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5 common Airbnb myths that need to get debunked

Uvika Wahi

Let’s look at common Airbnb myths and see what is true about them. As hosts, a key to success is ...

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Top US vacation rental markets hit by Hurricane Ian (maps), Steve Milo reports from Florida, Airbnb not to refund guests.

Thibault Masson

A revived and deadly Hurricane Ian is barreling its way north toward South Carolina’s coast today, a day after landing ...

Airbnb’s advice and data on how to attract digital nomads to your vacation rentals

Airbnb’s advice and data on how to attract digital nomads to your vacation rentals

Thibault Masson

How can you attract more digital nomads to your vacation rentals, for instance, to make up for softening demand in ...

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Airbnb bookings for 2022 FIFA World Cup show spike in demand and yet hint of football fans commuting from Dubai

Thibault Masson

The 2022 FIFA World Cup will take place in Qatar from November 20 to December 18, 2022. In the article ...

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New Airbnb Categories ads: Can they replicate the success on TikTok of the commercial with the older couple?

Thibault Masson

In February 2022, Airbnb launched a commercial called Baecation, made of a slideshow of still photos featuring a lovely old ...

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Airbnb impact on affordable housing: +50% New hosts in one year, STR bans in tourist destinations

Thibault Masson

Are we stuck in a vicious cycle? Airbnb says that people are turning out in droves to become new Airbnb ...

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How does the Airbnb search algorithm work?

Thibault Masson

While it is impossible to list all Airbnb ranking factors, we can briefly show you how search placement and ranking ...

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Airbnb Q2 earnings picture a resilient company prioritizing occasional hosts to get through the recession

Thibault Masson

Airbnb as a resilient company Airbnb’s business model was shaken but then validated by the new ways that guests used ...

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Airbnb changing its policy on avoidable Host cancellations: Hosts must pay fee from $50 to $1,000 (updated)

Thibault Masson

(updated on July 27, 2022) Airbnb has announced that, starting August 22, 2022, hosts who cancel a reservation risk paying ...

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“Go to Airbnb, pick a niche and execute it 10x better”: When Airbnb’s party ban favors smart entrepreneurs.

Thibault Masson

On June 28, 2022, Airbnb turned its temporary global party ban into a permanent one. The ban was born from ...

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What Airbnb horror movies can teach hosts about creating trust with guests

Thibault Masson

When it comes to hospitality-linked horror movies, hotels had been dominating the screens for years, from Pyscho’s Bates Motel to ...

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Short-term rentals for digital nomads: Still a trend to pursue in 2022?

Thibault Masson

Should all short-term rental managers and owners try and attract digital nomads? At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, a ...

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2022 Update: Airbnb addresses concerns around listing titles, listing visibility, and categories attributed 

Thibault Masson

Since the release of the Summer 2022 Update, Airbnb hosts have shared recurring concerns about losing control over their listings. ...

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Vacasa, Sonder, and Airbnb stocks down by up to 80% in 6 months: Should all property managers see it as a sign of a hard recession about to hit?

Thibault Masson

As a vacation rental manager, should you see the value of the shares of publicly-traded companies such as Vacasa, Sonder, ...

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How to apply for the $10,000,000 Airbnb OMG! Fund (Airbnb Categories series)

Thibault Masson

Airbnb Categories, the company’s new way to help its users discover new listings and destinations, is at the front and ...

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Airbnb’s new Co-Hosting platform welcomes professional property managers and matches them with individual hosts

Thibault Masson

While Airbnb says that it wants to focus on small hosts, it is also keen on professional property managers playing ...

How to optimise your listings in view of the Airbnb Categories update

How to optimise your listings in view of the Airbnb Categories update

Uvika Wahi

If you’re an Airbnb host or a short-term rental property manager, you likely already know about the recent significant changes ...

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Airbnb Travel Insurance for Guests: Cost, details, limitations, differences with Aircover

Thibault Masson

Airbnb is rolling out its guest travel insurance in the US, the UK, and 8 countries of the European Union. ...

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Airbnb 2022 commercials: Airbnb Categories (Castles, Amazing Pools, Camping, and OMG!), with music and locations

Thibault Masson

Airbnb is launching a new global marketing campaign promoting its just-launched Airbnb Categories. The campaign features 4 of the 56 ...

airbnb 2022 summer release categories

How do Airbnb Categories work?

Thibault Masson

For its 2022 Summer Update, Airbnb has introduced 56 categories that allow travelers to discover more properties and destinations than ...

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