New Booking Channels

With the skyrocketing grown of the vacation rental industry, particularly in the Hudson Valley region, we thought it was time to expand our visibility across some new platforms. Expanding our reach to other OTA’s (online booking agents) help with what is referred to as the “billboard effect”. This means that we can leverage the reach and marketing dollars (VRBO spent over $1 billion in marketing last year) to earn new guests. From there, it’s our job to brand everything within our guest’s experience and educate those guests about the benefits of booking direct the next time they visit the area....

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Parachute Linens: A Premium Partnership

Many factors go in to creating the perfect stay experience at a vacation rental. It’s the smell when you walk in, the genuine touches left by the hosts, and the moment when you crawl into the perfectly made bed at the end of the night. From beginning to end, our housekeeping team meticulously prepares our properties to ensure our guests get that well deserved ‘ahhh’ moment. With a deep understanding of hospitality and industry standards, our team has researched extensively to find the most luxurious products for all of our properties. We have launched a partnership...

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Breezeway: Property Care, Operations & Messaging Platform

As we continue to adapt to contactless services, new technology is the rise to meet these needs. And, the vacation rental industry is stepping up their game, fueled by some cutting edge tools that will work their way into every facet of how we welcome guests. Long ago are the days where a hosts meets their guests at an office with a key or print out binders of home instructions. Instead, these processes have gone all digital. Our team at Home Sweet Hudson has navigated through the new tech pool to find the most effective technologies to enhance guest experiences and increase proactive communication...

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Introducing StayFi: Email Capture Technology

While every industry is different, one thing is common amongst all – email addresses are an increasingly valuable commodity. In Vacation Rental Management, growing a companies’ email list is an important element in elevating brand awareness and building loyalty with customers. Not only do emails help facilitate communication regarding trip details, but they also allow us to re-target to our pre-existing guests with deals, promotions and the latest happenings in the Hudson Valley. The problem we face, is that for most OTA sites like AirBnb, we only receive the ability to share links, emails...

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