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Investors on travel survivors, pent-up demand and bailouts
By Linda Fox | April 2, 2020
Seeking Alpha asked some of its marketplace authors to comment on the outlook for travel stocks, the likelihood of travel returning to pre-coronavirus levels and the segments that might come... Read More
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Airbnb gets serious on long-term stays, denies hosts are finding new platforms
Airbnb gets serious on long-term stays, denies hosts are finding new platforms
By Kevin May | April 1, 2020
The company claims there has been a 20% increase in long-stay bookings in the last two weeks compared to the same period in 2019. Read More
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Airbnb apologizes to hosts, dedicates $250M to coronavirus-related cancelations
Airbnb apologizes to hosts, dedicates $250M to coronavirus-related cancelations
By Jill Menze | March 30, 2020
In a letter sent to hosts, Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky says he's “sorry” for mangling communication about refund policies. Read More
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Airbnb hosts in China are “confident” about market recovery
By Jill Menze | March 27, 2020
According to data from Airbnb, 99% of hosts in China feel positively or neutral about engaging in the short-term rental market following the COVID-19 outbreak, while 1% say they will “definitely not”... Read More
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Airbnb urges U.S. government to alter rules for hosts during coronavirus crisis
Airbnb urges U.S. government to alter rules for hosts during coronavirus crisis
By Kevin May | March 18, 2020
In a letter to the speaker of the House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, as well as the Republican Party leader in the house, Kevin McCarthy, Airbnb is asking for four alterations to existing tax and... Read More
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Lyric lays off 25 employees, closes nearly 30% of units as part of restructuring plan
Lyric lays off 25 employees, closes nearly 30% of units as part of restructuring plan
By Donna M. Airoldi - Business Travel News  | March 9, 2020
Lyric, an apartment-style accommodation provider, has cut 25 people from its 150-person workforce and will close 179 of its 600 units nationwide amid a downsizing and restructuring. Read More
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European Commission agrees to data-sharing pact with short-term rental giants
By Linda Fox | March 6, 2020
Online accommodation platforms Airbnb, Booking.com, Expedia and Tripadvisor have agreed to share short-term rental data with the European Commission. Read More
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Airbnb tops lists of marketplace startups, ResortPass among fastest-growing
By Steven Lerner | February 24, 2020
 Travel startups were well-represented in the Marketplace 100, which identifies the largest and fastest-growing consumer-facing marketplace private companies. Read More
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How technology and eco-friendly practices are helping short-term rentals go green
How technology and eco-friendly practices are helping short-term rentals go green
By Jill Menze | January 31, 2020
Along with other corners of the travel sector, the short-term rental industry is starting to steer its attention toward sustainability efforts as players take stock of their impact on the environment... Read More
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Why 2020 will be the "Year of Airbnb"
Why 2020 will be the "Year of Airbnb"
By Guy Westlake  | December 17, 2019
With Airbnb’s announced IPO, 2020 is set to be a defining moment in the alternative accommodation industry’s lifecycle. Read More
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VIDEO: What will the travel purchase funnel look like in the future?
By Mitra Sorrells | December 12, 2019
Executives from Skyscanner, HotelTonight, TripTuner and Fareportal discuss the future of the funnel in travel at The Phocuswright Conference. Read More
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Travel startup investments 2019 - a year in review
By Steven Lerner | December 11, 2019
Investors were pouring money into travel startups in 2019. Here's where that money went.   Read More
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Airbnb part of $55M round for corporate housing platform Zeus Living
By Steven Lerner | December 10, 2019
Funds from the $55 million round will enable Zeus Living to expand its portfolio of furnished homes for stays of 30 days or longer. Read More
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VIDEO: How tech-enabled solutions can improve safety and security of short-term rentals
By Mitra Sorrells | December 5, 2019
Leaders from Vrbo, TurnKey Vacation Rentals and Certistay discuss safety and security solutions for short-term rentals. Read More
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Property management systems "failing" private accommodation owners
By Linda Fox | December 4, 2019
The number of property management systems, including their limitations for offering extras, is an ongoing challenge for vacation rental managers. Read More
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