forGetaway boosts Italy content

6th Dec 2006 has announced the availability of
nearly 5,000 vacation rental homes across all regions of Italy. Owned by
The Weather Channel Companies, offers vacation seekers easy
navigation tools to help them find the perfect vacation getaway. The site
also makes it simple for vacation homeowners to list their properties and
connect with potential renters.
  Today’s announcement provides visitors to access to
listings for homes and villa rentals across 15 regions in Italy. Included
in the new listings are more than 3,000 homes in the famed-Tuscany region.
Tuscany is possibly the greatest repository of art in the world, as well as
host to a scenic countryside and noted cuisine and wines. Additional homes
are available in areas surrounding Rome, Venice and Sicily, along with
popular destinations such as the island of Sardinia. Most of the Italy
vacation rental homes listing on can be booked online.
  Italy remains one of Europe’s most popular vacation destinations and
today’s announcement makes planning a trip easier than ever. Every year
more than 37 million tourists flock to this culturally diverse country for
a multitude of reasons including art, history and of course the renowned
food and wine. From the mountains to the coasts, the emphasis is on simple
pleasures and high quality.
  Launched earlier this year, offers access to thousands
of vacation rental homes in the world’s top travel destinations, including
St. Barts, Lake Tahoe and the Florida Panhandle. The site offers something
for everyone with a comprehensive list of vacation homes in varying
regions, climates and price ranges that are presented in a clean design
with smart functionality. provides detailed information on
each home, including a detailed description of the property, photographs,
rates, features and amenities, nearby activities, availability calendar,
unique rental policies and a local weather snapshot.
  The site also provides greater opportunities for property owners to
reach potential customers on the Web, fill open rental inventory and
increase rental income. offers homeowners simple sign-up and
step-by-step instructions to prepare their vacation rental listing, as well
as 24/7 online listing management. Plus, homeowners can include up to 20
photos per listing and are provided with a unique URL for each vacation
rental property listing.
  With a 90 day no risk free trial, vacation property owners can include
their vacation rental property listing on at the discounted
annual listing price of $74.99 for the first year. A month to month listing
option is also available.



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