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Airbnb's Q2 2023 Report: Surges to 7 Million Active Listings

Airbnb’s Q2 2023 Report: Surges to 7 Million Active Listings

Uvika Wahi

In its Q2 2023 financial report, Airbnb announces a remarkable milestone: a whopping 7 million active listings. The report emerges ...

Airbnb.org Welcomes New Board Members, Casai Ceases Operations, American Express Ventures into Vacation Rentals

Round-Up: Airbnb.org Welcomes New Board Members, Casai Ceases Operations, American Express Ventures into Vacation Rentals

Uvika Wahi

Airbnb.org Welcomes New Board Members Key Insights for Vacation Rental Managers: About Airbnb.org: Uvika’s View: Proptech Startup Casai Ceases operations ...

How Biden's campaign against junk fees affects short-term rentals.

The Impact of the Biden Administration’s Campaign Against Junk Fees on the Short-Term Rental Industry

Uvika Wahi

Will the Biden administration’s effort to fight junk fees extend to the short-term rental industry, where cleaning fees, pet fees, ...

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Booking.com’s Payment Crisis: A Breakdown of Trust with Hosts and a Test of Reputation

Thibault Masson

“The money hasn’t come through yet, and the promises seem empty,” lamented one frustrated host at the heart of a ...

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Airbnb Paris 2024 Olympics: Searches jump, but new regulations may dampen the party

Thibault Masson

France’s short-term rental market has been on fire in recent years, with almost 900,000 listings popping up by June 2023, ...

Round-Up: Dtravel and Superhog Team Up, Acquisition Activity Intensifies in UK, France with Host & Stay, Vacancéole

Round-Up: Dtravel and Superhog Team Up, Acquisition Activity Intensifies in UK, France with Host & Stay, Vacancéole

Uvika Wahi

Dtravel and Superhog Team Up to Boost Trust and Safety in Vacation Rentals Key Insights for Vacation Rental Managers: About ...

Unpacking the Scale France 2023 Conference

Scaling Success: Unpacking the Scale France 2023 Conference

Uvika Wahi

Rental Scale-Up, the proud media sponsor for the upcoming Scale France 2023 conference, is delighted to present an exclusive preview ...

VITUR SUMMIT 2024

Navigating The Future Of Short-Term Rentals: An Inside Look at the 2023 VITUR Summit

Thibault Masson

Taking place from May 10 to May 12, 2023, in the sun-drenched city of Malaga, Spain, the VITUR Summit served ...

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Le Collectionist Maps its Journey towards Luxury Vacation Rental Dominance

Thibault Masson

At the VITUR Summit, we had the chance to sit down with Max Aniort, Co-founder and CEO of Le Collectionist. ...

Airbnb Revamps 'Experienced Co-Host Program,' Expands to US, Canada, Australia, Embraces Professional Property Managers

Airbnb Revamps ‘Experienced Co-Host Program,’ Expands to US, Canada, Australia, Embraces Professional Property Managers

Uvika Wahi

In a move that marks a significant evolution in its service offering, Airbnb has revamped its Co-Hosting Platform to ‘Experienced ...

Round-Up: HomeToGo Launches AI Mode, AirDNA Acquires Arrivalist, Limehome Reports 400% Growth Using Apaleo

Round-Up: HomeToGo Launches AI Mode, AirDNA Acquires Arrivalist, Limehome Reports 400% Growth Using Apaleo

Uvika Wahi

HomeToGo Introduces AI Mode for US and UK Users Key Insights for Vacation Rental Managers: About HomeToGo: Uvika’s View: Related ...

Limehome reveals 400% growth after embracing best-of-breed approach to property management tech

Limehome reveals 400% growth after embracing best-of-breed approach to property management tech

Uvika Wahi

PRESS RELEASE, MUNICH, July 20, 2023 — European serviced apartment operator, Limehome, has revealed that it has grown 400% over the past two years, ...

HomeToGo Debuts AI Mode in Beta for US and UK Users

HomeToGo Debuts AI Mode in Beta for US and UK Users

Uvika Wahi

Press Release, Jul 20, 2023 – HomeToGo, the world’s leading vacation rental marketplace, proudly announces the official launch of Modes, ...

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Booking.com’s Finance Maintenance: Hosts Unpaid in High Season

Thibault Masson

In the past several weeks, vacation rental hosts have found themselves facing an unexpected challenge – delayed payouts from Booking.com. ...

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Streamlining Expenses in Vacation Rental Management: Topkey’s Innovative Approach

Thibault Masson

I’m thrilled to bring you some exciting news about Topkey, a trailblazing financial service in the vacation rental industry. Recently, ...

Round-Up: Hospitable and Extenteam Join Forces, HomeToGo and SQUAKE Enable Carbon Offsetting, Lodgify’s Google Vacation Rentals Integration

Round-Up: Hospitable and Extenteam Join Forces, HomeToGo and SQUAKE Enable Carbon Offsetting, Lodgify’s Google Vacation Rentals Integration

Uvika Wahi

Hospitable Partners Up with Extenteam to Provide Remote Guest Services Support Key Takeaways for Vacation Rental Managers: About the Companies: ...

Airbnb Strengthens Security Measures: Balancing Safety and Host Autonomy

Thibault Masson

Airbnb, the popular online vacation rental platform, recently announced a series of changes to enhance safety and trust within its ...

Round-Up: Minut’s Smoke Detection, Altovita’s Instant Bookings, and Key Data’s STAMA Partnership

Round-Up: Minut’s Smoke Detection, Altovita’s Instant Bookings, and Key Data’s STAMA Partnership

Thibault Masson

Noise Monitor Provider Minut Launches Cigarette Smoke Detection Feature, Announces Avantio Integration Minut has introduced a new feature to their ...

Airbnb retires email aliases; Here’s what to do.

Thibault Masson

Big news for Airbnb hosts and property managers: from September 30, 2023, Airbnb will tighten its privacy controls, drastically altering ...

The Eleventh Hour: How To Attract Last-Minute Short-Term Rental Bookings

The Eleventh Hour: How To Attract Last-Minute Short-Term Rental Bookings

Uvika Wahi

With travel demand skyrocketing across various markets, the supply has followed suit, escalating competition among short-term rental hosts and property ...

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