Now it’s more important than ever before to ensure you have a robust vacation rental strategy in place. We live in uncertain times-with economic, political, social, technological, and environmental issues all impacting the performance of businesses.

The recent pandemic has demonstrated the importance of drawing up an action plan to keep your business afloat. Successful vacation rental property owners understand that this is the best time to review their vacation rental strategy.

Here at iGMS, we believe in helping hosts learn from the experience of others. …


Modifying your marketing strategy to cater to a more specific audience is necessary to overcome the challenges of the current tourism slowdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Discover smart tips on how to market vacation rental property to domestic travelers to keep your business flow steady.

Tourism slowdowns are difficult periods for all short-term vacation rental owners. Whether the slowdown is a result of a health emergency such as the recent COVID-19 outbreak or an economic crisis, the only way to overcome it (and all the temporary difficulties) is to adapt and alter your business strategies.

Closing of borders, canceled…


Modifying your marketing strategy to cater to a more specific audience is necessary to overcome the challenges of the current tourism slowdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Discover smart tips on how to market vacation rental property to domestic travelers to keep your business flow steady.

Tourism slowdowns are difficult periods for all short-term vacation rental owners. Whether the slowdown is a result of a health emergency such as the recent COVID-19 outbreak or an economic crisis, the only way to overcome it (and all the temporary difficulties) is to adapt and alter your business strategies.

Closing of borders, canceled…


With the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact on the short-term rental industry, it’s hard not to be worried about possible losses and business risks alongside health-related concerns.

As an Airbnb host, you have to understand that your business might be affected by this global pandemic, particularly by cancelations from guests traveling from severely impacted countries or cancelations due to the outbreak of the pandemic in your country, among other possible scenarios. However, it is possible that you maintain and even boost your bookings despite the pandemic.

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When creating the perfect Airbnb experience for your guests, you must provide some Airbnb kitchen essentials if you want your guests to feel comfortable. Not only will a well-stocked Airbnb kitchen help you stand out among the sea of the listings in your area, but it also shows your experience and thoughtfulness as a host. In fact, there are a lot of people who choose Airbnb specifically for the at-home living experience that many Airbnb properties deliver.

At some point, most travelers will want to heat some leftover restaurant food or at least make a simple meal in your kitchen…


Some people have turned their properties into vacation rentals for a rewarding experience, while others are mainly driven by profit. Though, one thing that all hosts have in common is that no one wants their properties to be used for rowdy parties.

Though, the reality is that not all guests are looking to rent a cozy place that they can call their home away from home. Increasingly more guests are purely renting vacation rental properties to throw wild parties, leaving the hosts to deal with the devastating consequences and damage that the Airbnb Host Guarantee might not cover.

So, to…


As you create a new listing, writing a catchy Airbnb title is the key to maximizing your bookings. Not only will a better title rank higher in the Airbnb search results, but you’ll also generate some immediate interest from potential guests.

That’s why your Airbnb title is one of the most critical aspects of your Airbnb listing. Here are some tips to help you come up with catchy Airbnb titles for your listings.

1. Use the Entire Space

Airbnb gives you up to 50 characters for your Airbnb title. Try to use as much of the space as you can. …


Airbnb expenses can quickly eat away at your profits. Whether it is a once-off amount for a business license, a monthly subscription or everyday consumables, there are many common expenses that you cannot avoid. In fact, some of your expenses like insurance and electricity will most likely also be higher once you turn your property into a short-term rental.

So, to help prevent you from feeling as if you just want to throw in the towel when you need to replace towels yet again, here are six simple strategies.

Buy in Bulk

Although Airbnb listings are different from hotel accommodation…


It’s not the size of your vacation property rental that matters — it’s what you do with it. You don’t necessarily need to own a large vacation rental property to have your calendar full all year round and earn good money with Airbnb.

In addition to considering the price guests often take into account the overall look of your property and decide whether it fits their wants and needs. Keen to maximize available space and make your guests feel at home? It’s time to get savvy with your design ideas, and make sure you avoid these six common mistakes:

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The short-term vacation rental business offers a great opportunity to make money, and successful hosts know that the key to making the most of their business lies in the effective marketing and management of their vacation rental(s). But even if you put in every effort to be a fabulous host there are still a few pitfalls to be aware of. Here are the top 5 risks faced by vacation rental hosts:

Damage to Property

Whilst you should expect general wear and tear to your property, and a few minor breakages along the way e.g. …

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