CNBC – "The Best Travel Web Sites"
"Have you been furiously booking a vacation online and found yourself wondering how you ever managed to do the same task before the web? Use (Zonder) if you want something better than just a hotel on your next trip.” - Peter Greenberg, NBC Travel Editor "
Yahoo Video - Steve Barnhart, Orbitz Worldwide CEO, discusses Orbitz's launch vacation rentals across North America and the Caribbean.
Wall Street Journal - "Rent a Vacation Home and Save"
"High fuel costs and a shaky economy aren't causing all travelers to cancel their summer vacations, but they are prompting people to look for ways to stretch their dollars. One way of getting more for your money: hit the Internet to find a vacation rental instead of a hotel room, gaining space and possibly saving a couple of bucks."
MSNBC – "5 affordable summer travel ideas for families"
"Summer travel doesn’t have to break the bank…Zonder.com has town homes in Orlando that sleep four for $161 per night. And you get access to the pool, fitness center, movie theater, kids’ play area and game room."
Smarter Travel – "Zonder - Think of it as the Expedia, Orbitz, or Travelocity of vacation rentals."
"If you're a fan of vacation rentals, there's a new online tool that may make booking your next trip a lot easier. The newly launched Zonder.com moves away from the standard directory-style sites so prevalent for vacation rental properties, and creates a more streamlined approach. Unlike sites that strictly list property rentals (where you have to contact each owner directly and do most of the legwork yourself), Zonder offers direct bookings with instant confirmations, extensive search filtering capabilities, photo slideshows, interactive maps and 24-hour customer service."
Frommer’s – "The rental of vacation homes continues to boom"
"…what other advantages does Zonder offer? Its users, it says, can view exact property locations on maps through Microsoft Virtual Earth or Google Earth. They will enjoy internet tools enabling travelers to filter search results using criteria such as price, distance, group size and thousands of amenity combinations. Their description of each property includes a photo slide show and a detailed write-up."
Miami Herald – "Travel trends: Slow travel"
"Home rentals -- via sites like Zonder.com -- are one of the best ways to experience slow travel."
Los Angeles Times – "Zonder – a new, easy vacation rental website"
"I need accommodations in New York City the first week of February, but am discouraged by the star-level of hotels you get for spending more than $200/night. Zonder, the new website for finding and booking vacation rentals, lightens some of my research woes."
CNN Money - "Smart moves for your stimulus check"
"You may be getting your economic stimulus payment as early as today…here are some smart ideas on what you can do with your money."
Miami Herald – "Explosion in the number of inexpensive vacation home and apartment rentals"
"With even modest hotels charging from $200 to $300 a room all over the world (and sometimes more), the smart traveler is frequently turning to the rental of lower-cost vacation homes or apartments…the success of Zonder stems not simply from cost but convenience."
vSpring Capital – "vSpring Capital Releases Its List of the 2007 Top 100 Venture Entrepreneurs"
"vSpring Capital announced today the 2007 class of the vSpring Capital Top 100 Venture Entrepreneurs, also known as the v|100. The v|100 was created in 2004 by vSpring Capital as a tool to recognize outstanding entrepreneurs who have ties to the state of Utah. Members of the v|100 become part of a community of entrepreneurs that fosters collaboration and provides advantages in building and growing companies."
Podtech - "Zonder Into a Perfect Vacation Property"
"Where do you look if you want to rent a vacation home on a beach in South America? That was the question that led serial entrepreneur and vSpring v100 recipient Bob Barnes to start Zonder, a new Web and eCommerce-based travel service that connects owners with great vacation rental properties to vacationers."