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2016 news & press releases

  • Travel Itch Radio | March 10, 2016 – ‘Travel Itch Radio – March 10, 2016 with Sara Moore, All Star Vacation Homes’ – Sara Moore, Chief Marketing Officer for All Star, joins co-hosts Dan Schlossberg and Helen Hatzis on the Travel Itch Radio show and describes the value of vacation rentals.

2015 news & press releases

2014 news & press releases

  • OrlandoSentinel.com | December 1, 2014 – ‘Home builders enter vacation-house business’ – Steve Trover, CEO of All Star Vacation Homes, describes the vacation rental home industry in Central Florida.
  • Be Our Guest WDW Podcast | July 20, 2014 – ‘Episode 730 – Group of 14 Staying Off-Site Trip’ – A listener, Joe from Minnesota, calls in to talk about his recent trip leading a group of 14 friends around Walt Disney World and his experience staying off-site for the first time in a 7-bedroom All Star vacation home.
  • VacationMaybe.com | July 9, 2014 – ‘Disney + Vacation Home = A Money Saving Great Time!’ – Tatanisha Worthey, travel writer for Vacation Maybe, explains all the ways families can save when vacationing in a rental home. She offers tips based on her family’s experience staying in an All Star home.
  • WorldWanderlusting.com | July 7, 2014 – ‘Vacation Homes in Orlando’ – Brad Christensen, travel blogger, describes his family’s getaway in an All Star home and the value of staying in a vacation rental.
  • Around Osceola & AroundOsceola.com | June 6, 2014 – ‘Experience Kissimmee shows how Kissimmee vacations can “rock”’ – The grand prize winners of the ‘Rock Your Vacation’ contest with Experience Kissimmee are greeted to a red carpet VIP party upon their check-in to their week-long Kissimmee vacation and stay in an All Star vacation home.
  • MomStart.com | April 16, 2014 – ‘All Star Vacation Homes: Your Home Away From Home’ – Beeb, a British journalist and blogger, shares her experience staying with a large group in an All Star home.
  • AMittenFullofSavings.com | March 13, 2014 – ‘All Star Vacation Homes Review: Vacation Rentals Can Save You Money’ – Tatanisha Worthey, author at A Mitten Full of Savings, describes how families can save on an Orlando vacation with All Star. She also describes her family’s experience staying in a vacation home with All Star.
  • The Mickey Miles Podcast | March 11, 2014 – ‘Episode 153: Planning Your runDisney Vacation with All Star Vacation Homes’ – Sara Moore, Chief Marketing Officer of All Star, joins the Mickey Miles team to share the benefits and describe the amenities that are available to runners and their families when they stay at an All Star vacation home.
  • ManchesterEveningNews.co.uk | February 7, 2014 – ‘Pictures: Michelle Keegan and Mark Wright on pre-Valentine’s break in Orlando’ – UK celebrities, Michelle Keegan and Mark Wright, enjoyed a holiday in Orlando including their stay with All Star Vacation Homes.
  • Experience Kissimmee Rock Your Vacation video contest | February 3, 2014 – ‘Want to experience Kissimmee like a VIP?’ – A 5-night stay in an All Star vacation home is part of the grand prize in the Experience Kissimmee Rock Your Vacation video contest on Instagram.
  • House Hunters Vacation Homes | February 1, 2014 – ‘Best Vacation Homes Featured on House Hunters’ – House Hunters name their Top 10 Vacation Homes from recent home searches and a vacation home with All Star is listed as number 1.
  • Florida Trend | February 2014 – ‘CEO Sounding Board’ – Steve Trover, CEO of All Star Vacation Homes, explains how he started the company.
  • DDelightful.Blogspot.com | January 10, 2014 – ‘Ballin’ Out – {Disney Style}’ – Jessica, blogger for Decidedly Delightful, explains the value of staying in an All Star vacation home for a Disney getaway to Orlando.

