Grand Welcome Franchise Milestone Announcement | March 2023

Grand Welcome of The Ozarks Surpasses 190 Units Signed | Grand Welcome of the Ozarks is family owned and operated by Branson vacation rental management team, David Hughes, Chris Hollyman and Steve Harbour. 

branson vacation rental managementGrand Welcome of the Ozarks opened in April of 2022 and recently signed on their 190th unit to their full-service property management program.

In a little less than a year, this team has become a powerhouse within the booming Branson, MO vacation rental market. 

Grand Welcome of the Ozarks was recently named Franchisee of the Year by the International Franchise Association (IFA) and its annual conference in March.

“We are honored to be recognized by this prestigious IFA award for growing the Grand Welcome concept in our local area,” said Steve Harbour. “We love the natural beauty of Branson, Missouri and it is our goal to help others experience everything it offers through personalized property management.”

They pride themselves on being the team that “lives and breathes Midwestern hospitality.” This trio leaves no stone unturned and ensures that every one of their properties passes their “white-glove checklist” prior to every guest stay.

Local Homeowner, Linda Faulkner says, “They explained the program with patience and care. After that first meeting we knew we had found the right partner. They walked us through every step and kindly answered all questions. They’ve gone above and beyond in helping and supporting us. Our success is their success and we know they have our best interest in mind at all times. We just can’t say enough good about them or our experience.”

About Grand Welcome

Grand Welcome is a leading short-term vacation rental franchise offering full-service property management to property owners and great lodging options for traveling guests in destinations across the US. Founded in 2009, the company offers full training and ongoing support and provides systems and marketing to streamline operations. 

Grand Welcome is part of a rapidly expanding industry – short-term rentals are replacing hotels for travelers post-covid and already seeing record bookings compared to levels in 2019. In fact, short-term rentals represent the fastest-growing segment of the $200 billion travel industry. We invite you to learn more about this low-investment – high-ROI business model with strong unit performance that was built for scale.