New vacation rental study highlights hospitality industry trends

Read the comprehensive 2017 report about hospitality in vacation rentals.

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What vacation rentals can learn from hotels

by The Hostfully Team

Vacation rental managers need to be a jack-of-all-trades. From marketing and advertising, to scheduling, guest communication, cleaning, and concierge services, the list of “things you need to know” can feel endless. More and more, vacation rental management companies need to operate like mini versions of a full service hotel. And increasingly, guests who visit vacation […]

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Why U.S. Homeowners Should Treat Short-Term Rentals Like a Business

by Rob Stephens, GM of Avalara MyLodgeTax

For many homeowners, a spare room inside of their primary residence or vacation home also represents an income opportunity in the short-term rental market. Whether that’s additional funds for discretionary spending or a way to supplement a mortgage payment, one thing is clear: the short-term vacation rental market is growing and it shows no signs […]

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Top 14 tips for welcoming guests to your vacation rental

by hostfully

Competition continues to increase in the vacation rental market, but so too does demand. Being in a healthy and competitive industry is not a bad thing. In fact, it can increase your ROI and give your business a better opportunity to differentiate from the local competition.   As such, vacation rental professionals must continue to […]

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What To Do In San Francisco After Moving There

by hostfully

There are good reasons why so many people love San Francisco. With the mild California weather, international vibe, and amazing things to do, it’s one of the best places to live in America — and soon you’ll be a part of it. Whether it’s for work or solely your decision, you are getting ready to […]

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5 Reasons Why You Need Vacation Rental Software

by hostfully

This is a guest post from Lodgify, an all-in-one vacation rental software solution that empowers owners and managers to build their own mobile-friendly vacation rental website and accept direct bookings.   Taking the leap to start renting out your vacation property can seem daunting – especially if you’ve never run a business before! But fear not, […]

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Vacation rental marketing 101: Overview and experts weigh in

by The Hostfully Team

Vacation rentals have garnered an impressive amount of attention and market share over the past few years from travel consumers, entrepreneurs, and investors alike. The vacation rental market is no longer the “mom and pop” of the hospitality industry; it has matured to a fully fledged and technologically savvy sector.   Many newcomers to the […]

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