Vacation Rental Managers and Owners: Don’t Fall for The Fake News

Fake News


For many, the end of a very challenging (some would call frustrating) year is coming to a close.  As we evaluate our businesses for the coming year, one thing is certain...more challenges ahead.  We have seen many entrants come into the marketplace without a clue on how to operate a sustainable vacation rental management business.  From contacting our owners behind our backs to taking credit for “building” this industry ...

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Vacation Rental Marketing Success: You Can't Measure What You Can't See

Vacation Rental Marketing Success: You Can't Measure What You Can't See

How We Got Here


A decade ago, Vacation Rental owners and managers paid (in the form of advertising) “listing sites” such as VRBO and Homeaway to accept their property information, use this information to attract travelers (some new, some they already had).  It began as a helpful and inexpensive service and then, once that critical mass of information is achieved, the game changes to the detriment of everyone but the ...

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Vacation Rental Manager and Owners: The One Sin You Don't Want to Repeat

Vacation Rental Manager and Owners: The One Sin You Don't Want to Repeat

As Professional Hosts we are hyper aware of the impact our Brand has on the traveler. We understand that traveler is looking for our Brand and not interested in paying $100’s to $1000’s in traveler fees on their already tight budgets.  We have benefited tremendously by developing these bonds with travelers over the years.  T

As the developers of Fetch My Guest, we speak with many prospective clients ...

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Vacation Rental Managers: Why Your Brand Matters

Vacation Rental Managers: Why Your Brand Matters

Like any valued business, a majority of your asset value is in your Brand.  If we have learned anything in the past 12 months, it is that travelers are always looking to interact with your Brand first.  As Professional Hosts we have the advantage of local knowledge, property expertise and the services that make up a successful vacation experience.  It is no surprise that in a recent study, nearly half ...

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