Renting a room or an entire vacation home to guests for short stays can be profitable or it can create loss and liability. Understanding and applying lodging industry “best practices” can benefit you, your business, and your guest stays. This course will review proven STR management practices, including an overview of the industry, regulations and accounting, marketing and reservations, guest and neighbor relations, maintenance and housekeeping, design and decor, security and safety, opportunities, challenges, and more! There is a $75.00 curriculum fee.
This course may also be taken “ala carte” for $55/part, plus $75 curriculum fee:
Part 1: STR Industry Laws and Best Practices for STR Compliance
Option 1: Thur Sept 19 | 9am-12pm
Option 2: Friday Nov 15 | 9am-12pm
Part 2: Vacation Home Property Management and Design
Option 1: Thur Sept 19 | 1-4pm
Option 2: Fri Nov 15 | 1-4pm
Part 3: STR Marketing, Systems, and Reservation Agreements
Option 1: Fri Sept 20 | 9am-12pm
Option 2: Sat Nov 16 | 9am-12pm
Part 4: STR/Vacation Home Business Management & Development
Option 1: Fri Sept 20 | 1-4pm
Option 2: Sat Nov 16 | 1-4pm
Thursday, September 19, 2019 -Friday, September 20, 2019
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Curriculum Fee: $75
Registration Open through 11/16/2019 9:59 PM
The registration period has closed for this event.
Julie Davies has received the Permanent Faculty Member designation with the American Hotel & Lodging Association Educational Institute. She has taught over 30 courses, a dozen seminar topics, and has taught courses in Hospitality Management, Short Term Rentals, and Commercial Recreation degree programs at 18 universities. She has also worked in the industry as a hotel general manager. Julie has written and edited articles, books, policy manuals, marketing materials, curriculum, and newsletters for over 30 years. She was recently commissioned to write and teach a certification course on Short Term Rental Management at CSN and other colleges (after years of managing hotels, STRs, B&Bs, and senior care communities along with teaching about all areas of hospitality, tourism, senior care, and lodging management). She consults with and reviews travel and lodging businesses. Julie's joy is her daughters and grandchildren---she loves to read and travel with them, too.
Hurricane Education Center Room # 120
112 S 700 W
Hurricane, UT 84737
Visitor Parking is allowed in any general lot after 5pm.
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