AUSTIN, TX – November 11, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — HomeAway, Inc. (NASDAQ: AWAY) the worldwide leader in online vacation rentals, today introduced a property manager-specific section on its Community from HomeAway™ site. Originally launched with a focus on vacation rental owners, Community now has a designated area for vacation rental managers interested in sharing information and interacting with others who hold the same desire for enhancing their vacation rental business.
On Community, members of varying experience levels and backgrounds can now engage with one another on topics related to their vacation rental business through open forums and groups. The site will also feature tools to help educate users and facilitate conversation including:
o POV: A Q&A with Property Managers will feature unique perspectives from various property managers replying to their peers’ questions each month and offering insights to their successes.
• Private Groups in which community members may self-organize based on interest or location
• And coming soon, a Vendor Showroom to shop for and compare products from service providers in areas such as software systems for reservations and payments, industry associations, website design and in-home services such as keyless entry or cleaning services.
For information contact:
Public Relations Manager, HomeAway, Inc.