2022 U.S. Travel Trends According to

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Travel has become more affordable and accessible than ever, with more and more people choosing to travel worldwide during their ...

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7 Ways Is Trying to Drive Up Awareness and Consideration for its Short-Term Rentals

Thibault Masson is trying to drive up awareness and consideration for its short-term rentals. Short-term rental travel has become increasingly popular ...

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Airbnb vs Vrbo vs Booking vs Hopper & Co

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How has the COVID-19 pandemic impacted the OTA (Online Travel Agency) landscape? Rental Scale-Up’s Thibault Masson was recently invited by ...

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Airbnb vs Vrbo vs Booking: Stealing the best from one another (supply, positioning, pricing)

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Airbnb, Booking, and Vrbo are busy finding ways to take the thunder away from each other. Vrbo wants Airbnb’s supply. ...

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US vacation rentals: spending money on TV, travel credits, and lower partner commissions (late summer push)

Thibault Masson

A few weeks ago, we published a deep-dive into’s difficulties with cracking the US vacation rental market, in terms ...


Q2 2021 Airbnb earnings: A unique moment in time when it closed in on giant OTAs like Booking?

Thibault Masson

Last week, Airbnb released its commercial and financial results for the second quarter (Q2) of 2021. We’ll look at the ...

Addicted to peddling discounted hotel rooms, can ever fix its US vacation rental supply and demand issues? (Booking Holdings Q2 results)

Thibault Masson

Looking at the freshly published Booking Holdings Q2 2021 financial results, online travel agency is confirming its image as ...

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FinTech by Booking, Revolut Stays, Dtravel: Payment solution hype vs real-world problems

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The topic of payment is so important that Airbnb, and now, have set up entire FinTech units. Things are ...

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Airbnb and Booking targets of G7 push for higher taxes for multinationals and EU focus on restraining gatekeepers

Thibault Masson

Property managers and vacation rental owners operate businesses that are fundamentally local. As such, they pay taxes in the cities, ...

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US vacation rental boom favors Vrbo while falls short due to lack of inventory.

Thibault Masson

Both Expedia Group (Vrbo’s parent company) and Booking Holdings (which includes have released their Q1 2021 financial performance. Neither ...


How to prevent parties at vacation rentals (with Airbnb, and Vrbo tips)

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Vacation rental owners and managers are bracing for a rise in unauthorized parties at their properties for New Year’s Eve. ... minimum cleanliness score

Minimum Cleanliness Score: to de-rank and de-list dirty properties

Thibault Masson has launched a new procedure targeting less than clean vacation rentals and short-term rentals. What should you make of ...


Should you list on Airbnb + + Vrbo/Expedia?

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As the Airbnb IPO is upon us, data companies have been gathering insights from different angles to help investors price ...

Travel Trends 2021 post-Covid

Travel Trends 2021 post-Covid 19: What’s predictions mean for short-term rentals

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We’ve looked at the nine 2021 travel trends predicted by online travel agency For each of them, we’ve analyzed ... gay-friendly rentals

Inclusive Travel: Launches its Travel Proud Program

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Booking’s mission to make it easier for everyone to experience the world just got bolder. This online travel agency wants ... weekly monthly rate plans launches weekly and monthly rental rates to cater to the needs of short-term rental operators

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Will we soon be able to reserve monthly rentals on On August 25, 2020, the company announced that it ...

How to sync your Airbnb calendar with Vrbo and with iCal

How To Sync Your Airbnb Calendar With Vrbo And Booking.Com With ICal

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If you’re considering listing your vacation rental on more than one site, you may be wondering how you can prevent ...


While launches a “Work-Friendly Program” for homes and apartments, Airbnb reduces Airbnb for Work into a more nimble “Laptop-Friendly Workspace” requirement.

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Vacation rentals have been great places where to work for a very long time. Witness Ian Fleming’s Goldeneye villa in ...

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Airbnb, Booking, Expedia, and Trip endorse WTTC’s Safe Travels protocols for Short-Term Rentals

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This is no small feat: Getting arch-rivals Airbnb, Booking, Expedia, Trip to agree to have a common stance on something. ...

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Property managers found Vrbo’s response to COVID-19 crisis the best, while trust in Airbnb collapses, Survey finds

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This survey is a snapshot taken in late March, at the peak of the havoc created by the coronavirus COVID-19 ...

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