BARCELONA - Rentals United announces four new channel partnerships with EzyStayz, Golightly, Villa Finder, and Zeus Living. These four new channels further expand the Rentals United network by incorporating more niche site options for property managers. Rentals United has found a doubling in niche channel bookings from 2019 to 2020. Now more than ever with these evolving times, Rentals United promotes the importance of diversifying and broadening distribution and marketing in order to remain competitive in the short-term rental marketplace.
EzyStayz is Australia’s fastest-growing blockchain-powered travel OTA. It has a portfolio of more than 1 million accommodations worldwide, including hotels, villas, apartments, hostels and vacation rentals. The platform allows safe and secure payment processing of over 40 payment types, from Visa, Mastercard and American Express to cryptocurrencies and more.
Golightly is an invite-only home-sharing and vacation rental club for women whose aim is to help women travel safely and go lightly. As a private club, Golightly carefully vets each member and property. All properties are owned and managed by women. Some of Golightly’s most popular destinations are Austin, Miami, New York, San Francisco and Chicago in the US, and the UK and Italy in Europe.
With over 2,000 handpicked villas in 14 countries, Villa Finder is the market leader for villa rentals in Asia-Pacific. Its curated portfolio includes beachfront villas in Sri Lanka, luxury family villas in New Zealand, eco-conscious villas in Bali and much more, with further expansion to Europe in 2020.
Zeus Living is an industry leader in high-quality, furnished homes for 30+ days. Its portfolio consists of modern homes in all major US cities including Boston, Los Angeles, New York, Oakland, San Francisco, San Jose, Seattle and Washington D.C. Zeus Living provides property managers with bookings with longer leases, fewer gaps and turnovers, and greater net revenue.
Victoria O’Connell, Founder and CEO of Golightly says, “Golightly is very excited about our partnership with Rentals United, which for property managers on Rentals United means access to a private club and community of women who love to go explore the world whether with their friends, family or solo and value staying safety and traveling often. Rentals United has been a
big supporter of the Golightly mission of empowering women to stay safely in vacation rentals-and we’re grateful.”
James Burrows, CEO of Rentals United says, “We are pleased to partner with these unique niche listing sites to emphasize the importance of diversifying distribution in the short-term rental arena. Particularly during these market-evolving periods, property managers must broaden their marketing strategies in order to stay competitive.”