AUSTIN, Texas, March 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- HomeAway, Inc. (NASDAQ: AWAY), the worldwide leader in online vacation rentals, today announces its gold-level sponsorship of the Vacation Rental Managers Association (VRMA), the international, professional trade association of the vacation rental property management and hospitality industries. The sponsorship advances the shared goal of the organizations to promote vacation rentals as the ideal choice for families and groups to come together and create unforgettable moments. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120215/DA53778LOGO) "VRMA has greatly advanced our industry over the years by providing invaluable resources that have helped educate and build the property manager community," says Brent Bellm, HomeAway Chief Operating Officer. "We are thrilled to work together as HomeAway continues its efforts to best support our property manager customer base." "HomeAway has been pivotal in helping make vacation rentals more top of mind for families planning their vacations," says Steve Trover, president of VRMA. "The company offers managers a marketing channel to reach the millions of travelers who visit their site every day, so we are glad to have their support." For more information, contact:Victor WangPublic Relations ManagerHomeAway, Inc.(512) 505-1504 firstname.lastname@example.orgAbout the Vacation Rental Managers Association (VRMA) Founded in 1985, the VRMA is the international, professional trade association of the vacation rental property management and hospitality industries. Membership includes hundreds of professional vacation rental manager and associate suppliers across the world, representing tens of thousands of vacation rental homes, condos and villas available to travelers. For more information, visit http://www.vrma.com. SOURCE HomeAway, Inc.