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Lodging Update November 30th, 2018

By Wm. May
Published: 12/24/18 Topics: Advertising, Dynamic Pricing, Government, Online Travel Agents (OTAs) Comments:

Yes, in this industry it really is always something. Something unexpected, something unknown, something new.. REGUATIONS - After decades of operating alternative lodging for guests, cites and towns have begun to restrict, regulate and even prohibit vacation rentals ostensibly because they take away affordable housing. It is silly to think that people with expensive second homes are going to rent them out long term for low rates. Its always something out of the blue.. Read more

Lodging Update October 31st, 2018

By Wm. May
Published: 12/23/18 Topics: Advertising Comments:

Why would Budweiser Beer buy a half dozen ads in the Super Bowl broadcast for about $5 million dollars each? Most viewers watch the entire game, wouldn't just one ad be enough? Is Budweiser stupid? Read more

Lodging Update September 30th 2018

By Wm. May
Published: 12/23/18 Topics: Education, Employment, People, Reputation Comments:

Today's world is full of negativity, aspersions, and personal attacks. This is nothing new. There have always been negative people but there has also always been some people, a smaller number, who always manage to remain positive. Read more

Lodging Update August 31st 2018

By Wm. May
Published: 12/23/18 Topics: Comments:

Some call it "Dynamic Pricing." Uber calls it "Surge" pricing, Disney World calls it "Crowd" pricing and supermarkets just call it a plain old sale. Read more

Lodging Update June 30th 2018

By Wm, May
Published: 09/27/18 Topics: Comments:

With the sun beating down, it's time to repeat some of the funny, wacky, crazy and just plain perplexing things we hear in the lodging industry. (We make none of this up.) Read more

Lodging Update July 31st 2018

By Wm,May
Published: 07/31/18 Topics: Comments:

Tiny things make all the difference in any endeavor. Here is minutiae about vacation rentaling - How we do it and why our way is better. Read more

Lodging Update May 31st 2018

By Wm, May
Published: 05/31/18 Topics: Comments:

This is a story of a vendor gone bad or, more accurately, that started badly. The industry news is filled with companies (usually start-ups) with new products all claiming to be the next big thing for vacation rental managers and owners. Read more

Lodging Update April 30th 2018

By Wm. May
Published: 04/30/18 Topics: Comments:

Creativity is a word that everyone throws around yet most people don't understand nor do many people master it. Read more

Lodging Update March 31st, 2018

By Wm. May
Published: 03/31/18 Topics: Comments:

Some owners want full-service from their vacation rental manager - to provide global advertising, attentive reservations, hospitality grade housekeeping, careful maintenance and guest services. Other owners really only want help with on-site services while others just need extra bookings for maximum income. Read more

Lodging Update February 28th, 2018

By Wm. May
Published: 02/28/18 Topics: Comments:

Guests decide just about everything. It is not up to the manager to dictate what guests want. With the internet, guests are given so many options. When a property is missing just one essential amenity, you can lose inquiries and guests. Read more

Lodging Update January 31st, 2018

By Wm. May
Published: 01/31/18 Topics: Comments:

For the first time ever we are revealing the secrets of advertising, the magic of marketing, and the persuasion of promotion. These are insider tips that generate vivid visibility for every property and increase inquiries and large bookings. Read more

Lodging Update December 31st, 2017

By Wm. May
Published: 12/31/17 Topics: Comments:

The term "High Definition" may apply to your television but "High Dynamic Range" photography refers to a technological process so powerful that it has been patented by Adobe Software. It's so powerful that our company committed to the cost and quality over a decade ago. Read more

Lodging Update November 30th, 2017

By Wm. May
Published: 11/30/17 Topics: Advertising, Dynamic Pricing, Housekeeping, Vacation Rentals Comments:

Many of our day-to-day services for property owners are hidden, but essential. Take for example - a day in the life of the reservation staff. Here is a peek. Read more

Lodging Update October 31st, 2017

By Wm. May
Published: 10/31/17 Topics: Comments:

Here are some of the things we provide to offer the most comprehensive service in the vacation rental industry. We do them all because, well they are all required to provide the very best management services. No one else can match all of these. Read more

Lodging Update September 30th, 2017

By Wm. May
Published: 09/30/17 Topics: Comments:

Many of our day-to-day services for property owners are hidden, but essential. Take for example - a day in the life of the reservation staff. Here is a peek. Read more

Lodging Update August 31st, 2017

By Wm. May
Published: 08/31/17 Topics: Comments:

Many of our day-to-day services for property owners are hidden, but essential. Take for example - a day in the life of the reservation staff. Here is a peek. Read more

Lodging Update July 31st, 2017

By Wm. May
Published: 07/31/17 Topics: Comments:

No other lodging manager can claim to be as fully advertising tech-enabled as we are. That is how we produce the highest net income for owners. That means putting properties on hundreds of websites, referred to as Online Travel Agencies (OTA's), using the secret technology we developed in ways no one else can match. Here are just a few: Read more

Lodging Update June 30th, 2016

By Wm. May
Published: 06/30/17 Topics: Comments:

Our JOB #1 is to provide clean, comfortable safe accommodations. Housekeepers, maintenance people and property managers are on the front line 7 days a week making that happen. Read more

Lodging Update June 30, 2017

By Wm. May
Published: 06/30/17 Topics: Comments:

To continue with this months theme of funny, ha ha, have fun summer, here are a few wry comments that keep us bustling during the high seasons. Read more

Lodging Update May 31st, 2017

By Wm. May
Published: 05/31/17 Topics: Comments:

Lodging is one of the industries most affected by the dominance of the Internet. Here are things you may not know about lodging today. Read more

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