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What Features Are Essential For A Modern Vacation Rental Website?

What Features Are Essential For A Modern Vacation Rental Website?

In a few short years, having a business website has gone from being a ‘nice to have’ to being an essential requirement for any modern business looking to attract and engage with prospects. Today’s modern websites, not only need to look great, but they must...

How to tell if your vacation rental website is fit for purpose

How to tell if your vacation rental website is fit for purpose

How to tell if your vacation rental website is fit for purpose Websites have changed dramatically in recent years. Good ones are no longer just collections of static pages in cyberspace. They are high performance tools that help you get more bookings,...

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...

Getting your website GDPR compliant

Getting your website GDPR compliant

LATER THIS MONTH NEW EUROPEAN GDPR REGULATIONS COME INTO FORCE, WHICH WILL AFFECT THE WAY THAT YOU STORE AND PROCESS THE PERSONAL DATA OF EU CITIZENS. TO BE COMPLIANT THERE ARE SOME IMPORTANT CHANGES THAT YOU’LL NEED TO MAKE TO YOUR WEBSITE. Let’s start by reminding...

PROPERTY MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE (PMS) VERSUS MANUAL TOOLS

PROPERTY MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE (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...

MEET YOUR FUTURE PERFECT GUEST: THE DIGITAL NOMAD

MEET YOUR FUTURE PERFECT GUEST: THE DIGITAL NOMAD

Digital Nomads. Remote work is a big emerging trend. A few years ago, the words “work at home” made it sound like you were one step away from being let go. Now, it’s what all the cool kids do. However, home is no longer a specific place. Today, “home is where the...

YOUR WEBSITE: THE HUB OF ONLINE MARKETING FOR VACATION RENTALS

YOUR WEBSITE: THE HUB OF ONLINE MARKETING FOR VACATION RENTALS

Online marketing for vacation rentals. We will not stop talking about this, because we believe it is one of the most important ways to make your business grow. Whatever you do online should (and will) eventually be connected to your website. Our goal is to help all...

IS YOUR VACATION RENTAL BUSINESS BECOMING EVERYBODY’S BUSINESS?

IS YOUR VACATION RENTAL BUSINESS BECOMING EVERYBODY’S BUSINESS?

By now, everyone should be aware of significant changes afoot with some of the bigger channels; changes that have been trending for some time and are continually encroaching on property manager profitability. The most notable example is this recent announcement from...

REASONS WHY GUESTS DON’T BOOK

REASONS WHY GUESTS DON’T BOOK

Finding it difficult to encourage holidaymakers to book after they’ve sent you an inquiry? The race to get bookings starts the moment you get an inquiry and doesn’t end until you’ve received a deposit and confirmed the dates on your booking calendar. The good news is...