List of Associations

There are various organization, associations and not-for-profit groups you will want to know about.

Washington Lodging Association

A non-profit trade and professional organization dedicated to the industries of the lodging industry in Washington State. – Location: Olympia Washington State USA Director: Van Der Peet, Matt Address: 510 Plum Street SE #200, Olympia WA 98501 Phone: 360-956-7279 Fax: 360-357-9232 Email: Website: WALodging.org

Washington Tourism Alliance

A variety of forums for engaging with colleagues, and encourage you to join committees and attend meetings for networking opportunities throughout the year. – Location: Seattle, WA Director: Stanton-Masten, Louise Address: Smith Tower 30th Floor, 506 Second Ave, PO Box 953, Seattle, WA 98111 Phone: 425-478-5350 Email: Website: WATourismAlliance.com

Geronimo Vacation Rentals

Vacation Rentals for Charity. Serving property owners, managers and guests. – Location: World Wide Director: Last, Mike Address: 11539 Park Woods Circle, Unit 106, Alpharetta, GA 30005 Phone: 877-265-4273 Email: Website: Geronimo.com

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

Association of Gites de France

The Gîtes de France has developed over the years to become the first network in Europe homestay, and celebrated its fiftieth anniversary in 2005. For Vacation Rentals and B and B's.. – Location: France Director: Fassaert, Yannick Address: 56 rue Saint Lazare 75009 Paris Phone: 01 49 70 75 75 Email: Website: Gites-De-France.com

Association of Scotland's Self-Caterers

The Association of Scotland's Self-Caterers (ASSC) is the independent trade association run for and by holiday property owners in Scotland. – Location: Scotland Director: Campbell, Fiona Address: 1 Invereoch Court, Arrochar, Argyll, G83 7AB Phone: 01462 894483 Fax: 01301 702391 Email: Website: ASSC.co.uk

Bali Villa Rental Association

Bali Villa Association is a non-profit organisation that unites holiday rental villa owners. – Location: Bali, Indonesia Director: NA, NA Address: The One Villa. Jl. Cendrawasih No. 99, Petitenget, Seminyak, Bali 80361. Phone: +62 361 473 8600 Fax: +62 361 473 8400 Email: Website: BaliVilla-Association.org

Bequia Tourism Association

A wide variety of accommodation to suit all tastes and budgets. Delightful family run hotels, luxury villas, self catering apartments. – Location: Bequia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines Director: NA, NA Email: Website: BequiaTourism.com

Blackpool Self Catering Holiday Association

Self Catering Holiday Association is the largest Self-Catering Association in the UK in existence fo nearly 50 years. – Location: Blackpool, United Kingdom Director: NA, NA Address: PO Box 2125, Blackpool, FY4 9AN Phone: 07759 032 021 Fax: 07828 802 061 Email: Website: Blackpool-SelfCateringHoliday.com

Central Florida Vacation Rental Managers Association

Mission is to bring awarness to the public, provide education to establish an elite group of professional vacation rental managers. – Location: Central FL, USA Director: Vonk, Rembert Address: 7892 W Irlo Bronson Hwy #305, Kissimmee, FL 34747 Phone: 407-201-0120 Email: Website: CFVRMA.org

Chicago Vacation Rental Owners Association

Group is now forming for purpose of sharing, sharing inquiries and for confronting governmental restrcitions. Contact Terri Smith at (312)952-5150. – Location: Chicago, IL USA Director: Smith, Teri Phone: (312)952-5150 Fax: (773)525-3929 Email: Website: VacationRentalMagazine/Association

Coconino County Vacation Rental Owners Association

Our mission is to represent the interests of this community in an organized way, providing a gathering place, resources, and advocacy. – Location: Coconino County, AZ USA Director: McCraw, Dawn Address: 1204 E Baseline Rd #207, Tempe, AZ 85283 Phone: 602-828-9269 Fax: 480-326-0433 Email: Website: CCROA.org

English Association of Self-Catering Operators

The English Association of Self Catering Operators (EASCO) is the co-ordinated National voice of self-catering operators throughout England. – Location: England Director: Sach, Martin Address: PO Box 567, Hayes, Greater London UB3 9EW, UK Phone: 020 7078 7329 Email: Website: EnglishSelfCatering.co.uk

Florida Vacation Rental Managers Association

Statewide association formed to meet the professional needs of companies and professionals who rent and manage vacation and other short-term rentals. – Location: FL, USA Address: 7862 W. Irlo Bronson Hwy. #305, Kissimmee, FL 34747 Phone: 407-218-6600 Fax: 407-218-6600 Email: Website: FVRMA.wildapricot..org

Hawaii Association of Vacation Rental Managers

An association of professionals committed to providing quality vacation rental lodging to our islands' visitors with world-class customer service. Representing 2,500 vacation homeowners. – Location: Hawaii, USA Director: Crave, Terry Address: PO Box 22897 Seattle, WA 98122 Phone: 206-701-9142 Fax: 888-628-0839 Email: Website: WAVRMA.org

Lincoln City Vacation Home Owners Association

To keep Lincoln City, Oregon vacation homeowners upt to date on business and government activites that affect the continued use of proeprites as vacation home rentals. – Location: Lincoln City, OR USA Director: NA, NA Address: PO Box 15, Lincoln City, OR 97367 Phone: 503-280-7021 Fax: 877 600 9642 Email: Website: LCVHA.com

Maine Vacation Rental Managers Association

Maine has sandy beaches, sparking seas, quaint villages and pristine green countryside. You can explore the websites of each Association manager to decide which areas meet your Internets. – Location: Maine, USA Director: NA, NA Address: Maine Office of Tourism #59 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333 , USA Phone: 1-888-624-6345 Fax: 1-877-624-6331 Email: Website: Maine-VacationRentals.com

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/

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

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