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U.S. AirDNA Index October 2019: Shoulder Months Bring Big Changes

U.S. AirDNA Index October 2019: Shoulder Months Bring Big Changes

The United States AirDNA Index The United States’ short-term rental industry has officially entered its shoulder season. Whereas revenues remained strong throughout the late-summer push, September saw the onset of fall and an abrupt snap back to reality. Occupancy... Read More
Test Drive the World’s Smartest Vacation Rental Pricing Tool

Test Drive the World’s Smartest Vacation Rental Pricing Tool

It can be hard to let go. Especially when it comes to something with such a direct impact on your livelihood and lifestyle. That’s right, I’m talking about pricing your vacation rental. Although the temptation to control your own destiny and manage your own pricing is... Read More
Airbnb Expands in Dubai Amidst Launch of Arabic Website, Expo 2020

Airbnb Expands in Dubai Amidst Launch of Arabic Website, Expo 2020

In May 2019, Airbnb extended its reach into one of the world’s fastest-growing populations when it launched an Arabic version of its website. Although Airbnb’s main intention was to expand its presence across the Middle East and Northern Africa, the impact may have... Read More
Blurring the Lines Between Hotels and Vacation Rentals

Blurring the Lines Between Hotels and Vacation Rentals

Although the division between “traditional” and “alternative” lodging might be clear to consumers, the lines are becoming less clear behind the scenes. In 2018, Airbnb represented 5.5% of total U.S. lodging demand. That might not sound like much, but it represents a... Read More
Vietnam Homestays Fill Gaps and Provide Opportunities

Vietnam Homestays Fill Gaps and Provide Opportunities

Vietnam was recently named the third fastest-growing tourism destination in the world by the United Nations World Tourism Organization, after recording a 29% increase in visitors year-over-year. Vietnam is the easternmost country on the Indochina Peninsula, sharing... Read More
Price Your Airbnb like a Pro for the Champions League Final in Madrid

Price Your Airbnb like a Pro for the Champions League Final in Madrid

Short-Term Rental Hosts in Madrid Have Their Eyes Off the Ball As vacation rental hosts in the Spanish capital vastly overcharge for the dates of the Champions League final, they are leaving money on the table and fans without a place to stay. Football fans hoping to... Read More
Is the Vacation Rental Industry Overstated?

Is the Vacation Rental Industry Overstated?

2M Here. 6M There. It’s easy to get swept up in the frenzy of numbers being released from vacation rental listing giants like Airbnb and Booking. Just last week, they shared new listing count figures that show Airbnb coming out on top, giving them additional momentum... Read More
Why Multi-Channel Distribution is the Key to Success

Why Multi-Channel Distribution is the Key to Success

Eenie, Meenie, Miney, Moe. With the rise of disruptive vacation rental listing platforms, many are considering a channel management strategy and asking, “which listing platforms are right for me?” The way most hosts or vacation rental managers answer this question is... Read More
The Short-Term Rental Market Is Evolving. So is AirDNA.

The Short-Term Rental Market Is Evolving. So is AirDNA.

After an extended backpacking trip opened my eyes to the untapped revenue potential of Airbnb, I realized that Airbnb hosts needed better data to identify market opportunities and optimize the performance of their short-term rental listings. We launched AirDNA in 2015... Read More
The 100 Best Places to Buy Vacation Rental Property in the United States

The 100 Best Places to Buy Vacation Rental Property in the United States

If you want to expand your vacation rental portfolio — or even purchase your very first property — knowing the best places to buy vacation rental property is the first step to growing your business.  Not all short-term rental markets are created equal, and there can... Read More