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Vacation House Destinations Selects Vortex Managers

(News Item #0324, Published: 11/25/15, VortexManagers.com) – The only destination club specializing in Northwest Vacation Rental homes has selected Vortex Reservations to expand its properties and services. Read more

Oyhut Bay Selects Goldener for Vacation Rentals

(News Item #0325, Published: 11/20/15, GoldenerInns.com) – The developers of Oyhut Bay, a seaside village, have appointed Goldener Inns to operate the vacation rental program for its 250 homes being built in Ocean Shores, Washington State. Read more

Ripped off by a vacation rental? Not if you read this

(News Item #0312, Published: 01/25/15, USAtoday.com) – Ripped off by a vaction rental? Not if you read this Read more

Moses Lake City Council to regulate Vacation Rental Dwellings within city

(News Item #0311, Published: 12/18/14, Columbia Basin Herald) – Moses Lake City Council to regulate Vacation Rental Dwellings within city Read more

Property rights group mounts legal challenge in Lincoln City

(News Item #0310, Published: 12/13/14, Newport News Times) – Property rights group mounts legal challenge in Lincoln City Read more

Media giant buys holiday homes portal

(News Item #0309, Published: 11/27/14, FVW) – Leading German media group Axel Springer has made a further move into the travel business Read more

Scammer targets Clark Howard while on vacation

(News Item #0308, Published: 11/21/14, WSB-TV) – Clark says crooks running a vacation scam tried to ruin his trip and take his money. Now he’s warning of the red flags you can watch for. Read more

HomeAway sues SF over ‘Airbnb law’

(News Item #0303, Published: 11/03/14, Seattle PI Newspaper) – HomeAway, the nation’s largest vacation-home rental site, filed suit against San Francisco saying its new law to regulating rentals in private homes unfairly benefits Airbnb at the expense of rivals. Read more

Ocean Shores Reservations sold to By the Sea

(News Item #0301, Published: 11/01/14, ByTheSeaByTheSea.com) – Ocean Shores Reservation Bureau purchased by By the Sea Vacation Rentals, a Vortex Group affiliate. Read more

VRIA's Wm May, comments on Rancho Mirage vacation renter age limit

(News Item #0299, Published: 08/02/14, Desert Sun) – Speaking for the Vacation Rental Industry Association, Board of Directors members William May doubts Rancho Mirage California's 30 year old age limit can with stand a court test. Read more

Beyond the sharing Economy hipsters hype - the Real Airbnb Effect

(News Item #0293, Published: 02/07/14, Tnooze.com) – This is an opinion from Steve Brenner, co-owner of the Cross-Pollinate information site, owner of the Beehive and ex-member the STA Travel team. Read more

Varoom Vacation Rental Cooperative for Rent By Owners

(News Item #0295, Published: 02/01/14, Varoom.biz) – A novel new approach helps fill vacation Homes fill unoccupied dates by coordinating inquiries between managers and Rent by Owners with no risk or up front cost.. Read more

Yelp aggressive Ad company

(News Item #0292, Published: 01/16/14, Seattle Times Newspaper) – Is Yelp an impartial free service to consumers or an aggressive advertising company touting the services of paying clients, asks guest columnist Terry Thomas. Read more

Jackie Martin Moves to the Mountains

(News Item #0290, Published: 12/04/13, CrystalChalets.com) – Crystal Chalets picks new rental management firm and experienced onsite manager, Jackie martin. Goldener Resorts specializes in unique, unusual and remote lodging properties like Crystal Chalets. Read more

May 2013 Speakers Covered The Bases

(News Item #0283, Published: 05/07/13, WAVRMA.org) – Speakers for the May 2012 get together of the Washington State Vacation Rental Managers Association (www.WAVRMA.org) covered topics from State Tourism to startling internet innovations. Read more

Florida Vacation Rental Managers Teach Liens

(News Item #0282, Published: 02/20/13, FreeLineMediaOrlando.com) – Vacation Rental property managers are sometimes left short by property owners. The Association offers a course that deals with collecting from property owners including the use of liens. Read more

Your 2013 travel resolution? Don’t be a jerk

(News Item #0278, Published: 01/03/13, Seattle Times Newspaper) – Wheter you're flygin, driving or sailing, there's something about travel that brings out the jer in all of us. Read more

WAVRMA widens doors for new members & directors

(News Item #0263, Published: 04/27/12, WAVRMA.org) – Washington State Vacation Rental Manager Association returns to its roots of free wwheeling open-forum trade association open to membeship by managers, suppliers and vacation rental suppoters. Read more

VRIA Director - 10 Things Vacation-Rental Sites Won't Say

(News Item #0257, Published: 12/14/11, Smart Money Magazine) – Since 2008, when Americans spent $24 billion on vacation rentals, the industry has undergone a veritable sea change, thanks to a new breed of travel-booking websites Read more

The Music-Copyright Enforcers

(News Item #0272, Published: 08/06/11, New York Times) – Read more

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