Sense of Place Show | VRMB
​The ​first ever travel show to showcase the magic of the vacation rental movement.


​"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.
‘A Sense of Place’ Supercut from VRMA International
​The video above is a supercut for Season 2 of A Sense of Place​ (the full season trailer is coming[...]
Announcement: Season 2 of ‘A Sense of Place’ Sponsored by Booking.com
​Read the full announcement here on VRMIntel​Read the official press release on ​BusinessInsider​Almost one year ago I had lunch ​with[...]
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 7, Carolina Beach, N.C.]
Quick Navigation​Carolina Beach: DeconstructedThe Learning Center​1. I Fell Into This2. The Ups and Downs​3. Giving Back4. Finding a Sweet Spot5.[...]
Sense of Place [Episode 6, Marbella, Spain]
​Not long ago I knew next to nothing about Marbella as a vacation destination. I knew it was in Southern[...]
Sense of Place [Episode 5, San Diego]
Quick Navigation​San Diego: Deconstructed​The Learning Corner​1. The Primary Mission2. Do You Stay in Vacation Rentals? 3. The Beauty of Anti-Scalability4.[...]
Sense of Place [Episode 4, Le Marche, Italy]
​Bob and Ian of Casal dei Fichi are two of the more advanced vacation rental professionals I’ve ever met. I[...]
Sense of Place [Episode 3, Blue Ridge, Georgia]
​​They say that "if you want to go fast, go alone. But if you want to go far, go together."[...]
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[...]
Sense of Place [Episode 1, Kauai]
Quick NavigationKauai: Deconstructed​The Learning Corner1. We Were Young2. Under the Lindafluence​3. Give More, Get More​4. Pack for a Purpose​5. Wow[...]
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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