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“Go to Airbnb, pick a niche and execute it 10x better”: When Airbnb’s party ban favors smart entrepreneurs.

Thibault Masson

On June 28, 2022, Airbnb turned its temporary global party ban into a permanent one. The ban was born from ...

hopper homes

How Hopper Homes plans to compete with Airbnb,, and Expedia (2022 update)

Thibault Masson

Hopper, a fast-growing OTA, has launched Hopper Homes, its product and service offer for the vacation rental home market. Hopper ... review

How Houfy is building a Book Direct OTA.

Thibault Masson

Houfy is not just an alternative to Airbnb. It wants to be an alternative to the overall OTA (online travel ...

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StayBillety, the Airbnb alternative for sports events and affinity groups, is raising money

Thibault Masson

Companies that want to compete with Airbnb and other listing sites seek to tap into the unmet needs of specific ...

spotahome strategy

Mid and long-term stay specialist Spotahome: €25m funding, adapting to COVID, expanding to more markets, and what Airbnb & Booking can learn

Thibault Masson

On Rental Scale-Up, we often talk about the trend of short-term rental companies moving to long stays (e.g. Airbnb monthly ...

plum guide crowdfunding pitch deck reviewed

Plum Guide seeks $1.4m from crowdfunding investors, at $146m valuation

Thibault Masson

Plum Guide (, one of the leading luxury vacation rental distribution channels, has just launched a crowdfunding campaign. The London-based ...

hometogo us strategy

HomeToGo’s Bryan Boice on the company’s US strategy

Thibault Masson

HomeToGo, a German-based vacation rental booking channel and meta-search engine, listed on the Frankfurt stock market on September 22, 2021. ...

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What makes Gîtes de France and its network of 48,000 properties a powerful force within the French holiday rental market?

Thibault Masson

If you are French or a Western European traveller, you may have met the word “gîte” before. It is a ...

How used content marketing to build authority and become an Airbnb alternative

How to use content marketing to build authority and become an Airbnb alternative

Thibault Masson

How do you turn your listing site into a travel resource that hits multiple times each of the visitors in ...

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Hometogo: $1bn value based on booking commissions and software revenues

Thibault Masson

As we announced last week, vacation rental marketplace Hometogo is supposed to go public via a planned €1.2 billion transaction. ...

Keep your vacation rental knowledge fresh

Rex Brown

There is no doubt that the key to vacation rental mastery is knowledge. When we started Sea Zen and attained ...

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