Westport News

VRIA Director - How to hunt a Midwest vacation rental

(News Item #0205, Published: 04/18/10, ChicagoTribune.com) – While vacation rentals are no new thing, but now the industry is growing due to the Internet and other factors according to VRIA President. Read more

VRIA Umbria Chapter Recuits Throughout Italy

(News Item #0199, Published: 04/15/10, VRIA.org) – VRIA Italian Chapter Directory recruits leaders for other provinces. Read more

VRIA Opens First Chapter in Italy

(News Item #0200, Published: 03/15/10, 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

VRIA Announces Vacation Rental Angels Program

(News Item #0193, Published: 12/25/09, 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, 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, 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

Eight Rungs of the Giving Ladder

(News Item #0188, Published: 11/26/09, 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

Dick Dixon a Rare Individual and Coach

(News Item #0187, Published: 11/20/09, TheDailyWorld.com) – Ti was a sad day in our household. We lost a coach, mentor and a friend. Dick Dixon, long time Aberdeen WA High School coach passed away. His family, players, students and fellow educators mourned. Read more

Friendliest Pet Video Contest Announced by FriendlyPetVacationRentals.com

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

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

(News Item #0160, Published: 07/10/09, 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

First Vacation Rental Multiple Listing Service Announced

(News Item #0145, Published: 03/29/09, 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

Making the most of hotel alternatives

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

New Apocalyptic Sign: family "staycations"

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

Skip the Hotel, Rent a House

(News Item #0113, Published: 05/23/08, NA) – Read more

Merrie Monarch Festival is the Olympics of Hula

(News Item #0042, Published: 11/16/07, SunspotResorts.com) – Read more

5 Reasons to Check Out a Non-Hotel

(News Item #0053, Published: 11/11/07, Seattle Times Newspaper) – Read more

VRIA President to speak at Vacation Rental Managers Association

(News Item #0047, Published: 10/02/07, VRIA.org) – Read more

Westport's New Development Taking Shape

(News Item #0177, Published: 03/28/07, TheDailyWorld.com) – The Point at Westport Harbor, which will feature 25 luxury condominiums at the marina, is quickly taking shape as the three-story building rises above the water. Read more

Jonathan McIntyre Named VP and Creative Director

(News Item #0050, Published: 03/01/07, SunspotResorts.com) – Just a year ago Jonathan McIntyre joined Sunspot Resorts as photographer. Today he has been named Vice President of Operations. Read more

Price, Amenities Draw Travelers to Vacation Homes

(News Item #0103, Published: 11/22/06, RealtyTimes.com) – Read more

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