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Double Booking Damage Control

You think it will never happen to you… until it does. The dreaded Double Booking. I pride myself on being detail-oriented. After all, my passion for “the details” is the whole reason I started The Distinguished Guest in the first place! But, like all vacation rental owners (and humans) I made ... READ the POST

Holiday Tipping Guide

As you take stock of what’s important to you during the holiday season, don’t forget your trusted vacation rental staff and crew. After all, if you’re running a successful vacation rental, you’re likely not doing it alone. Your housekeepers, property managers, maintenance team, caretakers, ... READ the POST

Hospitality Survey Results

The Hospitality Quiz Results are Here! We asked—you answered. A huge thank you to the almost 700 folks—691 to be exact!—who completed The Distinguished Guest’s Hospitality Survey. Our survey was the first of its kind in the vacation rental and home-sharing industry, with a goal of gathering data ... READ the POST

How to Create a Hotel Bed

Hotels set a pretty high bar for your guests’ expectations. Get ahead of the curve by creating the perfect, hotel-style bed that maximizes guest comfort. Watch my video to see the process in action! I’ve also written the steps below. Step 1:  Build the Foundation Place a feather bed on ... READ the POST

# 1 Time Waster

Years ago, my good friend Matt Landau started a heated debate on his Vacation Rental Marketing Blog: Just how much responsibility do guests have for cleaning/property maintenance at checkout? The post is over three years old and I still remember it. Both because of the flood of comments and ... READ the POST

Hotel Secrets Revealed

So, it’s time to buy sheets, towels and other linens for your vacation rental or Airbnb property. You might be tempted to just head to your nearest big box store, plop some sheet sets in your cart and call it a day. Resist the urge, friends! If you want to compete with hotels in the ... READ the POST

Client Love

Alanna has been my go-to person as I've navigated the learning curves of running my vacation rental businesses.  She helped...

Cathy Scott

Vacation Rental & Boutique Hotel Supplies
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2016-05-03T18:24:44-07:00

Cathy Scott

Alanna has been my go-to person as I've navigated the learning curves of running my vacation rental businesses.  She helped me re-brand my properties, market them effectively, and connect with other valuable industry resources.
Alanna at The Distinguished Guest has been an invaluable resource while setting up my first vacation rental.  I recently bought...

Robert Howell

Vacation Rental & Boutique Hotel Supplies
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2020-11-01T08:47:41-08:00

Robert Howell

Alanna at The Distinguished Guest has been an invaluable resource while setting up my first vacation rental.  I recently bought a house in Hilton Head Island and knew nothing about what it takes to be a successful vacation rental.  Alanna has always been willing to lend a helping hand and responds quickly to all of my many questions!  If you're looking to set up a new vacation rental or refresh an existing rental, I would highly recommend contacting Alanna to help out.  She provides a 5 star experience!
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