The vacation rental industry has truly gone international — “international criminals” are directing phishing scams at owners and renters, says HomeAway CEO Brian Sharples.
After severing ties in June, the Vacation Rental Managers Association and Pegasus Solutions have come to terms on a vacation-rental switch for professionally managed vacation properties.
Jetsetter is expanding beyond its core hotel business into offering vacation homes with live availability and online booking.
TravelStorm, which hosts vacation rental sites owned by professional property managers, yesterday gave customers notice that it will cease operations June 4.
HomeAway got sued a couple of months after acquiring Instant Software and the dispute has left up to 70 to 80 professional management companies of vacation-rental properties hoping their websites don’t crash and scrambling to rebuild and redeploy them on new servers.