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How Team SMS Inbox Can Improve Your Business — And Why You Need It

How Team SMS Inbox Can Improve Your Business — And Why You Need It

No longer a novelty, text messaging is all-but-officially the fastest and most efficient way for guests and management teams to communicate. But every message needs a speedy reply, whether it’s a request for late check in or reporting a leaky sink.

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How to Use a Smart Text Communication System To Streamline Operations

How to Use a Smart Text Communication System To Streamline Operations

Text messaging is the travel industry's hottest trend and with good reason. It's the proverbial silver bullet that speeds up communication between guests and management teams, eliminates lengthy phone calls, helps teams proactively address problems and requires no added equipment or installation.Here are six ways to make smart communication work for your business.

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How to Create Guest Satisfaction Surveys your Guests Will Want to Answer

How to Create Guest Satisfaction Surveys your Guests Will Want to Answer

As your guests depart, they head home rich in something that's vital to your business — freshly minted impressions of the area, their rental homes and your management team. Small wonder the hospitality industry has embraced guest satisfaction surveys, from hotels to vacation rental properties.

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How to Create the Perfect Destination Guide

Why Text Messaging Is The Future for Vacation Rental Managers and Their Guests

No matter where your guests come from, chances are good they’ve got one thing in common. They like to communicate on their mobile devices. And that includes when they’re on vacation.

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How to Create the Perfect Destination Guide

How to Create the Perfect Destination Guide — And Why It Matters

Yes, your job is to help your guests find their ideal vacation rental property. But they’re coming for a vacation.

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How a Great Guestbook Can Help You Save Time and Get Stellar Reviews

How a Great Guestbook Can Help You Save Time and Get Stellar Reviews

One item your guests are guaranteed to use during their stay at your rental property is the guestbook.

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Six Ideas to Jumpstart Your Blog

Six Ideas to Jumpstart Your Blog

Blogging is a great way to stay in touch with your guests and cultivate potential renters who chance upon your website.

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Five Ways To Make the Holidays Extra Special for Your Guests

Five Ways To Make the Holidays Extra Special for Your Guests

A stay at a vacation rental house is always a holiday for your guests. But when a vacation holiday overlaps with The Holidays, it’s time for things to get festive.

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Five Ways to Give Your Guests the Personalized Travel Experience They Want

Five Ways to Give Your Guests the Personalized Travel Experience They Want

Personalization isn't new in the travel industry. César Ritz, the renowned 19th-century French hotelier, invented the concept, taking note of guests' wishes and desires, from how they liked for breakfast to who wanted a carafe of water on the bedside table.

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Seven Ways to Make Instagram Work for Your Business

Seven Ways to Make Instagram Work for Your Business

There's nothing like free publicity for your vacation rental business. Used smartly and strategically, that's exactly what Instagram offers. As social media's premiere photo-sharing service, Instagram is tailor-made for the travel industry.

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Six Reasons Why Digital Nomads Are Good For Your Business

Six Reasons Why Digital Nomads Are Good For Your Business

They travel the world, work remotely in coffee shops, public libraries and co-working spaces and owe their peripatetic lifestyle to smart phones, computers and reliable WiFi. They're digital nomads, international citizens of the internet age, and they're a ripe market for savvy vacation rental managers.

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Five Smart Ways to Help Your Guests Live Like a Local

Five Smart Ways to Help Your Guests Live Like a Local

There's lots of reasons travelers opt for a vacation rental home. Location, price and being able to house multiple generations under one roof are high on the list. But a big reason visitors choose a rental property is they want a genuine taste of local life. As a vacation rental manager, you know a well-appointed house is just a part of the guest experience.

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