Articles tagged “vacation rentals”

Short-Term Rentals

JetBlue Technology Ventures Joins Property Manager Frontdesk’s $13 Million Financing Round

JetBlue's corporate venture capital wing has already picked some winners in the short-term rental sector. That's some progressive thinking for an airline, and Frontdesk wouldn't mind bolstering that record.

JetBlue Technology Ventures Joins Property Manager Frontdesk’s $13 Million Financing Round

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Google Is NOT Going to Kill Airbnb

"Google will kill Airbnb," tweeted Nick Huber, who writes about business and real estate, owns a self-storage company, and has 247,000 followers on Twitter. Two people independently messaged me about the tweet, which has generated a few thousand "likes," and hundreds of retweets since Sunday. One Skift colleague said of the tweet: "Everything this guy…

Short-Term Rentals

Hopper Signs Property Managers Evolve and Vtrips for Vacation Rentals

Hopper will eventually be a force to be reckoned with in vacation rentals. There, we said it.

Hopper Signs Property Managers Evolve and Vtrips for Vacation Rentals

Short-Term Rentals

Vacasa CEO Matt Roberts Will Be Replaced by Ex-Egencia Boss Rob Greyber

Vacasa was ripe for a leadership change, if for nothing else but to shake things up. Let's see if Greyber can up the company's execution game.

Vacasa CEO Matt Roberts Will Be Replaced by Ex-Egencia Boss Rob Greyber

Online Travel

Despegar Bulks Up on Vacation Rentals To Fend Off Competition From Global Players

Despegar is growing with a steady pace of mergers and acquisitions, including Viajanet and Stays. It's a smart move to use vacation rentals to defend and expand market share.

Despegar Bulks Up on Vacation Rentals To Fend Off Competition From Global Players

Short-Term Rentals

HomeToGo Accelerated Its Direct Bookings in the Second Quarter

HomeToGo is among a bevy of newly public companies that vow to get to a semblance of profitability in 2023. They are tired of seeing their share prices pummeled.

HomeToGo Accelerated Its Direct Bookings in the Second Quarter

Short-Term Rentals

Analysis: Vacasa Has a Growth Story Neatly Tailored to Wall Street Sensibilities

Vacasa is adding homes to manage in 2022 at half the pace of 2021 in the name of profitability. Without the big mergers and acquisitions of years past, Vacasa is pressuring its sales force to get more productive or hit the road.

Analysis: Vacasa Has a Growth Story Neatly Tailored to Wall Street Sensibilities

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Oyo Buys Nordic-Based Vacation Rental Operator Bornholmske Feriehuse

In its endeavor to expand as a preferred full-stack vacation homes provider, Oyo has acquired Denmark-based vacation rental operator — Bornholmske Feriehuse. Oyo has made the acquisition through its subsidiary DanCenter. Bornholmske Feriehuse has over 700 homes on its platform and according to an Oyo release the company is expected to clock more than 250,000…

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Australia’s Alloggio Expands Short-Term Vacation Rental Network

Alloggio, a short-term rental property manager based in Australia, has invested $11 million ($16 million Australian) since its November initial public offering. The small company has acquired rights to manage properties and getting its own channel manager by acquiring Aabode.com, reported The Australian. The company is strengthening its position as one of the country's managers…

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Dtravel Claims First Short-Term Rental Booking Using Blockchain and Smart Contracts

Dtravel said it is now taking crypto bookings for short-term rentals on a blockchain using smart contracts to process bookings directly between hosts and guests. In fact, Dtravel, which describes itself as "a web3 direct booking tool," said it facilitated the "first" hospitality booking on blockchain using a smart contact between UK host Amir Sadjady…