Category Vacation Rental Blog

23 Dec

How to Write Powerful Vacation Rental Listing Headlines

There’s a lot that goes into a single vacation rental listing.   For vacation rental property managers, putting together a perfect listing is like putting together a puzzle: each piece is important, and in order to get more bookings, there can’t be any gaps.    Vacation rental listing headlines (or listing titles) might seem insignificant, […]

12 Dec

Ask an Expert: How Do I Write Amazing Vacation Rental Descriptions?

Picture yourself in a boat on a river With tangerine trees and marmalade skies Somebody calls you, you answer quite slowly A girl with kaleidoscope eyes Cellophane flowers of yellow and green Towering over your head Look for the girl with the sun in her eyes And she’s gone…   On their 1967 album Sgt. […]

7 Dec

7 Essential Ways to Increase Visibility & Bookings on Expedia for Vacation Rentals

Vacation rentals now account for roughly 2 million listings on Expedia sites.   When property managers list with Expedia, they benefit from its massive global brand awareness, reaching millions of travelers they could never access on their own. That’s because when you list vacation rentals on Expedia, your properties also appear on Expedia’s portfolio of […]

15 Sep

Post-Covid Travel Trends: Traveler Behavior Has Changed—Here’s How Vacation Rental Property Managers Can Stay Competitive.

As traveler behavior evolves in the post-pandemic world, adapting to the changes is essential to the long-term success of vacation rental property managers. Here are five key trends to watch, along with ways to leverage them to capture more bookings.   Post-Covid Travel Trend #1: More Travelers Are Opting for Vacation Rentals After flying below […]

8 Sep

Channel Manager Plus for Vacation Rental Property Managers

Other channel managers provide software only, leaving property managers on their own to handle everything else. At VacayHome Connect, we understand that to maximize bookings you need the support of a dedicated team of vacation rental specialists.   In addition to our state-of-the-art technology and seamless connectivity to top booking channels, with our full-service distribution […]

1 Sep

Busting the Myths of Vacation Rental Distribution for Property Managers

Over the past years, the vacation rental industry has evolved from niche “alternative” accommodations to a mainstream sector. The growth has been propelled by dedicated sites like HomeAway (now Vrbo) and Airbnb, adoption by massive OTAs like Expedia and, and changing traveler priorities during the pandemic.   Today, our sector is booming, as more […]

25 Aug

A Quick Guide to Driving More Bookings on for Vacation Rental Property Managers

The largest online travel agency (OTA) in the world, has emerged as a vacation rental powerhouse, with over 6.4 million listings and more than one billion guest arrivals to date.    After a sharp downturn during the pandemic, parent company Booking Holdings emerged stronger than ever, generating $27.3 billion in gross travel bookings in […]

11 Aug

Upcoming Vacation Rental Industry Events for 2022: Streamline, Next22 & VRMA (See You There!)

Following two years of cancellations, virtual gatherings, and unremitting uncertainty, vacation rental industry events have returned in 2022 with a flourish.    This year’s calendar has been jam-packed with conferences and events as professionals from across the short-term rental industry return to business-as-usual—now, perhaps, with a greater appreciation for the stability business-as-usual provides.    Vacation […]

11 Jul

Did You Know? VacayHome Connect has an A+ Accreditation from the Better Business Bureau—Here’s Why That’s Important

As the premier connectivity and distribution partner for the vacation rental industry, VacayHome Connect takes a tremendous amount of pride in leading by example.   That’s why VacayHome Connect has an A+ accreditation with the Better Business Bureau.    But why is that important?   For more than a century, the Better Business Bureau (BBB) […]

27 Jun

How to List a Rental Property: 5 Easy Steps to Create the Perfect Vacation Rental Listing

Vacation rental listings are a property manager’s most powerful marketing tool.    These days, though, listing rental properties on Expedia,, Airbnb, Tripadvisor, and Vrbo can be daunting: short-term rentals are booming on all the top travel sites, so how do you make your rentals stand out?   The good news is that even though […]

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