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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
Turismo de Córdoba: Estudio Sobre la Vivienda Con Fines Turísticos

Turismo de Córdoba: Estudio Sobre la Vivienda Con Fines Turísticos

INSTITUTO MUNICIPAL DE TURISMO DEL AYUNTAMIENTO DE CÓRDOBALa Regulación de la Vivienda Turística en la Ciudad de CórdobaEstudio sobre el dimensionamiento de la oferta de vivienda con fines turisticos existente en la ciudad de Córdoba, propuesta de medidas de... Read More
Cushman & Wakefield: Short-Term Rental Multifamily Report

Cushman & Wakefield: Short-Term Rental Multifamily Report

CUSHMAN & WAKEFIELDThe next niche in multifamily – short-term rentals.Multifamily has become an increasingly diversified sector – with niche asset classes such as student housing, senior housing, coliving and micro-units garnering major investor interest.... 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
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
Unprecedented Holiday Rental Opportunity Across Australia

Unprecedented Holiday Rental Opportunity Across Australia

Analyzing data of any kind on a macro level can be dizzying. At AirDNA, we analyze a heaping 1 billion new data points on the global short-term holiday rental industry every day. We’re always on the lookout for fresh ways to use and present it for the thousands of... Read More
Airbnb Data + HomeAway Data Together on One Platform

Airbnb Data + HomeAway Data Together on One Platform

March 2019 marked a huge milestone for AirDNA. We increased our total tracked vacation rental listings by 21%, thanks to the addition of over 1,500,000 HomeAway listings—which includes listings on Vrbo and sites in the HomeAway family. Through hundreds of data... Read More
Pass the Keys VRM Case Study

Pass the Keys VRM Case Study

PASS THE KEYS AirDNA Data is Key to Customer Satisfaction and Scaling a VRM into New Rental Markets! Pass the Keys is growing rapidly in the U.K., and has relied on AirDNA data to improve the accuracy of their property forecasts, target new rental markets for... Read More
New Brand, Same Commitment to Short-Term Rental Insights

New Brand, Same Commitment to Short-Term Rental Insights

Hopefully by now you’ve seen some aspect of our new brand – friendly colors, a streamlined logo, or an easier-to-navigate website – via our educational emails or at our VRMA presentation in Vegas earlier this week (slides can be found here, for all of you... Read More
HVS: Airbnb and Impacts on the New York City

HVS: Airbnb and Impacts on the New York City

HVS The impacts on the New York City lodging market and economy. HVS looked at the total reservations, room nights, and revenue from AirDNA for the period of September 2014 through August 2015 to understand the impact of New York Airbnb rentals.   Download the... Read More
CBRE: Analysis of Airbnb in the United States

CBRE: Analysis of Airbnb in the United States

CBRE The sharing economy checks in. CBRE Hotels’ Americas Research compiled select information from STR, Inc. and AirDNA for hundreds of U.S. markets to assess the relevancy of this sharing platform to the traditional hotel industry, and generate an analysis of... Read More
CBRE: Hosts with Multiple Units – A Key Driver of Airbnb Growth

CBRE: Hosts with Multiple Units – A Key Driver of Airbnb Growth

CBRE A Comprehensive National Review of Airbnb Growth Including a Spotlight on 13 U.S. Markets This Airbnb growth analysis covers the U.S. and highlights data for 13 cities utilizing two years of AirDNA data for the period of October 2014 through September 2016. The... Read More
Bank of America: Airbnb Deep Dive with Data

Bank of America: Airbnb Deep Dive with Data

Bank of America | Merrill Lynch Deep Dive into Airbnb Airbnb 1) is a small but material amount of hotel industry supply and demand 2) is growing rapidly, 3) has more listings internationally than domestically, 4) overindexes to top 10 and 25 hotel markets, in terms of... Read More
CBRE: A Look at Airbnb & Short-Term Rentals

CBRE: A Look at Airbnb & Short-Term Rentals

CBRE A fresh look at the growing popularity of Airbnb short-term rentals. This report from CBRE, using AirDNA data, dives into the increase in traveler awareness of short-term rentals, where the impact on hotel performance can be seen, and the increase in professional... Read More