Safer VRS

Eric Thibodeaux

Vacation Rental Business in Today's World -

Proactively provide safer stays and increased revenue for your vacation rental properties.

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In this episode, Eric talks about a timely topic for Thanksgiving week: Giving and Receiving. He highlights  the importance of  celebrating the small wins. The brain really likes it when we take a moment to stop and celebrate our achievements in life, big or small. This action is being stored in our subconscious mind and eventually becomes a habit of doing and achieving more in life. Listen to the episode now and Happy Thanksgiving!PS: Watch out for the launching of our newest program called 9 Life Saving Rules for Vacation Rental Properties and Businesses. If you are looking for how to transform your vacation rental business, this program is for you.In the meantime, please check out our website and follow us on social media to stay updated. Website: Facebook:

Nov 22

11 min 2 sec

Justin is Director of Safety & Certification Programs at Breezeway; where he is helping property managers and owners maintain the safety of vacation rental properties. An international vacation rental safety expert, Justin was the first to elevate awareness of safety in vacation rentals back in 2013. Prior to Breezeway, Justin co-founded On the Water in Maine in 2006 and grew the company into the highest-grossing vacation rental company in New England. A former member of the US Coast Guard and a firefighter, Justin travels worldwide to share his industry expertise on short-term rental safety.

Nov 15

33 min 50 sec

Oct 12

17 min 10 sec

Durk is currently a back of the house consultant that specializes in helping companies with efficiency and productivity. He is also the VP of Hospitality for Seabrook Hospitality. Prior to his current roles, Durk was the Executive Director of VRHP, a national organization that specializes in housekeeping, maintenance, and laundry principles and procedures. Durk, was the Vice President of Meredith Lodging where he over saw housekeeping, maintenance, and owner relations. Durk was previously the Director of Housekeeping for Vacasa in Portland, Oregon. Before Vacasa, Durk was the chief operating officer of Gulf Shores Vacation Rentals in Gulf Shores, Alabama. Durk previously served as the chief operating officer of Meyer Services where he worked to diversify the services offered to property owners and unify back-of-the-house operations. Durk also served as the senior guest sales manager for Meyer Vacation Rentals, where he was responsible for implementing a search tool to assist sales agents to find the best vacation property for potential guests, and for raising the morale of the sales team. Durk previously served as director of operations for Deer Valley Lodging in Park City, Utah, where he oversaw housekeeping, maintenance, front desk, bell staff and skier shuttle. He has also served as a consultant on housekeeping efficiency and cleaning standards.

Oct 5

32 min 44 sec

With Larry Green, a Safety & Health Manager and Vacation Rental Owner. This episode covers the importance of managing safety in our Vacation Rental properties and businesses.

Sep 21

34 min 19 sec

Matt Landau is the Founder of, the host of Unlocked by Matt Landau podcast, and The Vacation Rental Show with Matt Landau

Aug 31

55 min 44 sec

Brooke Pfautz is one of the industry's foremost experts in growing vacation rental inventory. He got his start in the industry 13 years ago when he founded Vantage Resort Realty in Ocean City, MD and took an idea on a napkin to more than 500 properties in just five years. After a successful exit, he went on to grow inventory for other major vacation rental brands as a Chief Business Development Officer in multiple destinations. Most recently, as an executive at a leading vacation rental software company, he saw first-hand through MasterMind groups that he launched and facilitated what worked and what didn’t for the 20 largest and most successful companies in the country. Today, Brooke leads Vintory, the only business development agency in the vacation rental industry dedicated entirely to helping professional property managers grow and add the best inventory to their rental programs.

Aug 30

29 min 41 sec

Taylor Hill, I started working in the Vacation Rental Industry about 5 years ago, starting in the industry working in Marketing and Revenue Management for a property management company in Panama City Beach, FL. I started working with Key Data Dashboard in 2019 and since then I have had the pleasure of working with Revenue Manager all over the world.

Aug 25

22 min 8 sec

Proactively provide safer stays and increased revenue for your vacation rental properties.

Aug 25

14 min 40 sec