Area Travel News

NextDoor House Watch Program From Sunspot Resorts

(News Item #0203, Published: 04/01/10, Author: William Victor May, SunspotResorts.com) – Sunspot Resorts announced innovative and reliable House Watch service called NextDoor. It provides periodic and on-call visits to properties to check their condition, or pre-arrival preparation. Read more

VRA Opens First Chapter in Italy

(News Item #0200, Published: 03/15/10, Author: , VRIA.org) – The Vacation Rental Industry Association (VRIA) has announced the formation of its first Chapter in Italy, in the province of Umbria. Headed up by Giuseppe Nuzzaci. Read more

VRA Announces Vacation Rental Angels Program

(News Item #0193, Published: 12/25/09, Author: , VRIA.org) – Christmas Day, the Vacation Rental Industry Association announced the creation of the Vacation Rental Angel Program to recognize members who regularly donate vacation home use to charitable causes. Read more

Home Rentals at Olympics Make Charity A Winner

(News Item #0196, Published: 12/22/09, Author: Jack Broom, Seattle Times Newspaper) – HomeForTheGames.com offers 170 rental homes for the Vancouver BC Olympics with proceeds going to Charity. Read more

Washington State's Most Remote Luxury Retreat

(News Item #0190, Published: 12/15/09, Author: , SunspotResorts.com) – It sites five miles above 4,000 foot Blewett Pass but is kind of luxuriouis private vacation rental home you only see in prestigious magazines. 5 Bedrooms, 3 baths and packed with activities and fun. Read more

James Hough is Whidbey Camano Island Sunspots Partner

(News Item #0210, Published: 12/01/09, Author: William Victor May, Sunspots.info) – Jim Hough, an avid traveler is smiling today. He has just joined Sunspot Resorts as a Partner for the Whidbey & Camano Islands Market. See www.WhidbeyCamanoSunspots.com. Read more

Eight Rungs of the Giving Ladder

(News Item #0188, Published: 11/26/09, Author: William Victor May, VRIA.org) – Durring the Middle Ages a Jewish Rabbi created the Eight Rungs of Giving Ladder. It judges the motives, methods and sincerity of the giver. How do you rate? Read more

Friendliest Pet Video Contest Announced by FriendlyPetVacationRentals.com

(News Item #0171, Published: 08/27/09, Author: William Victor May, FriendlyPetVacationRentals.com) – Now your wacky, weird or just plain wonderful pet video can star on FriendlyPetVacationRentals.com. Read more

VRA Director Says Book Last Minute, but You Won't Be Beached

(News Item #0160, Published: 07/10/09, Author: Andrea Sachs, WashingtonPost.com) – According to William May, Director of the Vacation Rental Industry Association (VRIA.org), booking last minute won't leave you beached. Check out Cape Map. Read more

Sunspots President Says Book Last Minute, but You Won't Be Beached

(News Item #0163, Published: 07/10/09, Author: Andrea Sachs, WashingtonPost.com) – According to William May, President of Sunspot Inns, Resorts & Vacation Rentals (www.SunspotResorts.com) booking last minute won't leave you beached. Read more

Sunspot Resorts Offers CSA Vacation Rental Travel Insurance

(News Item #0152, Published: 06/25/09, Author: William Victor May, SunspotResorts.com) – Sunspots Offers Vacation Rental Travel Insurance from CSA Travel Protection. Read more

Ocean Shores added to Sunspot Resorts Map

(News Item #0150, Published: 05/25/09, Author: William Victor May, SunspotResorts.com) – Ocean Shores Reservation Service has joined the Sunspot Resorts Vacation Rental Network as an affiliate. The companies will provide services to each other's guests. Read more

Seattle Corporate Housing & Vacation Rental Alliance Announced

(News Item #0149, Published: 05/01/09, Author: William Victor May, SunspotResorts.com) – Pacific Guest Suites a provider of medium term corporate housing has entered into an agreement with Sunspot Resorts to offer some of its properties on a weekly basis. Read more

Sunspots President Speaks to LuxuryRealEstate.com Conference

(News Item #0148, Published: 04/28/09, Author: David Watts, LuxuryRealEstate.com) – The annual conference of LuxuryRealEstate.com, held in Las Vegas April 26th hosted presentations by William May president of Sunspot Vacation Rentals on how to turn Unsold Listing into Revenue. Read more

First Vacation Rental Multiple Listing Service Announced

(News Item #0145, Published: 03/29/09, Author: William Victor May, VRMLS.org) – World's first Multiple Listing Service (MLS) has been created by the Vacation Rental Industry Association. www.VRMLS.org is a true Open-Submission and Open-Distribution Service. Read more

ResortQuest picks Sunspots for Washington State

(News Item #0144, Published: 03/20/09, Author: William Victor May, SunspotResorts.com) – Read more

Skirting the Pitfalls of Private Rentals (Practical Traveler)

(News Item #0131, Published: 10/05/08, Author: Michelle Higgins, New York Times) – Read more

Making the most of hotel alternatives

(News Item #0133, Published: 09/25/08, Author: , CNN.com) – Read more

One of a Kind Volunteer Park Villa For Sale

(News Item #0130, Published: 09/24/08, Author: William Victor May, SunspotResorts.com) – Read more

New Apocalyptic Sign: family "staycations"

(News Item #0125, Published: 08/07/08, Author: Ron Judd, Seattle Times Newspaper) – Read more

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