Latest Post: How Far Should You Go For Your Guests?


In the hospitality industry we often talk about the importance of helping guests. Really, helping anyone inclined to inquire about your home, or with questions on your area. The justification to do so is usually two-fold. First, it feels good to...

How Far Should You Go For Your Guests?

In the hospitality industry we often talk about the importance of helping guests. Really, helping anyone inclined to inquire about your home, or with questions on your area. The justification to do so is usually two-fold. First, it feels good to...

Villa, Cabin or Cottage? A Guide To Naming Your Vacation Rental

With over five million vacation rentals around the globe, and only three seconds to capture the attention of potential guests, the importance of creating a dialed brand is critical. A brand should quickly and clearly define the experience or...

Three Vital Tips to Protect Your Vacation Rental Profits

Now that you've opened your vacation home, hired your help and are maximizing occupancy, it's important to know how to protect your vacation rental profits. Having managed $100M+ businesses at one point in life, I can tell you that the backbone of...

Can Vacation Rentals and Hotels Work Together?

Lately I've been hearing buzz about hotel brands entering the vacation rental market. Vacation rental owners and hoteliers alike understand that we have an attractive market; but leaders in both industries are often quick to point out the stark...

Your Vacation Rental on Tripping.com: A Guide for Owners

By showing over 5 million listings aggregated from the world's top rental sites, we make it easy for travelers to search all sites at once.

Choosing the Best Vacation Rental Location

Let these insider tips help you select the best vacation rental destination!

Protecting Against Vacation Rental Damage

In my experience, one of the biggest concerns for new vacation rental owners is having their home trashed by careless guests. Vacation rental damage, however big or small, is something all owners have to deal with but there are ways to provide...

Financing a Vacation Rental: A How To Guide

From sorting through types of mortgages, lender practices and down payment requirements, financing a vacation rental can be very confusing. Before you even head down that road, I suggest that you really think through the reasons for and the...

Tripping.com Announces Summer Sweepstakes Winner

Tripping.com is excited to announce that Victor Gonzalez of Fresno, California is the winner of its Summer Sweepstakes! The Summer Sweepstakes promotion ran in July and Tripping.com users had the opportunity to select a rental property of their...

Guest Communication: A How To Guide

The vacation rental industry is about people and guest service. Aside from constant attention to the details of your vacation home, effective guest communication before, during and after your guests stay is the easiest way to exceed expectations...