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Vacation Rental Industry Tips to Maintain Culture Through COVID-19

April 21st, 2020|

Managing a 100% virtual workforce for the very first time is uncharted territory for most. While some in the vacation rental industry are more prepared than others it is safe to say that we are all looking for ways to keep our teams motivated and engaged so we are ready when travel resumes. Here are a few tips to maintain culture and lead your employees through COVID-19.

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!

Top 12 Vacation Rental Insurance Companies

March 10th, 2020|

It’s a fact of life… unexpected things happen. If you own or manage vacation rental properties you will experience common occurrences like damages, thefts, and cancellations at some point during your ownership tenure. These types of issues are typically not covered under standard homeowners insurance. For this reason, as a property owner or manager, it’s well worth the investment to purchase vacation rental insurance for your properties. Most importantly, vacation rental insurance protects you from the risks associated with short-term rentals.

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. 

4 Reasons to Name Your Vacation Rentals

February 25th, 2020|

Whether it's Graceland, The White House, or the Winchester Mystery House, naming homes isn't new. It is a romantic practice that has its roots in old Europe. While it seems to have lost some appeal in recent years, it is a practice that still matters, and can help you to create a memorable, impactful brand. Naming your vacation rental is not only important, but it is also important to do it right. The right name can have a huge impact on your rental success!

OTA Best Practices for Vacation Rentals

February 18th, 2020|

The vacation property rental space is getting more crowded and more competitive every year. As more property owners and managers continue to enter the space, standing out and differentiating your brand and OTA listings from those of your competitors becomes critical to success.

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 Tips to Maintain Culture Through COVID-19

April 21st, 2020|

Managing a 100% virtual workforce for the very first time is uncharted territory for most. While some in the vacation rental industry are more prepared than others it is safe to say that we are all looking for ways to keep our teams motivated and engaged so we are ready when travel resumes. Here are a few tips to maintain culture and lead your employees through COVID-19.

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!

Top 12 Vacation Rental Insurance Companies

March 10th, 2020|

It’s a fact of life… unexpected things happen. If you own or manage vacation rental properties you will experience common occurrences like damages, thefts, and cancellations at some point during your ownership tenure. These types of issues are typically not covered under standard homeowners insurance. For this reason, as a property owner or manager, it’s well worth the investment to purchase vacation rental insurance for your properties. Most importantly, vacation rental insurance protects you from the risks associated with short-term rentals.

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. 

4 Reasons to Name Your Vacation Rentals

February 25th, 2020|

Whether it's Graceland, The White House, or the Winchester Mystery House, naming homes isn't new. It is a romantic practice that has its roots in old Europe. While it seems to have lost some appeal in recent years, it is a practice that still matters, and can help you to create a memorable, impactful brand. Naming your vacation rental is not only important, but it is also important to do it right. The right name can have a huge impact on your rental success!

OTA Best Practices for Vacation Rentals

February 18th, 2020|

The vacation property rental space is getting more crowded and more competitive every year. As more property owners and managers continue to enter the space, standing out and differentiating your brand and OTA listings from those of your competitors becomes critical to success.

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.

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