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VRS208 – The Luxury Vacation Rental Niche with Ryan Liebentritt

When you rent properties to the likes of Mark Cuban and Katie Perry and have properties that can command up to $250,000 per week for the Superbowl, it’s clear you have a good grasp on the luxury market. We often see the words ‘luxury’, ‘executive’ and ‘high-end’ used in listing text, often to describe what […]


VRS124 – Listing with a Niche Vacation Rental Site

When I first got into this business nearly 20 years ago, there were a lot of niche listing sites.   They were started by people with vision and passion who wanted to create the portals for homeowners to take advantage of the fast-growing interweb. Then, along came Home Away and the beginnings of the end of […]


VRS120 – Creating a Vacation Rental Travel Portal with David Angotti

As a property manager I’ve always been curious to see how other companies brand themselves, and am constantly on the lookout for new ideas. Quite frankly I’ve found it fairly depressing to see the sameness in so many web sites, and that includes my own company. We’ve just created a new mobile responsive site, and […]


VRS114 – Channel Management Uncovered with Vanessa de Souza Lage

When I got into the vacation rental business in the 1990s, it was simple. You just advertised in a local paper or put a sign outside the property. That worked pretty well. After all, my place was one of very few available for summer rental in our area. Most guests came year after year and […]


VRS113 – Accessible Vacation Rentals with Andy Renals

Today’s guest lives in one of my bucket list spots – the Mediterranean island of Cyprus – and it is one of my destinations for 2016. In fact, we are booked into his Villa Carpe Diem for a week in September, and can’t wait. Apart from being beautifully located on the ancient island of Aphrodite, […]


VRS087 – CEO and Founder of Canada Stays Mark Bordo

Some years ago when Cottage Blogger was in its infancy, and the cottage rental market here in Ontario was meeting some challenges of change, I came across a new listing site. Cottage was a start-up and at first glance seemed like every other listing site that was sprouting up at that time. They were […]