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Follow up, successful event organized by BeeRent in cooperation with Expedia Group and HomeAway!

01/06/2018
Ivan Cvek
Follow up, successful event organized by BeeRent in cooperation with Expedia Group and HomeAway!

Dear Clients, Partners and Colleagues

We are glad to write a retrospective about our successful event together with our partners from Expedia Group and HomeAway. It was the actual first time that our mentioned partners had a joint event after HomeAway became part of the Expedia Group family and we are really thrilled that it happened together with us, BeeRent.

BeeRent is proud to announce our two-way integration with the latest API with HomeAway, including lodging rates and guaranteed pricing model, while Expedia Group is on a final stage, completing the interface with the new API.

BeeRent presented how to easily connect with the Expedia Group and HomeAway from your BeeRent profile and how to sync all your other profiles on other booking sites.

BeeRent is the first platform, completely free of charge, that can synchronize all the booking portals, as well as the program which we run with our partners, where we can set up their properties instead of the property managers and property management companies, to link their BeeRent profile with all the booking portals.

The seminar took place in the beautiful venue of the Design Hotel Lone, Maistra, which is part of the Adris Group. Special mention and thanks for the support and availability to the Tourist Board of Rovinj, HomeAway and LPS Expedia Group team;

HomeAway

Expedia Group

It was great to have you guys!

We were really surprised to see that on this specific event we had high numbers of property management companies and travel agencies, from all parts of Croatia, compared to our previous meetings. They were really interested to see and hear everything that our partners had to say.

The feedback and interest that we are getting now is very high and positive, property managers are ready to start a new cooperation with our partners and we are very proud about achieving our mutual goal of connecting and growing together. 

All our clients had the great opportunity to hear detailed information on how to use Expedia and HomeAway, how to present their properties and boost their sales with all the tricks that goes with it.

Shortly about HomeAway: one of the world leader in the vacation rental industry, the place to book beach houses, cabins and condos with more than two million places to stay in 190 countries. HomeAway is part of the Expedia Group family of brands.

The HomeAway team has announced their new way of maximizing revenue through instant booking, lodging rates and guaranteed pricing model;

What is Lodging Rates? 

Lodging Rates is a nightly rate model that provides consistency between the rates and fees in your software (BeeRent) and the nightly prices shown on HomeAway search results. This is the first step to showing travellers a consistent price throughout the booking process.

What is Guaranteed Pricing? 

Guaranteed Pricing ensures the Lodging Rates price shown on search is the same price on the property page and at checkout. This is the second step of achieving consistent prices, which means the traveller sees a consistent price from beginning to end of the booking process.

Why adopt Lodging Rates and Guaranteed Pricing?

  • Provide a great traveller shopping experience with a consistent price from search to checkout.
  • Improved conversion: Partners around the globe who have adopted Guaranteed Pricing have seen an average 12% increase in conversion.
  • Expedia Group Distribution: Lodging Rates and Guaranteed Pricing are one of the requirements for distribution on Expedia Group web sites.
  • Promotional opportunities: These integrations enable future promotions to help merchandize your listings.
  • New features: As your software provider develops these integrations, they’ll have the option to build new features, including listing-level Instant Booking multi-unit support, and custom house rules.

Lodging Rates and Guaranteed Pricing are now available on/through your BeeRent account.

through all their booking portals such as:

At the same time, we are excited as HomeAway introduced the opportunity for further distribution on another top five portals from the Expedia Group:

After everything that was mentioned and explained by the HomeAway team all attendances were given more than enough reasons to join HomeAway, increase and expand their revenue and distribution! We are sure that our property managers will not miss this opportunity!

Expedia Group is one of the world leading full service online travel brands helping travellers easily plan and travel from the widest selection of vacation packages, flights, hotels, rental cars, rail, cruises, activities, attractions and services while turning strongly also into the short-term rentals.

  • Just a couple of key advantages of the Expedia Group are that is localized in 33 countries, having an award winning mobile app
  • 40M + post stay reviews and 30M + real time reviews

Did you know that Expedia Group has an office with a great team located in Zagreb!

As our colleague Petar Rimac, Area Manager / Join Expedia Team / East Adriatic explained, Expedia Group is already very involved in the short-term rental worldwide while having Croatia as one of the top emerging markets with great potential.

As the Associate Market Manager at Expedia, Daria Brkić will be more than happy to help Selected property managers and local property management companies situated in Croatia, with everything they need to speed up the onboarding process with Expedia.

Some of the reasons why Expedia Group!?

Reach a global audience

Your property will be marketed on over 200 travel booking sites such as Expedia, Hotels.com, Egencia and more; in more than 75 countries and 35 languages; which attract 75M monthly flight shoppers.

Attract diverse travellers to your door

Their dynamic portfolio of brands helps you generate bookings through a wide range of channels including corporate, mobile, packages (e.g. flight + hotel) and more!

Maximize your revenue potential

Their easy-to-use tools and world class sales and support teams help you optimize your strategy to fill your rooms and increase revenue!

Expedia Group is the world’s travel platform, with an extensive brand portfolio that includes some of the world’s leading online travel brands such as:   

Once more it has been a great pleasure to meet you all for this extraordinary event, thank you Henrike, Elena, Carly, Mike, PetarDaria and Suzana Modrušan Krošnjak!!!

For any kind of extra information or future cooperation with BeeRent, contact us directly at customerservice@beerent.com or through our web www.beerent.com live chat!

Silvana Cvek & Ivan Cvek...BeeRent Team

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