The official podcast of the Vacation Rental Management Association (VRMA). As the only organization representing the entire spectrum of the vacation rental industry, VRMA has an audience of both vacation rental managers and suppliers, large and small. Join us as we discuss vacation rental management trends, hot topics and association initiatives with the industry’s leading minds.
Advocacy Series, Episode 3: A Discussion with Scott Leggat, CEO, LSI and Steve Milo, CEO, VTrips
This episode features a conversation with LSI’s Scott Leggat and VTrips’ Steve Milo, who chat with VRMA Government Affairs Director Greg Holcomb about VRMA’s Advocacy Fund and advocacy initiatives.
Advocacy Series, Episode 2: A Discussion with Bob Milne, COO, Vacasa and Matt Renner, SVP Business Development, Track
This episode features a conversation with Vacasa’s Bob Milne and Track’s Matt Renner, who chat with VRMA Government Affairs Director Greg Holcomb about VRMA’s Advocacy Fund and VRMA’s advocacy initiatives.
Advocacy Series, Episode 1: A Discussion with Tiffany Edwards, Coletta Consulting
Tune-in to VRMA's official podcast series as we discuss vacation rental management trends, hot topics, and association initiatives with the industry’s leading minds. Our latest episode features a conversation with Coletta Consulting's Tiffany Edwards, who chats with VRMA Government Affairs Director Greg Holcomb about VRMA’s Advocacy Fund and Collaborative Committee.
The COVID-19 Impact of Short-Term Rentals Survey with Scott Shatford and David Krauss
In this episode, join Greg Holcomb (VRMA Government Relations Director), David Krauss (founder and CEO of Rent Responsibly), and Scott Shatford (founder and CEO of AirDNA. The group discusses the newly-released survey report from VRMA—in partnership with AirDNA and Rent Responsibly—which highlights the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the U.S. short-term rental industry. Listen as they go over the importance of this special report, what’s happening with current trends, how bookings are being affected, and more.
VRHP New Cleaning Guidelines in Light of COVID-19 with Durk Johnson and Michelle Williams
Cleaning your vacation rental property can be a tedious, time-consuming task on a normal day, let alone in the midst of a global pandemic. Join Vacation Rental Housekeeping Professionals (VRHP) Executive Director Durk Johnson and VRHP chairperson and VRMA Board member Michelle Williams as they discuss the new cleaning guidelines part of the VRMA & VRHP SafeHome campaign. The two cover disinfection and sanitation techniques, recommended products, maintenance, the importance of communication, and how to implement these new guidelines into your housekeeping routines in light of COVID-19. Listen now!
Episode notes: You can view the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA’s) continually updated list of disinfectants for use against COVID-19 here. Visit the VRHP standards and practices page to learn more and view the new guidelines. For more COVID-19 information, you can visit the VRMA COVID-19 resources page.
Industry Trends, #VRMAEurope, and Recent Vacasa News with Vacation Rental Expert Simon Lehmann
Join VRMA Executive Director Mike Copps as he talks with Simon Lehmann, founder of AJL Consulting and featured speaker at the upcoming 2020 VRMA European Conference in Lisbon, 15-17 March. The pair go over Simon’s significant background in this sector—from running Interhome to his work with Phocuswright and Vacasa. They discuss recent news regarding Eric Breon’s resignation at Vacasa and dive into a host of relevant industry topics that will all be discussed at the VRMA European Conference, including professionalism, standardization, property management company growth, opportunities in the space, and more.