Uvika Wahi

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Airbnb Private Rooms: Even Brian Chesky is doing it; Why Airbnb likes people’s bedrooms again.

Uvika Wahi

Suddenly, Airbnb is busy rediscovering and promoting private rooms, i.e., renting a bedroom in someone’s home. Brian Chesky has even ...

airbnb vs European Union

Transparency: How the European Union has made Airbnb more consumer-friendly than in the U.S.

Uvika Wahi

In the US, social media pressure has made Airbnb implement big changes, from including “hidden fees” earlier in its total ...

airbnb minut free noise monitor

How to get a free Minut noise monitor from Airbnb (5 steps)

Uvika Wahi

If you are an Airbnb host, you can now get up to 10 free noise-monitoring devices from Minut. In this ...

guesty acquisitions

Why is Guesty morphing into the new Pac-Man of the short-term rental industry?

Uvika Wahi

In just 15 months, Guesty has acquired five smaller rivals: MyVR and YourPorter App in April 2021, and YieldPlanet, HiRUM, ...

airbnb myths debunked

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 ...

Are big booking platforms friends or foes to hosts and managers

Are big booking platforms friends or foes to hosts and managers?

Uvika Wahi

Keeping our monthly tradition alive of organizing free online conferences that address challenges associated with various aspects of managing short-term ...

VITUR Summit 2022, must attend for short-term rental managers

VITUR Summit 2022: Prioritizing guest experience, growth, and advocacy

Uvika Wahi

The VITUR Summit is an annual international conference that brings together experts in the field of short-term rentals. The summit ...

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Why attend the Web3 in Travel Summit 2022?

Uvika Wahi

Web3 is the next generation of the internet, one that is decentralized and powered by blockchain technology. With web3, users ...

How to anticipate softening demand in your market and prepare for it

How to anticipate softening demand in your market and prepare for it

Uvika Wahi

U.S. vacation rental markets have thrived these past two years, and based on the most recent data, the travel boom ...

What if the predictions about vacation rental demand softening in fall '22 were right?

What if the predictions about vacation rental demand softening in fall ’22 were right?

Uvika Wahi

The last two years have been good to the short-term industry and this good fortune has not receded yet, if ...

Solutions for Top 5 Staffing Challenges Impacting The Short-Term Rental Industry

Solutions for Top 5 Staffing Challenges Impacting The Short-Term Rental Industry

Uvika Wahi

The demand for workers in the vacation rental industry has skyrocketed, thanks to its immense growth in the past years. ...

4th Annual Vacation Rental Data and Revenue Management Conference

DARM 2022: What to Expect at VRMintel’s 4th Annual Vacation Rental Data and Revenue Management Conference

Uvika Wahi

The 4th Annual Vacation Rental Data and Revenue Management (DARM) Conference is already upon us and will take place in ...

Tight Labor Market: How to Find the Right People and Optimize Your Staffing Plan

Tight Labor Market: How to Find the Right People and Optimize Your Staffing Plan

Uvika Wahi

Labor shortages are hitting industries hard worldwide, but staffing concerns are especially visible in short-term rentals, an industry that in ...

How to prepare your vacation rental business to sell or attract investors

Want to buy/sell your short-term rental company or attract investors? Here’s what you need to know.

Uvika Wahi

The vacation rental industry has seen incredible growth in the past year or two. As is usual with industries tasting ...

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 ...

How do Airbnb Split Stays work

How do Airbnb Split Stays work?

Uvika Wahi

The last couple of years have been transformative for the short-term rental industry and although not all the changes may ...

Navigating the Operational Challenges of a Growing Business - Overcoming Inflation and Labor Shortages in Short-Term Rental Management

Navigating the Operational Challenges of a Growing Business: Overcoming Inflation and Labor Shortages in Short-Term Rental Management

Uvika Wahi

In recent years, many short-term rental management businesses have experienced significant growth and expansion. Now, owing to inflation and labor ...

Finding the best vacation rental dynamic pricing tool made easy

Finding the best vacation rental dynamic pricing tool made easy

Uvika Wahi

Pricing competitively is proven to drive profitability for vacation rental businesses, but adjusting prices manually is time-consuming, and often prone ...

Skift Future of Lodging Forum for hospitality industry

Skift Future of Lodging Forum: Who is it for, what to expect, and how to attend

Uvika Wahi

Since the pandemic, the short-term rental industry has seen an influx of a whole new generation of guests. As travelers ...

GuestReady CEO Alexander Limpert on how short-term rental management companies can achieve operational excellence

Alexander Limpert on how property management company GuestReady scaled operations to achieve excellence

Uvika Wahi

When looking at ways to improve operational efficiency in short-term rental property management, it is important to look at businesses ...

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