Articles tagged “turnkey”

Online Travel

Airbnb’s Guest-Host ‘Flywheel’ Advantage Is More Myth Than Reality

Airbnb will spend tens of millions of dollars, if not more, on its global advertising and referral campaigns to recruit more hosts, and that's probably a smart move. On the face of it, though, this proves that the company's host sign-up efforts are hardly organic, as one analyst alleged.

Airbnb’s Guest-Host ‘Flywheel’ Advantage Is More Myth Than Reality

Hotels

Vacasa to Buy TurnKey in Ongoing Rollup Led by Private Equity

This deal cements Vacasa status as the largest full-service property manager for whole-home vacation rentals in the U.S. That makes it a rare pure-play bet on alternative accommodations for its private equity backers, which have prompted Vacasa to consolidate more of the sector.

Vacasa to Buy TurnKey in Ongoing Rollup Led by Private Equity

Coronavirus

Airbnb to Roll Out Sanitization Plan for Hosts That Would Include 72-Hour Wait Between Stays

Cleanliness standards will guide guest preferences in the years ahead. Short-term rental host practices will have to undergo significant enhancements to cope with that changing consumer behavior — a heightened sensitivity to just how clean their surroundings are as an outgrowth of the coronavirus pandemic.

Airbnb to Roll Out Sanitization Plan for Hosts That Would Include 72-Hour Wait Between Stays

Hotels

Marriott Is Officially Getting Into the Homesharing Business

This news will trigger responses from elated to downright furious, whether you're a Bonvoy member, Marriott hotel owner, a property manager, or just someone concerned about the growth of homesharing around the world.

Marriott Is Officially Getting Into the Homesharing Business

Online Travel

TurnKey Raises $31 Million as Vacation Home Rental Management Stays Hot

Does yet another big funding round signal that the vacation rental property market is over-heated? Nah. It's reasonable given the huge size of the opportunity and how much investment will be needed to digitize and automate the sector.

TurnKey Raises $31 Million as Vacation Home Rental Management Stays Hot

Hotels

Vacation Rental Company TurnKey Raises $21 Million

Just as entrepreneurs once sold pickaxes to prospectors in the California gold rush, TurnKey is one of many companies selling services to property owners in today's vacation rental gold rush.

Vacation Rental Company TurnKey Raises $21 Million

Hotels

Vacation Rental Owners Turn to Noise-Monitoring in Instant Booking Era

Vacation rental owners and property managers are using technology solutions to mitigate their risks in an era when they face the prospect of getting pushed into irrelevancy by the large distribution platforms if they don't agree to instantly confirmable bookings. Buck the instant booking trend? The penalty is seeing their listings drop toward the bottom of the heap.

Vacation Rental Owners Turn to Noise-Monitoring in Instant Booking Era