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Sydney Morning Herald || The hottest travel trend of 2014? We know everything about you

We’ve talked about different ways to connect with your guests and provide truly personal service, something vacation rental owners are in a great position to provide. But hotels are upping their game, too. In this article from Australia, industry executives say they’re focused on detailsfrom remembering a guest’s preferred room temperature to buying personalized gifts inspired by their social media posts.

Vacation Rental Marketing Blog || 4 vacation rental guru predictions for 2014

Will 2014 bring more competition or more opportunity for vacation rental owners? Likely a good dose of both, according to the four vacation rental pros interviewed for this predictions post. From new initiatives by big brands to the need for better systems and more comprehensive marketing, our industry is poised for significant growth and change over the next couple of years. Continue Reading…

apple airport expressApple sells this amazing little product to set up a complete Wi-Fi network at your vacation rental, called AirPort Express. It’s so easy that you don’t even need any technical skills to set it up – I promise. It works with both PCs and Macs, so you don’t have to worry about compatibility issues. Here’s what you need to do:

1) Install Cable, DSL, or Fiber Internet

Depending on your property location, you’ll have the choice of a few Internet options. The basic is DSL, which runs through your existing telephone lines. You might also have Cable Internet which is typically faster than DSL and runs through the coaxial cables that deliver television to your home. If you’re in a larger city, or just lucky to live in a newer building that invested in fiber connectivity, you may get blazing fast internet through a fiber network provider. Typical providers like Comcast, AT&T, Verizon FioS, or WebPass will install this for you. Rates range from $25 – $100 per month. Continue Reading…