International Vacation Home Exchange, a Luxury Vacation Home Exchange Network, Launches its Innovative New Website
November 30, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel NewsInternational Vacation Home Exchange a global online luxury home exchange network, is proud to unveil it's new website. IVHE trades in the premium sector of the vacation and second home market. Since their inception, IVHE has amassed a portfolio of stunning and well-appointed properties in 35 different countries. The elegant and easy to navigate new look website is a dream to peruse and is as user friendly as it gets.
IVHE has worked hard at incorporating a range of exciting and useful features specifically tailored to their members' needs. The range of new options allows members to:
• keep track of favorite properties,
• view their 'credits' history
• change property details, uploading new properties and freshening up existing listing pages with new pictures and lots more
The new search facility, an important factor for many vacationers, has been upgraded and places the IVHE Web site ahead of many of its competitors. One inventive feature lets travellers find home trades listed by the home owner's favourite activities. The new IVHE site makes it easy for homeowners to trade based on shared interests, whether it's diving, golf, theatre and more. It also makes it easy to choose homes based on nearby amenities. For example, golfers can find properties near world-class courses.
IVHE members have access to luxury-staffed villas, yachts, ski lodges, boutique hotels and even safari game lodges. The range of choice gives IVHE a unique position in the home exchange market. A versatile credit system based on non-simultaneous trades means members have access to an uncommonly broad selection of choice
properties. Add to that highly individual and personal service given to all members, and IVHE is the top choice
for home exchange.
With baby boomer's becoming empty nesters, the high demand for exciting and innovative vacations and the huge increase in second home ownership, the rapidly growing homes exchange industry is now firmly established. Last year there were 3.34 million second home sales in the US alone, up 16% from the previous year and with ¾ of second homeowners not interested in renting out their second homes, what better way to utilize their assets than to travel with it? This is surely the new age way to travel in the 21st Century.