Friday, January 19, 2018 — Vacation Rental Pros launches as VTrips
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (PRWEB) January 09, 2018
Vacation Rental Pros, a growing technology-enabled property management lodging platform offering exclusive vacation rentals to consumers, has today announced that it has rebranded as VTrips. The announcement marks an ambitious move towards further growth, technology innovation and acquisition in the vacation rental space.
VTrips is headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida and has 150 employees in 19 markets across the United States, including Florida, South Carolina, Tennessee, New Mexico and Hawaii. The company currently manages nearly 2000 properties under exclusive contracts and aims to further consolidate its position with a scalable technology platform while simultaneously aggregating a differentiated supply of exclusive contracts through superior operational services and strategic acquisitions. ... Read More
Thursday, January 18, 2018 — Vacation Rental Pros launches as VTrips in the US
Property Portal Watch
VTrips launched to bridge the gap between OTA’s and traditional vacation rental management companies – adding value to owners and consumers.
Vacation Rental Pros, a growing technology-enabled property management lodging platform offering exclusive vacation rentals to consumers, has today announced that it has rebranded as VTrips. The announcement marks an ambitious move towards further growth, technology innovation and acquisition in the vacation rental space. ... Read More
March 13, 2018 — 3 Big Questions with Steve Milo
In 2002, Steve Milo bought his first vacation home in Florida. Fast forward to today, where Steve is the owner of several vacation rental homes and property management companies throughout Florida, South Carolina, Tennessee, New Mexico and Hawaii, and one of the strongest advocates for this industry. He is the CEO and owner of VTrips, a property management and rental reservation platform that manages thousands of properties.
VRMA caught up with Steve to discuss new generations of travelers and their demands and the ways in which new entrants, such as Google, could change the discussion in the vacation rental management space. ... Read More
February 20, 2018 — Local company invests $1 million in voice-enabled smart home technology
Will Robinson, Jacksonville Business Journal
Ponte Vedra-based VTrips, a property management lodging platform for vacation rentals, is investing $1 million in voice-activated smart home technology across the company's portfolio of nearly 2,000 properties.
The investment comes on the heels of another $1 million invested over the last two years in home automation devices, including keyless locks, smart thermostats and smart lighting. The new investment will focus on Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) Echo devices to improve guests' experiences and to reduce energy consumption for homeowners. VTrips plans to install Echo devices in all its properties by 2020. ... Read More
February 20, 2018 — In The Big Chair - Steve Milo of VTrips
Jill Menze, PhocusWire
A growing property management and rental reservation platform, VTrips manages 2,000 exclusive vacation rental properties in traditional resort destinations ranging from Florida to Hawaii.
The founder and CEO of VTrips, Steve Milo has learned every aspect of the vacation rental industry, starting when he bought his first vacation home 15 years ago.. ... Read More
January 18, 2018 — Is the smart home behind a future revolution in vacation rentals?
Despite scepticism about the value that ‘smart homes’ can deliver, an early adopter in the vacation rentals space believes smart controllers can deliver value to guests and property managers
Not all that long ago, ‘vacation rentals’ was a niche, sleepy cottage industry. Most were ‘Mom and Pop’ outfits, which built companies in Europe and America, or they were real estate companies that somehow got dragged into renting out holiday homes. Either way, there was very little technology involved; essentially they were classified listings where contracts were signed on paper and keys handed over in person. How things have changed! ... Read More
January 17, 2018 — Tech and the transforming vacation rental industry
Steve Milo - VTrips, PhocusWire
The vacation rental industry, a once sleepy and highly fragmented niche segment of travel, is rapidly being transformed from the “mom and pop” operations epitomized by T-shirts and flip-flops to slick operations drawing the interest of equity firms wearing suits and penny loafers.
With the influx of billions in capital for vacation rental distributors like Airbnb and HomeAway, it is no surprise that the operational and lodging side of vacation rentals is being rapidly transformed. ... Read More
January 9, 2018 — Vacation Rental Pros rebrands as VTrips
Phil Davies, Travolution
The fourth largest vacation rental property management company in the US has re-branded as it plans strategic acquisitions this year.
The re-brand of Vacation Rental Pros into VTrips marks an ambitious move by the company to continue growth within the US plus expand internationally.
VTrips, which owns the exclusive contracts of almost 2,000 properties, plans to further consolidate its position as a bridge between OTA’s and traditional management companies by offering a marketing platform. ... Read More
January 9, 2018 — Notated News | Technology
RENTALS: Vacation Rental Pros has rebranded as VTrips. The relaunch is designed to help the company grow and further technology innovation and acquisition in the vacation rental market.
January 8, 2018 — Vacation Rental Pros rebrands as VTrips
Amy Hinote, VRMintel
Vacation Rental Pros, one of the largest multi-destination, technology-enabled property management companies in the US has rebranded as VTrips. The announcement marks the latest in a series of growth-oriented moves by the fast-growing company.
Founded in 2006, Florida-based VTrips manages 2,000 vacation properties in 19 markets with 150 employees across the United States, including Florida, South Carolina, Tennessee, New Mexico, and Hawaii.
“The new VTrips brand demonstrates our commitment to a national and–soon to be–international brand,” said founder and CEO Steve Milo.” ... Read More