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How do Airbnb Split Stays work

How do Airbnb Split Stays work?

Uvika Wahi

The last couple of years have been transformative for the short-term rental industry and although not all the changes may ...

airbnb 2022 summer release brian chesky

(video + text) Brian Chesky shows what Airbnb’s 2022 Summer Release is about

Thibault Masson

Let’s hear about the 2022 Summer Release directly from Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky. Here are the video, transcript, and visual ...

airbnb 2022 summer release update

Airbnb 2022 Summer update release

Thibault Masson

So, after the dust has settled, does Airbnb’s “biggest change to the platform in a decade” live up to its ...

airbnb quarterly results Q1 2022

Airbnb quarterly results: First profitable Q1 ever, great outlook for 2022

Thibault Masson

While waiting for the “biggest change to Airbnb in a decade” (see our expectations for Airbnb’s 2022 Summer release), let’s ...

Navigating the Operational Challenges of a Growing Business - Overcoming Inflation and Labor Shortages in Short-Term Rental Management

Navigating the Operational Challenges of a Growing Business: Overcoming Inflation and Labor Shortages in Short-Term Rental Management

Uvika Wahi

In recent years, many short-term rental management businesses have experienced significant growth and expansion. Now, owing to inflation and labor ...

Finding the best vacation rental dynamic pricing tool made easy

Finding the best vacation rental dynamic pricing tool made easy

Uvika Wahi

Pricing competitively is proven to drive profitability for vacation rental businesses, but adjusting prices manually is time-consuming, and often prone ...

Skift Future of Lodging Forum for hospitality industry

Skift Future of Lodging Forum: Who is it for, what to expect, and how to attend

Uvika Wahi

Since the pandemic, the short-term rental industry has seen an influx of a whole new generation of guests. As travelers ...

GuestReady CEO Alexander Limpert on how short-term rental management companies can achieve operational excellence

Alexander Limpert on how property management company GuestReady scaled operations to achieve excellence

Uvika Wahi

When looking at ways to improve operational efficiency in short-term rental property management, it is important to look at businesses ...

jarvis ml for vacation rental managers

$16 million in seed funding for Jarvis ML, a machine learning solution provider for vacation rental managers

Thibault Masson

Jarvis ML helps short-term rental and vacation rental management companies increase their revenues and profits by letting them leverage their ...

booking-com partner liability insurance zurich

Booking.com’s new €1,000,000 Partner Liability Insurance and Damage Deposits by Booking.com vs Airbnb vs Vrbo

Thibault Masson

When it comes to listing a vacation rental property on an online platform, one of the biggest blockers for hosts ...

How to Overcome Rising Costs with Operational Efficiency in times of inflation and labor shortages

How to Overcome Rising Costs with Operational Efficiency in times of inflation and labor shortages

Uvika Wahi

2021 was a landmark year for the vacation rental industry in many ways, from unprecedented category awareness to explosive demand ...

What is HomeToGo’s “onsite booking” model and how it can help the company compete with Airbnb

Thibault Masson

What if the rise of HomeToGo’s “onsite booking” services was allowing vacation rental managers to find a new source of ...

vacation rental managers association vrma advocacy

Over $400,000 Raised in Record-Breaking VRMA Advocacy Fundraising Campaign Kickoff

Thibault Masson

On Tuesday, April 12, at the Vacation Rental Management Association’s Spring Forum in Chicago, the organization held a surprise kickoff ...

How to pick a short-term rental software vendor

Lara McComish

Each month, Rental Scale-Up organizes a conference, bringing together industry experts for the latest short-term rental trends and insights on ...

Listen up, property managers: we’ve launched the Scale Rentals podcast

Lara McComish

With so many insights to cover at the Scale Rentals Show, we’re counting down to Barcelona early by interviewing upcoming ...

What companies do Sykes own?

What companies do Sykes own? A quick recap after a new string of acquisitions.

Lara McComish

Sykes Holiday Cottages has been on an acquisition spree as of late, scooping up a number of smaller companies in ...

Touch Stay Closes Seed Funding Round To Ignite Growth

Investors buy into the importance of guest experience: Touch Stay closes seed funding round to ignite growth

Lara McComish

Last March, we spoke to Andy McNulty, co-founder and CEO of Touch Stay, a digital guidebook company with 18,500 active ...

Airbnb investing with James Svetec

Start Airbnb investing now – insights from James Svetec behind Airbnb For Dummies

Lara McComish

Whether you’re new to Airbnb investing or you want to take your business to the next level, James Svetec is ...

How to increase direct bookings through WhatsApp and Instagram

How to increase direct bookings with WhatsApp and Instagram

Lara McComish

As a Scaler’s Network member, we spoke to property manager Daniela Derin about how Skol Apartments Marbella uses Instagram, Facebook, ...

New Airbnb Rebooking and Refund Policy

New Airbnb Rebooking and Refund Policy tougher for Hosts … but Guests affected by new terms too

Thibault Masson

(April 14, 2022 update) After much uproar on social media, in the trade press (see our original article below) and ...

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