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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Dear vacation rental manager, you’ve been an early adopter of AI for years. Here’s why.

Dear vacation rental manager, you’ve been an early adopter of AI for years. Here’s why.

Thibault Masson

If you manage vacation rentals, you’re already more familiar with AI than you might think, thanks to dynamic pricing. Let’s ...

The Art of Overdelivering: 'Unreasonable Hospitality' Lessons for Short-Term Rental Managers

The Art of Overdelivering: ‘Unreasonable Hospitality’ Lessons for Short-Term Rental Managers

Thibault Masson

“Unreasonable Hospitality: The Remarkable Power of Giving People More Than They Expect” emerges as an indispensable resource for vacation rental ...

How VRBO’s 2024 Premier Host Program Updates Impact Vacation Rental Managers

Thibault Masson

Attention Vacation Rental Managers listing on VRBO: Are you up to speed with the changes to VRBO’s Premier Host partner ...

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) ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

pricelabs airbnb calculator

Why PriceLabs is launching Revenue Estimator Pro, its souped-up Airbnb calculator

Thibault Masson

As the editor of Rental Scale-Up and also the Head of Product Marketing at PriceLabs. Today, I’d like to share ...

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: ...

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