VRMA Arrival

VRMA Arrival

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The official podcast of the Vacation Rental Management Association (VRMA). As the only organization representing the entire spectrum of the vacation rental industry, VRMA has an audience of both vacation rental managers and suppliers, large and small. Join us as we discuss vacation rental management trends, hot topics and association initiatives with the industry’s leading minds.


Advocacy Series, Episode 3: A Discussion with Scott Leggat, CEO, LSI and Steve Milo, CEO, VTrips
Sep 16 • 25 min
This episode features a conversation with LSI’s Scott Leggat and VTrips’ Steve Milo, who chat with VRMA Government Affairs Director Greg Holcomb about VRMA’s Advocacy Fund and advocacy initiatives.
Advocacy Series, Episode 2: A Discussion with Bob Milne, COO, Vacasa and Matt Renner, SVP Business Development, Track
Sep 10 • 24 min
This episode features a conversation with Vacasa’s Bob Milne and Track’s Matt Renner, who chat with VRMA Government Affairs Director Greg Holcomb about VRMA’s Advocacy Fund and VRMA’s advocacy initiatives.
Advocacy Series, Episode 1: A Discussion with Tiffany Edwards, Coletta Consulting
Aug 28 • 19 min
Tune-in to VRMA’s official podcast series as we discuss vacation rental management trends, hot topics, and association initiatives with the industry’s leading minds. Our latest episode features a conversation with Coletta Consulting’s Tiffany Edwards, who…
The COVID-19 Impact of Short-Term Rentals Survey with Scott Shatford and David Krauss
May 29 • 43 min
In this episode, join Greg Holcomb (VRMA Government Relations Director), David Krauss (founder and CEO of Rent Responsibly), and Scott Shatford (founder and CEO of AirDNA. The group discusses the newly-released survey report from VRMA—in partnership with…
VRHP New Cleaning Guidelines in Light of COVID-19 with Durk Johnson and Michelle Williams
May 6 • 28 min
Cleaning your vacation rental property can be a tedious, time-consuming task on a normal day, let alone in the midst of a global pandemic. Join Vacation Rental Housekeeping Professionals (VRHP) Executive Director Durk Johnson and VRHP chairperson and VRMA…
Industry Trends, #VRMAEurope, and Recent Vacasa News with Vacation Rental Expert Simon Lehmann
Feb 18 • 48 min
Join VRMA Executive Director Mike Copps as he talks with Simon Lehmann, founder of AJL Consulting and featured speaker at the upcoming 2020 VRMA European Conference in Lisbon, 15-17 March. The pair go over Simon’s significant background in this…
Distribution, Marketplaces, and #BookDirect with Vince Perez
Feb 4 • 59 min
Join VRMA Executive Director Mike Copps as he talks with Vince Perez, founder of FetchMyGuest. The two talk all things distribution, from the current state of listing sites and marketplaces in the vacation rental space to opportunities tied to…
Durk Johnson, VRHP Executive Director and Master of the House
Jan 28 • 57 min
Join VRMA Executive Director Mike Copps as he talks with Durk Johnson, Executive Director of the Vacation Rental Housekeeping Professionals and Master of the (back of the) House. Mike and Durk talk all things Vacation Rental Housekeeping Professionals…
Industry Trends & Revenue Management with Rented’s Cliff Johnson
Dec 18, 2019 • 61 min
Join VRMA Executive Director Mike Copps as he talks with Rented Chief Commercial Officer Cliff Johnson. Cliff is also co-founder of Vacasa as well as VRMA board member and true subject matter expert. The two discuss revenue management, the process of…
North American Vacation Rental Survey Results with Transparent’s Pierre Becerril
Dec 11, 2019 • 51 min
Join VRMA Executive Director Mike Copps as he talks with Transparent’s co-founder and CEO Pierre Becerril about their recent collaborative effort to launch a North American Vacation Rental industry survey. The two discuss the survey process and results,…
Vacasa COO Bob Milne
Nov 25, 2019 • 62 min
Join VRMA Executive Director Mike Copps as he interviews Bob Milne, Chief Operating Officer of Vacasa, North America’s largest vacation rental platform. Mike and Bob dive into all things Vacasa, with a particular emphasis on recent headlines regarding…
Vacation Rental Tech Trends with Sean Miller
Oct 10, 2019 • 55 min
VRMA Executive Director Mike Copps chats with PointCentral President Sean Miller. The two talk technology within the vacation rental space and beyond: from keyless entry to artificial intelligence and everything in between. Learn more about Sean and his…
Steve Milo: Part 2
Oct 3, 2019 • 43 min
Join VRMA’s Executive Director Mike Copps and CEO of VTrips, Steve Milo, as part two of their series continues. Learn more about Steve’s path to leadership as an association volunteer and board member at the state and national level, what drives his…
Steve Milo: Part 1
Sep 26, 2019 • 26 min
Join VRMA’s Executive Director Mike Copps as he chats with Steve Milo, Founder and CEO of VTrips. In part one of this series, the pair discuss Steve’s role in the industry and how he got to where he is today, his reputation as a sought-after speaker at…
Gearing Up for the 2019 International Conference
Sep 9, 2019 • 37 min
VRMA Executive Director Mike Copps is joined this week by Erica Klein, VRMA’s Director of Education. With the 2019 International Conference fast approaching, the two dive in and give you all the info you need on the largest global event in the vacation…
Get Ready: Google & Vacation Rentals with Rentals United CMO Vanessa De Souza Lage
Aug 29, 2019 • 23 min
Join VRMA’s Executive Director Mike Copps as he talks with Rentals United CMO Vanessa De Souza Lage. Join Mike and Vanessa as they talk Google: How is the Google world impacting the vacation rental ecosystem? They also delve into Vanessa’s role within…
Driving Cultural Change: Diversity & Inclusion Initiatives with Guesty COO Vered Raviv Schwarz
Aug 14, 2019 • 33 min
Join VRMA’s Executive Director Mike Copps as he chats with Guesty COO Vered Raviv Schwarz. The pair discuss her background and role within the company, the critical role of technology in property management, Guesty’s commitment to diversity and inclusion…
An Interview with VRM Intel’s Amy Hinote
Jul 22, 2019 • 45 min
Join VRMA’s Executive Director Mike Copps as he jumps into discussion with Amy Hinote, founder and editor of VRM Intel. Listen as they cover Amy’s “scrappy” story on her start within the vacation rental industry over 10 years ago. Data, revenue…
Past, Present & Future Part 3: An Interview with VRMA President-Elect, Toby Babich
Jul 1, 2019 • 29 min
VRMA Executive Director Mike Copps sits down with industry leaders to take a 360-degree look at VRMA—its past, present and future—in this three-part series. Part 3 jumps forward in time with VRMA president-elect, Toby Babich. The two take a deeper dive…
Past, Present & Future Part 2: An Interview with Current VRMA President, Jodi Refosco
Jun 19, 2019 • 20 min
VRMA Executive Director Mike Copps sits down with industry leaders to take a 360-degree look at VRMA—its past, present and future—in this three-part series. Part 2 jumps into the topic of change within the industry. How did VRMA’s current president Jodi…
Past, Present & Future Part 1: An Interview with VRMA Immediate Past-President, Mike Harrington
May 23, 2019 • 21 min
VRMA Executive Director Mike Copps sits down with industry leaders to take a 360-degree look at VRMA—it’s past, present and future—in this three-part series. Part 1 dives into industry trends, VRMA strategy, and past-president Mike Harrington’s legacy and…