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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 ...

Vacation Rental World Summit 2023 Conference in Barcelona

Peering Behind the Curtain: Travel Titans and the Transformation of Short-Term Rentals at VRWS X

Uvika Wahi

The Vacation Rental World Summit, scheduled for November 3rd and 4th, 2023 at the Museu Maritim in Barcelona, is poised ...

scale rentals france 2023 conference paris location courte duree lcd

SCALE France 2023: Vers l’Excellence en LCD: Stratégies et Tendances pour Concierges & Gestionnaires

Thibault Masson

La France a la chance d’être l’un des plus grands marchés de location de courte durée (LCD) au monde, avec ...

Round-Up: Flex-Stay Pricing by 365Villas, Airbtics Launches Freemium Model, and bnbfinder Expands to Vacation Rentals

Round-Up: Flex-Stay Pricing by 365Villas, Airbtics Launches Freemium Model, and bnbfinder Expands to Vacation Rentals

Uvika Wahi

365Villas Introduces Flex-Stay Pricing Features Key Takeaways for Vacation Rental Managers: About 365Villas: Uvika’s View: Short-Term Rental Data Provider Airbtics ...

A Shortcut to Riches? The Reality of Short-Term Rental Franchises

A Shortcut to Riches? The Reality of Short-Term Rental Franchises

Uvika Wahi

In an industry as competitive as short-term rentals, rapid expansion is no easy feat. Yet, SkyRun Vacation Rentals has managed ...

Airbnb 2023 Winter Release

Airbnb 2023 Winter Release: More competition for Hosts, more value for money for Guests

Thibault Masson

Rental Scale-Up’s take on Airbnb Winter 2023 Update Airbnb’s Winter 2023 Release is a strategic move to intensify competition among ...

Seizing the $60 Billion Goldmine: Niche Marketing's Power in Short-Term Rentals

Seizing the $60 Billion Goldmine: Niche Marketing’s Power in Short-Term Rentals

Uvika Wahi

A market that’s not just lucrative, but also vastly unexplored, valued at a staggering $60 billion? This isn’t just a ...

Round-Up: Key Data and ASTRA Partner Up, Minut Launches Call Assist, and Casago Doubles Footprint

Round-Up: Key Data and ASTRA Partner Up, Minut Launches Call Assist, and Casago Doubles Footprint

Uvika Wahi

Key Data Secures Exclusive Partnership with Australian Short-Term Rental Accommodation Association (ASTRA) Key Takeaways for Vacation Rental Managers: About Key ...

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