Upcoming Webinars

VRMA is committed to providing accessible education, resources and tools for vacation rental managers. Unable to participate in the live webinar? Don't worry, all past webinars are archived and available to members for free in the Webinar Archives.

Using Data to Ensure You See the Full Picture of Your Market

Date: Wednesday, June 26th
Time: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Eastern

Cost: 
Free for members and non-members 

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Description:

In this session, we will review the State of the US Vacation Rental market by looking at data about competition, supply, occupancy, ADR and distribution trends across the US market. Attendees will also get exposure to using data to ensure they know the 'state' of their own market. With this webinar attendees will:

  • Learn the most recent trends in terms of US total vacation rental supply.
  • Discover how to use market data to see their market(s) entire competitive landscape.
  • Understand how to use market and competitor data to ensure rates are optimized and occupancy is aligned with or above their market.

Presenter: 

Untitled design (87).pngStewart White, Global Expansion Manager, Transparent Intelligence, Inc

Stewart is currently in charge of the US and UK market for Transparent Intelligence, Inc. Prior to that Stewart developed his industry knowledge as Account Manager at Rented.com.

Sponsored by Transparent Intelligence.

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Creating a Customized Housekeeping Training Program

Date: Wednesday, July 24th
Time: 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Eastern

Cost: 
Free for members | $50 for non-members 

You must login to your VRMA account to register.  If you do not have an account, you can Become a Member or Create a Guest account. If you are unsure whether or not your company has an account, please email vrma@vrma.org.

Description:

From lakefront cabins in Lake Tahoe to cottages on the Cape, no two vacation rentals will require the exact same housekeeping program. Regardless of the property or location, vacation rentals managers must continue to provide housekeeping excellence to their owners. Join Durk Johnson, Executive Director, Vacation Rental Housekeeping Professionals, to learn about how to create your own customized housekeeping training program – from linens to sanitizing and everything in-between!

Presenter: Durk Johnson, Executive Director, Vacation Rental Housekeeping Professionals

Durk is currently the Executive Director of VRHP, a national organization that specializes in housekeeping, maintenance, and laundry principles and procedures. He is also is a back of the house consultant that specializes in helping companies with efficiency and productivity. Prior to his current role, Durk, was the Vice President of Meredith Lodging where he over saw housekeeping, maintenance, and owner relations. Durk was previously the Director of Housekeeping for Vacasa in Portland, Oregon. Before Vacasa, Durk was the chief operating officer of Gulf Shores Vacation Rentals in Gulf Shores, Alabama. Durk previously served as the chief operating officer of Meyer Services where he worked to diversify the services offered to property owners and unify back-of-the-house operations. Durk also served as the senior guest sales manager for Meyer Vacation Rentals, where he was responsible for implementing a search tool to assist sales agents to find the best vacation property for potential guests, and for raising the morale of the sales team. Durk previously served as director of operations for Deer Valley Lodging in Park City, Utah, where he oversaw housekeeping, maintenance, front desk, bell staff and skier shuttle. He has also served as a consultant on housekeeping efficiency and cleaning standards.