Wondering about the power of vacation rental direct bookings? You’ve come to the right place! Damian Sheridan of the Book Direct Network elucidates the why and the how of driving direct bookings for your short term rentals.
Maximising visibility has always been a key to boosting occupancy, but in the face of the pandemic, diversifying your distribution is more important than ever. So why and how should you list your vacation rentals on google of all places? With the help of Avantio, learn about Google Travel, the benefits of listing on Google and how to get started, right here.
Airbnb has positioned and acquitted itself as THE alternative to hotels. Synonymous though it is with vacation rentals, Airbnb faces competition from big budget companies. While the biggest threat to Airbnb’s revenue is a fall in reservations, the most likely driver of this scenario is competition. The strength of Airbnb’s competitors therefore carries big weight in the forthcoming Airbnb IPO.
Within the short-term rental world, we hear many different reports of the successes and strengths of our various vacation rental distribution options. So we thought we would dig a little deeper… Why is it important and how are vacation rental property managers of different sizes, market types and locations distributing their short-term rentals? Most importantly, what does it mean for you?
This article dives into how Airbnb, Vrbo & Booking.com OTAs compare, and what it all means for vacation rental distribution.
OTA performance through the recovery is relevant to some degree, and whilst there are some core, widely acknowledged differences, a data-based look at the shape of each short-term rental OTA is a huge step towards understanding your short-term rental distribution. What does the average listing look like? (Who you’re competing with) and what does the average booking look like? (Who your guests would be). Read on for the importance of distribution strategy and OTA comparisons.