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Explore some of our insights into Airbnb, HomeAway, and the short-term vacation rental industry.

State of the Industry

Check out AirDNA’s collection of blog posts, case studies and white papers to stay up-to-date on trends in the short-term vacation rental industry.

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
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
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
BnB Guest Conference: Athens Airbnb Market Spotlight

BnB Guest Conference: Athens Airbnb Market Spotlight

BNB GUEST CONFERENCE IN ATHENS Vacation Rental Market Spotlight: Athens, Greece AirDNA CRO Tom Caton dives into the data to break down market saturation, emerging neighborhoods for investment, professionalization of the vacation rental space, and competitive analysis... 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