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5 Strategies to Increase Vacation Rental Profitability in 2016

From 2013 to 2014, vacation home sales rose 57.4% and almost 90% of those are on their way to the rental market right now (Washington Post, HomeAway). As vacation rental management companies (VRMC’s) embark on strategies and budgets for the coming year, consideration must be given to the increasingly demanding expectations of owners and guests. …

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NAVIS Launches New Narrowcast Vacation Rental Edition

With a new modular architecture that enables a tailored set of functionality, Narrowcast VR Edition enables companies to choose a scaleable solution to meet their unique needs BEND, OR – Oct 05, 2015 – NAVIS, the leader in integrated hospitality sales and marketing solutions, is today announcing the launch of NAVIS Narrowcast Vacation Rental Edition, …

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Are You a Scalable Leader?

One of my employees recently asked me, “As you continue to move up in the company, how do you stay on top of everything?”  As I processed the question I quickly reflected on how much my role has changed over the years. My focus now as a leader is to help others get their job …

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Leisure Industry Experts Reveal Their #1 Secret: Know Thy Guests!

Every year NAVIS updates its clients on the latest industry news, trends, technology, and best practices for driving revenue. The 2015 NAVIS Leaders Conference (NLC) drew one of the largest crowds ever. Seventy percent were returning attendees and 30% were first-timers. The conference drew strong attendance from both independent hotels/resorts and vacation rental management groups. …

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Inbox Avalanche? 3 Ways to Turn VR Inquiries into Gold

Can you ever have too much of a good thing? Vacation Rental Managers (VRMs) may be tempted to answer “Yes!” when they gaze at the avalanche of email inbox leads. What’s going on here? Shifts in the hospitality market have put vacation rentals on the map like never before. The Sharing Economy has more travelers …

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High-Tech Meets High Touch: 3 Ways to Make Sure Your Guests Feel the Love

High-tech or the personal touch…which trend will you follow in 2015? Say “yes” to both and watch your leisure revenue grow! Wherever hospitality thought leaders gathered in 2014, the buzz was the same: your guests want a unique experience based on their personal preferences. What used to be the emerging trend is fast becoming business …