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. 

Three Ways to Keep Bed Bugs at Bay

Bed bugs can be a reputation-destroying affliction for any rental property management company. Check out these invaluable tips on preventing bed bugs from InnStyle's Susan Sternthal.

Exciting Changes for VRMA

VRMA selects SmithBucklin as its new management partner.

Annual Conference: Silent Auction Update

Thanks to all who donated to the Silent Auction at the 2015 Annual Conference!