Vacation Rental Industry Posts
Scale Event 2024: The Premier Event for Property Managers in Barcelona

Scale Event 2024: The Premier Event for Property Managers in Barcelona

Dates: May 14–15  Location: Fira de Barcelona’s Pabellón TextilTarget May 14–15: Property Managers with 20+ properties  Target May 16: Property Managers The Scale Show 2024 is a premier conference designed exclusively for property managers overseeing 20+ units. Held at Fira de Barcelona’s Pabellón Textil on May 14th and 15th, it provides strategies for scaling operations profitably and sustainably. Learn about trends like AI, data analysis, profitability optimization, and regulatory...

February 2024 Vacation Rental Industry News

February 2024 Vacation Rental Industry News

At 365Villas, we prioritize staying informed about the latest developments in the vacation rental industry to provide our readers with valuable insights. Here's a closer look at the major news that has captured our attention this month. Innovative Governance Through Airbnb's City Portal Airbnb's introduction of new City Portal features represents a leap forward in fostering collaboration between the platform and local governments worldwide. Launched initially in 2020, the City Portal has been...

January Vacation Rental News Updates

January Vacation Rental News Updates

As we step into 2024, the vacation rental industry is not just evolving; it's undergoing a transformative revolution. This January has brought forth a cascade of significant developments, trends, and regulatory shifts that are reshaping the landscape of property management and travel experiences. Let’s delve into the intricate details of these changes and their potential implications for the industry. A Robust Start to 2024 The year has kicked off on a promising note, with the industry...

The Essential Role of Airbnb Management Companies

The Essential Role of Airbnb Management Companies

Managing a rental property can be a time-consuming and stressful endeavor, especially for hosts who have multiple properties or are located in another city or country. This is where professional Airbnb management companies come into play, providing a seamless solution for property owners. Professional Property Managers with established companies might not typically hire other Airbnb management companies for their core operations, as they often have the expertise, resources, and systems in...

Setting New Standards in Accounting for Vacation Rental Properties

Setting New Standards in Accounting for Vacation Rental Properties

Welcome to an unparalleled era of accounting for vacation rental properties, where innovation isn't just welcomed—it's a fundamental necessity. At 365Villas, we've revolutionized the concept of a cutting-edge accounting system. It transcends being merely a tool; it's a niche-specific transformation tailored for the vacation rental industry, crafted to break through conventional boundaries. Our innovative approach has not only redefined standards but has also captured the attention of esteemed...

The Future of Vacation Rental Management with Innovative Technology

The Future of Vacation Rental Management with Innovative Technology

The vacation rental industry is at the forefront of a digital revolution, embracing technologies that redefine guest experiences and operational efficiency. Let's dive into how these innovations are shaping the future of property management. 1. Advanced Property Management Software systems Modern PMS systems have become indispensable for seamlessly handling day-to-day operations. Any Professional Property Manager requires a robust system that streamlines tasks, spanning from reservations to...

365Villas Insights: Navigating the Future of Vacation Rentals

365Villas Insights: Navigating the Future of Vacation Rentals

In a recent interview with ShortTermRentalz, Dave Payette, the founder and CEO of 365Villas, a London-based property management software provider, shared his valuable insights into the vacation rental industry.The discussion covered a wide range of topics, shedding light on the challenges faced by the short-term rental (STR) industry, emerging trends, and the potential impact of impending regulations. Here, we offer a glimpse of Dave's valuable insights, and we invite you to delve deeper into...

Getting your database GDPR compliant

Getting your database GDPR compliant

NEW EU GDPR REGULATIONS COME INTO FORCE LATER THIS MONTH, WHICH WILL AFFECT THE WAY THAT AGENTS AND OWNERS STORE AND PROCESS THE PERSONAL DATA OF EU CITIZENS. IS THE DATA IN YOUR PROPERTY MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE GDPR COMPLIANT? AT 365VILLAS WE WANT TO ENSURE OUR CLIENTS ARE PREPARED FOR THE NEW LEGISLATION AND HAVE PUT TOGETHER THE FOLLOWING GUIDELINES TO CHECK THAT YOUR DATA IS COMPLIANT. Before we start, let’s just remind ourselves what GDPR is all about… The EU’s General Data Protection...

Wix vs WordPress – Which one is better for your vacation rental business?

Wix vs WordPress – Which one is better for your vacation rental business?

Wix vs. WordPress. If you’ve heard of Wix, it’s probably through their massive advertising campaigns. You will have an idea of their platform as fast, fun, and flashy. In a way, they’re quite like the Apple of web builders. Today, we’ll look at which platform is best—the Wix vs. WordPress comparison that’s been a long time coming. By the end of this article, we’ll have answered a key question: After knowing the special needs of this industry, which one is better for your vacation rental...

Vacation Rental PMS Versus Manual Tools

Vacation Rental PMS Versus Manual Tools

As an agent managing several vacation properties or other short-term rentals, you have to choose which tools and work practices are best for your business. All agents have the option of selecting a Property Management Software (PMS) solution, working with separate manual tools, or using a combination of both. Agents have a lot on their plate: dealing directly with prospects and guests, marketing their owner rentals, managing bookings and payments, overseeing cleaning and check-in processes,...