Articles tagged “property management”

Short-Term Rentals

Vacasa Is On Top Now But Competition Is Coming

It isn't that Vacasa has no competition in North America in vacation rental management, but there isn't a strong challenger at the moment after Vacasa bought out its strongest competitors over the last two years. In such a hot market, look for that void to get filled pronto.

Hotels

Private Equity Looks to Challenge Vacasa by Backing VTrips Vacation Rental Firm

The vacation rental market is big enough to accommodate multiple players with digital and operational savvy, including both Vacasa and VTrips.

Private Equity Looks to Challenge Vacasa by Backing VTrips Vacation Rental Firm

Online Travel

Vacation Rental Manager VTrips Ramps Up Dealmaking and Mulls Going Public

VTrips all but outright says that it's more profitable than its larger rival Vacasa. But we'll only know for sure if they both file to go public.

Vacation Rental Manager VTrips Ramps Up Dealmaking and Mulls Going Public

Hotels

Vacasa to Buy TurnKey in Ongoing Rollup Led by Private Equity

This deal cements Vacasa status as the largest full-service property manager for whole-home vacation rentals in the U.S. That makes it a rare pure-play bet on alternative accommodations for its private equity backers, which have prompted Vacasa to consolidate more of the sector.

Vacasa to Buy TurnKey in Ongoing Rollup Led by Private Equity

Online Travel

Vacation Rentals Manager Vacasa Taps New Chief Financial Officer: Is an IPO Far Off?

Today's low-interest rates make it a fine time to buy and rent out second homes in many markets. No wonder Vacasa has hired a new CFO and began acquiring properties again.

Vacation Rentals Manager Vacasa Taps New Chief Financial Officer: Is an IPO Far Off?

Hotels

Budget Chain Oyo Can Be a Nightmare for U.S. Hotel Operators Despite Its Hype

Oyo has a hype machine to rival any brand. But beneath all of the disruption, some hotel owners complain its technology is unstable and lacks functionality, leaving them to clean up the mess. Growth for growth's sake may seem great for a unicorn-like valuation, but the hotel chain will need to grapple with flaws in its business model that can't keep pace.

Budget Chain Oyo Can Be a Nightmare for U.S. Hotel Operators Despite Its Hype

Hotels

Consolidation Sweeps European Short-Term Rental Managers With Altido Launch

As external capital pours into the vacation rental sector, it makes sense that some property management companies believe they need to merge to thrive. It's also notable that Marriott has already begun working with some of Altido's properties for its new homesharing effort.

Consolidation Sweeps European Short-Term Rental Managers With Altido Launch

Online Travel

Smaller Hotels and Hostels Catch Up on Tech With New Wave of Software Makers

The story of software maker Cloudbeds, named the fastest-growing travel and hospitality company in the U.S., points to a broader trend of smaller hotels adopting new tools to manage their properties.

Smaller Hotels and Hostels Catch Up on Tech With New Wave of Software Makers

Hotels

GuestReady Acquires BnbLord in European Vacation Rental Rollup

Vacasa, Evolve, and other startups have stormed the U.S. vacation rental market by offering tech-savvy property management services. The business model is now about to sweep Europe, too.

GuestReady Acquires BnbLord in European Vacation Rental Rollup

Hotels

Airbnb’s Grand Travel Ambitions Could Be Taking a Detour

Airbnb could be in the initial stages of getting into property management. While such an initiative has its risks in terms of criticism from current property management partners, it seems like a much smarter strategy than expanding into very complex and difficult areas such as flights.

Airbnb’s Grand Travel Ambitions Could Be Taking a Detour