Articles tagged “rentals and shares”

Hotels

Frontdesk Sprints Ahead by Taking On Short-Term Rental Castoffs From Stay Alfred

Stay Alfred's collapse opened up for Frontdesk an opportunity to rise in rental property management with a less-risky model. More interestingly, Frontdesk's new software offering for multifamily communities takes advantage of an opportunity left on the table by Expedia Group, which botched the execution of its Pillow and ApartmentJet acquisitions.

Frontdesk Sprints Ahead by Taking On Short-Term Rental Castoffs From Stay Alfred

Online Travel

Airbnb’s Distribution Strength Could Pressure Online Travel Giants and Woo Hotels

The typical Airbnb review talks up a rental's charms while overlooking vital information. The company's stock prospectus similarly skips some key details for understanding its business. But we can still infer a few things about the distribution dynamo.

Airbnb’s Distribution Strength Could Pressure Online Travel Giants and Woo Hotels
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Short-Term Rentals

How Airbnb Is Building a Vacation Rental Platform for the Future

Once a cottage industry operated by entrepreneurial property owners, today’s billion dollar vacation rental market is undergoing massive growth, driven by digital platforms that are evolving in tandem with its users' needs.

How Airbnb Is Building a Vacation Rental Platform for the Future

Online Travel

Booking Holdings’ Agoda Takes a Distinctive Approach on Short-Term Rentals

Booking Holdings’ Agoda Takes a Distinctive Approach on Short-Term Rentals

Tourism

Airbnb Growth in Southern Africa Raises Familiar Issues

Airbnb is booming in Africa, but the first cracks in the success story are beginning to show – in hotels griping about the lack of regulations, and locals priced out of prime property. Can African cities avoid the side effects of the sharing economy that already blight more-developed markets?

Airbnb Growth in Southern Africa Raises Familiar Issues

Hotels

InterContinental Hotels Won’t Rush to Follow Rivals Into Alternative Accommodations

InterContinental's new CEO Keith Barr seems happy — for now — to carry on with the work done by his predecessor. While rivals have explored other areas, IHG keeps doing the same thing, although it is developing a new midscale brand. Only time will tell which strategy is right.