Client Testimonials

Sara

It's been a real pleasure working with the VacayHome Connect team. We've worked with three of your competitors over the last year with unsatisfactory results. You guys understand the distribution business and our business. You understand the unique characteristics of the channels and you understand how we do business. You figure out the optimal way to make our distribution work. Your competitors just tried to back us into a corner and tell us how we had to do things.

Sara

Canyon Services

Steve

I tried several distribution management solutions for Booking.com before engaging with VacayHome Connect. VacayHome Connect is heads and shoulders above the rest. From their initial on-boarding questions, I knew VacayHome Connect had a much better grasp of managing the Booking.com complexity. If you want to be successful on Booking.com, I would recommend VacayHome Connect over everyone else.

Steve

Vacation Rental Pros

Shane

VacayHome Connect is my channel manager of choice. After only a couple of months working together, VacayHome Connect is already generating more reservations for me each week than anyone in the space has been able to. VacayHome Connect has an experienced team that really understands online distribution. Their account management team is probably the best in the industry. They pay attention to details that are important and frankly, as a full-service provider they help take work off my plate so I can focus on day to day operations. Additionally, VacayHome Connect processes payments for me, removing the headache of dealing with reservation issues associated with credit card declines. If you are a professional vacation rental manager that wants results, and lots of attention from a team that cares, then VacayHome Connect is a distribution partner you can trust.

Shane

Florida Star Vacations

Brandon

VacayHome Connect has been a key factor in allowing us to manage our nearly 600 properties, growing our third party distribution channels into reliable revenue streams. The seamless and efficient connections they provide us, have become tremendous assets. Their team has gone through great effort to understand our unique business needs and are always available and receptive. We feel that the full service VacayHome Connect provides us, gives us the trust that their team, is our team!

Brandon

Grand Welcome

Chelsea

We manage nearly 300 listings and utilize several channel partners to gain exposure for our inventory. We recently signed on with VacayHome Connect and have never experienced such a streamline on-boarding process and seamless integration. Within weeks we saw an impressive increase in booking volume! It has been such a pleasure to work with their team - they are proactive, communicative, and always make it a priority to be available to answer any of our questions. We genuinely look forward to growing our partnership and expanding our distribution through VacayHome Connect.

Chelsea

SeaBreeze Vacation Rentals

Andy

VacayHome Connect is truly a loyal and trusted business partner for us. We work collaboratively and seamlessly as a team and they have gone to great effort accommodating themselves to some of our unique needs. The professionals at VHC are totally engaged and they are committed to our success and recognize that ultimately our success, is their success. We have found that everyone at VHC is professional and everyone on the team has always been super responsive. Booking.com and the Private Channels they provide have been very productive, and we are looking forward to the new channels that will be added soon.

Andy

Young's Suncoast

Dustin F

With VHC, you not only get a professional webstore, but you also have a whole support team that is constantly improving their products. Great solutions, great team, and affordable pricing. I have also seen an increase in revenue from direct bookings.

Dustin F

Moab Property Management

Jon

Together with VacayHome Connect, we can help timeshare and shared ownership resort developers reach a largely untapped segment of families and groups looking for a resort-style vacation. They are a great complement to the existing HomeAway vacation rental homes available to travelers, and an excellent new distribution channel for timeshare resorts.

Jon

HomeAway

Jason

We are very excited to partner with VacayHome Connect to distribute our resorts’ inventory through the HomeAway Network, and to bring in new customers and connect them to a wide range of shared ownership resort properties they may not have considered before.

Jason

Diamond Resorts

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Tom BoylenTom is a general market municipal trader at Performance Trust, having joined the company in July 2011. Prior to joining Performance Trust, Tom spent three years at BMO Capital Markets as Head of Trading and Underwriting, including tax-exempt and taxable products. Prior to that, he spent over 10 years at Griffin, Kubik, Stephens & Thompson, first as Vice President of Municipal Trading and then as Senior Vice President and Head of Trading and Underwriting.

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Jeff brings over 34 years of business development experience within the Global Capital Markets and Bankruptcy/Restructuring industries assisting high-profile clients with the distribution of highly confidential, time sensitive stakeholder communications, including initial public offerings, equity/debt registration statements, mergers & acquisition documents, spin-offs and Chapter 11 restructuring plans of reorganization. His clients include public and privately held corporations, top tier law firms, private equity, venture capital, financial advisory, restructuring and investment banking.

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Mr. Jay J. Levin was President and Chief Executive Officer of PPOM, a Michigan-based, health care network management company serving more than one million individuals in Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin and Kentucky. As a founding partner, he played key roles in acquisitions, marketing, provider network development and operations. He was also central to the negotiation and sale of a major portion of PPOM to the Texas Pacific Group (TPG) and the subsequent sale of the balance of the company to Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.

