Dec. 22, 2011
, Inc. (AWAY) – the worldwide leader in online vacation rentals– today announces the appointment of
to the position of vice president of HomeAway,
. In this position, Gray will oversee the business operations of the three leading U.S. vacation rental sites, HomeAway.com, VRBO.com and VacationRentals.com.
Gray, who joined the company in 2004 as the third employee, after co-founders
, advanced quickly during his tenure from director of global marketing strategy and analysis to director of operations and then general manager of HomeAway.com and senior director of North American marketing.
"HomeAway would not be in the place it is today without the contributions from and dedication of
, COO of HomeAway. "Jon has provided us counsel and expertise since HomeAway's inception; his knowledge of the business and his leadership will drive HomeAway forward into the future."
About HomeAway, Inc.
HomeAway, Inc., based in
, is the worldwide leader in online vacation rentals, with sites representing more than 625,000 paid vacation rental home listings throughout more than 145 countries. HomeAway offers an extensive selection of vacation homes that provide travelers with memorable experiences and benefits, including more room to relax and added privacy, for less than the cost of traditional hotel accommodations. The company also makes it easy for vacation rental owners and property managers to advertise their properties and manage bookings online. The HomeAway portfolio includes the leading vacation rental websites HomeAway.com, VRBO.com and VacationRentals.com in
the United States
; HomeAway.co.uk and OwnersDirect.co.uk in the
; HomeAway.de in
; Abritel.fr and Homelidays.com in
; HomeAway.es in
; AlugueTemporada.com.br in
; and HomeAway.com.au in
In addition, HomeAway operates BedandBreakfast.com, the most comprehensive global site for finding bed-and-breakfast properties, providing travelers with another source for unique lodging alternatives to chain hotels. For more information about HomeAway, please visit
For information contact:
Public Relations ManagerHomeAway, Inc.Office- 512-505-1504
SOURCE HomeAway, Inc.