VRMA

    Vacation Rental Tech Panel: Best Practices on How to Smoothly Connect Your Devices and Tools

    Track: Technology

    Session Number: 3097
    Date: Sun, Oct 28th, 2018
    Time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Description:

    Vacation rental tech is exciting and attractive: price automation software, guest review management, electronic locks, and voice-activated devices like Amazon Alexa. But how do you make them all communicate with one another? What false promises should you stay away from? What are the best practices from vacation rental managers and from vendors? What costly or time-consuming mistakes should you avoid? In this panel hosted by Booking.com, vacation rental tech experts will provide you with real-life examples of how they have done it neatly and what their businesses have gained from it.
    Session Type: Panel Breakout Session (60 minutes)

    2 Learning Takeaways: - How to leverage your existing tools (PMS, channel manager) to connect these new tech services to serve vacation rental business?
    - Which are the biggest mistakes to avoid when selecting vendors (e.g. a channel manager, price automation software) if you want their solutions to really integrate smoothly with the rest of your systems?
    Secondary Session Track: None
    Target Audience: President/CEO/Owner, Vice President, Director, Consultant
    Experience Level: All
    Session Type: Panel Breakout Session (60 minutes)

    2 Learning Takeaways: - How to leverage your existing tools (PMS, channel manager) to connect these new tech services to serve vacation rental business?
    - Which are the biggest mistakes to avoid when selecting vendors (e.g. a channel manager, price automation software) if you want their solutions to really integrate smoothly with the rest of your systems?
    Secondary Session Track: None
    Target Audience: President/CEO/Owner, Vice President, Director, Consultant
    Experience Level: All

    Speakers

    Primary Presenter
    Thibault Masson
    Product Marketing Manager
    Booking.com
    Co-Presenter or Panelist
    Roth Fouty
    Vice President of Technology
    Stay Alfred Vacation Rentals
    Second Co-Presenter or Panelist
    Michael Allen
    BnbBuddy Short-Let Management
    Third Co-Presenter or Panelist
    Clayton Brown
    CEO and Co-Founder
    Keycafe
    Fourth Co-Presenter or Panelist
    Anthony Wen Jie Chow
    Co-Founder
    Igloohome
    Fifth Co-Presenter or Panelist
    Ian McHenry
    Co-founder and CEO
    Beyond Pricing