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Airbnb 2024 strategy

Airbnb 2024 Strategy (After the Summer 2024 Update)

Thibault Masson

In 2024, Airbnb remains steadfast in its strategic focus, adhering to the same three pillars that shaped its agenda in ...

Airbnb Summer 2024 Release ‘Icons’ and New Group Travel Options

Airbnb Summer 2024 Release: ‘Icons’ Set Stage For It to Expand Beyond The Core

Uvika Wahi

In an impressive 34-minute video unveiling, Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky rolled out the platform’s Summer 2024 release. Central to this ...

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Airbnb 2024 Summer Release – An APPetite For Group Travel And Personal Profile Data

Thibault Masson

In its 2024 Summer Release, Airbnb introduces features that, at first glance, seem designed to capture Vrbo’s stronghold in group ...

Does Airbnb use AI?

Does Airbnb use AI?

Thibault Masson

Airbnb has been using AI techniques for a long time. For instance, the travel company uses AI to power its ...

How Joivy Adapts and Diversifies Its Business Model to Stay Regulation-Ready

How Joivy Adapts and Diversifies Its Business Model to Stay Regulation-Ready

Uvika Wahi

With a vision rooted in strategic flexibility and innovative market adaptations, Joivy is crafting a roadmap to excel in the ...

From Option to Obligation: 4 Takeaways From Scale Green Highlight the Rise Of Sustainability in Travel

From Option to Obligation: 4 Takeaways From Scale Green Highlight the Rise Of Sustainability in Travel

Uvika Wahi

The Scale Green conference, a groundbreaking event dedicated to sustainability in the short-term rental sector, made its debut at the ...

Vrbo 2024: 'One Key' Goes International, Price Sensitivity and Longer Stays Takes Center Stage

Vrbo 2024: ‘One Key’ Goes International, Price Sensitivity and Longer Stays Takes Center Stage

Uvika Wahi

During an exclusive conversation at the bustling Short Stay Summit on April 24, 2024, at Old Billingsgate in London, we ...

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PriceLabs leverages Generative AI to turn data charts into text

Thibault Masson

Since 2023, and increasingly in 2024, our focus at Rental Scale-Up has been on how artificial intelligence (AI) is reshaping ...

Airbnb Promotes ‘Sensible’ Renter Policies: A Play to Support Airbnb-Friendly Apartments?

Uvika Wahi

As urban centers grapple with skyrocketing rents and strained housing supplies, Airbnb has thrown its weight behind a new cause: ...

The Sirreti List Accreditation for Luxury Vacation Rentals

The Sirreti List: Accreditation for Luxury Vacation Rentals

Thibault Masson

The luxury vacation rental market is witnessing a notable development with the introduction of The Sirreti List, an innovative accreditation ...

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Airbnb Conspiracy Theories: A MAJOR disruptive event on June 6?

Thibault Masson

On June 6, 2024, Airbnb will implement a significant policy update, transitioning from the Extenuating Circumstances Policy to the Major ...

Round-Up: Airbnb Unveils Summer 2024 Trends, SUPERHOG Debuts Podcast, Smiling House Spotlights Top Luxury Destinations

Round-Up: Airbnb Unveils Summer 2024 Trends, SUPERHOG Debuts Podcast, Smiling House Spotlights Top Luxury Destinations

Uvika Wahi

Major Sporting Events and Play Amenities Dominate Summer 2024 Travel Trends Per Latest Airbnb Report Key Takeaways for Vacation Rental ...

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Future-Proof Your Rentals: The New Green Standard Is Here

Uvika Wahi

As the clock ticked over into 2023, a stark reminder of our environmental reality was served: the planet breached the ...

Round-Up: Airbnb Reports Economic Impact in the US, HomeToGo's Strategic Komoot Partnership, Anticipating Short Stay Summit 2024

Round-Up: Airbnb Reports Economic Impact in the US, HomeToGo’s Strategic Komoot Partnership, Anticipating Short Stay Summit 2024

Uvika Wahi

Airbnb Publishes Report Showcasing Its Economic Influence in the US Key Takeaways for Vacation Rental Managers: Uvika’s View: HomeToGo Integrates ...

Airbnb updates cancellation policy

Airbnb updates cancellation policy: IMPACT FOR AIRBNB HOSTS

Thibault Masson

Airbnb has introduced a significant update to its policy framework, shifting from the Extenuating Circumstances Policy to the new Major ...

Booking.com Ditches Travel Sustainable Program in Favor of Third-Party Certifications

Booking.com Ditches Travel Sustainable Program in Favor of Third-Party Certifications

Uvika Wahi

Booking.com is discontinuing its Travel Sustainable program, including the widely recognized Travel Sustainable badges previously awarded to properties engaging in ...

Round-Up: Abode Worldwide and AI Platform Boom Announce Team Expansions, Bob W Expands London Presence

Round-Up: Abode Worldwide and AI Platform Boom Announce Team Expansions, Bob W Expands London Presence

Uvika Wahi

Booking.com Adopts Third-Party Certifications, Moves Away from Own Sustainability Badges Amid Regulatory Shifts Key Takeaways for Vacation Rental Managers: About ...

Dear vacation rental manager, you’ve been an early adopter of AI for years. Here’s why.

Dear vacation rental manager, you’ve been an early adopter of AI for years. Here’s why.

Thibault Masson

If you manage vacation rentals, you’re already more familiar with AI than you might think, thanks to dynamic pricing. Let’s ...

The Art of Overdelivering: 'Unreasonable Hospitality' Lessons for Short-Term Rental Managers

The Art of Overdelivering: ‘Unreasonable Hospitality’ Lessons for Short-Term Rental Managers

Thibault Masson

“Unreasonable Hospitality: The Remarkable Power of Giving People More Than They Expect” emerges as an indispensable resource for vacation rental ...

How VRBO’s 2024 Premier Host Program Updates Impact Vacation Rental Managers

Thibault Masson

Attention Vacation Rental Managers listing on VRBO: Are you up to speed with the changes to VRBO’s Premier Host partner ...

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