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Founded in 1985, the Vacation Rental Managers Association (VRMA) is an international, professional trade association of the vacation rental property management and hospitality industries. Membership includes hundreds of professional vacation rental manager and vendor/supplier members around the globe.

VRMA advances the vacation rental industry by providing invaluable educational and networking opportunities, promoting the value of the vacation rental experience and speaking as the authoritative voice to foster professionalism and growth in the industry.

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  • What You Need to Know: Mattress Protection and Hygiene

    • Tuesday, September 20, 2016
    • InnStyle

    Homeowners who are the only ones sleeping in their beds may not be as concerned about mattress protection and hygiene as vacation rental managers. As a VRM, you can never be too careful about protecting your mattresses from human contamination, bedbugs, dust mites and other pesky problems. Protecting your mattresses from bodily fluids — including blood, urine, perspiration and what isn't easily seen on the mattress — is necessary to ensure good mattress hygiene.  

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  • Vacation Rental Reservations Agents: It's Not Our Job to Help Find What's Available, But Rather to Help Them Decide Which to Book

    • Tuesday, September 13, 2016
    • Doug Kennedy

    Besides providing reservations sales training and telephone mystery shopping for the vacation rental industry, many companies have hired me to do consulting regarding their overall sales and service levels. In this case, I often place calls directly to the reservations rental sales agents.   

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  • 5 Customer Review Tips to Increase Your Vacation Rental Bookings

    • Tuesday, September 6, 2016
    • Kelly Odor, Avantio

    Replies to guest reviews can boost your brand Writing a response to both positive and negative guest reviews and testimonials has been shown to be a valuable use of time in influencing new customers to purchase from a company, and to encourage repeat purchases from existing customers. Some vacation rental companies may consider negative guest reviews to be damaging, but as long as the majority of reviews are positive, an occasional negative review can actually prove beneficial.  

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