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Barefoot Technologies Forms New Partnership with AlwaysOnVacation

Posted by Claiborne Yarbrough on Aug 8, 2014 7:57:00 AM


Always on Vacation announces new Channel Partnership with Barefoot Technologies Client Properties.

Henniker, NH – August 8, 2014 – Barefoot Technologies is pleased to announce a new partnership with AlwaysOnVacation.

vacation-rental-management-alwaysonvacation-partnershipOver the last six years, AlwaysOnVacation has become one of the world’s five largest vacation rental marketplaces and distribution networks with over 65,000 rentals and 180 employees globally. We operate our AlwaysOnVacation brand in 16 languages and global markets with over 60 white label distribution partners. In August 2011, Always on Vacation closed a strategic investment from the owners of Mark Travel and are currently working on an integration with Mark Travel’s VAX platform, such that the 100,000 travel agents that use the VAX platform will be able to offer our vacation rentals to their leisure travel customers. They also distribute via Mark Travel brands,, and

This new partnership will allow Barefoot’s clients added visibility to their global travelers though multiple booking platforms and websites, thus increasing and enhancing their vacation rental marketing reach. AOV will act as a Distribution partner allowing Barefoot clients to showcase their leisure vacation products. In addition, travelers will be able to book vacation rentals through the AOV website from anywhere in the world.

Ed Ulmer, CEO of Barefoot Vacations commented, “We’re excited that the Barefoot vacation rental inventory will now be available through AOV online distribution channels. This will increase bookings for Barefoot property managers by making their properties much more visible to thousands of online travelers.”

Jeff Idso, CEO of AOV adds, “AlwaysOnVacation is committed to providing Barefoot property owners and managers the opportunity to receive bookings for their properties worldwide. Barefoot’s clients will have the choice of pay-per booking models, pay-per lead models, or subscription based business models, depending on the unique needs of the Barefoot client. We know this will be a highly successful venture.”

As forward thinking companies, Barefoot and AlwaysOnVacation are committed to providing vacation rental and property management companies and their customers with today’s most advanced technology to help maximize bookings for their vacation rental properties.

About Barefoot

Barefoot Technologies offers one of the most innovative and flexible, cloud-based vacation rental software solutions. Working with Barefoot is about more than a conversation about technology; our core values are intertwined in our vision to offer ourselves as consultative partners to help you achieve your business goals. For thirteen years, our focus has been to provide a solution that allows you to do business you way, and not because of the limitations of any software you might be using.  If you would like to learn more about Barefoot’s solution, please visit or email


Media Contact:
Claiborne Yarbrough
(804) 212-1280

About AlwaysOnVacation

AlwaysOnVacation® is one of the world’s largest vacation rental marketplaces and distribution networks with over 65,000 vacation rental properties in 120 countries worldwide. AlwaysOnVacation vacation rental property listings are published in 16 languages and are viewed each month by over 6 million travelers who are interested in booking a vacation rental. Whether you are looking for a mountain cabin, a beach house, villa rental, vacation cottage or private vacation home, AlwaysOnVacation has a huge selection of vacation rental properties to choose from. Search for vacation rental properties with huge discounts for last-minute bookings, long stays, and early bird offers.


Media Contact:
Valerie Beaudett
(650) 400-7833



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