getawayGoGo and Happy.Rentals partner for European distribution
US / Europe: Last-minute online travel marketplace getawayGoGo has partnered with European property management company Happy.Rentals for the distribution of more than 2,500 properties across 11 countries across Europe.
According to a recent study from vacation rental data intelligence provider Transparent Intelligence in collaboration with getawayGoGo, there were over 175 million available nights that went unbooked at vacation rentals in the United States in 2019, with revenue losses estimated at more than $35 billion.
getawayGoGo aims to offer property managers a way to affordably promote and capture bookings for last-minute openings by enabling direct communication and booking with travellers for a flat $10 per booking rate, without added markups or service fees.
Happy.Rentals, which manages more than 2,500 properties across Europe, offers a 360-degree property management service, with on-site managers that can assist guests, owners and properties with any needs that arise. The company has a presence in Italy, France, Spain, Switzerland, Slovenia, Croatia, Greece, Belgium, Malta, Montenegro and Hungary.
Larisse Mercera, marketing director for Happy.Rentals, said: “Happy.Rentals is partnering with getawayGoGo due to their innovative approach to the travel marketplace, which aligns with Happy.Rentals’ own mission and business model.”
getawayGoGo founder Brad den Dulk said: “We are excited to add the well managed and curated inventory of European vacation rentals from Happy.Rentals to getawayGoGo’s global marketplace. By getawayGoGo creating a direct integration with their proprietary reservation and management software, Happy.Rentals can now offer their book-direct pricing to last-minute travellers for all their highly desirable European properties.”