When thinking about how to increase their profits, many property managers will try to increase their bookings and occupancy. Some might consider aiming for more direct bookings, to earn more from each guest and avoid OTA commissions. While these are great approaches, growing your inventory could be a faster and easier way to boost your revenue. In fact, vacation rental startup
Vacation rental chatbots and voice concierge can help you automate guest communication, reduce your costs and grow your short-term rental business.
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The time has come to find the most innovative startup in the vacation rental industry. For the fifth consecutive year, the VRTECH Startup Competition sponsored by Rentals United and Howzat Partners is now taking applications. The vacation rentals industry is always in need of specialised software products to streamline operations, marketing, distribution, guest communications, security and other aspects of the business.
If you get most of your bookings from OTAs like Airbnb or Booking.com, it’s challenging to build relationships with your guests. Listing sites are notorious for restricting communication between property managers and guests. They withhold guests’ phone numbers and email addresses, so you can only contact them through their own messaging system. This creates barriers for property managers who want to
“Attended my first VRTECH event hosted by Vanessa de Souza Lage and loved the format. Round table discussion with a few start-up elevator pitches sprinkled in. The one-hour time frame is just long enough to be substantive while not hijacking your entire day. Definitely worth joining if you have not already.” – Matthew Loney, Xplorie Following the overwhelmingly positive feedback we
Vacation rental maintenance and housekeeping is not only a huge operational overhead, it also takes lots of time to manage. First, there’s regular cleaning. On top of that, you have plumbing, security systems, electronic appliances, fire alarms, heating, air conditioning and more, which all have to be kept in good condition. Swimming pools, gardens, and other amenities need even more care.
Upselling helps property managers to increase their rental profits. Learn about the different services you can offer, and the best tech tools for upselling.
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The vacation rental tech ecosystem is bursting with innovation. It has never been more diverse, and, at the same time, more connected than it is today. Despite the adversities of the past year, new startups appeared on the horizon and hundreds of tech providers around the world managed to not only stay afloat but thrive. They showed enviable agility when it