Articles tagged “skift short-term rental summit”

Short-Term Rentals

Professionalizing Short-Term Rental Sector Offers Opportunities for Operators: New Skift Research

Short-term rental platforms like Airbnb and Vrbo are increasingly reliant on professional property managers to provide quality inventory. This considerably closes the gaps of service standards and reliability between the rental and hotel industries, which brings key opportunities for rental operators.

Professionalizing Short-Term Rental Sector Offers Opportunities for Operators: New Skift Research

Short-Term Rentals

Skift Short-Term Rental and Outdoor Summit Video: The Evolution of Flex Multifamily Buildings

In this conversation with Will Lucas, founder and CEO of Mint House, we hear more about the Mint House concept, what flex multifamily buildings are, and why they're an investable asset class. 

Skift Short-Term Rental and Outdoor Summit Video: The Evolution of Flex Multifamily Buildings

Hotels

4 Key Takeaways From Skift’s Short-Term Rental and Outdoor Summit

Optimism about recovery, a wariness about the tricky nuances of each sector, and suppliers demanding respect from online brands were among the themes at the Skift Short-Term Rental and Outdoor Summit. Plus: the past year's boom isn't a one-off.

4 Key Takeaways From Skift’s Short-Term Rental and Outdoor Summit

Coronavirus

Pandemic Moves Short-Term Rental Regulation More Quickly Into Public-Private Collaboration

The Covid crisis seems to have softened some of the hostilities between cities and short-term rental players. The idea of the two sides working together was once anathema, but certainly seems possible as long as their thinking keeps evolving.

Pandemic Moves Short-Term Rental Regulation More Quickly Into Public-Private Collaboration

Announcements

A Preview of Skift’s Short-Term Rental & Outdoor Summit on December 9 and 10

Our second annual Short-Term Rental and Outdoor Summit is next week, December 9 and 10. This intense two-day summit is not to be missed as Skift editors talk to leaders driving the future of both sectors, hear predictions on the post-pandemic landscape, and share new research.

A Preview of Skift’s Short-Term Rental & Outdoor Summit on December 9 and 10

Announcements

Announcing the Skift Short-Term Rental and Outdoor Summit This December

Our second annual Short-Term Rental Summit will feature a two-day event looking at two of the areas in travel that have actually experienced growth during the pandemic: short-term vacation rentals and outdoor travel. Day one will feature STR leaders and day two will be driven around outdoor activities.

Announcing the Skift Short-Term Rental and Outdoor Summit This December

Hotels

Hotel and Short-Term Rental Players Face Off Over Regulation

Nobody has found the best formula for regulation of the short-term rental industry. But hotel groups and rental platforms both realize that the outcomes of early battles will set precedents for future laws. This might explain why they are so willing to confront and call each other out publicly.

Hotel and Short-Term Rental Players Face Off Over Regulation

Hotels

5 Smart Insights for the Short-Term Rental Industry

The short-term rental market is a long-term growth sector. Yet its dynamics are being upended as professional management becomes popular and online travel companies seek smarter ways to sell the lodging. Here are several takeaways from Skift's first event to focus on the sector's opportunities.

5 Smart Insights for the Short-Term Rental Industry

Hotels

What’ll It Take to Survive in Short-Term Rentals: Former Top Airbnb Exec

People may see short-term rentals as a good get-rich-quick scheme. But according to former Airbnb CFO Laurence Tosi, it's not a simple business. The most successful companies in the space, he said, are also the most sophisticated.

What’ll It Take to Survive in Short-Term Rentals: Former Top Airbnb Exec

Hotels

Behind Airbnb’s Complicated Campaign to Win Trust

In the wake of recent bad publicity and plans to go public in 2020, Airbnb has no choice but to take concerns among users and neighbors seriously. Its recent steps are a good start, but shouldn't these have been a part of the strategy to begin with?

Behind Airbnb’s Complicated Campaign to Win Trust