and cut through the legalese to help you navigate this time with ease and acquire the aid you need.

Vacation Rentals Manager Coronavirus Tips

March 25th, 2020|

While the vacation rental industry has been greatly impacted by COVID-19, now is the time for us to stay calm, thoroughly assess the situation, accept uncertainty, and do our best to plan for the future. Based on recent events, there a few things we can expect and considerations to keep in mind moving forward.

Managing Uncertainty in Business

March 17th, 2020|

Risk and uncertainty are two often confused terms in business. Risk is measurable and you can predict the possibility of a future outcome. With uncertainty, you cannot predict the outcome. The good news is, there are ways to deal with and manage uncertainty and even grow your business in uncertain times. Here are a few tips!

Vacation Rental Industry News Update

March 2nd, 2020|

From Vacasa's founder, Eric Breon, stepping down to the OTA's voicing their disapproval of Google's vacation rental ads to the coronavirus's impact on travel, it has been an interesting month for the vacation rental industry. 

How Vacation Rental Managers Use Experiences to Boost Revenue

February 11th, 2020|

Travel activities, tours, and attractions are more popular than ever. This is great news for property managers since there are many ways to use experiences to grow your business. Phocuswright’s data shows that 80% of U.S. travelers participated in a tour, activity, or ticketed attraction on their last vacation. With such high participation, there are many new opportunities for vacation rental property managers to get involved with activities.

Vacation Rental Industry 2019 Year in Review

January 14th, 2020|

Here's the most significant vacation rental industry news of 2019, from acquisitions and mergers to OTA changes, leadership shakeups, new technology, travel trends, and key highlights from 2019’s most popular events and conferences.

Wellness Travel & Vacation Rentals: Hot Trend to Watch in 2020

January 2nd, 2020|

Since the time of the Roman Baths, people have been traveling for health and wellness purposes. Today, according to a recent report by the Global Wellness Institute, wellness tourism is a booming market generating over $639 billion in 2018, with revenues expected to reach $919 billion by 2022. The same report found that world travelers took over 830 million wellness trips in 2017. This represents 17% of all tourism revenues for the entire year. It’s pretty clear that this is a trend on the rise, and this is great news for owners and property managers in destinations that feature easy access to nature, scenic hiking, biking trails, and other outdoor activities.

Vacation Rental Tips To Prepare For The Post-Coronavirus Traveler

April 14th, 2020|

Experts from around the industry are predicting that when travel resumes it will happen quickly. So, the question is not only how vacation rental managers can prepare for the comeback in the industry but also how you can prepare for new expectations from travelers. Here is a compilation of predictions from experts around the industry to get you started.

Paycheck Protection Program Resources for Vacation Rental Managers

April 7th, 2020|

Business owners across the U.S. found themselves applying to the government’s new $349 billion Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) last week. We have put together a few resources that provide great information and cut through the legalese to help you navigate this time with ease and acquire the aid you need.

Vacation Rentals Manager Coronavirus Tips

March 25th, 2020|

While the vacation rental industry has been greatly impacted by COVID-19, now is the time for us to stay calm, thoroughly assess the situation, accept uncertainty, and do our best to plan for the future. Based on recent events, there a few things we can expect and considerations to keep in mind moving forward.

Managing Uncertainty in Business

March 17th, 2020|

Risk and uncertainty are two often confused terms in business. Risk is measurable and you can predict the possibility of a future outcome. With uncertainty, you cannot predict the outcome. The good news is, there are ways to deal with and manage uncertainty and even grow your business in uncertain times. Here are a few tips!

Vacation Rental Industry News Update

March 2nd, 2020|

From Vacasa's founder, Eric Breon, stepping down to the OTA's voicing their disapproval of Google's vacation rental ads to the coronavirus's impact on travel, it has been an interesting month for the vacation rental industry. 

How Vacation Rental Managers Use Experiences to Boost Revenue

February 11th, 2020|

Travel activities, tours, and attractions are more popular than ever. This is great news for property managers since there are many ways to use experiences to grow your business. Phocuswright’s data shows that 80% of U.S. travelers participated in a tour, activity, or ticketed attraction on their last vacation. With such high participation, there are many new opportunities for vacation rental property managers to get involved with activities.

Vacation Rental Industry 2019 Year in Review

January 14th, 2020|

Here's the most significant vacation rental industry news of 2019, from acquisitions and mergers to OTA changes, leadership shakeups, new technology, travel trends, and key highlights from 2019’s most popular events and conferences.

Wellness Travel & Vacation Rentals: Hot Trend to Watch in 2020

January 2nd, 2020|

Since the time of the Roman Baths, people have been traveling for health and wellness purposes. Today, according to a recent report by the Global Wellness Institute, wellness tourism is a booming market generating over $639 billion in 2018, with revenues expected to reach $919 billion by 2022. The same report found that world travelers took over 830 million wellness trips in 2017. This represents 17% of all tourism revenues for the entire year. It’s pretty clear that this is a trend on the rise, and this is great news for owners and property managers in destinations that feature easy access to nature, scenic hiking, biking trails, and other outdoor activities.

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