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European STR market: September data boosted by cross-border travel and higher ADRs, yet last-minute bookings still the norm in Q4 2021
In this month’s review, AirDNA looks at short-term rental demand (nights stayed) in Europe, which is still working its way back to pre-pandemic levels. Highlights include: The percentage of short-term rental
Does Dynamic Pricing software make you lose control over your business? Beyond answers (Bonus: Why they have a Customer Advisory Board)
Jess Kelso is Director of customer Experience, for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, at Beyond. In the run-up to the 2021 edition of the Short Stay Week, he has accepted
Andrew McConnell is the CEO of Rented.com. In the run-up to the 2021 edition of the Short Stay Week, he has accepted to answer questions how he came to the
The subject of professionalization is a recurring one in the short-term rental industry at the moment, and it is easy to see why. In the past few years, especially the
You’ve probably experienced this vicious circle: Properties that already have a lot of good reviews rank higher on OTAs (online travel agencies, such as Airbnb, Booking, and Vrbo), attract more
At the Short Stay Week 2021 vacation rental conference, the Rental Scale-Up team presented how it grows its emailing list for its destination website SaintBarth.com using Instagram. You will find
Vrbo had a pretty good year in 2021. So, where is the company, part of the Expedia Group, heading to? What is the Vrbo 2022 strategy that we can expect?
How to use Airbnb's new custom promotion tool
Get more visibility on Airbnb when you create a discount on your listing. Understand what you are exactly getting in return before lowering your price.
Industry Market Reports
Short-term rental supply drops by 75% in key cities. Are black sheep gone? Airbnb reacting by working with cities and pushing its non-urban “unique stays“ narrative, despite the meager listing numbers.
COVID-19 run ruined into international and domestic demand, but new regulations have kicked in. For instance, on October 1, 2021, the number of listings in Amsterdam dropped by 78%, after platforms started enforcing mandatory registrations. It was a 13,000 drop in listings for just Airbnb. The story is the same from Prague to Vienna, Barcelona to Budapest.
Travel Trends: What Do High Vacation Rental Bookings Mean For Family Vacations and Property Managers Across the United States? Key Insights and Impacts: – Professional property managers across the US
While data about the surge in vacation rental bookings in the US abound, fewer reports are available about other regions. Last week, we published our Summer 2021 European holiday market
Investors are still pouring money into the vacation and short-term rental industry in 2021. While many property management and tech companies were battered in 2020, Airbnb IPO‘s success has renewed
For more than a year now, the COVID-19 pandemic has altered demand patterns across most of the world’s short-term rental markets. For instance, sea, rural, and mountain markets fared well
Since the outbreak of COVID-19, the requirement for generous cancellation policies has increased dramatically. Guests are demanding flexibility regarding credit, cancellations, and refunds. Many channels, OTAs, and rental hosts are
This month we at Hostaway had a webinar with our partner PriceLabs regarding 10 ways to adjust your prices in 2021. During the Q&A, it occurred to us that a
Niche Listing Sites
Plum Guide (plumguide.com), one of the leading luxury vacation rental distribution channels, has just launched a crowdfunding campaign. The London-based company is hoping to raise £1m (€1.19m / $1.38m) in
HomeToGo, a German-based vacation rental booking channel and meta-search engine, listed on the Frankfurt stock market on September 22, 2021. HomeToGo, now tracking under HTGG.DE, was the target of Lakestar
Hopper, a fast-growing OTA, is building Hopper Homes, its product and service offer for the vacation rental market. Our Rental Scale-Up team looked at recent data, current product offers, and
The topic of payment is so important that Airbnb, and now Booking.com, have set up entire FinTech units. Things are also happening the other way around: Some FinTech companies are