BERCELONA – Rentals United announced the World’s Top 50 Short Term Property Managers list. Dominating the prestigious list are European companies with Awaze, OYO Vacation Homes, Interhome, Sykes Holiday Cottages, Direct Booker, Feriepartner, Sol og Strand and Holidaycottages.co.uk heading the top 10, along with two companies from North America: Vacasa and Evolve. All top 10 primarily represent leisure rentals (villas, chalets, cottages).
With a whopping 110,000 properties, UK-based Awaze, formerly Wyndham’s vacation rental business spanning 36 countries, is the largest property management company in the world. The 30-year-old company has been growing through their various brands including James Villa Holidays, Novasol, Hoseasons, and Cottages.com.
The second and third spots go to two Zurich-based property management companies, OYO Vacation Homes and Interhome respectively. Interhome manages 50,000 vacation rentals in 31 countries – it was founded in 1965 in Switzerland and has 15 regional subsidiaries. OYO Vacation Homes manages 54,000 properties in