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Mountain Pine Cabin Near Leavenworth Washington

(News Item #0252, Published: 07/08/11, Author: William Victor May, MountainPineCottage.com) – Mountain Pine Cottage near Leavenworth Washington now offered by Leavenworth Sunspot Vacation Rentals as a easy to rent, easy to pay getaway. Read more

Skiers rediscover White Pass

(News Item #0233, Published: 01/31/11, Author: Ron Judd, Seattle Times Newspaper) – The expansion of White Pass Ski Area, tied up by legal challenges for three decades, offers some important lessons in the balancing between public access and preservation of Northwest wilderness. Read more

Doe Bay Resort partners with Goldener Resorts Network

(News Item #0237, Published: 08/10/10, Author: William Victor May, Goldener.com) – Goldener Resorts has entered into a partnership with Doe Bay Resort on Orcas Island, Washington State's San Juan Islands. Read more

Hyak's New Lifts Open for Winter 2010

(News Item #0215, Published: 07/01/10, Author: , SummitAtSnoqualmie.com) – Summit at Snoqualmie is building two new ski lifts this summer in the Hyak (summit east) portion of the ski area. These replace a lift destroyed in a landslide in 2009. Read more

Iron Springs Resort Closes for Renovation

(News Item #0220, Published: 06/01/10, Author: , IronSpringsResort.com) – There are new owners at Iron Springs Resort on Washington's North Coast and they are committed to rebuilding the resort to a new standard of quality and environmental stewardship. Read more

Mount Rainier Vacation Rentals Becomes a Sunspot

(News Item #0202, Published: 04/23/10, Author: William Victor May, SunspotResorts.com) – Ms. PC Dickinson started mount Rainier Vacation Rentals four years ago and is now selling to Sunspot Resorts to offer more services to Owners and Guests. Read more

VRA Umbria Chapter Recuits Throughout Italy

(News Item #0199, Published: 04/15/10, Author: , VRIA.org) – VRIA Italian Chapter Directory recruits leaders for other provinces. Read more

NextDoor House Watch Program From Sunspot Resorts

(News Item #0203, Published: 04/01/10, Author: William Victor May, SunspotResorts.com) – Sunspot Resorts announced innovative and reliable House Watch service called NextDoor. It provides periodic and on-call visits to properties to check their condition, or pre-arrival preparation. Read more

VRA Opens First Chapter in Italy

(News Item #0200, Published: 03/15/10, Author: , VRIA.org) – The Vacation Rental Industry Association (VRIA) has announced the formation of its first Chapter in Italy, in the province of Umbria. Headed up by Giuseppe Nuzzaci. Read more

VRA Announces Vacation Rental Angels Program

(News Item #0193, Published: 12/25/09, Author: , VRIA.org) – Christmas Day, the Vacation Rental Industry Association announced the creation of the Vacation Rental Angel Program to recognize members who regularly donate vacation home use to charitable causes. Read more

Home Rentals at Olympics Make Charity A Winner

(News Item #0196, Published: 12/22/09, Author: Jack Broom, Seattle Times Newspaper) – HomeForTheGames.com offers 170 rental homes for the Vancouver BC Olympics with proceeds going to Charity. Read more

Washington State's Most Remote Luxury Retreat

(News Item #0190, Published: 12/15/09, Author: , SunspotResorts.com) – It sites five miles above 4,000 foot Blewett Pass but is kind of luxuriouis private vacation rental home you only see in prestigious magazines. 5 Bedrooms, 3 baths and packed with activities and fun. Read more

Eight Rungs of the Giving Ladder

(News Item #0188, Published: 11/26/09, Author: William Victor May, VRIA.org) – Durring the Middle Ages a Jewish Rabbi created the Eight Rungs of Giving Ladder. It judges the motives, methods and sincerity of the giver. How do you rate? Read more

Friendliest Pet Video Contest Announced by FriendlyPetVacationRentals.com

(News Item #0171, Published: 08/27/09, Author: William Victor May, FriendlyPetVacationRentals.com) – Now your wacky, weird or just plain wonderful pet video can star on FriendlyPetVacationRentals.com. Read more

Seattle Corporate Housing & Vacation Rental Alliance Announced

(News Item #0149, Published: 05/01/09, Author: William Victor May, SunspotResorts.com) – Pacific Guest Suites a provider of medium term corporate housing has entered into an agreement with Sunspot Resorts to offer some of its properties on a weekly basis. Read more

First Vacation Rental Multiple Listing Service Announced

(News Item #0145, Published: 03/29/09, Author: William Victor May, VRMLS.org) – World's first Multiple Listing Service (MLS) has been created by the Vacation Rental Industry Association. www.VRMLS.org is a true Open-Submission and Open-Distribution Service. Read more

Skirting the Pitfalls of Private Rentals (Practical Traveler)

(News Item #0131, Published: 10/05/08, Author: Michelle Higgins, New York Times) – Read more

Making the most of hotel alternatives

(News Item #0133, Published: 09/25/08, Author: , CNN.com) – Read more

One of a Kind Volunteer Park Villa For Sale

(News Item #0130, Published: 09/24/08, Author: William Victor May, SunspotResorts.com) – Read more

New Apocalyptic Sign: family "staycations"

(News Item #0125, Published: 08/07/08, Author: Ron Judd, Seattle Times Newspaper) – Read more

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