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Articles tagged “vacasa”

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Skift Short-Term Rental and Outdoor Summit: The Sector’s Winning and Losing Strategies

Which short-term rental companies and strategies are building momentum, and can they maintain it when a full travel recovery takes hold? The Skift Short-Term Rental and Outdoor Summit will feature executives who'll have much to say about these issues May 19, and beyond.

Skift Short-Term Rental and Outdoor Summit: The Sector’s Winning and Losing Strategies

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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

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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

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Travel IPOs to Watch for in 2021

Enthusiasm for IPOs is booming in the wake of Airbnb's sensational debut as a public company. But only a handful of startups, possibly including Turo, Traveloka, Yanolja, Gett, Tujia, SiteMinder, Sonder, and Vacasa, may have enough positive growth in 2021 to woo investors.

Travel IPOs to Watch for in 2021

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Vacation Rentals Manager Vacasa Taps New Chief Financial Officer: Is an IPO Far Off?

Today's low-interest rates make it a fine time to buy and rent out second homes in many markets. No wonder Vacasa has hired a new CFO and began acquiring properties again.

Vacation Rentals Manager Vacasa Taps New Chief Financial Officer: Is an IPO Far Off?

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Major Online Travel Exec: Negotiating With Google Is Almost Pointless

Deep-pocketed Google clearly didn't appease suffering travel advertisers in any meaningful way because it didn't have to — it's Google. Don't look for Google to find religion in terms of being a more collaborative partner perhaps until regulators would take it down a peg.

Major Online Travel Exec: Negotiating With Google Is Almost Pointless

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Vacasa Grabs $108 Million in New Funding Led by Private Equity Investor Silver Lake

The coronavirus pandemic made some travel companies seem like dominoes stacked too closely together. But private equity will help some businesses like Vacasa escape this crisis without toppling over.

Vacasa Grabs $108 Million in New Funding Led by Private Equity Investor Silver Lake

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Vacasa Seeks New CEO as Founder Eric Breon Steps Aside

Eric Breon grew Vacasa from a business run off his dining room table to North America’s largest full-service vacation rental management business. Few startups have the awareness to know when they need different leadership to get to an initial public offering, and Vacasa may be a rare exception.

Vacasa Seeks New CEO as Founder Eric Breon Steps Aside

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Google Vacation Rental Partners Diverge on Whether to Name Guests in Reviews

Booking sites' guests reviews on Google have been a highly charged issue for years. The latest is that Airbnb and TripAdvisor are willingly giving Google their guest reviews of vacation rentals, but they are busy figuring out how not to give away the store in the process.

Google Vacation Rental Partners Diverge on Whether to Name Guests in Reviews

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Vacasa Nets $319 Million in Backing for Vacation Rental Management

Short-term rental companies can't believe their luck. Private equity and venture capital continue to pour into their sector despite a hot market. Vacasa has remained an investor darling, in part, because it has branched into opening real estate brokerages to help boost the supply of units.

Vacasa Nets $319 Million in Backing for Vacation Rental Management