LOS ANGELES, Nov. 4, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- USA TODAY 10 Best announced that HomeExchange.com was chosen as the number one "Best Website for Booking Your Stay" in its Readers' Choice Awards. HomeExchange.com secured its top spot in the final days, beating out every major online travel provider, including the likes of TripAdvisor, Airbnb, and Expedia. Nominees were chosen by a panel of experts which included a combination of editors from USA TODAY, 10Best.com, and leading travel experts.
"This is awesome," says Ed Kushins, Founder and CEO. "The fact that so many travelers appreciate the value and convenience of HomeExchange.com is a testament to our commitment in providing a great experience."
"With literally millions of underutilized homes in prime destinations, more and more savvy travelers are recognizing that home sharing is the future of travel," said the company's President, Jim Pickell. "Being able to live like an invited guest anywhere in the world is a unique and rewarding experience that doesn't need to cost any more than staying home."
As the largest and fastest growing in the industry, HomeExchange.com has solidified its position as the leader in home exchanging, acquiring four competitors in the past two years and launching new features that have vastly simplified the process. With an innovative new concept promised for the first half of 2016, HomeExchange.com will continue to revolutionize home sharing.
Founded in 1992 by Ed Kushins, HomeExchange.com was a pioneer of the "collaborative consumption" movement. This year, their 65,000+ members will make over 130,000 home swaps across more than 150 countries. HomeExchange.com makes it easy to plan and enjoy a home exchange vacation and offers travelers a memorable, authentic experience. HomeExchange.com was named one of the fastest growing private companies in America in 2014 on the Inc. 500 / 5000 list for the fourth consecutive year.