4 Ways to Increase Your Online Vacation Rental Bookings

October 30, 2019
gsadmin

As the online space for vacation rentals gets crowded, there is a significant chance of your listings being lost in the crowd. It is crucial to understand and learn the nuances of how you can make your listing stand out and thus increase your online vacation rental bookings. Here are 4 simple tips that can […]

VRMA National Show Takeaway – Opt In, Opt Out and Opt-Choice for Travel Insurance

November 4, 2016
Sarah Matteson

How to guide guest booking behavior to increase revenue. When referring to the value or “ROI” of tradeshow attendance or similar educational expenses, it is often said, “If you can take away one thing that will help make you more successful, it was worth it”.   I believe that to be true but in the context […]

Leverage your data using best technologies and tools

October 17, 2016
Sarah Matteson

3-Part Series: Build a Foundation for Leverage Understand your PMS data connectivity – Control, Position and Leverage your Data Leverage your data using best technologies and tools Part 3 If you’ve read parts one and two of this series you understand the importance of leverage, and how to best position your data to achieve the […]

Vacation Rental Smart Technologies

October 12, 2016
Z Houghtelin

As technology becomes more and more a part of our daily lives, property managers need to think about how this can affect business. One technological upgrade to consider in your vacation rentals is a Digital Smart Locking System. As a property manager, the nightmare of lost keys and guest lockouts can be something of the […]

Vacation Rental Industry Tech

Z Houghtelin

Modernization, by way of technology, is essential to keeping up with peers and the wider hospitality industry. One such crucial necessity is an automated responder. All vacation rental management companies understand the necessity of being able to respond to inquiries as soon as possible. If an inquiry is not addressed in a timely manner, the interested […]

Understand your PMS data connectivity – Control, Position and Leverage your Data

September 22, 2016
Sarah Matteson

3-Part Series: Build a Foundation for Leverage Understand your PMS data connectivity – Control, Position and Leverage your Data Leverage your data using best technologies and tools Part 2 From an operational standpoint, all businesses use the same two criteria to measure profit – Revenue and Expenses.    If you want to increase profits, you need […]

Technology Leverage Audit – How to get the most out of your Property Management Software Data

September 8, 2016
Sarah Matteson

A 3-Part Series: Build a Foundation for Leverage Understand your PMS data connectivity – Control, Position and Leverage your Data Deploy Leverage your data using best technologies and tools Part 1 Recent use of the word “leverage” is both ubiquitous and ambiguous.  This is likely due to its application to a multitude of markets and […]

Inquiry Responder Alternate Unit Matching

August 16, 2016
gsadmin

Inquiry Responder Tools and Techniques The importance of accurate alternate unit matching in an auto-responder – fine tune your responses for higher conversions. Auto-responders need to do 3 things perfectly.  They need to respond quickly, they need to respond accurately and they need to facilitate an online booking.  Today we are going to dig into […]

Booking in Advance Minimum Requirement Setting

July 29, 2016
Josh

A new feature “Booking in Advance Minimum Requirement” has been added to the Vacation Rental Platform. The booking in advance minimum setting exists to stop guests from creating bookings that start too soon by setting the minimum number of days required in advance from today for a guest to create a booking.

IRM New Features – Alternative Unit Matching Logic

July 14, 2016
Josh

We have released two new features for the Inquiry Response Manager that work together to ensure the alternate vacation rental properties suggested to a potential guest when the requested property is unavailable are perfect matches! The two new features are: configurable alternative unit matching logic and the ability to specifically assign alternate units to individual […]