Short-term rentals travelmob partners HomeAwayBy Jacky Yap 21 Mar, 2013
HomeAway and travelmob have announced a strategic partnership in which both services will integrate each other’s listings, thereby expanding reach.
[Update: travelmob’s listings are now live on HomeAway. travelmob’s properties across Asia Pacific is now accessible to more than 420 million annual visitors on HomeAway’s sites globally]
travelmob, a peer-to-peer home rental site headquartered in Singapore, has just announced their partnership with HomeAway, Inc. (NASDAQ:AWAY), an online marketplace for holiday rentals. The partnership will enable travellers visiting the HomeAway websites to have access to a list of travelmob’s curated accommodations in the Asia Pacific region.
Launched in 2012, travelmob provides a secure platform for property owners in the Asia Pacific region to list unique accommodations and experiences, and host global travellers who are visiting Asia Pacific. HomeAway, Inc., meanwhile, is a leading online marketplace for vacation rentals, with sites representing over 711,000 paid listings of vacation rental homes in 171 countries. In addition, HomeAway operates BedandBreakfast.com, a global site for finding bed-and-breakfast properties, providing travelers with another source for unique lodging alternatives to chain hotels.
With the partnership, travelmob is expected to have an increased demand for all its existing property listings. More than 420 million annual visitors on HomeAway sites globally can soon access travelmob’s accommodation listings.
While travelmob is unable to disclose its exact number of property listings now, their listings have grown by 526 percent since their launch in July 2012. travelmob will also announce more details on when its offerings will be fully integrated on HomeAway’s global sites, which will be ready in approximately a month. The exact revenue split between the two companies is also undisclosed.
For travelmob, this partnership significantly expands its global reach, presenting the opportunity for property owners on travelmob to market to travellers from around the world.
“This is testament to travelmob’s continued mission in enabling global travellers to experience Asia like a local, while helping its owners raise exposure of their listings.” – Turochas Fuad
Airbnb United States of America Airbnb is a community marketplace for people to list, discover and book unique spaces around the world through mobile phones or the internet. Whether an apartment for a night, a castle or a villa. Latest funding: Not specified Investors: Not specified
Travelmob Singapore HomeAway Asia (formerly travelmob) is an online social stay marketplace which connects global travelers with local Hosts who have unique accommodations for short-term rental. Latest funding: Not specified Investors: Not specified