VACATION RENTALS BENEFIT COMMUNITIES

Vrbo is committed to making sure vacation rentals (or “short-term rentals,” as they are often referred) have a positive, lasting impact on their communities and local residents. We empower homeowners with new opportunities and help spread the benefits of tourism. Here’s how:

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LATEST NEWS

Stay up to date on the latest vacation rental issues.

Broader economic recovery is dependent on a healthy tourism ecosystem; #vacationrentals support jobs across the industry and contribute to the steady stream of local business provided by travelers. https://vrboadvocates.com/short-term-rentals-strs-contributions/

Responsible hosting is key to ensuring #shorttermrentals can continue to benefit their communities. Nevada #vacationrental owner Rachel Hopper outlines tips and best practices to help other hosts continue to #rentresponsibly: https://www.rentresponsibly.org/leading-by-example-good-hospitality-starts-with-our-neighbors/

#ICYMI: We recently teamed up with @Airbnb to help prevent disruptive #shorttermrental bookings from occurring. The Community Integrity Program will be an ongoing initiative to find and implement solutions within our communities. More via @USATODAY: https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/news/2021/06/29/airbnb-vrbo-unite-to-stop-house-parties/46867961/

#Vacationrentals will remain booked through the shoulder season. “Families have taken longer vacations to make up for lost time and because their work or school schedules have been more flexible,” says Vrbo travel expert Melanie Fish. https://www.vrbo.com/media-center/press-releases/2021/vrbo-demand-shows-second-summer-is-replacing-2021-shoulder-season

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HOMEOWNER STORIES

Vacation rental owners share their stories and discuss the importance of short-term rentals within their communities:

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HOMEOWNER STORIES

Vacation rental owners share their stories and discuss the importance of short-term rentals within their communities:

Vacation rental owners in New Orleans give back through their properties

Florida vacation rental owners provide housing to families displaced by hurricanes

New Orleans native uses vacation rental to repair blighted homes