Supplier News20 May 2009
Rentalo.com Offers Cost Effective Advertising Subscriptions to Hotels and Bed & Breakfasts
Miami, FL | Rentalo.com, the leading online vacation rental directory, has been recognized by The New York Times, National Geographic Traveler and other publications as one of the best web sites for travelers looking to book accommodations. With some 200,000 properties listed in close to 15,000 destinations worldwide, for more than a decade Rentalo.com has helped thousands of lodging businesses increase their bookings. In addition, Rentalo has helped more than five million travelers find a place to stay via its online portal. It is also the only major vacation rental web site that allows hotels to have a subscription, the theory being that travelers should use Rentalo for all their lodging needs, whether a rental apartment, a hotel room or a B&B.
Rentalo.com offers yearly subscriptions to lodging owners/managers starting at only $219 per listing — First time clients get three months free. The subscriptions include highly effective marketing features such as the ability to post unlimited pictures, video, rates, availability and special offers (a pro-active marketing tool). The lodging owners/managers can then receive unlimited referrals, both destination and private inquiries. With the right follow-up system in place, these inquiries can be turned into no-commission bookings---which in turn can result in enormous savings.
Rentalo is also among the top travel lodging directories that receive the highest market share of travelers searching for accommodations online (source: Hitwise, March 2009). As part of Rentalo's ongoing search engine optimization and marketing efforts, clients' listings also benefit from:
- Listing on a highly-ranked travel portal currently with Google Page Rank=6 (high SEO value).
- Automatic inclusion in newsletter publications (with 1 million opted-in e-mails).
- Automatic distribution via feed partner sites (Away.com, Vast.com, Hotpads.com and others).
Those who would like to boost bookings and save on commissions, can consider a Rentalo subscription as a good addition to marketing efforts. You can sign up at www.rentalo.com or contact Carolina Plata for additional information.
Phone: 1-877-710-5914 ext 2