Alex & Annie
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
Consolidation & Acquisitions Software Employees & Hiring

Flipping the Switch with Steve Trover, CEO of Better Talent

Jan. 19, 2022

Steve Trover is a 25-year vacation rental industry veteran whose career took off in the 1990's when he founded All Star Vacation Homes (ASVH), a property management company in Orlando that he expanded to include several diff…

Guest: Steve Trover
Destination Marketing Consolidation & Acquisitions Conferences & Events

Starting 2022 on a High Note with Amy Hinote, Founder/CEO of VRM Intel

Jan. 12, 2022

On this first episode of 2022 we dive into the most pressing issues facing the vacation rental industry with Amy Hinote, Founder/CEO of VRM Intel and one of the most recognized and respected thought leaders of the past deca…

Guest: Amy Hinote

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
Leadership & Personal Branding

Finding Your Personal Power with Amber Hurdle

Nov. 17, 2021

Join us for our 1st live guest interview , Amber “the Velvet Machete” Hurdle to dive into finding your personal power and how being outside your comfort zone is where the magic happens. From her days with Gaylord Opryland Ho…

Leadership & Personal Branding Mentorship

Episode 1: The A-HA Moment

Nov. 2, 2021

In this inaugural episode of Alex & Annie: The Real Women of Vacation Rentals, we explore the spark that started our journey to making this podcast. We provide a high-level overview of our industry background, and highlight …