Articles tagged “stay alfred”

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

Hotels

Short-Term Rentals a Key Factor in Sluggish Hotel Rate Growth

U.S. hoteliers are finding their pricing options constrained because of an influx of both short-term rental supply during peak periods, and because of hotel construction. Hoteliers may decide to get into the short-term rental market or not, but they increasingly have to take it into account when fine-tuning pricing strategies.

Short-Term Rentals a Key Factor in Sluggish Hotel Rate Growth

Hotels

A Closer Look at Sonder’s Tech-Focused Bet on Next-Gen Rentals

Hotel-style accommodations brand Sonder has hit on a plausible business that uses technology to wring out inefficiencies from key processes. But several questions still hover around its model, as investment money gushes into the segment.

A Closer Look at Sonder’s Tech-Focused Bet on Next-Gen Rentals

Hotels

Airbnb Plus’ Risky Bet to Push Homesharing to a New Level

If Airbnb is successful with Airbnb Plus, it will ensure that alternative accommodations are no longer seen as an alternative. But making it a success will be easier said than done.

Airbnb Plus’ Risky Bet to Push Homesharing to a New Level

Short-Term Rentals

Interview: Stay Alfred CEO on Building the Future of Vacation Rental Tech

There's a new generation of property managers trying to bring hotel-like professionalism and scale to the vacation rental market. Their tech chops will play a large role in determining if they succeed or fail.

Interview: Stay Alfred CEO on Building the Future of Vacation Rental Tech