Channel managers: Rentals United vs. Doinn

What are the channel managers?

Channel managers are software solutions that help property managers and vacation rental hosts manage their listings on multiple online travel agencies (OTAs) from a single platform. This can save a lot of time and hassle, as it eliminates the need to log into each OTA individually to update listings and rates.

In recent years, channel managers have also become increasingly important for cleaning companies. As more and more property managers and vacation rental hosts outsource their cleaning needs, cleaning companies need to be able to manage bookings and schedules across multiple platforms (PMS´s).

Rentals United and Doinn are the leading channel managers in the vacation rental industry and both offer a variety of features to help streamline their operations, but there are some key differences between the two.

Rentals United

Rentals United is a channel manager that specializes in connecting property managers and vacation rental hosts with OTAs. It offers a wide range of features, including:

  • Two-way synchronization with over 60 OTAs
  • Automated pricing and availability updates
  • Centralized booking management
  • Real-time reporting


Doinn is an operations platform for cleaning companies. It offers a variety of features to help cleaning companies manage their operations, including:

  • A channel manager for cleaning companies
  • A job scheduler
  • A team management system
  • A reporting dashboard


Here is a table comparing Rentals United and Doinn:

FeatureRentals UnitedDoinn
Channel managerYesYes
Job schedulerNoYes
Team management systemNoYes
Reporting dashboardYesYes
FocusProperty managersProperty managers and Cleaning companies

When the two leading channel managers, Rentals United and Doinn , integrate together, it creates a seamless and automated vacation rental booking and management system. This benefits all parties involved, from the property managers and vacation rental hosts to the cleaning companies and guests.

Here are some of the benefits of integrating Rentals United and Doinn:

  • Reduced human error: Automated booking and management systems reduce the risk of human errors, such as overbooking or double booking. This can save everyone involved a lot of time and hassle.
  • Increased efficiency: An integrated system can help property managers, vacation rental hosts, and cleaning companies to streamline their operations and save time. For example, cleaning companies can automatically receive job bookings from Rentals United and then schedule them in Doinn, without having to manually enter the information into both systems.
  • Improved guest experience: An integrated system can help to improve the guest experience by ensuring that bookings are processed quickly and accurately. Additionally, cleaning companies can use Doinn to track their employee performance and ensure that guests are receiving high-quality cleaning services.

Overall, the integration of Rentals United and Doinn is a win-win for everyone involved. It can help to reduce human error, increase efficiency, and improve the guest experience.

Here is an example of how an integrated system could work in practice:

  1. A guest books a vacation rental through an OTA that is connected to Rentals United.
  2. Rentals United automatically sends the booking information to Doinn.
  3. Doinn creates a new job in the cleaning company’s schedule.
  4. The cleaning company receives a notification of the new job on their mobile app.
  5. The cleaning company accepts the job and assigns it to a cleaner.
  6. The cleaner completes the job and marks it as complete in Doinn.
  7. Doinn automatically updates Rentals United with the job status.
  8. The guest receives a notification that their vacation rental has been cleaned.

This is just one example of how an integrated system can be used to automate the vacation rental booking and management process. With an integrated system, everyone involved can focus on what they do best and provide the best possible experience for guests.

Learn how it works our integration here.

Additional thoughts

In addition to the features listed above, Doinn also offers a number of other features that are specifically designed for cleaning companies. For example, Doinn allows cleaning companies to:

  • Receive last-minute job changes by phone and easily update their schedules accordingly
  • Manage their inventory of cleaning supplies and equipment
  • Track their employee performance

Doinn also offers a mobile app that allows cleaning companies to manage their operations on the go.

Overall, Doinn is a powerful operations platform that can help cleaning companies save time and money. It is a good option for cleaning companies of all sizes, from small startups to large enterprises.


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