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

Online Travel

Airbnb Ranks Its Top Up-and-Coming Destinations for 2019

Quieter locales in Scotland, New Zealand, China, and Mexico lead Airbnb’s trending destinations for the coming year. Note that these statistics show gains in search interest from small base numbers and so they're somewhat misleading. Paris hasn't lost its status as a popular spot, for instance.

Airbnb Ranks Its Top Up-and-Coming Destinations for 2019
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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

Online Travel

Airbnb Drops 80 Percent of Its Japan Listings Ahead of Tighter Laws

Airbnb is the biggest of many companies affected by Japan's decision that owners must register their rentals. This move may partly lend support to some predictions that Airbnb will have fewer users worldwide this year than had been expected.

Airbnb Drops 80 Percent of Its Japan Listings Ahead of Tighter Laws

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.

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