Articles tagged “property managers”

Google Signals Its Vacation Rental Ambitions With Vacasa Direct-Connect

Google Signals Its Vacation Rental Ambitions With Vacasa Direct-Connect

Dennis Schaal, Skift

We've seen this playbook before. Google isn't making much money off its vacation rental business, and doesn't need to sweat it. With its domination of search, Google will take its time, build its global property numbers, and test what works. Competitors know what's coming.

2 weeks ago

Consolidation Sweeps European Short-Term Rental Managers With Altido Launch

Consolidation Sweeps European Short-Term Rental Managers With Altido Launch

Sean O'Neill, Skift

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.

4 months ago

GuestReady Acquires BnbLord in European Vacation Rental Rollup

GuestReady Acquires BnbLord in European Vacation Rental Rollup

Sean O'Neill, Skift

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.

5 months ago

Vacasa Raises $64 Million More for Vacation Rental Management

Vacasa Raises $64 Million More for Vacation Rental Management

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Venture capital has awoken in a big way to the potential of vacation rental property managers.

11 months ago

Vacation Rental Network RedAwning Buys Leavetown to Enroll Multi-Unit Properties

Vacation Rental Network RedAwning Buys Leavetown to Enroll Multi-Unit Properties

Sean O'Neill, Skift

RedAwning's acquisition of Leavetown suggests that marketing and distribution technology built separately for rentals and hotels may one day blend into all-purpose software for all types of lodging.

1 year ago

New Skift Research Report: Decoding the Modern Vacation Rental Technology Landscape

New Skift Research Report: Decoding the Modern Vacation Rental Technology Landscape

Seth Borko, Skift Research

Vacation rentals are grappling with how to meet and exceed guest expectations across a fragmented market. As the industry grows, this challenge only gets tougher. A new generation of fast-evolving technologies could be part of the solution.

2 years ago

Airbnb Debuts New Tools for a Bigger Cut of the $138 Billion Vacation Rental Industry

Airbnb Debuts New Tools for a Bigger Cut of the $138 Billion Vacation Rental Industry

Deanna Ting, Skift

This makes perfect, if long overdue, business sense for Airbnb. But can Airbnb really make sure these tools won’t be abused by commercial operators running illegal hotel businesses in cities like San Francisco or New York?

2 years ago