How can a team of skilled professionals help you to get more bookings, save time and grow your business as independEnt vacation Rental  owner Or Manager

Open Booking removes small business obstacles in digital marketing with practical advice.
We share the industry’s best practice in tech, marketing and customer relations.


Open-Booking is sharing self-managing and self-marketing knowledge to independent vacation rental owners and managers.


The team is helping to automate your vacation rental administration and communications. Be old fashioned in your offer but not in use of technology.


Discover your own, independent way of running your business. Let us do the rest. Completely without fancy marketing buzz words - promise!


Did you ever think about what tools could help you to make a vacation rental business easier?
We did! And here is what we suggest: Get rid of recurring standard processes and take the time for your customer. Open-Booking's Toolbox will help.

Knowledge Base

  • 11 Commandments for direct bookings

    A website is the central distribution channel for direct bookings. But you do not need "just" a website. The 11 Commandments give the essentials for a sucessfull selling website.
  • Please Let Them Book Direct!

    If you want to be an independent vacation rental owner act like one! Let people book direct, use Best Practice and avoid the most mistakes. Do receive direct bookings is easier than you might think.
  • How to compete with AirBnB, HomeAway & Co?

    Go for direct bookings and do not fear the big fish. Jeff explains, why you even have advantages in digital marketing for your local niche. But: Setting up your own digital marketing strategy does not automatically mean battling the big …
  • Google’s My Business: Boosting Direct Bookings For Free

    There are not many free options to promote your business online. Google's "My Business" is one of the few left ones. If you use it correctly, you can attract direct bookings for your vacation rental. Follow just 9 easy peasy …
  • Weekly bookmarks – Week 23

    This week VR-Marketing discussions in Open-Booking team: From discrimination at AirBnB and (another time) Service Fee to alternative concepts for future of short term rentals and effective ways to get referrers for a vacation rental website.

A website that sells

Did you know, that only 1/3 of the vacation rental businesses have a website? Did you know, that in early 2016 only around halve of those websites are mobile friendly?

An own website is the key to sustainable success for the vacation rental business.
What do you think: Which of those owners receive the most online bookings?

  • Less 40% of all vacation rental owners have the own website.
  • Only 50% of the vacation rental websites are mobile friendly.
  • Only 60% of the mobile friendly websites do have an own booking form

You should be the one who get the direct bookings on your website. Not yet? Let us change!

If you do not have a website or your website does not sell, Open-Booking has an offer for you:

Get a website that sells:
Fast, Reliable and Affordable

Strong AllY for

Do-it-yourself digital marketing for vacation rental owners and managers needs a bit time, knowledge and experience. And it needs strong allies.

We know that all this different channels in digital marketing can look somehow "scary". But do not worry:

You found the first ally: Open-Booking is here to go the whole way with you.


  • we’ll fill your calendar with bookings
  • we’ll look for the guests you want
  • we’ll add value and you will ask for better prices
  • we’ll save your money with direct bookings

You’ll have to do the first step: Send us an email to get in touch. Tell us about your vacation rental and what you want to achieve. We’ll try to help you in whatever way we can.

Contact the team at or simply due the chat on the right.

We appreciate to join you in your journey.