While COVID-19 has impacted the vacation rental industry, we’re optimistic for the future based on industry trends and improved disinfection.
The Importance of Vacation Rental Pre-Arrival Planning and Inspections
COVID-19 has increased the importance of pre-arrival inspections and maintaining property standards for the health and well-being of our rental guests.
7 Reasons Why You Should Book Your Vacation Rental Directly with a Local Management Company
Did you know that you can save the cost of traveler fees, and get a higher level of service by booking directly with Holiday Vacation Rentals?
The Ultimate Amenities Checklist for Vacation Rentals
Our comprehensive amenities checklist for vacation rentals will help give you ideas for how to increase competitiveness and maximize your rental revenue.
Your Guide to FUN for Your Next Northern Michigan Vacation
Northern Michigan is always a favorite vacation destination. Our miles of freshwater coastlines always offer spectacular views and plenty of ways to play. Our summertime fun often involves our cherished unsalted waters. Hiking and biking along the trails that hug our...
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore: An Ideal Family Vacation Destination!
The Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore near Glen Arbor, Michigan, boasts a rich history, scenic splendor, and recreational fun for the whole family.
Top 5 Amenities Guests Want in a Vacation Rental Home
Here are 5 top vacation rental amenities that guests look for, which you’ll definitely want to consider featuring to attract more renters!
Vacation Rental Safety: The Importance of Smoke Detectors
Keep your vacation home and your rental guests safe with the proper use of smoke detectors.
Vacation Rental Homeowners Beware! What You Need to Know About Homeowner’s Insurance
Don’t leave yourself open to the potentially catastrophic risk! Make sure you have the right kind of insurance for renting out your vacation home.
Vacation Houses for Free?
Popular shows like HGTV’s “Vacation House for Free” suggest you can own your dream vacation home by renovating and renting it out — but it’s not that easy.
Conference Recap: VRMA 2015
Reflections on the Holiday Vacation Rentals venture to the 2015 VRMA Annual Conference in New Oreleans.
Vacation Rental Owners Beware! 10 AirBnB Horror Stories
With a professional rental management company like Holiday Vacation Rentals, vacation rental horror stories like these are avoidable.
Launch of Mobile-Friendly Vacation Rental Website
With the new site, HVR wanted to completely improve the user experience, looking for customers to enter the site and immediately be drawn in by stunning images of a waterfront vacation rental or northern Michigan's Million Dollar Sunset. The company wanted to make...
HomeAway Initially Oversold Its Performance To Expedia – Skift
As large online travel agencies (OTAs) fight to prevail in the rapidly changing vacation rental industry, they may be overpaying to maintain their dominant positions online.
What Every Vacation Rental Manager Needs to Know (But the OTAs Aren’t Confessing)
Online Travel Agencies (OTAs) may be contributing to a perception that can undermine the value of the vacation rental manager to the industry.
The Upside of the Hotel Industry’s Planned Attack on Vacation Rentals
VRM Intel actually sees potential positive benefits for the vacation rental industry from the hotel industry’s interest in limiting this competition.
Rising Ad Fees and Advantages of Professional Vacation Rental Management
After adding time and cost of website, marketing, and channel management, the value of using a Professional Vacation Rental Management Company becomes apparent.
What do people most like to do on vacations? The answer may surprise you.
We like vacations because they make us happy, but what do people most like to do on vacation? The answer may surprise you!
Top Six Hidden Advantages of Choosing a Vacation Rental
ore and more people are discovering the advantages of choosing a vacation rental for their next Northern Michigan getaway. The extra amenities not found in hotels can be a refreshing, luxurious and rewarding way to spend a well-earned vacation and...
Northern Michigan Fall Color Tours
Explore Northern Michigan by driving along one of our many breathtaking fall color tours.
Vacation Rental Industry Past, Present, and Future
or vacation rental managers who have been around long enough to remember an offline life, the marketing of vacation rentals “ain’t what it used to be.” An article written by VRM Intel, A Look Back at How the Marketing and Competitive Landscape Has...