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Vacation Rentals on the Rise in the Outer Banks of North Carolina

Vacation Rentals on the Rise in the Outer Banks of North Carolina

With summer quickly approaching, many seaside destinations are preparing for a busy season hosting guests from near and afar. A popular vacation area on the East coast of the U.S. is the Outer Banks, which is a series of barrier islands off the coast of North... 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
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 report.... Read More
Colliers: Airbnb Impacts and Outlook for Amsterdam

Colliers: Airbnb Impacts and Outlook for Amsterdam

Colliers The top neighborhoods and comparable hotel metrics. More than 736,000 overnight stays were booked via Amsterdam Airbnb listings in 2015 – almost 9% of total demand in the city.   Download the report. Name* First Last Company Name*Email* Phone** I agree... 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