HomeAway®, the world leader in vacation rentals, is a part of the Expedia, Inc. family of brands, providing the largest, most comprehensive online vacation rental marketplace in the world. With more than 2 million listings in over 190 countries, HomeAway connects vacation rental owners and property managers with travelers who are looking to book the perfect property for their next vacation.
As a company that understands the reality and travel needs of families and group travelers, HomeAway provides travelers with memorable experiences and benefits for less than the cost of traditional hotel accomodations. By offering the world’s largest selection of vacation rentals – from city apartments to sunny villas and country cottages – travelers can always find a HomeAway from home that is perfect for their group size, budget and occasion.
In Asia, HomeAway operates local sites in 13 countries, including China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. With Malaysian travelers being well-positioned to fully unlock the value of a vacation rental property, Malaysia is a critical market to HomeAway Asia’s future growth and a priority for the organization globally.
“HomeAway is all about helping families and groups find and book the perfect vacation rental so that they can spend time with their loved ones in a private, spacious home for , at times, half the cost of traditional hotel accommodations. Here at Homeaway, we are constantly expanding our listings in Asia and are looking at ways to give local travelers a more authentic travel experience. For example, we recently collaborated with Japan’s Setouchi Brand Corporation to encourage inbound foreign travelers to visit the Setouchi area, also known as the Seto Inland Sea. Some of our listings include historic properties that are over 100 years old!,” says Prashant Kirtane, Vice President of HomeAway Asia.
HomeAway has celebrated some amazing campaigns and partnerships in 2017, including:
- #BeOurGuest at the #HomeAwayCastle – HomeAway’s collaboration with Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, where travelers stood a chance to win a group stay the 14th century Duns Castle in Scotland. In particular, one lucky winner from Hong Kong won the opportunity to invite 8 guests of his/her choice to come along on the trip of their lifetime
- HomeAway’s #GetHomeAwayWithDad campaign in Malaysia, Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan to celebrate dads, the unsung heroes in the family
- A partnership with Setouchi Brand Corporation, part of the largest regional Destination Management Organizations (DMO) in Japan, to encourage inbound foreign travelers to visit the Setouchi area, where travelers can book their accommodation through HomeAway in Setouchi’s seven prefectures – Ehime, Hiroshima, Hyogo, Kagawa, Okayama, Tokushima and Yamaguchi
- An agreement with Rakuten LIFULL STAY, Inc. a Rakuten Group company providing vacation rental services, to collaborate to grow the vacation rental industry in Japan
To find out more about the properties available on HomeAway Asia, please visit: www.homeaway.com.my