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Park City's High Tech Connection

Editor's note: This article is the fourth in a series of profiles of key players in the fast-paced high-tech industry and their connection to Park City and Utah. Julian Castelli, the Park City-based CEO of VacationRoost.com, grew up in Europe and remembers his family always vacationing in private homes. read more...

Mountain Money Radio Show Interview with Julian Castelli, VacationRoost CEO

Julian discusses on the air the advantages of booking a vacation home over a hotel room. VacationRoost has made booking a vacation home online as easy as any hotel room. read more...

VacationRoost Destination Expert Career Discussed on KSL Travel Show

A career as a Destination Expert was recently highlighted on KSL Newsradio's Travel Show. With firsthand experience and knowledge of destinations, Destination Experts help travelers plan personalized trips. read more...

Getting Paid To Travel? Here are 8 Travel Careers You Can Begin From Your Home

Maile Keone, traveler and CMO of VacationRoost, is interviewed by Forbes contributor Cheryl Conner for an article on eight ways those with a bit of wanderlust can begin a travel related career or business from home. read more...

Top Tips for Single Female Travelers

Current estimates indicate 50% or more of business travel is by women and 80% of all travel decisions are made by women. Stay safe when you travel by following these simple tips. read more...

VacationRoost and HDR Homes Introduce HDReal Imagery Solution

VacationRoost and HDR Homes have partnered to bring VacationRoost partners the opportunity to upgrade vacation rental imagery using HDReal™ technology, a fast and affordable professional photography solution. read more...

Vacation extras booking capabilities make any travel site a one-stop shop

lumiere Telluride adds vacation extras booking capabilities to their website through VacationRoost to enable guests to book car rentals, lift tickets, and other travel services. read more...

Interview with Julian Castelli, VacationRoost

Julian Castelli, CEO and founder of VacationRoost, tells TechRockies how he leveraged his many years of experience as an executive at Primedia, the firm behind ApartmentGuide, private equity backing, the former travel operations of Overstock.com, and more to start VacationRoost, and how he sees the market shaping up. read more...

As vacation rentals gain popularity, online sites increase listings

VacationRoost was recently mentioned in a USA Today piece outlining the benefits of traveling with professionally managed vacation homes rather than traditional hotels. read more...

The Mexico Quandary: Safety or Savings?

All of this has made travel to Mexico a hard sell lately, but travel agents say the negative publicity has also made Mexico among the best values out there as resorts lower rates or add free incentives to entice travelers. read more...

Reservations firm aims to rule the VacationRoost

Last week, VacationRoost took over Alta Ski Area’s central reservations system, helping out-of-state tourists arrange everything from airfare and lift tickets to accommodations, either at the top of Little Cottonwood Canyon or in the Salt Lake Valley. read more...

Renting a Villa, Not a Dump

Renting a vacation home may be cheaper and provide more space and privacy than the typical hotel room... read more...

Tough times open doors for bargain hunters

Just about all the major travel suppliers are cutting travel deals these days. The economic collapse is becoming an equal-opportunity disaster for the entire travel industry, and suppliers of all stripes are resorting to price cuts, twofers and other promotions to stimulate demand. And those deals include vacation rentals. read more...

Web Watch: Find the perfect vacation rental

What we like: With several new competitors in the vacation rental market, VacationRoost lists more than 100,000 "professionally managed" properties, offering a level of security to travelers who are wary of private rentals. read more...

Vacation Rentals on Sale ... If You Know Where to Look

With vacation rentals being a hot topic right now, I wanted to let you know there are additional ways to save on these already-affordable accommodations. read more...
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