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Professional Organisations

Professional organisations in the short-term rental industry serve as valuable resources for individuals and businesses involved in property management, vacation rentals, and related services. These organisations often offer networking opportunities, industry insights, educational resources, and advocacy for members.


These organisations play a crucial role in fostering collaboration, advocating for industry interests, and providing ongoing education for professionals in the short-term rental sector. Joining such associations can be beneficial for networking, staying informed about industry developments, and accessing resources to enhance business practices.


Here are some notable professional organisations in the short-term rental industry:


Short-Term Accommodation Association (STAA)


STAA is a UK-based organisation that represents the short-term accommodation sector. It works to promote best practices, industry standards, and collaboration among its members, including property managers and industry suppliers.


The Association of Scotland’s Self Caterers (ASSC)


The ASSC is the leading professional community for self-catering in Scotland, supporting individuals and businesses in the sector.


Association of Serviced Apartment Providers (ASAP)


ASAP represents the serviced apartment sector and includes members involved in short-term accommodation. It focuses on promoting quality, safety, and professionalism in the serviced apartment and extended stay sectors.


Vacation Rental Management Association (VRMA)


VRMA is a leading international association dedicated to the professional vacation rental and property management industry. It provides education, resources, and networking opportunities for property managers, owners, and suppliers.


European Holiday Home Association (EHHA)


EHHA is an association that represents the European holiday home sector. It focuses on advocating for fair regulations, promoting industry standards, and fostering collaboration among vacation rental professionals across Europe.

Further reading:


HCH Directory – Professional Organisations

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