2013 news & press releases

  • IamBaker.net | December 26, 2013 – ‘It doesn’t get any better – Amanda Rettke, blogger for IamBaker.net, posts about her stay in an All Star vacation home with her kids and extended family during their Disney vacation.
  • The Daily Mail Online | December 19, 2013 – ‘From Coronation Street to Florida: Michelle Keegan finds her inner princess in Orlando’ – Soap opera star, Michelle Keegan, and her fiancé share their experiences vacationing in Orlando and staying in an All Star vacation home in Reunion Resort.
  • EverythingMom.com | December 10, 2013 – ‘Home Base When Vacationing in Orlando’ – Carrie Anne, blogger for EverythingMom.com, explains the benefits of vacationing in an All Star home.
  • DisneyTouristBlog.com | December 3, 2013 – ‘10 Ways to Save Money on Your 2014 Disney World Vacation’ – All Star Vacation Homes is listed under tip #3 as a money-saving alternative to staying in a hotel on Disney property.
  • WilmingtonParent.com | November 19, 2013 – ‘Where in Disney World to Stay?’ – Brandy Metzger, mom, writer and educator, compares staying on-site at a Disney hotel and staying outside of Disney in an All Star vacation condo.
  • Capital Region Living Magazine | November 7, 2013 – ‘Golf’ – Bill Giering, golf travel writer, lists some of Capital Region’s favorite travel spots for a snowbird golf get-away and mentions a vacation with All Star as a way to save.
  • PRESS RELEASE: All Star Vacation Homes Announces the Launch of All Star Vacation Homes – San Diego | November 7, 2013 – All Star Enters the California Market with Acquisition of Southern California Vacation Rentals in La Jolla.
  • Orlando Business Journal | October 4-10, 2013 – ‘5 Minutes with All Star Vacation Homes’ Steve Trover’ – Steve Trover, Chief Executive Officer of All Star Vacation Homes, describes the company and its growth plans, including Purpose Built Vacation Homes™, with the Orlando Business Journal.
  • Forbes.com | September 17, 2013 – ‘100 Cool Offices and Offsites Fostering Innovation’ – Dave Chase, contributing writer for Forbes, lists that All Star Vacation Homes is picking up on the trend and offering vacation homes for corporate retreats.
  • News-Press.com | September 15, 2013 – ‘Training pays off for local competitors in Galloway Captiva Triathlon’ – Features an interview with Brady Graham, Management Services Director at All Star Vacation Homes in Captiva, where he describes how he trained for the triathlon relay with the All Star Team.
  • Blog.OrlandoEscape.com | September 4, 2013 – ‘Over the Top Orlando Vacation Homes by All Star Vacation Homes’ – Orlando Escape describes the over-the-top amenities and experiences that can be enjoyed in an All Star vacation home. The post also features Purpose Built vacation homes.
  • DigitalJournal.com | September 3, 2013 – ‘“Kissimmee Memories and Dreams Contest” launches September 2013’ – Canadians who enter the “Kissimmee Memories and Dreams Contest” from Experience Kissimmee can enter for a chance to win a six-night stay with All Star Vacation Homes.
  • PRESS RELEASE: All Star Vacation Homes Named to Inc. Magazine List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies-the Inc. 500|5000 | August 26, 2013
  • Forbes.com | August 23, 2013 – ‘Western Wildfires: Economic Devastation and Opportunity’ – Dave Chase, contributing writer for Forbes, discusses All Star’s possible expansion into Sun Valley, Idaho and the positive aspects the area will see in response to widespread public attention of the recent wildfires.
  • Yahoo.com and Yahoo Finance | July 3, 2013 – ‘Go to Disney Without Going Broke’ – Lists All Star Vacation Homes in tip #5: Stay off-site and suggests larger families rent vacation homes for savings and value.
  • “House Hunters” on HGTV | June 12, 2013 – ‘A Million Dollar Vacation Home in Orlando’ – Greg Hebert and Wendy Stewart join Dillon Muto, Broker Associate with All Star Vacation Home Realty and Chief Operating Officer of Purpose Built Vacation Homes™, to tour three vacation homes managed by All Star near Universal Orlando® Resort in Orlando, Fla.
  • Orlando Sentinel | March 3, 2013 – ‘Region’s tourism still working to put recession completely behind it’ – Includes quotes from Steve Trover, Chief Executive Officer of All Star Vacation Homes, as he speaks about the vacation home rental industry.
  • TravelandLeisure.com | March 2013 – ‘Best Disney World Money-Saving Tips’ – All Star Vacation Homes is listed as a money-saving tip on page 6: Rent a Non-Disney House for vacation accommodations.
  • WDWToday.com | February 2, 2013 – ‘WDW Today Super Bowl Weekend Party – WDW Today broadcasted two live shows from a vacation home with All Star, shared experiences from Disney and gave pre-game coverage of Super Bowl XLVII.
  • New Jersey Lifestyle – Winter 2013 – On page 22: ‘Lifestyle Travel: The Grapefruit League – At spring training, getting up close and personal with your favorite baseball players is a cinch’ – Dan Schlossberg, lifestyle travel writer, describes the baseball spring training season in Florida and recommends All Star Vacation Homes to families planning to stay in Central Florida a week or more.
  • PRESS RELEASE: Bjorklund, Moore and Muto Named to All Star Vacation Homes Executive Team | January 24, 2013
  • PRESS RELEASE: All Star Vacation Homes Announces Appointment of Chief Business Development Officer | January 22, 2013 – Brooke Pfautz Chosen to Direct All Star’s Expanding Inventory.
  • BobmenReport.com | January 2013 – ‘Lots of golf in the world’s largest playground’ – Scandinavian golf writers describe their experiences staying in a Reunion Resort condo with All Star and the resort’s golf amenities.

