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Hotels

Accommodation Sector in 70 Percent of Asia Pacific Countries on Track for Full Recovery in 2022

With China’s ongoing Covid crackdowns halting its almost-there recovery, the accommodation sectors of other APAC countries are expected to gain market share in 2022.

Accommodation Sector in 70 Percent of Asia Pacific Countries on Track for Full Recovery in 2022

Short-Term Rentals

Airbnb Is Banning House Parties For Good

As Airbnb allows larger homes listed on the platform to be booked to full occupancy, it clearly understands that the 'parties and events allowed' search filter would have to go.

Airbnb Is Banning House Parties For Good

Skift Research

Asia Pacific Accommodation Sector Market Estimates 2022

The accommodation sector in APAC is witnessing a fast paced recovery with 2022 revenue levels not far from reaching pre-pandemic levels. However, the composition of the industry remains unclear with short-term rentals revenue share decreasing in 2022.

Asia Pacific Accommodation Sector Market Estimates 2022

Hotels

How the Asia Pacific Accommodation Sector Is Evolving: New Skift Research

The accommodation sector in APAC is witnessing a fast paced recovery with 2022 revenue levels not far from reaching pre-pandemic levels. However, composition of the industry remains unclear with short-term rentals revenue share decreasing in 2022.

How the Asia Pacific Accommodation Sector Is Evolving: New Skift Research

Short-Term Rentals

Podcast: How Hotels and Short-Term Rentals Fit Together

Podcast: How Hotels and Short-Term Rentals Fit Together

Short-Term Rentals

Why Sonder Faces a Long Road Back — And Vacasa May Be Next

The short-term rental manager says the changes will let it turn cash flow positive next year, but it may face a cash squeeze before it gets there. Watch out for the very similar Vacasa, too.

Why Sonder Faces a Long Road Back — And Vacasa May Be Next

Short-Term Rentals

Australian Regulator Says Airbnb Misleads on Pricing

Airbnb appears to be happy to rectify the situation, which seems to have been a mistake. But we’d still like to see them work the price of mandatory fees into the displayed nightly price.

Australian Regulator Says Airbnb Misleads on Pricing

Short-Term Rentals

Hopper and Expedia’s Vrbo Partner on Global Vacation Rentals

Hopper is deploying an oft-used playbook for getting its homes' business started. But a cancel-for- any-reason feature, still in development, could add a twist.

Hopper and Expedia’s Vrbo Partner on Global Vacation Rentals

Short-Term Rentals

History of Short-Term Rentals Filled With Arrogance and Missed Opportunities

The phrase "listen to the customer" is a cliche. But in the early days of the vacation rental business, the smart move was to listen to what the marketplace was saying rather than force feed it the opposite.

History of Short-Term Rentals Filled With Arrogance and Missed Opportunities

Short-Term Rentals

Daily Podcast: Airbnb’s Search Shortcomings

Good morning from Skift. It's Friday, May 27, in New York City. Here's what you need to know about the business of travel today.

Daily Podcast: Airbnb’s Search Shortcomings