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Unmasking the Wolf of Airbnb A Cautionary Tale for Hosts

Unmasking the “Wolf of Airbnb”: A Cautionary Tale for Hosts

Uvika Wahi

Over $1.5 million in illegal rentals, over $2 million gained fraudulently, and more than $450,000 in unpaid rent: These staggering ...

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From Grassroots Movements to Adaptive Strategies: How Airbnb Fights Short-Term Rental Bans and Secures Market Presence

Thibault Masson

In the face of increasing short-term rental regulations and bans, Airbnb has implemented advanced public affairs tactics to safeguard its ...

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Airbnb Unveils Map Displaying its Dominance Over Traditional Hotels in US Hospitality Landscape

Thibault Masson

In the United States, Airbnb finds itself at the center of a battle against short-term rental restrictions. This struggle is ...

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Airbnb’s Position on the Registration and Use Class for Short-term Lets in England

Thibault Masson

As the consultation on registration and use class for short-term lets in England unfolds, Airbnb, one of the major stakeholders ...

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Airbnb: From the business of trust to the business of surveillance?

Thibault Masson

The story of Kristin Turner, a diligent Airbnb host, paints a vivid picture of an emerging issue within Airbnb’s policies ...

Championing Short-Term Rental Growth and Innovation: An Inside Look at STRive 2023 Conference by Bart Sobies

Championing Short-Term Rental Growth and Innovation: An Inside Look at STRive 2023 Conference by Bart Sobies

Uvika Wahi

As the world continues to recover from the global pandemic, the significance of human connection and collaboration is highlighted at ...

OVO Network's Secrets to Exceptional Short-Term Rental Guest Reviews

OVO Network’s Secrets to Exceptional Short-Term Rental Guest Reviews

Uvika Wahi

The key to a thriving short-term rental business lies in exceptional guest reviews. Imagine having a clear roadmap to achieve ...

The Rise of Short-Stay Student Accommodations in the UK: A Primer for Property Managers

The Rise of Short-Stay Student Accommodations in the UK: A Primer for Property Managers

Uvika Wahi

The short-term rental industry has seen exponential growth in recent years. This trend has also impacted the student accommodation market ...

New Airbnb Commercials Push Rooms and Host Passports: Highlight Affordable Accommodations and Host-Guest Trust

New Airbnb Commercials Push Rooms and Host Passports: Highlight Affordable Accommodations and Host-Guest Trust

Uvika Wahi

Airbnb has released three new commercials that emphasize its latest updates: Airbnb Rooms and Host Passports. In an effort to ...

Hostaway Secures $175 Million Funding: A New Chapter in Short-Term Rental Management Software Competition?

Hostaway Secures $175 Million Funding, Intensifying Competition with Guesty

Uvika Wahi

Hostaway recently secured $175 million in funding, marking the largest amount ever raised by a vacation rental tech company. This ...

How to Attract Profitable Short-Term Rental Properties and Ensure Satisfied Owners

How to Attract Profitable Short-Term Rental Properties and Ensure Satisfied Owners

Uvika Wahi

Inventory growth has been a buzzword in the short-term rental industry, but do successful managers approach it differently? Are there ...

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Decoding the AI Hype: Separating PR Stunts from Real Value for Airbnb Hosts and Rental Managers

Thibault Masson

You might have seen a surge of press releases from vendors and Online Travel Agencies (OTAs) in the short-term rental ...

Google Travel More Visibility for Short-Term Rentals and Travel Inspiration

Google Travel: More Visibility for Short-Term Rentals and Travel Inspiration

Uvika Wahi

At the 2023 VITUR Summit, an insightful exchange took place between David Robles, Director of Business Development EMEA for Google ...

Optimizing Airbnb Listings & Selecting the Ideal Market: Expert Tips from Daniel Rusteen

Optimizing Airbnb Listings & Selecting the Ideal Market: Expert Tips from Daniel Rusteen

Uvika Wahi

Many hosts face challenges when it comes to optimizing their listings, attracting the right guests, and setting the perfect price. ...

Expand Your Short-Term Rental Business: Proven Techniques to Attract and Retain Property Owners

Expand Your Short-Term Rental Business: Proven Techniques to Attract and Retain Property Owners

Uvika Wahi

Growing their property portfolio is a key goal for many short-term rental managers, as it leads to increased revenue, greater ...

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Homelike’s Samuel Toribio Sheds Light on the Monthly Rental Market at VITUR Summit 2023

Thibault Masson

In the run-up to the VITUR Summit 2023 in Malaga, Samuel Toribio, the Head of International Markets at Homelike, provided ...

Altido's William Parry Shares Hw Key Events Like The Coronation Impact Short-Term Rental Profitability

Cashing in on the Coronation: How Key Events Increase Short-Term Rental Profitability

Uvika Wahi

In the ever-expanding realm of short-term rentals, events serve as powerful catalysts for boosting profitability among property managers and hosts. ...

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VITUR Summit and Sustonica Team Up for a Greener Vacation Rental Industry

Thibault Masson

The VITUR Summit, a leading vacation rental industry conference, is making waves by introducing a unique and eco-friendly feature within ...

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Airbnb’s 2023 Summer Release: Addressing Market Concerns and Preparing for Future Expansion

Thibault Masson

As Airbnb unveils its 2023 Summer Release, it is crucial to assess the strategic direction the company is pursuing, with ...

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Understanding Airbnb’s Strategic Intentions with Airbnb Rooms and Host Passports

Thibault Masson

During its 2023 Summer Release, Airbnd unveiled its renewed will to promote private rooms on its platform. The introduction of ...

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