List of Associations

There are various organization, associations and not-for-profit groups you will want to know about. Here is a list of those related to this website. Feel free to look into their activities to determine which may be of interest to you. We are sure you will enjoy knowing more.

These associations are outside the area, but may be of interest.

Maui Vacation Rental Association

Since, 2001 Owners, Booking Agencies & Members of the business community have worked together to establish fair and effective regulations for Vacation Rentals. – Location: Maui, HI USA Director: Remkus, Joan Address: PO Box 1359, Haiku, Maui, HI 96708 USA Website: MVRA.net

Napa Vacation Rental Owners Association

Vacation Rental homes that adhere to city guidelines, that undergod fire and safety inspections to ensure guest comfort and safety. – Location: Napa Valley, CA USA Director: NA, NA Address: 5886 Osage Beach Pkwy. Suite B, Osage Beach, Missouri 65065 Phone: 573.964.5397 Fax: 573.964.5392 Website: NVROA.com

Northern Ireland Self-Catering Holiday Association

A very big welcome to the new industry website for self catering, www.nischa.co.uk , specifically for self caterers (US !) – Location: Northern Ireland Director: NA, NA Email: Website: NISCHA.co.uk/

Onsite Property Managers Association

With over 50,000 units represented, OPMA is focused on and advocates on behalf of onsite rental property management and the growing condo hotel sector. – Location: Worldwide Director: NA, NA Address: 11212 Front Beach Road Panama City Beach, FL 32407 USA Phone: 877-870-6510 Email: Website: TheOPMA.org

Operation Rest & Relax

Non-profit organization that provides service men and woman, and their families with lodging to get away to rest and relax – Location: Hilton Head, SC USA Director: NA, NA Address: P.O. Box 6398, Hilton Head Island, SC 29938 Phone: 614-314-6074 Email: Website: OperationRestandRelax.org

Orange County CA Vacation Rental Association

Group of guests, owners, mangers and suppliers working together to grow and prosper the Vacation Rental industry in Organ County California. – Location: San Clemente, CA Director: Bosson, Jeff Phone: (888)858-1719 Fax: http://OCVRA.org Email: Website: OCVRA.org

Oregon Vacation Rental Owners Association

Information Association of Vacation Rental Owners including lodging entities, non-profits and citizens concerns with vacation rental priviledges. – Location: OR USA Address: 3040 SW Periander St, Portland, OR 97201 Phone: 503-320-1133 Fax: 503-213-8691 Email: Website: ORAvro.com

Protect Vacation Rentals New York

Professionals and organizations against the banning of Short Term Rentals in New York City – Location: New York, NY USA Director: NA, NA Email: Website: Protect-Vacation-Rentals.com

San Diego Vacation Rental Managers Association

A group of vacation rental companies in San Diego California, also members of the Vacation Rental Managers Association of professional management companies – Location: San Diego, CA USA Director: NA, NA Address: 202 C Street, San Diego, CA 92101 Phone: (858) 227-9414 x1 Email: Website: SDVRMA.org

Sanibel Captiva Vacation Rental Assocaition

Rent from a professional vacation rental management company and feel safer knowing they are there to help 24/7. See a list of members in the area. – Location: Sanibel, FL USA Director: NA, NA Address: 1648 Periwinkle Way, Suite A2 * Sanibel Island, Florida 33957 Phone: (239) 472-6565 Fax: (239) 472-8405 Email: Website: SanibelHoliday.com

Short Term Rental & Hospitality Association

Formed to confront ban on short-term rentals of less than 30 days. Members include landlords, rental proprietors, real estate brokers and listing websites. – Location: NY, USA Director: NA, NA Address: 2214 Frederick Douglass Blvd, #161, New York, NY 10026 Email: Website: STRAHA.org

Smokey Mountain Vacation Lodging Association

Representing Vacation Rental management companies in the Pigeon Forge And Gatlinburg areas of the Smokey Mountains Tennessee. Group meets periodically and also offers classes and training. – Location: Smokey Mountains, TN USA Director: Ivens, Brad Address: PO Box 374 Phone: 865-908-2644 Email: Website: SMVLA.com

Southern Association Management

To inform the public and electric officials about the positive economic effects of Vacation Rentals on Southern Florida. – Location: Southern FL, USA Director: Susan, Furst, Address: 4608 Opa Locka Ln, Suite 300, Destin, FL 32541 Phone: 850-269-9936 Fax: 850-270-2541 Email: Website: southernassociationmanagement.com

Syndicat des Professionnels de la Location

Group formed in response to emerging issues created in a business that is evolving – Location: Paris, France Director: Agnès, Jean-Marc Address: 17 Rue Duplin, Paris, France 75006 Email: Website: SPLM-France.FR

Tofino Vacation Rental Association

The TVRA advocates regulation, licensing, professionalism and awareness of Vacation Rentals as a form of tourist accommodation within the District of Tofino. – Location: British Columbia, Canada Director: McDiarmid, Gary Address: PO Box 1165 Tofino, BC Canada V0R 2Z0 Phone: 250-725-2770 Email: Website: TVRA.ca

Vacation Homes for Charity

Operated by TheSociety.com, this website matches vacation rental home use to charities who request assistance. Their goal is to auction off 1,000 nights of vacation rental home use. – Location: Worldwide Director: NA, NA Phone: 866-789-8222 Email: Website: VacationHomesForCharity.org

Vacation Rental Angels

VRIA is the humble sponsor of the most important vacation rental listing directory in the world, vacation rental home use donations. – Location: Worldwide Director: NA, NA Address: PO Box 22987 Seattle, WA 98122-0987 USA Phone: 866-925-7083 Fax: 888-628-0839 Email: Website: VacationRentalAngels.com

Vacation Rental Association

Worldwide Not-for-Profit trade association for Owners, Managers, Website Publishers & Other Suppliers in the Vacation Rental Industry. Includes world's first Multiple Listing Services (www.VRMLS.org) – Location: Worldwide Director: May, William Victor Address: PO Box 22987 Seattle, WA 98122-0987 USA Phone: 866-925-7083 Fax: 888-628-0839 Email: Website: VRIA.org

Vacation Rental Housekeeping Professionals

Professional trade organization which provides offers seminars and training for individuals and organizations involved in the Vacation Rental Housekeeping industry. – Location: USA Director: King, Sheila Address: PO Box 1883, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948 Phone: 252-455-4121 Email: Website: VRHP.org

Vacation Rental Managers Association


VRMA promotes the value of the vacation rental experience to the public and serve as the collective voice that drives industry growth and professionalism. – Location: Worldwide Address: 2025 M. Street NW Suite 800 Washington, DC 20036 USA Phone: 202-367-1179 Fax: 206-367-2179 Email: Website: VRMA.org

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