Photo (c) mihailomilovanovic – Getty Images Spring means warmer weather. Warmer weather means vacations. Vacations mean rentals. And rentals mean… scams? Consumers looking to take a trip following a year of the pandemic can’t let the excitement of being out of COVID-19’s reach get ahead of their need to be […]

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PETER VOLNY, a retired advertising executive, typically flies more than 100,000 airline miles annually with his wife, and has even been to offbeat places like North Korea and Tajikistan in his quest to visit every country on earth. Fully vaccinated at last, he’s determined to make up for the lost […]

ATLANTA – Many Georgians are starting to think about summer travel plans. While some will opt for traditional hotel stays, many will look online in hopes of finding less expensive or more unique accommodations. Unfortunately, ads for online vacation rentals are not always what they seem. The state Attorney General’s […]

CLOSE Autoplay Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide A controversial proposal dealing with vacation rentals underwent a major overhaul on Thursday, after the bill sponsor stripped out a provision that would have blocked local governments’ ability to license and inspect the properties. The fight about oversight of short-term rentals […]

© Provided by WWSB Tampa Rules for vacation rental properties are being discussed in Tallahassee. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (News Service of Florida) – A controversial proposal dealing with vacation rentals underwent a major overhaul on Thursday, after the bill sponsor stripped out a provision that would have blocked local governments’ ability […]

A controversial proposal dealing with vacation rentals underwent a major overhaul on Thursday, after the bill sponsor stripped out a provision that would have blocked local governments’ ability to license and inspect the properties. The fight about oversight of short-term rentals has escalated in the Legislature as the popularity of […]

TALLAHASSEE — A controversial proposal dealing with vacation rentals underwent a major overhaul on Thursday, after the bill sponsor stripped out a provision that would have blocked local governments’ ability to license and inspect the properties. The fight about oversight of short-term rentals has escalated in the Legislature as the […]

After months of social distancing and sheltering in place, it’s only natural to be in need of a vacation. Maybe you’re dreaming of a beach on a tropical island or a penguin-watching expedition in Antarctica. Perhaps you would be just as happy to climb into the car with the people […]

THE COVID-19 pandemic squashed countless dreams around the world. But it also helped a few come true. Laurie Beijen’s family had long wanted to move from San Francisco to Spain for a year. Her husband had been able to do it twice as a child, thanks to the sabbaticals his […]

Share Tweet Share Share Share Email Vacation rental management platform Vacasa is partnering with buy now, pay later (BNPL) FinTech Affirm to bring flexible payments to the travel industry, the companies announced on Tuesday (Feb. 23).  Mike Dodson, chief revenue officer for Vacasa, said the company is looking forward to […]

It’s just not the same. Photographer: Igor Golovniov/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Photographer: Igor Golovniov/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images We’ve been arguing for almost a year about whether to physically close or reopen schools. Now we need a second debate: Should we reduce school vacations to have more teaching days […]

Amid a global pandemic, the minds behind elite vacation developments and seven-figure buy-in communities were forced to embrace a course of nimble business planning to protect their income streams. Since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, domestic properties across the U.S. have had to predict shifting consumer preferences. Would buyers […]

WAUSAU, Wis. (WAOW) – Whether you’re planning on traveling to a different state or staying close to home, there are a few helpful reminders to keep top of mind before you take off for a summer vacation this year. The Better Business Bureau says summer vacations will not look the same […]