SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, the travel industry experiences another first as the world’s largest vacation rental search engine, Tripping.com, announces over two million instantly bookable vacation rental properties – making it the largest onsite instantly bookable vacation rental inventory in the industry.
“Vacation homes and short-term rentals are now just as easy to book as hotel rooms," said Jen O’Neal, founder and CEO of Tripping.com. "Booking rentals on Tripping.com is a seamless experience for travelers and – with growing competition between hotel companies and vacation rental sites – this is a massive step forward for the vacation rentals industry.”
Alongside this milestone, Tripping.com is also announcing:
- Long Term stays are easier than ever: In Q1, over 30% of travelers have searched for 30+ night stays on Tripping.com. They're making it easier than ever for corporate travelers and expats to book vacation rentals for stays over 30 days – not only does this increase options for accommodations, but now travelers no longer need real-estate agents to book their long-stay rentals in the U.S. and overseas.
- Booking the perfect vacation rental is as easy as 1, 2, 3: Tripping.com is not only giving you more options, but exactly what users want with new, intuitive filters, updates to search terms, and listing price comparison tools.
"Tripping.com continues to lead the vacation rental industry through technological innovation,” said Fritz Demopoulos, founder of Qunar and a member of Tripping.com’s Board. “Now offering over two million instantly bookable properties, Tripping.com makes booking a vacation rental as easy as reserving a hotel room. This is a huge win for travelers and the industry as a whole."
Tripping.com also hit a major milestone by generating over $100 million in gross bookings in Q1. The company is driving significant volume both to their partners and the vacation rental market at large. To instantly book your perfect vacation rental, and for more information about Tripping.com, please visit, www.tripping.com.
Headquartered in San Francisco, Tripping.com is the world's largest site for vacation homes and short-term rentals. With over 8 million property listings in 150,000 destinations worldwide, Tripping.com makes it easy to compare vacation rentals from the world's top travel sites including HomeAway, VRBO, Booking.com and more. To find an amazing vacation rental for your next trip, visit www.tripping.com.