With the masterpiece that is HBO’s Game of Thrones, based on the books by George RR Martin, about to enter its seventh season, I could not help but think of a similar epic struggle closer to our own world: One of dominance in the vacation rental industry.
Arrival caught up with Michelle Williams, the director of marketing for Atlantic Vacation Homes, to talk about the current sea change taking place, and how to ride out the wave.
In 2017, virtual reality will continue to transform the vacation rental industry for managers, marketers, owners, and guests. At Vacasa, we’ve explored this firsthand through our partnership with Matterport, which provides virtual tours of nearly all of our 4,600 U.S. homes.
Can sales and marketing tools truly be a “disrupter” for vacation rental managers? In a word, yes. The bigger question is whether you let these tools be a disrupter for your business or against your business.
Townships, cities and counties across Michigan are engaging in the nationwide debate over short-term rentals. These communities are finding difficulty in creating balanced, reasonable, and equitable regulation of the vacation rental industry.
The local debate, similar to other parts of the country,