|PROGRAM||Discover Vacation Homes (http://www.DiscoverVacationHomes.com)|
|PRESENTED BY||Vacation Rental Managers Association (VRMA) (http://www.VRMA.com)|
|INDUSTRY||Leisure travel & hospitality – Professionally managed vacation rentals|
1985: Vacation Rental Managers’ Association
2006: Discover Vacation Homes initiative
|LEADERSHIP||Ben Edwards, President|
|CHALLENGE||There are millions of vacation rental choices to book through companies or individual owners and offering a range of benefits.|
|SOLUTION||Discover Vacation Homes offers a trusted resource for travelers to find answers to common questions, tips and tools for vacation rental travel, and for finding the most reputable companies across North America.|
|OVERVIEW||Discover Vacation Homes is the official public voice on vacation rentals, providing an official resource for vacation rental travel information. As the awareness initiative of the VRMA, it represents tens of thousands of rental homes, condos and villas from hundreds of the most well-established vacation rental management companies in North America, Central America and the Caribbean.|
|ABOUT VACATION RENTALS||
Vacation rentals provide significant cost savings versus other lodging, and they offer inherent values that remain unmatched. They offer an alternative to other lodging options, allowing families and friends to stay in a fully furnished home, condo or villa for their getaways in destinations of all types across North America, including ski areas, beaches, theme parks, mountains, national parks, locales off the beaten path, and many other desired vacation experiences.
In terms of size, vacation rentals can come in all shapes and types, from homes to villas, condos to cabins, ranging from one to upwards of 20 bedrooms. While there are some vacation rentals that accommodate scores of travelers, there are many options for single travelers, couples and small groups of just two or three guests.
When choosing a vacation rental from an established property management company, travelers can be assured there’s a reputable business serving them each day. Guests enjoy all the benefits of traditional accommodations, with many additional amenities and added values that remain unmatched, including:
Many vacation rentals also come equipped with extra amenities for private recreation in-home, including:
Smaller groups staying in studio, condo or townhome rentals often enjoy:
Pet-friendly, handicap accessible and eco-friendly homes are also available through various member companies.
Most professional vacation rental companies have relationships with operators of their local activity providers, attractions, shops and restaurants, they can exclusively offer discounts, coupons, ticket upgrades and, in some cases, free admission. Travelers may opt for a variety of additional services during their stay through partnerships made by individual companies, including:
|BOOKING VACATION RENTALS||
For the millions of travelers who go online when planning travel, reserving a vacation rental has evolved into a convenient process. Many companies offer secure Internet reservations systems, as well as photos, video tours, amenities and guest reviews. Guests can often save time with immediate online availability and confirmations.
To find reputable companies in locations across North America, visit http://www.DiscoverVacationHomes.com. All of the companies listed here subscribe to a Code of Ethics and Business Practices to ensure guests are provided a quality lodging experience.
Phone: (646) 442-6774