December 12, 2019
  • Rakuten LIFULL STAY, Inc.

Rakuten LIFULL STAY’s Booking Site “Vacation STAY” Now Accepting Bookings for Vacation Rentals in Vietnam

- Overseas vacation rentals can now be booked on Vacation STAY. -

Tokyo, December 12, 2019 - Rakuten LIFULL STAY, Inc., a Rakuten Group company providing vacation rental services in Japan, announced that from today it has begun accepting bookings for vacation rental properties listed on Luxstay, an online vacation rental booking platform in Vietnam operated by Luxstay PTE. LTD, on its own booking site “Vacation STAY,” which is one of Japan’s largest vacation rental booking sites. This marks the first time users are able to book overseas vacation rentals through Vacation STAY.

The number of overseas tourists visiting Vietnam is rapidly increasing, with the number more than tripling from 2010 to 2018*1, and the travel market is expected to expand further. By country, the number of Japanese tourists is the third largest, surpassing 800,000 for the first time in 2018 *2. As the systems of both companies are now linked, travelers from Japan who are visiting Vietnam can now use Vacation STAY to book vacation rental properties in Vietnam listed on Luxstay, including houses, villas and condominiums. Moreover, after booking, travelers can also access Luxstay’s 24-hour Japanese language customer service.

Official site: https://vacation-stay.com/country/vietnam

Through this agreement, Luxstay will aim to grow its business and further expand the rapidly growing vacation rental market in Vietnam by expanding its sales channels for vacation rentals in Vietnam to Vacation STAY and other domestic and international travel booking services linked to Vacation STAY. Going forward, Rakuten LIFULL STAY will further expand the number of overseas properties listed on Vacation STAY in order to provide travelers with a diverse range of accommodation experiences.

*1 International visitors to Viet Nam
URL: http://vietnamtourism.gov.vn/english/index.php/statistic/international
*2 Number of arrivals from Japan to each country and region from 2013 to 2018
URL: https://www.jnto.go.jp/jpn/statistics/20191024.pdf

About Luxstay
Company name: Luxstay PTE. LTD
Office location: 44th Floor, Landmark 81 Tower, Dien Bien Phu Str, Ho Chi Mihn
Representative: CEO Steven Nguyen
Details of business:
Luxstay is not just a company providing a vacation rental platform, but a tech company providing a friendly platform for vacation rental with convenient tourism services, allowing customers to quickly book medium to high quality homestay apartments on Luxstay.
Date of establishment: November 2016
Website: https://www.luxstay.com/

About Rakuten LIFULL STAY
Company name: Rakuten LIFULL STAY, Inc.
Office location: 3-4-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan
Representative: Representative Director Munekatsu Ota
Details of business: Providing services related to vacation rental platform and more
Date of establishment: March 2017
Website: https://www.rakuten-lifull-stay.co.jp/

*Please note that the information contained in press releases is current as of the date of release.

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