Online Travel Agents are an increasing presence in the Vacation Rental Management industry. During the most recent Vacation Rental Management Association conference there was a significant focus on OTAs who were attending as vendors and as a topic of discussion.
Barefoot Technologies Blog- Vacation Rental Industry News
We know you have heard the saying “It takes a village.” In the vacation rental industry, it takes the world for companies to be successful. At Barefoot, we could not manage without our many partners who count on our vacation rental management software to ensure their rental business is accurate and up to date. Over the next few weeks, as a way to say thank you, we are going to feature several of our partners without whom we would not be where we are today.
First up, is Canada’s largest vacation rental resource, CanadaStays. This successful outfit offers up over 40,000 vacation rental properties across all of Canada in addition to having access to rental properties in other parts of the world. They work hard to provide a wide variety of accommodations to travelers who want to vacation in any part of Canada. For property owners who want to increase exposure and, ultimately, reservations, CanadaStays is probably one of the top resources to achieve those goals. In a recent interview with us, Mark Bordo, CEO and Founder of CanadaStays, took some time to answer a handful of questions about his business and our partnership. Here is what he had to say:
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Does your company utilize a portal partnership? With lead and subscription based portals speed is the name of the game and every second counts. When an interested party sends an information request about a property through one of these portals, you as an agent must receive the e-mail, check availability, confirm price, and then reply to the prospect. Auto OTA letters simplifies all of this.