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HolidayHero Unveils New Web App to Elevate Vacation Rental Guest Experience

HolidayHero Unveils New Web App to Elevate Vacation Rental Guest Experience

Uvika Wahi

Press Release: The short-term rental market has surged to an impressive USD 100.8 Billion in 2022, projected to reach USD ...

An illustration for a blog post about new EU regulations for short-term rentals and data sharing.

EU’s Landmark Deal on Short-Term Rental Data: What Hosts Need to Know

Thibault Masson

The European Union has recently forged a crucial agreement on new regulations that will significantly impact the short-term rental market, ...

Round-Up: Transparent Rebrands to Lighthouse, Leadership Changes at Lodgify, Key Data and ASSC Partnership

Round-Up: Transparent Rebrands to Lighthouse, Leadership Changes at Lodgify, Key Data and ASSC Partnership

Uvika Wahi

Vacation Rental Data Provider Transparent is now Lighthouse Key Takeaways for Vacation Rental Managers: About Lighthouse (formerly OTA Insight): Uvika’s ...

Lodgify Announces Key Leadership Appointments to Boost A.I. Driven Efficiency

Lodgify Appoints Chief AI Officer and New CTO to Boost Efficiency Via A.I.

Uvika Wahi

Press Release, November 15, 2023: Lodgify, the vacation rental platform that empowers hosts with the essential tools to start, manage, ...

Booking.com's Q3 2023 Financials: Skyrocketing Success and a Summer of Host Payment Hell

Booking.com’s Q3 2023 Financials: Skyrocketing Success and a Summer of Host Payment Hell

Uvika Wahi

If the recent performance of industry giants is anything to go by, the short-term rental industry is perhaps enjoying its ...

Airbnb Winter 2023 Release (host Side)

Airbnb Winter 2023 Release updates: Host side

Thibault Masson

For this 2023 Winter Update, Airbnb is giving hosts tools that can help the platform increase its conversion rates: A ...

Airbnb Winter 2023 Release (Guest Side): Will Guest Favorites Eclipse Superhosts, Reviews Revamped

Airbnb Winter 2023 Release (Guest Side): Will Guest Favorites Eclipse Superhosts, Reviews Revamped

Uvika Wahi

Airbnb is intensifying competition. By introducing Guest Favorites and Revamped Ratings and Reviews in its Winter 2023 Release, it is ...

vrws 2023 takeaways

VRWS 2023 Takeaways in text and photos

Thibault Masson

The Vacation Rental World Summit (VRWS) is a premier event designed for the global vacation rental community, encompassing hosts, property ...

Google Vacation Rental Search innovation

Google Search Changes Reflect Hotel and Vacation Rental Convergence

Thibault Masson

At VRWS 2023, David Robles from Google delivered a subtly powerful presentation, revealing two significant upgrades to Google’s Vacation Rental ...

Airbnb's Remarkable Q3 2023: International Penetration Paying Off, Booming APAC, Supply Surge a ‘Healthy Indicator’

Airbnb’s Remarkable Q3 2023: International Penetration Paying Off, Booming APAC, Supply Surge a ‘Healthy Indicator’

Uvika Wahi

Airbnb’s recently released Q3 2023 financial results reveal yet another chapter of triumph for the company with an impressive 113 ...

Round-Up: Superhog Raises £5.5m, Vintory Launches Comparent, Boostly Appoints New Managing Director

Round-Up: Vintory Launches Comparent, Superhog Raises £5.5m, Boostly Appoints New Managing Director

Uvika Wahi

Vintory Launches Comparent, One-of-a-Kind Directory of Trusted Vacation Rental Managers  Key Takeaways for Vacation Rental Managers: About Vintory: Uvika’s View: ...

Superhog raises £5.5m to revolutionise short-term rental security

Superhog raises £5.5m to revolutionise short-term rental security

Uvika Wahi

Press Release, London, 02/11/2023: Superhog, the category-defining risk management solution for the vacation rental industry, has raised a £5.5m Series A ...

vrma 2023 takeaways

Takeaways from the 2023 VRMA International Conference

Thibault Masson

The VRMA International Conference 2023 at Disney Coronado Springs in Orlando, Florida, was a grand spectacle to behold. With an ...

vrma 2023 bnbfinder

bnbfinder gets ready to compete with the big boys

Thibault Masson

At the 2023 VRMA International conference, I had the chance to sit with Eric Goldreyer, the CEO of bnbfinder. The ...

vrma 2023 portfolio expansion (1)

How Stacey St. John uses reviews to lead her listing portfolio expansion

Thibault Masson

Here’s one of my takeaways from the 2023 VRMA International Conference. Stacey St. John may say that she’s relatively new ...

vrma 2023 nps score

Keeping owners happy (and getting referrals) with the NPS score

Thibault Masson

Here’s one of my takeaways from the 2023 VRMA International Conference. Rebecca Cribbin has pioneered a strategic application of the ...

Round-Up: Your.Rentals Secures $2.7m Investment, Booking.com (and others) Launch Coalition for Trusted Reviews, ReAlpha Makes Nasdaq Debut

Round-Up: Your.Rentals Secures Investment, Booking.com (and others) Launch Coalition for Trusted Reviews, ReAlpha Nasdaq Debut

Uvika Wahi

Your.Rentals Secures Capital Investment, Unveils Mobile App and Financial Solutions Key Takeaways for Vacation Rental Managers: About Your.Rentals: About Trind ...

Your.Rentals Secures Venture Capital Investment from Trind Ventures Following the Recent Crowdfunding on Seedrs

Your.Rentals Secures Venture Capital Investment from Trind Ventures Following the Recent Crowdfunding on Seedrs

Uvika Wahi

PRESS RELEASE [Copenhagen, 23 October 2023] – Your.Rentals, the leading platform for short-term rental management, is thrilled to announce the ...

High Demand, Softening Prices, and the Looming Supply Challenge in Europe Short-Term Rental Market

High Demand, Softening Prices, and the Looming Supply Challenge in Europe

Uvika Wahi

In August 2023, the short-term rental market in Europe marked an unprecedented milestone. A staggering 53.7 million nights were booked, ...

Round-Up: HomeToGo GetYourGuide Partnership, Expedia and AIR MILES Team Up, ALTIDO Acquires Middleton Castle

Round-Up: HomeToGo GetYourGuide Partnership, Expedia and AIR MILES Team Up, ALTIDO Acquires Middleton Castle

Uvika Wahi

HomeToGo Partners with GetYourGuide to Offer Integrated Travel Experiences Key Takeaways for Vacation Rental Managers: About HomeToGo: About GetYourGuide: Uvika’s ...

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