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By Everett Potter The biggest travel news this week is that at long last, as of October 15, Hawaii has lifted its quarantine restrictions. The state is now requiring that visitors have a negative Covid-19 test taken 72 hours before arrival. In addition, Maui and Kauai are asking for voluntary

  By Everett Potter We don’t know when we can travel again. But as lodging eventually opens up, high-end rental homes and villas will be on the top of many hotlists, thanks to their space, controlled environment, and the ease of social distancing from neighbors that they offer. Villa rental

By Everett Potter It’s not every day that you get to wake up in an $11 million dollar home, grab a cup of coffee and watch a flotilla of sea turtles 20 feet from where you sit, with the magical island of Lanai as a backdrop. But that’s what we

  EPTR’s David McKay Wilson recently stopped by HomeAway’s international headquarters in Austin, TX. to speak with Brian Sharples, 53, the CEO and co-founder of the company with listings for 890,000 vacation rentals in 191 countries. Sharples, just back from a ski vacation in Aspen, talked about the company’s growth

  Calypso del Sol, St. John, USVI. How can I speak the words “Caribbean villa” in these recessionary times? Well, “villa” covers a lot of ground, and in the Caribbean it can mean a cottage, a simple but comfortable house, a very big house, and even those beach side palaces