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​"Genuinely more exotic than other travel shows. Less stilted, far more natural."
- Richard Colwell, Rentals in the Rockies

​"​Landau is Bourdain for Milennials"
- Casey Halloran, Costa Rica Luxury Vacations

​​​"Makes me proud to be part of this industry."
- Luann Morrow, Walking Bear Resort


"Anthony Bourdain, Rick Steves and Lisa Ling have a new colleague in their midst."
- ​Amy Hinote, ​VRMIntel​

"Matt Landau is an experience guru"
- Christine Saba, Noiseaware

​A Sense of Place (aka. The VRMB Show)

​A Sense of Place is a digital series ​introducing newcomers to the magnificent world of vacation rentals. In it, VRMB's Matt Landau explores new destinations through vacation rentals and their most amazing hosts, in the process inspiring travelers and prospective hosts to enter the industry ​with the right expectations. Each of the featured hosts are esteemed members of our Inner Circle community and you can learn more about the philosophy of the show here

Unlocked is a podcast series that invites you to be a fly-on-the-wall as VRMB founder Matt Landau interviews some of the world’s most innovative vacation rental professionals. The goal of this podcast series is to share best practices and to remind vacation rental professionals that we have everything we need inside of us to succeed.
Sense of Place [Episode 13, Hacienda Antigua]
Quick Navigation​Hacienda Antigua: Deconstructed​The Learning Corner1. Building the Team2. We Be Travelin'3. Trust in Partnerships4. The Point Person5. Developing In-House[...]
Sense of Place [Episode 12, Seattle]
Quick Navigation​Seattle: Deconstructed​The Learning Corner​1. Lifestyle Trade-Offs2. Out of Necessity (aka. "We Had To Do Something")3. Calibrating Your Goals4. The[...]
Sense of Place [Episode 11, Nashville]
A Sense of Place is a travel show that meets destinations through the eyes of vacation rental properties and their[...]
Sense of Place [Episode 10, Anna Maria Island, Florida]
A Sense of Place is a travel show that meets destinations through the eyes of vacation rental properties and their[...]
Sense of Place [Episode 9, Guardea, Umbria, Italy]
​I think professional hosts AND seasoned travelers would agree: the best kinds of vacation rentals feel like home. They’ve got[...]
Sense of Place [Episode 8, Barcelona]
Quick NavigationBarcelona Deconstructed​The Learning Center​1. The Essence of Hospitality​​2. Duplicating Damien3. Staging a Demonstration4. The Gamechanger5. Management from Afar6. Where[...]
Sense of Place [Episode 3, Blue Ridge, Georgia]
​Hooray! Our latest episode of A Sense of Place is now live! It features C.J. Stam III in Blue Ridge,[...]
Sense of Place [Episode 2, Rome]
I am so excited to share episode 2 of Sense of Place, featuring Henrietta Kiss and ROME!We often say that[...]
We’re Producing a Show!
​I am very excited to ​share with you, A Sense of Place, a new kind of travel show designed to[...]
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