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Roland Jacobs is former chief marketing officer of Orbitz, the online travel agency, and currently is President & CEO of AspireUp, a strategic branding consultancy dedicated to helping companies grow. He is a recognized expert in the areas of marketing strategy and branding and consults with a wide range of clients, from start-up to Fortune 100 companies. In addition to his work as a consultant, Roland teaches marketing strategy as a guest lecturer in the MBA programs at Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management and the University of Chicago Booth Graduate School of Business. Previously, Roland was also the marketing chief for e-commerce companies Digitalwork and Petopia.com, and spent 10 years in brand management at The Clorox Company. He has and MBA from Harvard Business School.

Peter has extensive experience in the hospitality industry with a focus on e-Commerce, distribution and revenue management. The combination of these fields allowed him to create top line revenues with a focus on bottom line profits. In his previous role at Preferred Hotel Group as Director, eMarketing he has proven record of exceeding goals, achieving milestones and creating profitable new business opportunities. Other companies include Swissotel, Raffles International, Hard Rock Hotels and Le Meridien. Peter also used to serve on the board of the Digital Marketing Council of the Hotel Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI). In his leisure time Peter serves as the President at the German American Cultural Center in Chicago (DANK Haus) where he is preserving and promoting his German heritage and language through activities including, but not limited to, maintaining a cultural center consisting of a museum, art gallery, library, and language school, and organizing educational and social programming focusing on and emphasizing history and traditions. He is also an avid traveler and tries to add new destinations around the globe to his long list of places he has already visited.

Jeffrey Ring is a senior technology development professional with extensive expertise in knowledge engineering, business intelligence, architecture assessment and web-based applications development. For more than 23 years, Jeff has successfully managed and performed major software development projects across a broad range of industries including health care, financial services, real estate and professional services. Jeff has led technical teams in the design, implementation and support of a range of web-based, data-driven applications and complex systems that support functionalities such as: CRM, inventory management, order processing, credit card processing, contract management, and sales and marketing statistics.

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Chris works on the development of strategic partnerships that enable VacayHome Connect to efficiently support vacation rental managers and shared ownership developers/resorts that want to to distribute their inventory to consumers who have a growing interest in alternative accommodations. Chris brings over 20 years of experience building great products and helping travel suppliers efficiently promote and distribute their products through digital channels. He most recently served as Chief Product Officer for an innovative startup company in the loyalty space, building a revolutionary new platform that will enable consumers to use their loyalty program rewards for everyday purchases.

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Some of the highlights of Tony’s career to date include the opportunity to speak at Timeshare and Tourism conferences worldwide and to work with a wide variety of clients across the Globe. He was privileged to serve as Chairman of the American Resort Development Association (ARDA) and was a founder and first Chairman of the Global Alliance for Timeshare Excellence (GATE). In addition to his job history he has completed assignments for more than 90 clients in over 30 countries and has provided advice and restructuring of marketing and sales programs for several financial institutions including the FDIC. He has worked in Corporate environments several times over his career and has served as a Board Director on numerous occasions.

Chuck began his timeshare career leading the re-engineering of RCI’s core exchange operating system, in the early days when Christel and Jon Dehaan ran the company, after a sterling early career at United Airlines. He then honed his craft in product, process and system development with Disney, Four Seasons USA, Marriott Vacation Club, Gold Key Resorts, and Grand Crowne Resorts. For over 25 years, Chuck has been relentlessly focused on delivering high impact results, rapid growth, and quality, ethical products and services. A strong leader in business development, e-commerce, marketing, product development, he is a Registered Resort Professional (RRP) and accredited by the American Resort Development Association (ARDA). He is also a regular speaker at ARDA’s Spring Conferences and a genuine and consistent supporter of the quality and ethical standards of the vacation ownership industry.

Mike has spent more than 20 years working to make it easier for consumers to shop and book travel accommodations online while at Travelport, TravelClick, and Pegasus Solutions. As COO, he brings his enthusiasm for vacation rentals to professional property managers, innkeepers, vacation homeowners and shared ownership resorts by ensuring the company’s products and services remain affordable and generate incremental revenue. Customers value his expertise and innovative thinking to help them connect with consumers seeking vacation accommodations.

Sunil Aluvila, has been an innovator in ecommerce, digital marketing, product development and distribution in the vacation industry for more than 18 years. He has extensive experience in digital marketing, online travel technology, webstore and distribution platform development for the vacation rental and ownership industries. His expertise in the online travel distribution arena ranges across various channels, having worked as both a supplier and an intermediary.

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