Vacation Rental Blog

News and tips for property managers

Coronavirus – a guide for vacation rental owners and managers (Updated regularly)

As you will no doubt be aware, the recent COVID-19 (Coronavirus) has led to a great deal of disruption and uncertainty all across the world. Our number one priority is of course the health and wellbeing of all of our customers, our team and their families, and our...

Online Discussion Groups For Property Managers: Network And Share Your Experience!

Being a property manager can be extremely satisfactory in everyday life. In our latest vacation rental industry report that you can download here, we discovered that meeting people, as well as the possibilities offered by technology, bring happiness to most vacation...

How To Use Social Media To Grow Your Vacation Rental Business Effectively

Social media is extremely important for any business, and the vacation rental industry is no exception. Truly, there are millions of potential guests for your holiday home out there, and nowadays, each of them is most likely a social media user. You can’t possibly...

What’s The Business Potential Of Pet-Friendly Rentals?

Being open to different markets is good business sense if you want to succeed and grow your vacation rental business. The niche market of pet-friendly rental is one market that should be on your radar. The European Pet Food Federation (FEDIAF) survey in 2018 found...

Taking Your Short-Term Rental Business International: 5 Tips To Be Successful

Are you looking for the perfect tips to manage properties abroad? Now could be the ideal time to expand your short-term rental business. According to Skift’s research for 2020, they are predicting 40 million more international trips, which will take the total to 1.34...

Short Term Rental Regulations and Laws: Top tips to handle them!

Short Term rentals in Europe are hot right now. A European study just released by Transparent found that London, Paris and Rome are currently the top supply markets in Europe for vacation rentals. If you are considering a new business venture, the vacation rental...

Why And How To Do Market Research For Your Short Term Rental Business – Our 5 Top Tips !

Running a short term rental business is not just about publishing your listing in different sales channels and waiting for bookings to pop up, while peacefully sipping a warm cup of tea. If you want to be successful, you need to keep your friends close and your...

How To Use Big Events For Your Vacation Rentals

Your vacation rental company is a flexible business. It can generate income from a surprising number of different sources. Learning how to use big events for vacation rentals can increase your short term rental bookings. It can create a whole new stream of regular...

Top 5 Tips To Deal With Guest Complaints

One of the most critical areas in vacation rental property management is to know how to deal with guest complaints. It is never pleasant to receive a complaint from one of your guests. Also, the additional threat of bad reviews appearing online can be a worry. But if...

Vacation Rental Trends 2020: Everything property managers need to know

As the vacation rental industry enters a brand new decade, with brand new challenges and opportunities, many people will be trying to peek into the future and figure out exactly where this sector is heading (we promise no jokes about “2020 vision”...apart from this...
10 Tips To Get More Vacation Rental Bookings in 2020

10 Tips To Get More Vacation Rental Bookings in 2020

In your vacation rental business, you are always trying to find out how you can get more bookings.  Bookings are the life-blood for your survival and long-term existence in the industry. As the tourism sector is set to be even busier in 2020, the number of vacation...

Double Bookings – A Property Manager Nightmare!

Double Bookings – A Property Manager Nightmare!

How To Avoid Double Bookings As the travel and tourism industry continues to flourish, the short-term rental industry has also experienced robust growth.  To grasp this amazing business opportunity, property managers must learn the ways and tips to manage their...

Tips To Get 10 Times More Direct Bookings

Tips To Get 10 Times More Direct Bookings

Direct bookings can be a serious source of income for your vacation rental business. As the travel industry continues to evolve at a rapid pace, customers are always looking for the easiest way to book online. However, a customer will only move from browsing a...