2012 news & press releases

  • PRESS RELEASE: All Star Vacation Homes Launches Purpose Built Vacation Homes™ | November 29, 2012 – First Completed 9-Bedroom Home is Now Available to Guests.
  • PRESS RELEASE: All Star Vacation Homes Welcomes LEED® Gold Certified Eco-friendly Vacation Home into its Management Program | November 7, 2012 – The Signature Estate Vacation Home, Designed with Energy-Efficient and Water-Saving Components, is Now Available to Guests.
  • BellaSavvy.net | November 1, 2012 – ‘All Star Vacation Homes ~ The Comforts of Home & So Much More!’ – Dee Mauser, mother and founder of the Bella Savvy blog, reviews staying in a vacation home with All Star and shares her experience.
  • Examiner.com | October 6, 2012 – ‘Vacation Homes vs. Hotels: Have Your Own House on Your Next Disney Trip’ – Barb Nefer, Orlando theme parks & attractions Examiner and travel blogger, examines the benefits of staying in a vacation home compared to a hotel.
  • i.seeKissimmee.com | September 19, 2012 – ‘Vacation Homes are Great for Rainy Days’ – Barb Nefer, Orlando theme parks & attractions Examiner and travel blogger, lists the in-home amenities and activities guests can enjoy in an All Star vacation home.
  • i.seeKissimmee.com | September 13, 2012 – ‘Every Vacationer Needs a Good Home Base’ – Barb Nefer, Orlando theme parks & attractions Examiner and travel blogger, describes her experience staying in a vacation home for the first time. She lists the advantages of staying in a vacation home while currently enjoying a vacation home from All Star.
  • Examiner.com | September 12, 2012 – ‘Day One of My Kissimmee Blogging Adventure: How Did I Pick the Stops?’ – Barb Nefer, Orlando theme parks & attractions Examiner and travel blogger, explains why she decided to stay in a vacation home with All Star Vacation Homes during her Kissimmee trip.
  • HolidayTripper.com | August 28, 2012 – ‘Where to Stay in Central Florida for Labor Day Weekend’ – All Star Vacation Homes is included as a great place to stay during Labor Day Weekend and lists the fall special: ‘Stay 4 nights and get the 5th night free.’
  • PRESS RELEASE: All Star Vacation Homes Adds Value to Orlando Vacation Home Rentals this Fall | August 14, 2012 – Guests Enjoy Special Discounts with a Free Night.
  • TravelingMom.com | August 13, 2012 – ‘All Star Vacation Home Rental for Orlando Family Vacations’ – Deb Steenhagen, a technology TravelingMom travel blogger with three daughters, lists why she recommends staying in a vacation home with All Star. Also includes a video tour of the vacation home.
  • MomsTakeOnThings.com | August 5, 2012 – ‘2012 Vacation Road Trip – Day 11 (All Star Vacation Homes)’ – Deb Steenhagen, a Mom travel blogger with three daughters, details her family’s stay in a 5-bedroom, private pool All Star vacation home. Includes a video tour of the vacation home.
  • MomsTakeOnThings.com | August 2, 2012 – ‘2012 Vacation Road Trip – Day 10 (Downtown Disney)’ – Deb Steenhagen, a Mom travel blogger with three daughters, explains how her family will be staying with All Star Vacation Homes during their Orlando vacation and the benefits of vacation homes.
  • i.seeKissimmee.com | August 2, 2012 – ‘Home Sweet Home At Windsor Hills Resort’ – Jamie King, a travel blogger, shares his pictures and experiences with his family in a Windsor Hills Resort town home while currently staying with All Star Vacation Homes.
  • PRESS RELEASE: All Star Vacation Homes Announces Appointment of General Manager | July 26, 2012 – John Brost Chosen to Lead All Star’s Operations in Orlando.
  • WFTX-TV Fox4Now.com | July 23, 2012 – ‘How to enjoy Disney World on a budget’ – Disney expert, Len Testa, describes how to save money while visiting Walt Disney World® Resort. Testa suggests choosing a vacation home for a travel group of five or more and reserving a vacation home with All Star Vacation Homes.
