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Mission: At HomeAway, our mission is to make every vacation rental in the world available to every traveler in the world through our online marketplace. With a broad global reach, we’re committed to helping families and friends find the perfect vacation rental to create ...
HomeAway, a world leader in the vacation rental industry, is the place to book beach houses, cabins and condos with more than two million places to stay in 190 countries. The site makes it easy to find and book the perfect vacation rental for any getaway, often for less than the cost of traditional hotel accommodations. HomeAway is part of the Expedia Group family of brands.
Top 10 Facts About HomeAway
At HomeAway, we work as a team, we work hard, and we're competitive, but we always make time to celebrate our successes. From peer-nominated awards for those who have exceeded expectations that entail a free vacation to company parties that celebrate holidays and achievements, we strive to maintain a culture where everyone's content and proud to call HomeAway their "home away from home."
We move quickly and deliberately, using data to guide our decisions and testing to achieve breakthroughs.
We welcome new ideas and opinions, especially if they challenge our beliefs. We actively listen with humility and respect.
We play to win and openly discuss options when our goals compete. We unite to deliver results for our company and customers.
We communicate directly, share feedback at all levels, and engage in debate while maintaining our objectivity.
We offer an environment of continuous development where you can do, and become, your best.
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If you’re ready to begin a career that gives back to you, check out our open opportunities on our careers page.
Step into the London office, and you're greeted by an open and inviting reception area with fantastic views of the city. Down the hallway, you'll see coworkers on the phones helping customers. Around the corner are a few open areas with cushions and seats for impromptu meetings, and in the kitchen, there are snacks and drinks available for your break. At HomeAway, we are problem solvers, and our work transforms the technology that drives the online travel industry. Here, you'll work alongside the best and brightest to make booking a place to stay easier for our customers. Our London teams are just one part of our global footprint that includes offices all over the world. Where will you go?
HomeAway worldwide office tour
HomeAway London Office Tour
We know one of the keys to HomeAway's continued growth is our global network. As a broader selection of vacation rentals becomes available on our sites, more travelers turn to HomeAway for their vacation planning. And with more travelers comes a new wave of homeowners and managers who want to advertise with us.
Internally, our organization continues to expand to keep up with the business, growing from 87 employees in 2005 to over 2,000 in 2018. Here are all of the locations where HomeAway has teams:
Collaboration and communication are essential to managing our globally dispersed team. As a result, HomeAway executives implemented a weekly all-staff meeting known as "Table Talks" that gives employees updates on the progress of the business, addresses questions and/or concerns, and gives project managers the opportunity to preview their latest accomplishments.
You can find HomeAway properties across our global sites. Our portfolio also includes VRBO.com and VacationRentals.com in the United States, HomeAway.co.uk and OwnersDirect.co.uk in the United Kingdom, HomeAway.de in Germany, Abritel.fr and Homelidays.com in France, HomeAway.es and Toprural.es in Spain, AlugueTemporada.com.br in Brazil, HomeAway.com.au and Stayz.com.au in Australia, and Bookabach.co.nz in New Zealand. Asia Pacific short-term rental site, travelmob.com, is also owned by HomeAway.
HomeAway also operates BedandBreakfast.com, the most comprehensive global site for finding bed-and-breakfast properties, providing travelers with another source for unique lodging alternatives to chain hotels.
Check out what opportunities we have globally on our careers page.
I have been working at Vrbo full-time
- Good atmosphere
- Management here to help
- Great internal opportunities
- Some team are performing very well, other not so much
Advice to Management
I applied online. The process took 8 weeks. I interviewed at Vrbo (London, England) in October 2017.
They forgot to call twice and do not reply to any emails.
Was supposed to have a call with HR - they forgot
Asked them again - they forgot a second time
The third time they were rude and annoyed on the phone as if it had beem my fault that they are disorganised and can't keep track of applicants.
Then had a call with the hiring manager. The call went ok but it has been weeks and since they do not reply to any of my emails for an update I can assume I haven't been successful. It is just annoying when companies disrespect candidates.
AN overall negative experience that makes them seem disorganised.