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Ocean Shores Reservations sold to By the Sea

(News Item #0301, Published: 11/01/14, ByTheSeaByTheSea.com)

Started in 1964 the Ocean Shores Reservation Bureau is the oldest Vacation Rental Company in Washington State offering cabins, condos and homes from Ocean Shores to Copalis Beach, Pacific Beach and Moclips.

Four years ago, OSR began a working relationship with the Vortex Organizationheadquartered in Seattle to provide certain support services including advertising, photography and additional bookings.

Effective November 1st, OSR has been acquired byBy The Sea Vacation Rentals, an affiliate of Vortex. By the Sea will maintain OSR's operations and provide property owners and guests with additional services and assistance, particularly longer hours, easy online booking and additional staff.

"Running the reservation business has been a wonderful experience for me," Said Dawn Galeana long time OSR owner, "Having gotten to know the Vortex people has allowed the company to grow and prosper, it is only right that their people get to become the new owners."

Vortex provides back office support services for Inns, Resorts and Vacation Rentals in the Northwest United States including software and website design, central reservations, photography and creative services, accounting and administration.

"We operate lodging management companies in a number of markets and the Ocean Shores, North Beaches areas are extremely popular, " said William May a Vortex associates. "Having grown up on the coast of Washington State, it will be a joy to spend time working with staff in the area."

Jackie Martin, long time Ocean Shores business owner takes over the property management position having mostly worked in major resorts and managed two resorts for Vortex.

Together Bradham and Martin bring a wealth of lodging experience to By the Sea. Additional staff are being recruited.

"I must say, guests love the wide variety of homes we are able to provide," said Bradhamn, "Owners are amazed at our quality hospitality cleaning and how fast we increase their revenue with no work for them."

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Ocean Shores Reservation Bureau has provided vacation rental management in the Ocean Shores, Ocean City, Copalis Beach, Pacific Beach and Moclips areas since 1964. Located at 380 State Route 115 at the entrance gate to Ocean Shores, the company has a commercial laundry in the center of town. Call 360-289-2430 or OceanShoresReservation.com or BytheseaBythesea.com

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Founded in 1999, the Vortex Organization provides administration, marketing, sales and software services to unique and remote Inns, Resort and Vacation Rental Management firms around the Northwest United States. It also administers the lodging networks such as:

In the area, it operates Beachy Day Vacation Rentals in Westport Washington just across the harbor from Ocean Shores Reservations, as well as a dozen location around Washington State. Contact Vortex at 866-925-5188 or VortexManagers.com.