Articles tagged “alternative accommodations”

Short-Term Rentals

StayVista’s Co-Founder Thinks Indians Are Finally Ready to Embrace Alternative Stays

Indian travelers now seek flexible accommodation options, and the alternative stay industry is racing to keep up with the demand. StayVista claims to bridge the trust gap that has historically plagued the sector.

StayVista’s Co-Founder Thinks Indians Are Finally Ready to Embrace Alternative Stays

Short-Term Rentals

Airbnb to Display Total Price by Default in California to Comply With New Law

Varying state laws on price transparency may become confusing for consumers and a more complex issue for short-term rental providers.

Airbnb to Display Total Price by Default in California to Comply With New Law

Short-Term Rentals

The Bearish Outlook for Airbnb — and Why It’s Wrong: Analyst

Bernstein emphasizes a non-standard measure, customer growth rather than room night growth, to assess Airbnb versus rivals. That's because Airbnb has more multi-bedroom properties than it did pre-Covid. That's out-of-the-box thinking.

The Bearish Outlook for Airbnb — and Why It’s Wrong: Analyst

Short-Term Rentals

Booking Focuses on U.S. Short-Term Rental Growth While Airbnb Looks Abroad

Booking.com and Airbnb are raiding each other's territories. With their different roots, Booking.com needs to grow short-term rentals in the U.S. while Airbnb seeks to expand in Europe and elsewhere internationally.

Booking Focuses on U.S. Short-Term Rental Growth While Airbnb Looks Abroad

Online Travel

Booking vs. Google in Travel AI

No one truly knows how generative AI will shake up the travel industry. Will Google stick with advertising instead of booking? Meanwhile, Booking feels it has advantages as a booking site.

Booking vs. Google in Travel AI

News Blog

Booking Holdings Is Compensating Hosts and Partners for Payments Failure

The problem surfaced in late Summer — Booking.com's short-term rental hosts in Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America cited financial hardships because the company wasn't paying them for guest stays. A condo hotel that was listed on Booking.com. Source: Booking.com CEO Glenn Fogel told financial analysts last week during Booking Holdings' third quarter earnings call that…

Online Travel

How Indians are Traveling During the Festive Season: India Report

Indians are increasingly prioritizing travel experiences and the long holiday during the festive season is incentive enough to satiate that wanderlust.

How Indians are Traveling During the Festive Season: India Report

Online Travel

MakeMyTrip Enters Car Rental Business with Savaari Acquisition

Acquiring a car rental services company is a significant step towards MakeMyTrip's travel superapp ambitions. After all, seamless connectivity is a priority for both domestic and international travelers.

MakeMyTrip Enters Car Rental Business with Savaari Acquisition

Online Travel

Booking.com Highlights its Short-Term Rental Strategy in India

Investing in the country's alternative accommodations is a timely bet, especially with the pandemic speeding up the adoption of this segment.

Booking.com Highlights its Short-Term Rental Strategy in India

Online Travel

Has Expedia Blunted Booking’s U.S. Market Share Gains?

There can be an ebb and flow to market share tussles. If Expedia Group indeed grew faster than Booking in the U.S. while Expedia has been distracted by a loyalty program launch and a tech platform migration, then additional gains could be in the offing in 2024, as well.

Has Expedia Blunted Booking’s U.S. Market Share Gains?