US: STRz speaks to Heath Hammett, CEO of vacation rental search engine VacationRenter, to explain how the company’s business model and offering is unique in the market, the latest Spring Break trends in the United States, and how the RV rental industry is becoming more professionalised alongside other traditional lodging segments.
- Please introduce yourself, VacationRenter, and the services you provide in the short-term / vacation rental industry.
My name is Heath Hammett, and I am the CEO of VacationRenter. VacationRenter is a vacation rental search engine. We bring lodging options together from a variety of top-notch partners to help prospective travellers find the perfect rental.
- You were named as CEO of VacationRenter in October – what drew you to the company and what are your immediate and long-term priorities?
There were actually several things that drew me to the…