Uvika Wahi

sustainability in short-term rentals and the scale green conference 2024

Future-Proof Your Rentals: The New Green Standard Is Here

Uvika Wahi

As the clock ticked over into 2023, a stark reminder of our environmental reality was served: the planet breached the ...

Round-Up: Airbnb Reports Economic Impact in the US, HomeToGo's Strategic Komoot Partnership, Anticipating Short Stay Summit 2024

Round-Up: Airbnb Reports Economic Impact in the US, HomeToGo’s Strategic Komoot Partnership, Anticipating Short Stay Summit 2024

Uvika Wahi

Airbnb Publishes Report Showcasing Its Economic Influence in the US Key Takeaways for Vacation Rental Managers: Uvika’s View: HomeToGo Integrates ...

Booking.com Ditches Travel Sustainable Program in Favor of Third-Party Certifications

Booking.com Ditches Travel Sustainable Program in Favor of Third-Party Certifications

Uvika Wahi

Booking.com is discontinuing its Travel Sustainable program, including the widely recognized Travel Sustainable badges previously awarded to properties engaging in ...

Round-Up: Abode Worldwide and AI Platform Boom Announce Team Expansions, Bob W Expands London Presence

Round-Up: Abode Worldwide and AI Platform Boom Announce Team Expansions, Bob W Expands London Presence

Uvika Wahi

Booking.com Adopts Third-Party Certifications, Moves Away from Own Sustainability Badges Amid Regulatory Shifts Key Takeaways for Vacation Rental Managers: About ...

Round-Up: Homes & Villas Debuts AI Search, Smiling House Embraces Swisstainability, Hospitable Stokes Book Direct Movement

Round-Up: Homes & Villas Debuts AI Search, Smiling House Embraces Swisstainability, Hospitable Stokes Book Direct Movement

Uvika Wahi

Homes & Villas by Marriott Bonvoy Employs AI to Enhance Vacation Rental Discovery Key Takeaways for Vacation Rental Managers: About ...

How To Optimize Listings At Scale With Custom AI

How To Optimize Listings At Scale With Custom AI

Uvika Wahi

Efficiency and personalization are not just desired but required for success in the short-term rental industry. This requirement, combined with ...

How the 2024 Eclipse is Transforming the Off-Season into Peak Demand in US Markets

How the 2024 Eclipse is Transforming the Off-Season into Peak Demand in US Markets

Uvika Wahi

In April 2024, a spectacular celestial event will traverse the United States and parts of Canada: a total solar eclipse. ...

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 ...

Regaining Control: Loosening the Algorithm's Grip on Your Short-Term Rental Pricing Strategy

Regaining Control: Loosening the Algorithm’s Grip on Your Pricing Strategy

Uvika Wahi

In an era where data reigns supreme and algorithms dictate a significant portion of our decision-making processes, short-term rental (STR) ...

Round-Up: 1.5 Million Airbnb Listings Verified, UK Demand Softens, TravelAI Acquires Casai Domain

Round-Up: 1.5 Million Airbnb Listings Verified, UK Demand Softens, TravelAI Acquires Casai Domain

Uvika Wahi

Airbnb Spring 2024 Update: 1.5 Million Verified Listings and Further Gamification of the Hosting Experience Key Takeaways for Vacation Rental ...

Revenue Management Tactics for High-Demand Event Pricing: From Local Events to the 2024 Paris Olympics

Revenue Management Tactics for High-Demand Event Pricing: From Local Events to the 2024 Paris Olympics

Uvika Wahi

In short-term rental management, the difference between a good year and a great one today often hinges on the ability ...

Ready or Not: Imminent UK Regulations Reopen the Hotel vs. Short-Term Rental Debate

From the UK to New York City, Let’s Look at the Impact of New Regulations

Uvika Wahi

The UK government has recently announced significant legislative changes that aim to strike a balance between preserving housing availability for ...

Round-Up: U.S. Demand Dwindles, Airbnb Preferred Partners 2024, Lodgify Launches Dynamic Pricing

Round-Up: U.S. Demand Dwindles, Airbnb Preferred Partners 2024, Lodgify Launches Dynamic Pricing

Uvika Wahi

The Cold Reality: AirDNA’s January Review Reveals U.S. Market Slowdown Key Takeaways for Vacation Rental Managers: About AirDNA: Uvika’s View: ...

Round-Up: Airbnb Crosses 5 Million Hosts, Opago Takes Over Staykeepers, Australia's Legislative Leap in Short-Term Rentals

Round-Up: Airbnb Crosses 5 Million Hosts, Opago Takes Over Staykeepers, Australia’s Legislative Leap in Short-Term Rentals

Uvika Wahi

Airbnb Hits 5 Million Host Milestone Key Takeaways for Vacation Rental Managers: About Airbnb: Uvika’s View: White Label Operations Provider ...

Young Affluents and Travel Agents: What’s Driving the Luxury Vacation Rental Market in 2024?

Young Affluents and Travel Agents: What’s Driving the Luxury Vacation Rental Market in 2024?

Uvika Wahi

The luxury rental market is soaring. With the global sector expected to be valued at a staggering $82 billion by ...

Round-Up: HomeToGo Smashes 2023 Financial Goals, Hospitable Launches Connect, Abode Worldwide Releases Tech Tools Directory

Round-Up: HomeToGo Smashes 2023 Financial Goals, Hospitable Launches Connect, Abode Worldwide Releases Tech Tools Directory

Uvika Wahi

HomeToGo Outperforms 2023 Projections, Sets New Booking Revenue Record Key Takeaways for Vacation Rental Managers: About HomeToGo: Uvika’s View: Hospitable ...

Round-Up: Hostaway Welcomes New COO, Boostly and OwnerRez Collaborate, Dtravel Breaks New Ground in Booking Resale

Round-Up: Hostaway Welcomes New COO, Boostly and OwnerRez Collaborate, Dtravel Breaks New Ground in Booking Resale

Uvika Wahi

Hostaway Taps Ken Weary for COO, Sets Sights on Acquisitions for Expansion Key Takeaways for Vacation Rental Managers: About Hostaway: ...

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 ...

Las Vegas Short-Term Rentals Poised for Peak Performance Amidst Super Bowl LVIII Frenzy

Las Vegas Short-Term Rentals Poised for Peak Performance Amidst Super Bowl LVIII Frenzy

Uvika Wahi

As anticipation builds for the NFL’s marquee event, Super Bowl LVIII, the consequential swell in demand for short-term rentals in ...

New Vrbo Commercials Strike at Airbnb's Heart: Marketing Win or Missed Opportunity?

New Vrbo Commercials Strike at Airbnb’s Heart: Marketing Win or Missed Opportunity?

Uvika Wahi

Vrbo launched two commercials during the highly coveted pre-game and NFL divisional championship slots. With the advertisements titled “Relax/Rooster” and ...

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