  • MyOrganizedChaos.net | July 6, 2012 – ‘Disney-Inspired Kids Bedroom Ideas’ – Tammi, a Canadian work-at-home mom blogger, invites readers to view All Star’s themed bedrooms for decorating ideas and book their next vacation with All Star Vacation Homes.
  • PRESS RELEASE: All Star Vacation Homes Announces Expansion to Captiva Island, Fla. | June 20, 2012 – All Star Vacation Homes is Now Accepting Captiva Island Homes into Vacation Management Program in Response to Guest Demand.
  • MyOrganizedChaos.net | June 19, 2012 – ‘7 Reasons to Stay at All Star Vacation Homes in Florida’ – Tammi, a Canadian work-at-home mom blogger, lists seven reasons to reserve a vacation home with All Star Vacation Homes.
  • MyOrganizedChaos.net | June 15, 2012 – ‘All Star Vacation Homes ~ Acadia Estates in Kissimmee Florida’ – Tammi, a Canadian work-at-home mom blogger, describes her family’s vacation in an All Star vacation home.
  • PRESS RELEASE: All Star Vacation Homes Now Offering 2–3 Night Orlando Vacations for a Limited-time | June 13, 2012 – Special Provides a Unique Summer Gift Idea for Grads, Dads, Friends & Family.
  • WDWToday.com | May 2012 – ‘May 2012 Live Show’ – WDW Today’s May Live Show broadcast from an All Star vacation home. Sara Moore, Vice President of Marketing with All Star Vacation Homes, joins the hosts to answer questions and provide tips about the vacation home experience.
  • CBS Philly | May 21, 2012 – ‘3 On Your Side: Orlando Travel Deals’ – Steve Trover, Chief Executive Officer of All Star Vacation Homes, explains the advantages and value of staying in a vacation home or condo.
  • TravelingMom.com | May 9, 2012 – ‘Renting a Vacation Home in Orlando’ – Barb Likos, Traveling Mom blogger, describes her experience renting an All Star vacation home with her family during spring break and the wheelchair accessible features of the home.
  • PRESS RELEASE: Tips to Remember When Booking a Vacation Home Rental | April 24, 2012 – Guests considering a vacation home rental for their next getaway should consider these helpful tips when planning their trip.
  • PassPorter Moms Podcast: Disney & Beyond | April, 4, 2012 – ‘Episode 116: Off Site Vacation Rentals with Sara Moore from All Star Vacation Homes’ – Includes an interview with Sara Moore, Vice President of Marketing, sharing what options are available for families wishing to rent a vacation home near Disney.
  • New England Golf Monthly | March 2012 – ‘The Perfect Life: Golf Luxury & Style at the 2012 PGA show’ – All Star Vacation Homes’ condos and homes in Reunion Resort listed as ‘The Perfect Foursome Digs in Orlando’.
  • WFTV Channel 9 Eyewitness News | February 17, 2012 – ‘Many tourists opt to rent vacation homes instead of hotel rooms’ – Includes an interview with Sara Moore, Vice President of Marketing, discussing the vacation home industry and shows an All Star Signature Series home.
  • “Bass 2 Billfish” | February 3, 2012 – ‘Bass Fishing on Lake Toho, Kissimmee’ – All Star was featured on “Bass 2 Billfish,” which premiered on NBC Sports Outdoor on February 3.
  • TodaysParent.com | January 27, 2012 – ‘The ultimate guide to Walt Disney World’ – Teresa Pitman, family travel writer and Disney expert, lists money saving tips for families planning a trip to Walt Disney World. She suggests reserving rental home accommodation for large families and recommends All Star Vacation Homes.
  • “Getting Away Together” | January 2012 – ‘Kissimmee, Florida’ – “Getting Away Together,” airing on PBS member stations in the U.S., travels to America’s number one family vacation destination, Kissimmee, and showcases the magic of the theme parks and attractions and numerous advantages to staying in a comfortable vacation home, featuring one managed by All Star.

