HomeAway Releases New Suite of Products for Website in Spain
AUSTIN, Texas -- May 9, 2013
In an effort to better facilitate the process of marketing and managing a
vacation rental, HomeAway, Inc. (NASDAQ: AWAY), the world’s leading online
marketplace for vacation rentals, today launched a suite of industry-leading
services for the customers of its flagship website in Spain, HomeAway.es.
HomeAway.es is the largest site in Spain, with more than 470,000 listings, and
all of the customers of those properties now have access to the following
*ReservationManager™: The appropriately named reservation management tool
makes it quick and easy to respond to potential guests’ inquiries,
automatically generating quotes and immediately adding reservations to the
*Reviews Management: Homeowners may now easily request and respond to guest
reviews from one central dashboard
*Facebook slideshow: Provides HomeAway customers the ability to generate a
slideshow of their property photos and share it with prospective guests on
*Embeddable availability calendars and property reviews: Enables homeowners
to leverage their HomeAway information to promote their property on their
“Spain is one of our fastest-growing markets,” says HomeAway CEO, Brian
Sharples. “And we’re confident that these new capabilities will enhance the
success we’re already having with our customers in Spain.”
About HomeAway, Inc.
HomeAway, Inc., based in Austin, Texas, is the world’s leading online
marketplace of vacation rentals, with sites representing over 742,000 paid
listings of vacation rental homes in 171 countries. HomeAway® offers an
extensive selection of vacation rental homes that provide travelers with
memorable experiences and benefits, especially more room to relax, for less
than the cost of traditional hotel accommodations. The company also makes it
easy for vacation rental owners and property managers to advertise their
properties and manage bookings online. The HomeAway portfolio includes the
leading vacation rental websites HomeAway.com, VRBO.com and
VacationRentals.com in the United States; HomeAway.co.uk and
OwnersDirect.co.uk in the United Kingdom; HomeAway.de in Germany; Abritel.fr
and Homelidays.com in France; HomeAway.es in Spain; AlugueTemporada.com.br in
Brazil; and HomeAway.com.au in Australia.
In addition, HomeAway operates BedandBreakfast.com, the most comprehensive
global site for finding bed-and-breakfast properties, providing travelers with
another source for unique lodging alternatives to chain hotels. For more
information about HomeAway, please visit www.HomeAway.com.
Victor Wang, 512-505-1548
Public Relations Manager
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