We are very pleased that the teamwork between Visual Data Systems and Escapia on this initial integration has worked to the benefit of all involved, especially our mutual client -- Oregon Beach Vacations. They have a website that will help them continue to succeed and grow in a very competitive market and Visual Data Systems is now poised to market our services to other Escapia clients.
Columbia, MD (PRWEB) May 22, 2008
Visual Data Systems, the leader in online marketing and technology solutions for the vacation rental industry, and Escapia, the #1 provider of online management and marketing solutions for vacation rentals, have announced the launch of OregonBeachVacations.com (http://www.OregonBeachVacations.com).
This is the first collaborative effort between Visual Data Systems (http://www.VisualDataSystems.com)and Escapia (http://www.Escapia.com), leading suppliers to the vacation rental industry and features design and online marketing tools by Visual Data Systems while integrating real-time online bookings through the Escapia web-based rental management solution. The site was designed for Oregon Beach Vacations, which offers over 150 vacation rental properties along Oregon's Northern and Central coastlines with additional properties being added every day. Oregon Beach Vacations is headquartered in Portland, Oregon and has offices in Lincoln City and Cannon Beach, Oregon.
By utilizing the Escapia Rental Management Software API (Application Program Interface), Visual Data Systems was able to build the custom website that Oregon Beach Vacations desired for its clients and homeowners. The API allows for the seamless transfer of data from the clients Escapia rental software including real-time availability, pictures and property attributes. All changes made by the client in the rental management software are automatically fed to the website.
"The Integration of the Escapia Rental Management API with Visual Data Systems software solutions has proven to be a ratified success with the release of the first Visual Data Systems/Escapia joint project, Oregon Beach Vacations. The initial proof of concept was straight forward paving the way for the development of a very robust Vacation Rental Real Time Availability and Booking platform that will benefit both clients and guests. The data rich environment and well organized structure of the API supports the fundamentals while showcasing the ability to meet the most comprehensive of web requirements," stated Allen Pratt, Director of Production for Visual Data Systems.
In conjunction with the transfer of data, Oregon Beach Vacations was able to utilize the experience of Visual Data Systems and build a robust website that includes many online marketing tools including: MyBrochure™; Email-A-Friend; GuestAdVantage™ and Search Engine Optimization.
Oregon Beach Vacations is the first of many Escapia clients implementing a Visual Data Systems/Escapia solution ... "Escapia's clients now have the option to build powerful and customizable websites with Visual Data Systems to market their vacation rental properties online. The power of these websites happens through the integration with the back-office software platform, which gives our customers the best of all worlds: a world-class customized website with the simplicity of one-touch management. Our relationship with Visual Data Systems is tremendous for our clients and we look forward to continuing our work together on future projects," stated John Suzuki, Vice President of Sales for Escapia.
Paul Herman, Founder and CEO of Visual Data Systems, had this to say in regards to working with Escapia on this integration, "We are very pleased that the teamwork between Visual Data Systems and Escapia on this initial integration has worked to the benefit of all involved, especially our mutual client -- Oregon Beach Vacations. They have a website that will help them continue to succeed and grow in a very competitive market and Visual Data Systems is now poised to market our services to other Escapia clients."
About Visual Data Systems
Visual Data Systems, based in Columbia, Maryland, is a leading supplier of online marketing, technology and consultation. Founded in 1993 with extensive experience in the vacation rental industry, Visual Data Systems has clients throughout North and Central America and the Caribbean. Visual Data Systems supplies clients with design services, online marketing tools including online survey management, managed email solutions, search engine optimization & marketing, integration with rental/property management software and business and technology consultation. Visual Data Systems can be found on the web at: http://www.VisualDataSystems.com and can be reached via email: marketing @ VisualDataSystems.com or via phone: 410-964-8665.
Escapia, Inc., founded in 2000, is leading the Internet revolution in the $18 billion vacation rental industry with a comprehensive Internet business platform and a breakthrough consumer booking service. Escapia empowers professional vacation rental management companies to reach new customers, manage properties and owner relationships, and perform trust-based accounting, housekeeping, maintenance and other mission critical aspects of their businesses. EscapiaONE is a comprehensive platform for vacation rental companies embracing the Internet future of the industry. EscapiaNET is the leading online distribution network for professional vacation rental managers. And ClearStay.com is the premier online vacation rental site helping consumers book lodging with vacation rental managers Seattle-based Escapia can be reached at 1-800-ESCAPIA, Info @ Escapia.com or via the web at http://www.escapia.com