Short Term Rental Management for Destin and Miramar Beach

About Us

Hi! We're Ian and Kumar, a close-knit, local property management team based right here in Destin and Miramar Beach, Florida. We are a full-service, boutique-style vacation rental management company, focused on serving our local Florida beach community with one-on-one, personalized Airbnb and Vrbo property management.

We believe in mixing a personal touch with the latest technologies and data-driven strategies to ensure outstanding property performance. We have years of experience in customer relations, marketing, project management, and advertising, so I know exactly how to promote properties and attract high-quality guests.

Our mission is to always put you, your property and your guests first. We'd love to get to know you and create a personalized management plan tailored to your goals. Give us a call today at (850) 749-4999

Mission Statement

Grand Welcome of Destin & Miramar Beach is a full spectrum, vacation rental management company, serving the Destin area by partnering with local small businesses to provide the highest quality, tailored property management services to meet your investment goals.

Ian Vogt

Assistant General Manager

About ME

Hi, I am Ian Vogt, Director of Operations at Grand Welcome Destin and Miramar Beach.

I graduated with a bachelor's degree in managerial studies from Tiffin University and have a decade of experience in the hospitality industry, I have worked in various sectors, including restaurants, hotels, bed & breakfasts, and vacation rentals.

I'm passionate about managing short term rentals and dedicated to providing homeowners with the same exceptional service and care that we'd want for our own home.

My goal is to take care of everything for you, so that you can spend time doing what is important to you.

What I Love About Destin & Miramar Beach

Away from work, I treasure time spent with friends and family, whether out on the boat, relaxing at Henderson State Park, trying new restaurants, or enjoying some live music at The Harbor Tavern.

Kaitlyn Byers

Assistant Property Manager

About Me

Hi, I'm Kaitlyn Byers, assistant general manager at Grand Welcome of Destin and Miramar Beach. I bring with me a background in housekeeping management and general property operations.

Born and raised here, the Emerald Coast is woven into every aspect of my work, reflecting a commitment to excellence and a promise to provide exceptional experiences for our owners and guests.

What I Love About Destin & Miramar Beach

For entertainment and dining, I often frequent HarborWalk Village, where I enjoy a variety of restaurants and live entertainment. My favorite beaches are Crystal Sands Beach, Miramar Beach, and James Lee Park (right in front of The Crab Trap), which are my go-to spots for their pristine sands and tranquil vibes.

Kumar Raju

Owner & General Manager

About Me

Hi, my name is Kumar, proud owner of Grand Welcome of Destin and Miramar Beach. I have a shared passion for hospitality, technology, and a genuine love for the Destin and Miramar Beach community.

I have decades of experience and specialize in data-driven strategies to ensure outstanding results

I also firmly believe in treating everyone like family. At Grand Welcome, we cherish the tight-knit bonds of our local community, and are committed to offering exceptional service to our property owners and all our guests.

I'm genuinely excited about the chance to connect, share stories, and explore how we can work together. The journey ahead is full of promise, and I can’t wait to be a part of it!

What I Love About Destin & Miramar Beach

My family and I love spending time at the beach, enjoying the activities of Harbor Boardwalk and getting dessert at Curly Cream Rolled Ice Cream.