Barefoot Technologies Blog- Vacation Rental Industry News

Vantage Resort Realty Vacation Rental Management Launches New Website

Posted by Claiborne Yarbrough on Jan 8, 2015 10:01:00 AM

Vantage Resort Realty of Ocean City, MD launched their new website yesterday (http://www.vantageoceancity.com) .  The website was developed by InterCoastal Net Design. (ICND), a Barefoot Technologies preferred web company.  ICND and Vantage collaborated on the new website and utilized the API integration provided by Barefoot’s vacation rental software.

“This is one of the advantages of working with Barefoot,” notes Ed Ulmer, CEO. “We have fifteen years of development with a comprehensive set of API’s that allow our web partners to get the data that they need to create compelling websites. We are excited to see how Vantage’s new site will bring increased bookings and revenue. Great job ICND team!”

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Tags: Vacation Rental Management, vacation rental trends, Vacation Rental Partnership

Dwellable Takes Vacation Rental Booking to a New Level

Posted by Claiborne Yarbrough on Jan 2, 2015 10:42:00 AM

Ranked the #1 vacation rental app in the world, Dwellable has taken vacation rental booking to a new level. Not only does it offer users access to some of the coolest vacation rentals via its main website, it allows easy access from their mobile devices where they can look through vacation rentals and even book their trip accommodations from there. 

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Tags: rental marketing, Marketing, Vacation Rental Partnership

PayByGroup Offers Group Payment Options to Vacation Rental Companies

Posted by Claiborne Yarbrough on Dec 12, 2014 11:35:00 AM

The vacation rental industry is growing by leaps and bounds.  More and more people have begun to look to vacation rentals instead of hotels for accommodations simply because everyone involved is more comfortable and the cost is comparable and even less expensive. 

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Tags: Vacation Rental Management, Vacation Rental Partnership, PaybyGroup

The Killington Group Joins the Barefoot Vacation Rental Family

Posted by Claiborne Yarbrough on Nov 24, 2014 10:06:00 AM

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Tags: Vacation Rental Software, Vacation Rental Partnership

HomeAway’s Brent Bellm Responds to Email Anonymizing Concerns for Vacation Rental Managers

Posted by Claiborne Yarbrough on Nov 6, 2014 10:41:00 AM

One of my favorite parts of attending conferences like VRMA, is the opportunity to talk with a wide array of people who are involved in shaping the vacation rental management industry. One of my conversations was with the accessible Brent Bellm, COO of HomeAway.com. Brent is responsible for leading the daily operations of HomeAway’s online vacation rental marketplaces in the United States, Europe and Brazil, as well as its HomeAwayRealEstate.com and BedandBreakfast.com websites.

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Tags: Vacation Rental Software, HomeAway, Vacation Rental Partnership

Barefoot Announces New Customer Collins Vacation Rentals, Inc.

Posted by Claiborne Yarbrough on Oct 8, 2014 12:41:00 PM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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Tags: Vacation Rental Industry, Vacation Rental Software, Vacation Rental Partnership

New Customer! Atlantic Realty of the Outer Banks

Posted by Claiborne Yarbrough on Jul 31, 2014 9:15:00 AM

 

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Tags: Vacation Rental, Vacation Rental Software, Vacation Rental Partnership

Top 10 Tips to Hiring the Best Vacation Rental Management Staff

Posted by Adam Zippin on Jun 4, 2014 9:00:00 AM

While at the eastern VRMA show I was fortunate enough to meet with a few clients, one of them introduced me to their HR Manager and we discussed staffing.  With the vacation rental industry being so personable, a solid staff is crucial in both keeping your business running, and in keeping your guests happy. 

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Tags: Vacation Rental Industry, Vacation Rental Partnership