Given the exponential growth of vacation rental platforms, businessmen of the branch have organized an event to be held on November 20, 21 and 22 in Cancun, under the name of the Vacation Rental Expo, an event that will be dedicated to this segment of lodging , so there will be conferences and an exhibition with the participation of more than 45 companies such as Airbnb, HomeAway, TripAdvisor Booking.com specialized in technology, security, marketing, insurance, and maintenance, among other areas.
Manuel Lozano, the organizer of the event, said that the main objectives are to professionalize the sector and publicize the benefits of this means of hosting in the face of the bad reputation they have, since the Rent-Vacation Expo has confirmed companies such as Airbnb, HomeAway, TripAdvisor, Booking.com considered the main booking companies.
Travel technology companies will also participate, which is called channel managers, whose function is to concentrate the information of these reservation companies, on a platform that they market and that groups calendars, prices, and reservations to make it easier to manage the operations.
Representatives of technology firms will also attend, who will give the conferences as they concentrate information on how prices move in vacation rentals so that those who rent can determine the best price for their property. (Airbnb continues to innovate, now offering mobile accommodation: airplanes, train cars and more ).
In the technology and reserves sector, we will talk about how to increase reserves, how to manage a property correctly and how to generate more income.
Also, there will be companies that are dedicated to market research, which provide specific information on this subject, such as what happens in certain parts of the region in terms of reservations, demand, how many offers exist, in itself information that helps to take of decisions.
Companies will be present at the national level, which have products and services focused on vacation rentals, and companies at the local level, such as Grupo Xcaret and Cirque du Soleil Joyá, which seek to have a presence or open a new market, a new channel of sale, with people staying in houses and looking for other types of experiences.
There will be more specific businesses such as those dedicated to pool maintenance, house maintenance, fumigation, and repairs, for example.
The Mazatlan Post