Belvilla by OYO

‘Most popular Belvilla 2022’: Belvilla rewards outstanding holiday homes in Europe

Belvilla by OYO, one of the leading vacation home rental experts in Europe, presents its annual “Most popular Belvilla”. This certificate recognizes the excellent work conducted by homeowners and it is based on the feedback received from guests. In this edition, 1,703 properties received the certificate in 17 different countries.  

Anyone who books such a certified home is guaranteed a high-quality stay. These award-winning Belvilla properties are each among the 20 percent of accommodations with the highest occupancy rate in their own region. Besides that, they did not receive a single complaint in 2022 and they were recognized by their guests with an average review score of at least 8 out of 10.  

This certificate recognizes the work conducted by homeowners who have mastered the art of hospitality down to the last detail. “Most popular Belvilla” homes awarded in 2022 are tagged on the Belvilla website so that they can be easily visible to guests looking for a great experience.   

In total, Belvilla awarded 1,703 vacation homes in 17 different countries in Europe, which is about 200 more than the previous year.

Edward Nieland, Director Owner Success Team of Belvilla by OYO, comments: “The decision on the award is up to the guests, which makes the award particularly valuable for us. With the award we would like to thank the homeowners for their commitment. The large number and the increase compared to the previous year of awarded houses shows that our landlords succeed in offering quality to the holidaymakers.” 

Advantages with Belvilla: The vacation home specialist works with more than 2000 OTAs (Online Travel Agencies), travel agencies, and affiliates from all over the world to optimally stage the vacation property throughout the year, even in the low season. In addition, Belvilla relies on a dynamic pricing model: the price of the stay is calculated daily from a combination of historical data, Internet research, and market data. In this way, Belvilla achieves the highest possible occupancy and the best possible revenues for the homeowners. 

Just recently, the company noted a significant increase in rental revenues: at the international level, revenues increased in 2022 compared to 2019 for more than one in two Belvilla vacation properties. In Germany, revenues increased by 65 percent for all Belvilla properties compared to 2019.  

The homeowners’ efforts to offer their guests quality are also reflected in the current booking figures and rental sales. For the travel destination Germany, Belvilla recorded a 23 percent increase in bookings in 2022 compared to the previous year and a 65 percent increase in sales compared to 2019. Sales have also increased on an international level: In the last three years at more than every second Belvilla vacation property.   

About Belvilla by OYO 

Over the past 40 years, we have carefully selected and managed the best vacation homes in Europe. All vacation homes are 100% curated, managed, affordable, and valued accordingly: our guests rate their Belvilla experience with an average score of 8.4. But we are always innovating to surprise people with our services and frictionless features, such as our digital self-check-in, no-deposit standard, and 24/7 support. 

Belvilla is the market leader in the Benelux and one of the leading European providers of vacation home rentals. Since 2019, Belvilla is part of OYO Vacation Homes. 

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