Entries for tag "propertymanagers"

Fetch My Guest Welcomes Beachcombers NW to the Fetch Distribution Network, Saving Hundreds on Vacation Rentals in Oregon and Washington State #Bookdirect


Fetch My Guest, the only autonomous marketing automation platform that gives the professional vacation rental host complete control of their brand, marketing and guest life cycle, announce the addition of Beachcombers NW to the Fetch Distribution Network. The network is comprised of transparent vacation rental listing sites that give the vacation rental traveler the peace of mind that they will receive the best price, service and exceptional value when they ...

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VRS219 – Vacation Rental Book Direct Round Table Discussion


This special episode brings together four top vacation rental experts to share their thoughts on this first Guest Education Day.

With the hashtag #BookDirect, February 7th is the day designated to bring the attention of the travelling public, media and other interested parties, to the benefits of booking directly with a property owner or manager.

I’m joined by Amy Hinote of VRM Intel, Matt Landau of the Vacation ...

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Vacation Rental Professionals: Why HomeAway’s Actions are a Positive Step

alternatives to HomeAway

As an industry, we all benefited greatly from the advertisers like VRBO for years.  We understood the value exchange; our data and efforts (services) in exchange for promoting our brands to the travelers….fair exchange.   Over the past few years, we have all witnessed the progression from advertiser to booking platform….to owning the travelers?  These actions will force vacation rental companies to evolve and think differently about their brands ...

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Vacation Rental Professionals: Market Maker or Money Maker…..What side am I on?

Market Maker or Money Maker…..What side am I on?

Who Benefits

Most of us have been given the pitch on the value of HomeAway’s Market Maker.  As a former “hotel guy” I get it….as a stakeholder in the vacation rental industry, it’s not so clear.  

A very important question to ask in any transaction is “who benefits”.   It opens up our critical thinking and makes certain we are wearing our “business” hats with eyes wide open ...

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