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Leadership & Personal Branding OTAs / Distribution Marketing Employees & Hiring

Fishing for Growth: Entrepreneurship, Networking & NFTs with Greg Fisher

March 31, 2022

As one of Greg Fisher’s partners recently said, “There’s a difference between an Owner and a Founder; and Greg is a Founder.” Greg joins us today to share his entrepreneurial journey and how he grew TripShock into one of the…

Guest: Greg Fisher
OTAs / Distribution Marketing

Top 5 Things Vacation Rentals Can Learn from Hotels, with Pete DiMaio

March 16, 2022

Today we are joined by Pete DiMaio for a very special episode! Pete is Vice President of Travel Boom Marketing, the hotel industry's leading marketing agency and on this episode he joins us to share the Top 5 Things Vacation…

Guest: Pete Dimaio
OTAs / Distribution

Meet Whimstay, the Hotel Tonight of Vacation Rentals with CEO Ben Jamshahi

Feb. 23, 2022

As CEO Ben Jamshahi tells us, Whimstay is the Hotel Tonight of vacation rentals, on a mission to help professionally managed vacation rental companies fill last minute or unused inventory. Ben entered Stanford University at …

Guest: Ben Jamshahi
OTAs / Distribution Consolidation & Acquisitions Software

Finding National Success through Local Operations, with iTrip CEO Steve Caron

Feb. 2, 2022

In this episode we are joined by iTrip CEO Steve Caron, an industry veteran whose tour of duty began in the Air Force as a special operations night instructor. When Steve departed the service, he went on to use his computer …

Guest: Steve Caron
OTAs / Distribution Destination Marketing 1St Of The Month

It’s the 1st of the Month! Bonus Episode - February 2022

Feb. 1, 2022

Wake up, wake up, wake up... it's the 1st of the Month! On this new bonus series, we'll look back on the previous month and look ahead to the next, examining booking trends, pacing and anything timely and newsworthy within t…

OTAs / Distribution AirBnB

Building a Million Dollar Business on AirBnB with Julie George

Jan. 26, 2022

On today's episode we're joined by Julie George, author of the best selling book Million Dollar Host and a renowned leader, speaker and consultant on how to build a business on the backbone of the sharing economy. Recognized…

Guest: Julie George
OTAs / Distribution Consolidation & Acquisitions Software

Looking Ahead...2022, We're Ready For You!

Dec. 29, 2021

We have so many exciting interviews and topics lined up for 2022 that we had to share a few highlights! Today's episode is a preview of just a few of the amazing guests that will be joining us on the show as we launch Season…

OTAs / Distribution Mentorship

Delivering a Legacy of Excellence with Julie Byrd, COO of CaboVillas.com

Dec. 22, 2021

20 years at one company is a big milestone for anyone, but for Julie Byrd it's been a labor of love and legacy. Julie recalls the early days of selling newspaper ads to CaboVillas.com founder, Don Hirschaut, which led to a f…

Guest: Julie Byrd
Leadership & Personal Branding OTAs / Distribution Conferences & Events

Puttin' On The Ritz: Vacation Rental Women's Summit Review

Dec. 15, 2021

On today's episode we share highlights of an amazing week at the Vacation Rental Women's Summit (VRWS) at The Ritz Carlton in New Orleans. This event was top-notch on every level, and the collaborative atmosphere among atten…

OTAs / Distribution Consolidation & Acquisitions

How a Swissport Airport Exec Became the Renaissance Man of Vacation Rentals, with Simon Lehmann

Nov. 30, 2021

Simon Lehmann is one of the most respected thought leaders and operational experts in the world of vacation rentals. Simon has been our mentor and friend for several years, but it wasn't until a couple months ago at VRMA Int…

Guest: Simon Lehmann
OTAs / Distribution

Building a Remarkable OTA with Got2Go

Nov. 23, 2021

Join us as we take a behind the scenes look at startup OTA, Got2Go. Built for hosts by hosts, we had the opportunity to speak with Got2Go's founders about the upcoming launch of this game changing new platform. From onion an…

Guest: Got2Go