Client Testimonials

Christa Levesque, Booking Home Manager at

“We are impressed with VacayHome Connect’s attention to detail and focus on booking results. and VacayHome Connect share a commitment to listing quality that ensures consumers have the best shopping and booking experience on our sites.”

Sara Eubank, Canyon Services, Salt Lake City

“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.”

Michael Brown, CEO, Mead Brown Costa Rica

“VacayHome Connect is truly our business partner.  We work collaboratively and seamlessly as a team.  The professionals at VSC are totally engaged, and they are committed to Mead Brown Costa Rica’s success (they recognize that—ultimately—our success is their success).  I have found that everyone at VSC is professional and super responsive.  Partnering with them is one of Mead Brown’s best strategic business decisions.”

Lisa Derr, Pend Oreille Shores Resorts

Pend Oreille Shores Resort is very excited to be a part of the VacaStay Connect/HomeAway Partnership!  We were looking for a reputable online company that could put our resort in front of customers specifically searching for a fully furnished unit as opposed to a hotel room setting. Throughout the process of building our listing, the staff was very professional, pleasant and (thankfully for us) patient!  The HomeAway team worked well together with our staff to make sure we were very comfortable with the listing information and the booking process.  All questions and concerns were dealt with quickly and efficiently.  We are looking forward to this relationship and feel confident that HomeAway bookings will be an excellent source of revenue for our resort.

Jim Killam, Resort Manager, Acadia Village Resort HOA

“Working with Myles Snyderman and others at VacayHome Connect/HomeAway has been very refreshing for me.Their professionalism, their amazing attention-to-detail is something I haven’t seen in a long time.Even if we are a small account, we never feel like one, and I look forward to a long partnership with them.”

Catherine Gib, Vacation Big Sky

“We’ve been very pleased with our decision to use VacayHome Connect for our vacation rental website. The team has been extremely responsive to our requests and has worked with us to tailor their designs to our needs. We highly recommend their services to any company looking for a cost-effective way to develop a website with online booking capabilities.”

Erik Chapin, Alpine Edge Home Management

“I’m very happy with the usability, design and functionality of my VacayHome-powered site. Integration with my HomeAway property listings has definitely saved me time.”

Dustin F, Moab Property Management

“With VSB, 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.”

Florida Exclusive Management president and CEO Randy Black:

“VacayHome Connect has allowed us to capture incremental rental revenue in short period of time with only a nominal resource investment on our part. VacayHome Connect handles all aspects of the consumer shopping and booking experience, so we can focus on delivering a great guest experience during their stay.”

Jon Gray, senior vice president of HomeAway:

“Together with Vacaystay 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.”

Jason Toste, Senior VP of Yield Management at Diamond Resorts:

“We are very excited to partner with Vacaystay 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.”

Lauren Doran from La Tour:

“Working with VacayHome Connect has been a super easy process so far, everyone has been great and that they are seeing bookings from properties that they have not had before! She said it is all thanks to VacayHome!!”

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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.


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.


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.


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, 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.


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.


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.