After tossing its listings into Googles vacation rental product in Europe and Asia about a month ago, some of Airbnbs apartment and vacation home listings in the United States are now appearing in Google as well.
Vacasa, North Americas largest vacation rental management platform, today announced a $319 million strategic investment round led by Silver Lake, a global leader in technology investing. Existing investors Riverwood Capital, Level Equity and NewSpring also participated in the capital raise.
At the Vacation Rental Management Association (VRMA) International Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana, Booking.com disclosed that on average, 7 guests per second are checking into a home, apartment or unique place to stay. The announcement comes alongside the launch of new tools and product enhancements directly informed by feedback from Booking.com partners.
The so-called 'sharing economy' has experienced significant growth over recent years and is poised to outpace the growth of traditional accommodation. Drawing on case studies from around the world, 'New Business Models in the Accommodation Industry' analyses existing rules and regulations for the sector.
Startup inks leases with 17 small hotels; in talks for 40 more
In the crowded market of vacation rentals, you want your property to stand out. The question is how? Well, creativity can never fail to attract guests and promoting it the right way can get you more bookings.
73 Percent of Americans Support Amending CDA 230 To Remove Big Tech Loopholes Invoked by Airbnb and HomeAway
Airbnb saw a 164% increase in reservations between May and July, according to a report from Edison Trends, which examined how the hospitality newcomer is fairing against such venerable brands as Marriott and Hilton.
$401. $456. $548. So it goes for spending an average weeknight in a three-star or higher-rated hotel in downtown San Francisco during the workweek.
Airbnb has moved a considerable distance in its bid to give guests the ability to secure a place to stay without waiting for host approval. The company says it now has 70% of all its listings available for instant booking.