Articles tagged “vacation rental”

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

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

Deanna Ting, Skift

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.

3 weeks ago

Maui Is Considering a 29 Percent Tax Increase for Vacation Rental Owners

Maui Is Considering a 29 Percent Tax Increase for Vacation Rental Owners

Melissa Tanji, The Maui News via Associated Press

Vacation rentals in the Aloha State are a big business so it's no wonder the government wants a cut.

7 months ago

Booking.com Could Narrow the Gap In Vacation Rentals

Booking.com Could Narrow the Gap In Vacation Rentals

Dave Montali, Skift

Booking.com has long experimented with vacation rental inventory. Its inventory has been growing rapidly, but vacation rentals still remain a small part of Booking.com's business.

7 months ago

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Tech Solutions, Guest Experience, and Customer Touchpoints for an Evolving Vacation Rental Market

Tech Solutions, Guest Experience, and Customer Touchpoints for an Evolving Vacation Rental Market

LeisureLink + Skift

There’s more opportunity than ever in the fast-growing vacation rental business, but staying competitive now takes much more than providing a great property — owners and managers must continually upgrade everything from their technology to their guest experience.

2 years ago

Starwood’s Timeshare Spinoff Is Approved by Interval Shareholders

Starwood’s Timeshare Spinoff Is Approved by Interval Shareholders

Deanna Ting, Skift

Unlike Starwood's deal with Marriott, which definitely had its share of ups and downs, its timeshare spin-off to Interval Leisure Group went pretty smoothly by comparison.

2 years ago