Vacation Rental News

VRIA Opens First Chapter in Italy

(News Item #0200, Published: 03/15/10, VRIA.org) – The Vacation Rental Industry Association (VRIA) has announced the formation of its first Chapter in Italy, in the province of Umbria. Headed up by Giuseppe Nuzzaci. Read more

VRIA Announces Vacation Rental Angels Program

(News Item #0193, Published: 12/25/09, VRIA.org) – Christmas Day, the Vacation Rental Industry Association announced the creation of the Vacation Rental Angel Program to recognize members who regularly donate vacation home use to charitable causes. Read more

Home Rentals at Olympics Make Charity A Winner

(News Item #0196, Published: 12/22/09, Seattle Times Newspaper) – HomeForTheGames.com offers 170 rental homes for the Vancouver BC Olympics with proceeds going to Charity. Read more

Washington State's Most Remote Luxury Retreat

(News Item #0190, Published: 12/15/09, SunspotResorts.com) – It sites five miles above 4,000 foot Blewett Pass but is kind of luxuriouis private vacation rental home you only see in prestigious magazines. 5 Bedrooms, 3 baths and packed with activities and fun. Read more

The Legality of Letting Holiday Homes in Australia

(News Item #0183, Published: 11/28/09, International Law Travel Journal) – Vacation Rentals are known as Holiday Homes in Australia, but they face the same regulatory pressures and threat of prohbitions. Trevor Atherton a lawyer and travel consultant spells out the issues. Read more

Eight Rungs of the Giving Ladder

(News Item #0188, Published: 11/26/09, VRIA.org) – Durring the Middle Ages a Jewish Rabbi created the Eight Rungs of Giving Ladder. It judges the motives, methods and sincerity of the giver. How do you rate? Read more

Student's killing puts spotlight on illegal 'vacation rentals'

(News Item #0185, Published: 11/15/09, SunTimes.com) – Unsold home becomes vacation rental that allows college age kids to rent it for parties and problems. Read more

Friendliest Pet Video Contest Announced by FriendlyPetVacationRentals.com

(News Item #0171, Published: 08/27/09, FriendlyPetVacationRentals.com) – Now your wacky, weird or just plain wonderful pet video can star on FriendlyPetVacationRentals.com. Read more

Are travel agents making a comeback?

(News Item #0169, Published: 08/12/09, CNN.com) – Online travel sites flooded with overwhelming options, all claiming the best deals. But some travelers find themselves defecting to brick and mortar travel agents for the extra help and service. Read more

VRIA Director Says Book Last Minute, but You Won't Be Beached

(News Item #0160, Published: 07/10/09, WashingtonPost.com) – According to William May, Director of the Vacation Rental Industry Association (VRIA.org), booking last minute won't leave you beached. Check out Cape Map. Read more

First Vacation Rental Multiple Listing Service Announced

(News Item #0145, Published: 03/29/09, VRMLS.org) – World's first Multiple Listing Service (MLS) has been created by the Vacation Rental Industry Association. www.VRMLS.org is a true Open-Submission and Open-Distribution Service. Read more

Making the most of hotel alternatives

(News Item #0133, Published: 09/25/08, CNN.com) – Read more

One of a Kind Volunteer Park Villa For Sale

(News Item #0130, Published: 09/24/08, SunspotResorts.com) – Read more

New Apocalyptic Sign: family "staycations"

(News Item #0125, Published: 08/07/08, Seattle Times Newspaper) – Read more

Rent a Vacation Home and Save

(News Item #0115, Published: 05/25/08, NA) – Read more

Skip the Hotel, Rent a House

(News Item #0113, Published: 05/23/08, NA) – Read more

Spiffing Up Your Vacation Rental

(News Item #0098, Published: 03/12/08, RealtyTimes.com) – Read more

Popular Vacation Home Features

(News Item #0099, Published: 01/18/08, RealtyTimes.com) – Read more

ABC's Good Morning America Highlights Leavenworth Christmas

(News Item #0038, Published: 11/29/07, ABCNews.com) – Read more

5 Reasons to Check Out a Non-Hotel

(News Item #0053, Published: 11/11/07, Seattle Times Newspaper) – Read more

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