It is now possible to distribute vacation rental properties beyond the 4 main stakeholders with which an official BookingSync partnership is available (Airbnb, Homeaway, TripAdvisor, Booking), thanks to one of our brand new partners via our App Center.
Three new partnerships were introduced this summer: Outswitch, BookingPal and RentalsUnited. Dependind on your rentals catalogue, you’ll be able to distribute them on the most relevant and effective portals in order to maximise your occupancy rate and profitability.
Advertising properties at the right price every night is key to achieving profit potential. Outswitch is a sophisticated, yet easy to use, yield management platform tailored specifically for professional vacation rental managers, that optimizes prices and occupancy rates in order to maximize rental income. Successful managers are outperforming the competition and seeing between 20% to 40% increase in their revenues from using Outswitch. Beyond directly improving their bottom line, they're also growing their portfolios by attracting property owners with advanced smart pricing services.
* Pricing optimization relies on an intelligent algorithm that takes the time and guesswork out of pricing short-term rentals, automating price variations to match market demand, and reacting in real time to occupancy rates while giving full control to property managers to configure the parameters. Performance reports and color coded functions empower managers with real time insights and alerts to take smart actions.
* Outswitch is a complete yield manager that goes beyond price optimization to offer advanced strategies to maximize income. For example, the platform allows professional property managers to control other equally important variables such as min stays to prioritize longer bookings and reduce costs significantly.
* Outswitch eliminates the need for manual entry by integrating with the best property management systems on the market to automatically import properties and bookings. It also connects with the major channels (such as Airbnb, Booking, Agoda, and TripAdvisor) to push optimized prices daily and automate calendars sync.
BookingPal is a cloud-based travel technology company providing the vacation rental and holiday letting industry with a global distribution platform that features real-time connectivity between the leading property management software systems and top consumer travel websites in the world like Expedia, HomeAway, Booking.com, AirBnB, etc.
The BookingPal platform offers Vacation Rental Managers and Property Owners superior revenue generating opportunities by utilizing proprietary products to optimize distribution capabilities such as:
- myOptimize: Scores the listing quality via its proprietary algorithm and provides key feedback to achieve optimal channel placement and conversion.
- myInquiry: Provides Property Managers an option to have a virtual Front Desk wherein a qualified team of agents handle all guest reservation communications 24/7 within an hour.
- myBookingPay: Provides Property Managers an option of having BookingPal act as merchant of record in the event they are unable to process payments.
- myTravelAgent: Allows Travel Agents unprecedented access to exclusive Vacation Rental inventory.
Founded in 2013 and headquartered in Irvine, California, BookingPal seamlessly connects over 180,000 rentals located on 5 continents, from 10 different property management software systems to over 35 online global consumer travel websites and the travel agent industry.
Founded in 2013, Rentals United is a latest generation distribution platform for vacation rentals. Today, it allows 210,000 properties to sell more nights via 50+ niche and global websites. Rentals United allows property managers and owners to advertise on top selling websites worldwide, from OTAs like Booking.com and Expedia, to Vacation Rentals Websites like Airbnb and HomeAway, meta searches like Tripping.com, and wholesalers like Hotelbeds.
Property managers and owners often choose to use Rentals United through a connected Property Management System (PMS) like BookingSync: when a booking is made, availability is updated by Rentals United everywhere at once. When the property manager changes nightly prices in their PMS, those prices are changed everywhere at once too. Rentals United highly complex platform which is really easy to use and handles tons of data everyday, is now one of the leading channel managers in the vacation rental market.
* Booking and revenue dashboard
* Detailed information about how each channel works, help center with videos and how-to's
* Account manager's help to set you up with 50+ channels to work with (niche and global)
As usual, these new integrations are available in BookingSync’s App Center.
BookingSync is a cloud-based vacation rental system that serves as a friend to owners, managers, and agencies during each step of the vacation rental management process. With the help of a robust developer API and the BookingSync App Center, companies of all stripes—VR marketplaces, rates engines, guest and cleaning services, among others—can build integrations that extend the functionality of BookingSync. At heart, we’ve developed a simple and easy-to-use software that is bringing openness and connectivity to the vacation rental community.
BookingSync has raised over US $1MM in funding, and is active in 65 countries, with +11.000 active vacation rentals.
Some of the most promising vacation rental startups trust us such as Hostmaker, Luckey Homes, BnbLord and Welkeys.
The company holds a strong commitment to charity. A share of our profits will go to funding charitable works, a mix of humanitarian, social and environmental projects.
For more information, please visit https://www.bookingsync.com
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