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Airbnb updates cancellation policy

Airbnb updates cancellation policy: IMPACT FOR AIRBNB HOSTS

Thibault Masson

Airbnb has introduced a significant update to its policy framework, shifting from the Extenuating Circumstances Policy to the new Major ...

From Ban to Plan: Adapting to Airbnb’s Global Ban on Indoor Security Cameras

From Ban to Plan: Adapting to Airbnb’s Global Ban on Indoor Security Cameras

Uvika Wahi

At a time where the balance between security and privacy is more critical than ever, Airbnb has announced a global ...

airbnb 2024 spring update

Airbnb 2024 Spring update: Carrots and sticks for hosts 

Thibault Masson

Airbnb has just dropped a surprise 2024 Spring update. Usually, we only have a Winter and a Summer one. This ...

Airbnb SNL commercial: Chanel & Chanel Interior Design

Thibault Masson

The March 2, 2024 “Airbnb Design Commercial” skit by Saturday Night Live humorously critiques both the design aesthetics commonly found ...

Airbnb Concierge: Anticipating an AI-powered super app for Airbnb

Airbnb Concierge: Anticipating an AI-powered super app for Airbnb

Thibault Masson

Imagine it’s 2025, and the trailblazer of travel, Airbnb, is unveiling its latest innovation: Airbnb Concierge, a lifestyle super-app poised ...

Airbnb 2023 financial results: The vacation rental boom is behind us

Airbnb 2023 financial results: The vacation rental boom is behind us

Thibault Masson

Airbnb’s 2023 financial snapshot offers a compelling glimpse into the evolving dynamics of the vacation rental market, crucial for every ...

2024 Airbnb strategy: Insight for property managers and hosts

2024 Airbnb strategy: Insight for property managers and hosts

Thibault Masson

For those managing vacation rentals on Airbnb, understanding the platform’s strategic direction for 2024 is essential to align your business ...

Airbnb ranking listings with AI

How Airbnb Uses AI to Rank Your Listings And Boost Its Revenues

Thibault Masson

As an Airbnb host, you’ve likely wondered how your listing ranks in search results on Airbnb. These questions might have ...

Using ChatGPT to Craft Airbnb Listings That Command Attention and Bookings

Using ChatGPT to Craft Airbnb Listings That Command Attention and Bookings

Uvika Wahi

Where buzzwords and sales pitches often dominate the conversation around AI tools in short-term rental (STR) management, actionable, proven advice ...

airbnb guest service fee +2% for cross-border bookings (1)

Airbnb Adds 2% More to Guest Fees: What It Means for Hosts with Up to 16.2% Charges on International Bookings

Thibault Masson

Effective April 1, 2024, Airbnb is introducing a significant change for hosts using the split-fee model: an additional fee of ...

New Airbnb Ads Ramp Up Hotel Feud, Embrace Families, Pets, and South Korean Travelers

New Airbnb Ads Ramp Up Hotel Feud, Embrace Families, Pets, and South Korean Travelers

Uvika Wahi

Fresh off the press are two sets of commercials that press on Airbnb’s audacious intent to once again position itself ...

Airbnb’s Legal Turmoil: Hosts and Company Wade Through Fines, Taxes, and Regulations

Airbnb’s Legal Turmoil: Hosts and Company Wade Through Fines, Taxes, and Regulations

Uvika Wahi

As time presses on, Airbnb and its hosts find themselves increasingly ensnared in a web of legal complexities. These hurdles ...

Beyond Fake Listings: The Multi-Million Dollar Airbnb Scam

Beyond Fake Listings: The Multi-Million Dollar Airbnb Scam

Uvika Wahi

The recent uncovering of a vast Airbnb scam involving nearly 100 properties across the United States and generating over $7 ...

French vacation rental market data 2024

France 2024: Balancing Tourism Boom and New Laws in the Short-Term Rental Market

Thibault Masson

As France stands poised to host the 2024 Summer Olympics, its short-term rental market – the second largest after the ...

Airbnb Guest Favorite not showing

Airbnb’s Guest Favorite Badge Not Showing on Listings: Why and How to Fix it.

Thibault Masson

As an Airbnb host, you might have noticed the new Guest Favorite badge, unveiled at the 2023 Winter Release, and ...

Airbnb's Strategic Acquisition of GamePlanner.AI: Paving the Way for Enhanced AI Integration

Airbnb’s Strategic Acquisition of GamePlanner.AI: Paving the Way for Enhanced AI Integration

Uvika Wahi

Airbnb, a leader in the online hospitality service industry, has recently marked a significant milestone by acquiring GamePlanner.AI, a stealth ...

Airbnb Winter 2023 Release (host Side)

Airbnb Winter 2023 Release updates: Host side

Thibault Masson

For this 2023 Winter Update, Airbnb is giving hosts tools that can help the platform increase its conversion rates: A ...

Airbnb Winter 2023 Release (Guest Side): Will Guest Favorites Eclipse Superhosts, Reviews Revamped

Airbnb Winter 2023 Release (Guest Side): Will Guest Favorites Eclipse Superhosts, Reviews Revamped

Uvika Wahi

Airbnb is intensifying competition. By introducing Guest Favorites and Revamped Ratings and Reviews in its Winter 2023 Release, it is ...

Airbnb's Remarkable Q3 2023: International Penetration Paying Off, Booming APAC, Supply Surge a ‘Healthy Indicator’

Airbnb’s Remarkable Q3 2023: International Penetration Paying Off, Booming APAC, Supply Surge a ‘Healthy Indicator’

Uvika Wahi

Airbnb’s recently released Q3 2023 financial results reveal yet another chapter of triumph for the company with an impressive 113 ...

Airbnb 2023 Winter Release

Airbnb 2023 Winter Release: More competition for Hosts, more value for money for Guests

Thibault Masson

Rental Scale-Up’s take on Airbnb Winter 2023 Update Airbnb’s Winter 2023 Release is a strategic move to intensify competition among ...

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