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Press Release: VRMA Responds to Arizona SB 1350

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Vacation Rental Managers Association (VRMA), an international trade association representing professional property managers of traditional short-term vacation rentals, released the following statement in response to the Arizona House of Representatives passing SB 1350.

Trends in the Vacation Rental Industry: How Did Q1 Live Up to Our Predictions?

Each quarter, Andrew McConnell reviews the major trends and developments in the vacation rental industry. The first quarter of 2016, says Andrew, is already proving to be "disruptive, lucrative (for some) and incredibly revealing."
 

Diversify Your Marketing

Join VRMA on Wednesday, May 25 from 10 - 11 a.m. CT for "Diversify Your Marketing." Amber Mayer of Perceptions by Mayer LLC will be presenting on ways to leverage all available marketing platforms to best promote your business.
 

VRMA Review Spring 2016 Issue Now Available Online

No need to wait for your hard copy to arrive in the mailbox. Members can access the digital edition of the VRMA Review today!

 

Fixed Rent Contracts: Good for Managers, Good for Owners

Vacation rental professionals are constantly facing new threats. Owners are deciding to self-manage, hotels are beginning to creep into the vacation rental space, and the large vacation rental management companies are growing at a rapid pace. Join VRMA on April 12 for a webinar on the challenge of recruiting and retaining owners.
 

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How Chargebacks Can Slowly Kill Your Vacation Business

Chargebacks. They may not seem like a big deal, but fees can add up and impact the bottom line of any growing business. YapStone's article outlines chargebacks: what they are, how they're used against businesses and what you can do to protect your business.
 

Why Guests Still Call Your Voice Reservations Channel and What You Should Do About It

Even with the boom of online booking tools in recent years, voice call reservations are still rolling in at rental management companies far and wide. In this article, Kennedy Training Network President Doug Kennedy talks about the trends in voice call reservations and how to deal with every type of customer that calls your facility.
 

Register Today for VRMA 2016 Regional Seminars

Registration is now available for the 2016 Eastern Seminar and the 2016 Western Seminar. Both regional seminars offer educational sessions tailored for every member of your staff, networking opportunities, and much more. 
 

Infographic Case Study: Exotic Estates

This week on the VRMA Blog, we're doing an Infographic Case Study. Exotic Estates, a luxury vacation rental service recently capitalized on a partnership with White Orchid Weddings, a wedding planning service provider, to create an informative and visual piece of marketing that gives newly engaged couples some important tips and tricks to booking nuptuals in Hawaii.