The vacation rental industry is growing rapidly, and at the same time, going through a lot of changes. If you own or manage a vacation rental it’s important to stay on top of what’s going on in the industry. One of the best ways to do that is through Twitter. So we gathered some of the most important vacation rental accounts to follow.
Vacation Rental Marketplaces
Everyone knows Airbnb, but if you’re not following their Twitter account, you should be. They highlight some of their coolest listings, retweet posts from satisfied guests (which can give you some ideas on how to blow away your own guests), and provide information about what’s going on in the industry.
HomeAway is one of the biggest marketplaces for renting vacation homes. Their Twitter account is chock full of content to help rental managers get the most out of their business, as well as inspirational content for people looking to get away.
FlipKey is a marketplace with over 300,000 listings. Their content is mostly geared towards travelers, with some original posts to help owners manage their rentals.
HouseTrip is a marketplace based out of the UK with listings all over the world. Their Twitter account is mostly content to inspire travelers and highlight their best listings.
Vacation Home Rentals is a vacation rental marketplace owned by TripAdvisor. They provide information for both renters and travelers, as well as their own original content.
Industry News and Tips
TripAdvisor is the best place online to go to for any sort of vacation information. Their content on Twitter is geared towards travelers, and is a great place for managers to find information they can send to their guests, as well as stay up on the trends in the industry.FOLLOW
Rented is one of the best vacation rental websites out there, period. They constantly provide great information for VR owners and managers, and their Twitter account is no different.
VRM Intel is a website providing news about the vacation rental industry, and their Twitter account is a great place to keep track of what’s happening.
VR Owner’s Guide provides tips and tricks for managing and promoting your vacation rental.
RentalPreneurs is a great account offering information for how to grow your vacation rental business.
VR Partners provides information on marketing vacation rentals, tweeting out tons of great information that’ll help you make more money.
Rentals United provides industry news and original content for vacation rental owners.
Hostworthy is an account focused on breaking news in the VR world, both local and international.
Eric Mason is a thought leader in the VR industry and his Twitter account is a great way to stay in the know with what is going on.
Kigo provides a wealth of information on what’s going on in the industry. A great follow.
The Airbnb Dude shows you how to make your vacation rental into a successful business.
Vacation Rental Services and Apps
Guesty is software to help you manage your vacation rental and Airbnb listings. On Twitter they share plenty of helpful information for owners and managers on how to offer the best possible experience.
Pillow will manage your vacation rental for you, and their Twitter account is just as helpful, offering up information about Airbnb and vacation rental tips and news.
AirDnA provides analytics for Airbnb rentals and their Twitter account provides great information on how to get the most out of your vacation rental, as well as what’s going on in the industry.
Properly is an app that helps you make checklists for the people who clean your rental home. A simple service, their Twitter account offers up great content to help you manage your vacation rentals.