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Push new listing to OTA's but have them not published?

Doug D
Apr 2, 2021 3:19 PM
Joined Jan, 2020 16 posts

I'm creating a new listing in Ownerrez, and I want activate it so that it will get pushed out to Airbnb and VRBO so that I can preview them, but I don't want them seen by the public yet. Is there a way to do that?

Paul W
Apr 2, 2021 4:24 PM
OR Team Member Joined Jun, 2009 766 posts

Hi Doug, you can create a new listing in Airbnb and get syncing working but not "activate" it so the public won't see it. That will work for Airbnb, TripAdvisor and Booking.com but not Vrbo. Vrbo does not have a way to hide/show the listing that way. And for Booking.com, the listing has to be created on that side first before mapping the OR side to it. For Air and TA, you can create the listing in OwnerRez and push it over new.

Doug D
Apr 2, 2021 4:28 PM
Joined Jan, 2020 16 posts

I thought that all changes like this now had to made on OR, and not on the platforms?

Chris Hynes
Apr 2, 2021 4:48 PM
OR Team Member Joined Oct, 2012 1382 posts

Yes, you would create the new Airbnb listing in OwnerRez -- just don't publish it. You will still be able to see it in your Airbnb profile and preview it over there before publishing.