Area Travel News

Dedication at Dorothy Anderson Cabin in Seabrook

(News Item #0380, Published: 05/15/19, OceanShores.com) – Dedication of two plaques in honor of Gary Hulet at the Dorothy Anderson Cabin in Seabrook Read more

Announcing Owner Direct Vacation Rentals at Oyhut Bay Resort

(News Item #0378, Published: 04/29/19, OyhutBayVacationRentals.com) – By the Sea Vacation Rental company has opened an Owner-Direct website for all the Cottages and Condos at Oyhut Bay Resort and managers announce a cost saving rental program for propety owners.. Read more

Ocean Shores Library February Calendar

(News Item #0365, Published: 01/31/19, OceanShores.com) – Ocean Shores Library February 2019 Month at a Glance Read more

BluerHeronHolidays.com is now AtTheBlue.com

(News Item #0356, Published: 01/01/19, Goldener.com) – The owner director rental program at Blue Heron Resort on WashingtonS tate's Hood Canl has been renamed AtTheBlue.com to better position the business as an independent service. Read more

Churches provide free Christmas Dinner to all

(News Item #0362, Published: 12/17/18, OceanShores.com) – Just in time, there is a Christmas Day Dinner in Ocean Shores. Free to the public, North Beach Senior Center is the host site. Read more

There's only one Arnold!

(News Item #0366, Published: 12/16/18, OceanShores.com) – Celebrating the 95th birthday of Arnold Samuels Read more

Kite Surfing Rocks Year-Round at Ocean Shores

(News Item #0331, Published: 05/10/16, GraysHarborTalk.com) – Ocean Shores is a center of kite flying due to prevailing winds, but some areas are prime spots for Kite Surfing where adventurous athletes tow themselves through and up into the wind. Read more

Vortex First on Google Vacation Rental Listings

(News Item #0397, Published: 11/25/15, VortexManagers.com) – The only destination club specializing in Northwest Vacation Rental homes has selected Vortex Reservations to expand its properties and services. Read more

Vacation House Destinations Selects Vortex Managers

(News Item #0324, Published: 11/25/15, VortexManagers.com) – The only destination club specializing in Northwest Vacation Rental homes has selected Vortex Reservations to expand its properties and services. Read more

Oyhut Bay Selects Goldener for Vacation Rentals

(News Item #0325, Published: 11/20/15, GoldenerInns.com) – The developers of Oyhut Bay, a seaside village, have appointed Goldener Inns to operate the vacation rental program for its 250 homes being built in Ocean Shores, Washington State. Read more

Ocean Shores Reservations sold to By the Sea

(News Item #0301, Published: 11/01/14, ByTheSeaByTheSea.com) – Ocean Shores Reservation Bureau purchased by By the Sea Vacation Rentals, a Vortex Group affiliate. Read more

Marriott to urge guests to tip their housekeepers as part of new campaign

(News Item #0333, Published: 09/15/14, WashingtonPost.com) – Marriott International wants to give its housekeepers a raise — and it is hoping customers will chip in. Read more

Varoom Vacation Rental Cooperative for Rent By Owners

(News Item #0295, Published: 02/01/14, Varoom.biz) – A novel new approach helps fill vacation Homes fill unoccupied dates by coordinating inquiries between managers and Rent by Owners with no risk or up front cost.. Read more

Crystal Chalets At Crystal Mountain Hires New Managers

(News Item #0291, Published: 12/22/13, CrystalChalets.com) – After considering self manager, Home Owner Association chooses Goldener, a lodging management firm that specializes in operating remote properties at high hospitality standards. Read more

May 2013 Speakers Covered The Bases

(News Item #0283, Published: 05/07/13, WAVRMA.org) – Speakers for the May 2012 get together of the Washington State Vacation Rental Managers Association (www.WAVRMA.org) covered topics from State Tourism to startling internet innovations. Read more

Your 2013 travel resolution? Don’t be a jerk

(News Item #0278, Published: 01/03/13, Seattle Times Newspaper) – Wheter you're flygin, driving or sailing, there's something about travel that brings out the jer in all of us. Read more

New Washington State Vacation Rental Website

(News Item #0271, Published: 06/01/12, WAVRMA.org) – There is a new vacation rental website in Washington state that lists homes only from quality managers who are members of the Washington State Vacation Rental Managers Association. Read more

WAVRMA widens doors for new members & directors

(News Item #0263, Published: 04/27/12, WAVRMA.org) – Washington State Vacation Rental Manager Association returns to its roots of free wwheeling open-forum trade association open to membeship by managers, suppliers and vacation rental suppoters. Read more

VRIA Director - 10 Things Vacation-Rental Sites Won't Say

(News Item #0257, Published: 12/14/11, Smart Money Magazine) – Since 2008, when Americans spent $24 billion on vacation rentals, the industry has undergone a veritable sea change, thanks to a new breed of travel-booking websites Read more

VRIA Director - How to hunt a Midwest vacation rental

(News Item #0205, Published: 04/18/10, ChicagoTribune.com) – While vacation rentals are no new thing, but now the industry is growing due to the Internet and other factors according to VRIA President. Read more

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