HomeAway Releases New Suite of Products for Website in Spain

AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In an effort to better facilitate the process of marketing and managing a vacation rental, HomeAway, Inc. (NAS: AWAY) , the world's leading online marketplace for vacation rentals, today launched a suite of industry-leading services for the customers of its flagship website in Spain, HomeAway.es.

HomeAway.es is the largest site in Spain, with more than 470,000 listings, and all of the customers of those properties now have access to the following features:

  • ReservationManager™: The appropriately named reservation management tool makes it quick and easy to respond to potential guests' inquiries, automatically generating quotes and immediately adding reservations to the homeowner's calendar
  • Reviews Management: Homeowners may now easily request and respond to guest reviews from one central dashboard
  • Facebook slideshow: Provides HomeAway customers the ability to generate a slideshow of their property photos and share it with prospective guests on Facebook
  • Embeddable availability calendars and property reviews: Enables homeowners to leverage their HomeAway information to promote their property on their personal website

"Spain is one of our fastest-growing markets," says HomeAway CEO, Brian Sharples. "And we're confident that these new capabilities will enhance the success we're already having with our customers in Spain."

About HomeAway, Inc.

HomeAway, Inc., based in Austin, Texas, is the world's leading online marketplace of vacation rentals, with sites representing over 742,000 paid listings of vacation rental homes in 171 countries. HomeAway® offers an extensive selection of vacation rental homes that provide travelers with memorable experiences and benefits, especially more room to relax, for less than the cost of traditional hotel accommodations. The company also makes it easy for vacation rental owners and property managers to advertise their properties and manage bookings online. The HomeAway portfolio includes the leading vacation rental websites HomeAway.com, VRBO.com and VacationRentals.com in the United States; HomeAway.co.uk and OwnersDirect.co.uk in the United Kingdom; HomeAway.de in Germany; Abritel.fr and Homelidays.com in France; HomeAway.es in Spain; AlugueTemporada.com.br in Brazil; and HomeAway.com.au in Australia.

In addition, HomeAway operates BedandBreakfast.com, the most comprehensive global site for finding bed-and-breakfast properties, providing travelers with another source for unique lodging alternatives to chain hotels. For more information about HomeAway, please visit www.HomeAway.com.



HomeAway, Inc.
Victor Wang, 512-505-1548
Public Relations Manager
vwang@homeaway.com

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