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2009 news & press releases

2008 news & press releases

  • KDKA CBS Pittsburgh | November 21, 2008 – A Disney World Vacation For Less – All Star Vacation Homes mentioned in story about money-saving Orlando vacations.
  • Steve Trover Elected VP of VRMA | November 11, 2008 – Steve Trover was recently elected to the position of Vice President of the VRMA.
  • WDW Today Broadcasts Live Disney Podcast at All Star Vacation Homes | October 9, 2008. The WDW Today crew recently podcasted live from a 5-Star All Star vacation home in Acadia Estates.
  • Central Florida News 13 | July 17, 2008 – Vacation At Someone Else’s Home – The values of staying in a vacation home featuring Discover Vacation Homes.
  • Good Life Community | July 10, 2008 – Family Vacation Home in Orlando by Trish Utter (Page 20 & 21) .
  • Earth Times | May 22, 2008 – Vacation Rental Market Growing Despite Real Estate Downturn featuring Discover Vacation Homes.
  • 3 On Your Side – Orlando Deals | May 21, 2008 – Orlando Deals focused on the new attractions: Aquatica, Toy Story Mania!, and The Simpsons Ride featuring All Star Vacation Homes.
  • WDW Radio Show – Disney Podcast 66 | May 11, 2008 – WDW Radio Show Disney Podcast #66 – features Steve Trover, CEO of All Star Vacation Homes.
  • USA Today | April 25, 2008 – USA Today’s travel section highlights All Star Vacation Homes for lodging when planning your Orlando theme park vacation
  • Vacation Home Expo | April 11, 2008 – All Star Vacation Homes Visits Atlanta for the Inaugural Vacation Home Expo
  • Orlando Sentinel | March 21, 2008 – Study calculates the economic effects of Osceola’s vacation-home rentals
  • Entrepreneur Magazine’s “The Business Traveler Guide to Orlando” | February 10, 2008
  • All Star Vacation Homes featured in MSN Travel article | January 22, 2008 – All Star Vacation Homes featured in MSN Travel Orlando Dos and Don’ts
  • All Star Vacation Homes featured in syndicated CNN Travel Tips | January 21, 2008 – All Star Vacation Homes featured in syndicated CNN Travel Tips by Eileen Ogintz

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