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Short-Term Rentals

Australia’s Alloggio Goes Public in the Latest Bet on Vacation Rentals

Dealmaking continues to avoid getting locked down, at least in the vacation rental sector.

Australia’s Alloggio Goes Public in the Latest Bet on Vacation Rentals

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Airbnb Piggybacks on Revived Global Travel Pitching These New Offerings

Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky has said that more people will travel post-pandemic so the company is wasting little time in trying to lure more prospective guests to its properties as destinations worldwide have reopened to tourists.

Airbnb Piggybacks on Revived Global Travel Pitching These New Offerings

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4 Airbnb Takeaways From the Third Quarter

We are just asking the question: With all of the disruption in the travel industry over the past 12 months, is it reasonable to believe that the number of hosts on Airbnb hasn't changed an iota?

4 Airbnb Takeaways From the Third Quarter

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Airbnb Posts Best Quarter Ever, Shattering Records for Profits and Revenue

The travel recovery is on in many parts of the world, and Airbnb got a nice chunk of it. Its strategy is to capitalize on the long-term stays' trend, and to increase awareness about hosting opportunities.

Airbnb Posts Best Quarter Ever, Shattering Records for Profits and Revenue

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Full Video: Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky on Travel’s Revolutionary Moment

Airbnb's Chesky has seen the future, and it is a lot like Airbnb: "This revolution really is about flexibility," he told attendees. "Suddenly you can live anywhere, you can work anywhere. And I think what’s pretty clear is we’ve all learned how much work can get done remotely."

Full Video: Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky on Travel’s Revolutionary Moment

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Airbnb CEO Sees the New Age of Mobility Redefining the World of Travel

Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky presented his vision for a dramatically changed travel industry of the future. The issue that no one can answer right is how enduring some of these trends will be.

Airbnb CEO Sees the New Age of Mobility Redefining the World of Travel

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Hotels Steal Booking Momentum From Vacation Rentals: Skift Recovery Index

Analyzing lodging booking data shows that hotels are now consistently outperforming vacation rentals. Vacation rentals were the winners of 2020, but some pre-pandemic patterns might be returning.

Hotels Steal Booking Momentum From Vacation Rentals: Skift Recovery Index

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Travel + Leisure CEO: We Can Make $12.5 Billion Off Existing Timeshare Owners

Publicly traded hospitality companies need to show shareholders signs of growth and expansion. Travel + Leisure Co.'s message of multibillion-dollar sales growth from existing clients isn't as far-fetched as the price tag may sound.

Travel + Leisure CEO: We Can Make $12.5 Billion Off Existing Timeshare Owners

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Airbnb’s Short-Term Rental Challengers Double Down on Brand-Building

As happened with major online travel agencies, there will eventually be several winners in short-term rentals beyond Airbnb. But will these come from the independent property managers trying to build consumer brands, or will the larger players take them out as is customary?

Airbnb’s Short-Term Rental Challengers Double Down on Brand-Building

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Vacasa and Sonder Face Challenges as They Get Ready to Join Airbnb as Public Companies

Will Vacasa and Sonder have the wherewithal as public companies to build their own brands independent of relying on Google and Airbnb, and will their business model challenges be surmountable? There's a ton of potential and so much work ahead for each of the companies.

Vacasa and Sonder Face Challenges as They Get Ready to Join Airbnb as Public Companies