Articles tagged “rentals”

TripAdvisor’s Experiences and Restaurants Businesses Outpace Vacation Rentals

TripAdvisor’s Experiences and Restaurants Businesses Outpace Vacation Rentals

Dennis Schaal, Skift

TripAdvisor faces a quandary: It needs to have an alternative accommodations business to round out its hotel offerings, but rentals revenue declined and slowed the otherwise-positive trajectory of its non-hotels segment. While TripAdvisor is a market leader in experiences and restaurants, its rentals business is muddying up the works.

5 months ago

The State of Luxury Yacht Rentals and Sharing Schemes

The State of Luxury Yacht Rentals and Sharing Schemes

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Breaking open the yacht rental market with a sharing platform is a difficult endeavor given the challenges of operating a digital business within the luxury sector as well as the nuances and securities needed for an experience as hands-on as yachting.

10 months ago

Hyatt Invested $15 Million in Cash-Burning Onefinestay Before Accor Acquisition

Hyatt Invested $15 Million in Cash-Burning Onefinestay Before Accor Acquisition

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Most start-ups lose money, at least in the early stages. Before it was acquired by Accor, Onefinestay's most recent set of accounts show that it was burning through cash at a considerable rate and that its business was suffering as a result of attacks in Europe.

2 years ago

Airbnb Makes Promise to Impose Rental Limits in Key European Cities

Airbnb Makes Promise to Impose Rental Limits in Key European Cities

Giles Turner, Bloomberg

Airbnb is currently engaged in battles across the globe over its home sharing platform and it makes sense to make concessions where it can. We'll have to wait and see whether this latest change is enough to satisfy politicians in the UK and the Netherlands — or if Airbnb provides enough transparency to know if they are actually delivering on their promise.

2 years ago

Drop in Car Ownership Mirrors the Rise of the Rental Society

Drop in Car Ownership Mirrors the Rise of the Rental Society

Matt Phillips, Quartz

A drop in car ownership mirrors a rise in collaborative consumption impacting every industry from cars to hotels, a shift that shows little sign of stopping as the millennial generation grows and begins to age.

5 years ago