Articles tagged “homes”

Short-Term Rentals

Sonder Announces a Stock Option Exchange Plan to Retain Employees

How would you like to be a Sonder exec boasting that your free cash flow margin improved from negative 127 percent a year ago to negative 37 percent in the second quarter? Well, that's one measure of progress.

Sonder Announces a Stock Option Exchange Plan to Retain Employees

Business Travel

Home Swapping Platforms Return With Strategies Targeting Remote Work

Growing numbers of remote workers and soaring travel and accommodation costs represent favorable conditions for house exchange platforms to thrive in, but are people ready to trust strangers during a time when confidence is low?

Home Swapping Platforms Return With Strategies Targeting Remote Work

Online Travel

Hopper Will Let Customers Pay a Fee to Leave the Hotel After Check-In for Any Reason

Hopper's leave-for-any-reason hotel offering would seemingly be attractive to many guests, but can also be a headache for hotels and open to abuse.

Hopper Will Let Customers Pay a Fee to Leave the Hotel After Check-In for Any Reason

Online Travel

Big 3 Online Travel CEOs Each Push Back Against Their Own Critics

Please don't let us be misunderstood, the Big Three online travel CEOs proclaimed in recent interviews. Airbnb has great cash flow, Booking.com's Europe advantage over Expedia is not unmovable, and Booking is improving in the U.S. So there.

Big 3 Online Travel CEOs Each Push Back Against Their Own Critics

Online Travel

Oyo Delays Long-Anticipated India IPO

A humbled Oyo will keep trying for an IPO, but it will have to wait awhile longer.

Oyo Delays Long-Anticipated India IPO

Short-Term Rentals

Vacasa Could Get Boost From Home Sales Softness

If they can't sell their homes, vacation rental owners tend to stay with their property managers. Making the proverbial lemonade out of lemons.

Vacasa Could Get Boost From Home Sales Softness

Short-Term Rentals

Marriott Homes & Villas to Target Meetings and Retreats

Homes & Villas by Marriott International has carved out a differentiated offering in some respects, and it is trying to grow while sticking with the formula that brought it to where it is.

Marriott Homes & Villas to Target Meetings and Retreats

Short-Term Rentals

HomeToGo Buys E-Domizil for $45 Million In Homes Strategy Shift

Other than at exception-to-the-rule Google, metasearch has been on a downward spiral in vacation rentals for years. HomeToGo is turning itself into a series of booking sites instead, which just might work in that holiday home sector.

HomeToGo Buys E-Domizil for $45 Million In Homes Strategy Shift

Online Travel

Oyo’s Pending IPO Could Be Halved or Even Scuttled

Oyo's potential IPO has likely run head-on into the collapse of several recent public market debuts in India with a couple of lawsuits potentially figuring into the regulator's delayed decision. Oyo will eventually go public, but that maiden public appearance likely won't resemble the initial vision.

Oyo’s Pending IPO Could Be Halved or Even Scuttled

Short-Term Rentals

Mystery Software Firm Sparked Launch of an Inspirato Corp Rewards Plan

Hey, when opportunity knocks, answer the door if you think there is an ample addressable market. That's what Inspirato did as it develops a corporate rewards or incentive program and seeks to broaden its products into flights and adverture travel, as well.

Mystery Software Firm Sparked Launch of an Inspirato Corp Rewards Plan