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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Round-Up: Doinn Enters Brazil, Bob W. Grows in the Nordics, EU Short-Term Rental Regulations Update

Round-Up: Doinn Enters Brazil, Bob W. Grows in the Nordics, EU Short-Term Rental Regulations Update

Uvika Wahi

Housekeeping Solutions Platform Doinn’s Strategic Advance into Brazil Key Takeaways for Vacation Rental Managers: About Doinn: Uvika’s View: Bob W ...

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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 ...

Round-Up: Scale Green Conference Unveiled, OVO Network Joins Forces with HolidayHero, Key Data Teams Up with PASC UK

Round-Up: Scale Green Conference Unveiled, OVO Network Joins Forces with HolidayHero, Key Data Teams Up with PASC UK

Uvika Wahi

Inaugural Scale Green Conference Sets Sights on Sustainability in Short-Term Rentals Key Takeaways for Vacation Rental Managers: About SCALE: Uvika’s ...

Round-Up: Airbnb Launches Housing Council, SkyRun and TravelNet Form Alliance, Joivy Triples Turnover

Round-Up: Airbnb Launches Housing Council, SkyRun and TravelNet Form Alliance, Joivy Triples Turnover

Uvika Wahi

Airbnb Launches Housing Council in Commitment to Address Housing Affordability Challenges  Key Takeaways for Vacation Rental Managers: About Airbnb Housing ...

UnderTheDoormat Eyes Paris Olympics, Corporate Travel, and Tech Evolution in 2024

UnderTheDoormat Eyes Paris Olympics, Corporate Travel, and Tech Evolution in 2024

Uvika Wahi

The recent merger of UnderTheDoormat and Veeve, two of the UK’s leading luxury short-term rental businesses, has propelled the former ...

vrma paris 2024 vrma europe

VRMA Europe’s Grand Return: What to Expect at VRMA Paris 2024

Thibault Masson

The VRMA Europe 2024 Conference is gearing up to be a pivotal event in the vacation rental industry’s calendar. Set ...

frontdesk surprise demise

FrontDesk’s Unexpected Closure: A Pandemic Survivor’s Demise

Thibault Masson

Frontdesk, a once-promising short-term rental property management company with 1,000 units across 30 markets, closed its doors on January 2, ...

Acquisition Fever Heats Up: AirDNA and Operto Fuel Consolidation in Short-Term Rentals

Acquisition Fever Heats Up: AirDNA and Operto Fuel Consolidation in Short-Term Rentals

Uvika Wahi

As the short-term rental (STR) industry matures and consumer expectations rise, a wave of mergers and acquisitions is once again ...

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