The State of the Short-Term Rental Market: Bank of America

Using data to predict Airbnb & Vrbo performance in 2021

In this presentation, VP of Research Jamie Lane walked through the most prominent trends in today’s short-term rental market. Here are some of the findings:

  • Recent uptick in nights booked in signifies a strong season ahead in the US
  • Europe remains relatively flat, but is poised for a rebound
  • Urban areas expected to lag in recovery
  • Supply changes vary widely by location type
  • Airbnb maintains a higher percent of exclusive listings compared to Vrbo
  • Large operators (21+ properties) driving growth

Download the report.

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