Exciting News: Rental Scale-Up Launches the Vacation Rental Scale-Up Podcast!

Thibault Masson

vacation rental scale-up podcast

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our brand-new podcast, Vacation Rental Scale-Up, brought to you by Rental Scale-Up and hosted by industry expert Thibault Masson. This podcast is your essential resource for the latest insights and strategies to elevate your vacation rental business.

Welcome to Vacation Rental Scale-Up!

Vacation Rental Scale-Up is designed specifically for vacation rental managers and short-term rental operators. With Thibault Masson’s extensive experience and deep industry knowledge, each episode offers valuable information, practical tips, and a touch of humor to help you stay ahead in the competitive vacation rental market.

Key Topics Covered:

  • Strategy Insights: Stay informed with strategies from major platforms like Airbnb, Vrbo, and Booking.com.
  • Market Trends: Get the latest market data and trends from the US and Europe.
  • Tech Innovations: Explore new vacation rental technologies, from AI to revenue management software.

Meet Your Host: Thibault Masson

Thibault Masson, a seasoned expert in the vacation rental industry, brings his wealth of knowledge and experience to the podcast. His unique insights and engaging style make complex topics accessible and enjoyable.

How to Tune In

You can listen to Vacation Rental Scale-Up on

What You Can Expect

Each episode of Vacation Rental Scale-Up features in-depth tutorials, expert interviews, and the latest industry news. Here are some highlights from our recent episodes:

Episode List and Summaries

1. Simplify Pricing and Occupancy Analysis with PriceLabs’ AI Insights (June 21, 2024)

Dive into the world of generative AI and discover how PriceLabs’ latest tool, AI Insights, can revolutionize your pricing strategies and decision-making processes. Learn how AI simplifies market trends and helps you make smarter decisions to stay ahead of the competition.

2. Airbnb vs. Vrbo: Guest Verification and Party Prevention Policies (June 21, 2024)

Explore the latest measures by Airbnb and Vrbo to ensure safe, enjoyable stays, and learn how these policies can impact your vacation rental business. Compare Airbnb’s stringent ID verification requirements with Vrbo’s risk score system.

3. Unmasking the Multi-Million Dollar Airbnb Scam: A Deep Dive (June 18, 2024)

Join us as we unravel the details of a massive scam that rocked the short-term rental industry and discuss the lessons learned for ensuring trust and safety. Hear real stories of guests affected and understand the broader implications for the market.

4. Vrbo vs. Airbnb: Did Vrbo’s New Ads Miss the Mark? (June 18, 2024)

Analyze Vrbo’s latest advertising campaign targeting Airbnb. We break down the effectiveness of Vrbo’s new commercials, their strategic implications, and the feedback from industry leaders. Learn how to craft effective marketing strategies for your rental business.

5. Booking.com Scraps Sustainability Badges Amid Greenwashing Concern (June 18, 2024)

Delve into Booking.com’s decision to remove its Travel Sustainable badges due to greenwashing accusations. Understand the shift to third-party sustainability certifications and what this means for property managers aiming to stay competitive and genuinely sustainable.

6. Airbnb Concierge: The AI Super-App Revolutionizing Gen Z Lifestyle (June 14, 2024)

Discover Airbnb’s latest innovation, Airbnb Concierge, an AI-powered super-app designed to cater to every aspect of your lifestyle. Explore how this app integrates travel accommodations, daily activities, and long-term living needs, transforming the future of travel and living.

7. Luxury Vacation Rental Market: Inside Le Collectionist’s Strategy (June 13, 2024)

Gain insights into Le Collectionist’s impressive growth through mergers and acquisitions in the luxury rental market. Learn about their strategic approach, the valuation process, and how you can leverage M&A for business expansion.

8. Airbnb 2024 Summer Release: Collecting Profile Data to Power AI (June 13, 2024)

Unveil the features of Airbnb’s 2024 Summer Release aimed at enhancing group travel and collecting detailed user profiles. Discover how these innovations challenge Vrbo’s dominance and what they mean for hosts and guests.

9. Airbnb’s 2024 Strategy, After Its Summer Update (June 11, 2024)

Stay ahead of the curve with insights into Airbnb’s 2024 strategy. Learn about their focus on making hosting mainstream, perfecting core services, and expanding into new markets. Get tips on leveraging new tools and features to boost your bookings and revenue.

Why You Should Listen

Vacation Rental Scale-Up is more than just a podcast; it’s a comprehensive resource for anyone in the vacation rental industry. Whether you’re a seasoned manager or just starting, our podcast will equip you with the knowledge and tools you need to succeed.

Join the Conversation

We’d love to hear your thoughts! Follow us on LinkedIn and visit our website at rentalscaleup.com for more tips, resources, and in-depth articles to help you scale your vacation rental business. Subscribe, leave a review, and share your favorite episodes with your network.

Call to Action

Ready to transform your vacation rental business? Tune in to Vacation Rental Scale-Up now and start scaling up your success! Subscribe today and join a community of forward-thinking rental managers who are making waves in the industry.

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