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Who won the FIFA World Cup? Private Accommodation FC
Who won the FIFA World Cup? Private Accommodation FC
By Kevin May | July 16, 2018
France secured their second FIFA World Cup in two decades last weekend - but victory also came to the private accommodation sector during the tournament. Read More
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Report says timeshare failed to evolve against rise of Airbnb
Report says timeshare failed to evolve against rise of Airbnb
By Kevin May | June 11, 2018
The "sharing economy" in travel didn't arrive on the scene with the advent of global mega-brands such as HomeAway or, more recently, Airbnb. Read More
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Over 100,000 companies managing vacation rental sector
Over 100,000 companies managing vacation rental sector
By Kevin May | May 9, 2018
Proof that vacation rentals are a huge segment of the industry is confirmed with analysis showing there are a staggering 115,000 vacation rental companies worldwide. Read More
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HomeAway tips wider shift from guest fees, admits brand complexity with VRBO
HomeAway tips wider shift from guest fees, admits brand complexity with VRBO
By Kevin May | April 27, 2018
The fee structure in vacation rentals is likely to shift more towards to suppliers rather than guests over time, Expedia Group predicts. Read More
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HomeAway and Easter help Expedia in early 2018
HomeAway and Easter help Expedia in early 2018
By Linda Fox | April 27, 2018
Expedia Group has reported a good start to the year with bookings, revenue and, room-night growth in room nights across its major brands. During an earnings call, CEO Mark Okerstrom says results fo Read More
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Expedia Group ticks solid start box for 2018, helped by HomeAway
Expedia Group ticks solid start box for 2018, helped by HomeAway
By Mitra Sorrells | April 26, 2018
Expedia Group recorded a 15% increase in total gross bookings and a 15% increase in revenue to $2.5 billion for the first quarter of 2018 compared to the same period last year. Read More
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Vacation rental new association
Vacation rental "disruption" triggers new focus for association
By Mitra Sorrells | April 10, 2018
A new non-profit association is positioning itself to be the voice of vacation rental owners and managers as they deal with changes and challenges in their business model.   Read More
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The state of influencer marketing for travel brands
By Mitra Sorrells | March 29, 2018
Photos, blog posts and other content shared by social media influencers can be an effective way for brands to communicate with consumers – particularly since surveys have found that between one-third to... Read More
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In The Big Chair - Brian Chesky of Airbnb
By Jill Menze | February 27, 2018
The three co-founders started Airbnb with an air mattress in their apartment. Now, the 36-year-old CEO oversees a travel company worth $31 billion. Read More
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Hostaway vacation rental system funding
Hostaway secures €700K to expand distribution tool for thriving rental market
By Mitra Sorrells | February 22, 2018
Helsinki, Finland-based Hostaway has raised €700,000 in funding to grow its vacation rental channel management solution.   Read More
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In The Big Chair - Steve Milo of VTrips
By Jill Menze | February 20, 2018
The founder and CEO of VTrips, Steve Milo has learned every aspect of the vacation rental industry, starting when he bought his first vacation home 15 years ago. Read More
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Expedia earnings: Cloud migration, supply expansion, and HomeAway
Expedia earnings: Cloud migration, supply expansion, and HomeAway
By Nick Vivion | February 8, 2018
Earnings calls generally get interesting towards the end. While it's useful to hear how a business is doing, it's equally revealing to hear how executives respond to analyst questions. Outside of the Read More
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Vacation rentals vs hotels? HomeAway VP of Data Science keynote at HEDNA 2018
Vacation rentals vs hotels? HomeAway VP of Data Science keynote at HEDNA 2018
By Nick Vivion | February 2, 2018
There was a bit of an interloper at this year's HEDNA North America conference: vacation rental provider HomeAway. It's possible that Expedia's recent acquisition of HomeAway had something to do with Read More
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Rental tech providers Hostfully and Orbirental merge
Rental tech providers Hostfully and Orbirental merge
By Kevin May | January 31, 2018
Two vacation rental technology startups have agreed to combine companies, three years on from their inception in the U.S. Read More
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Video: Presentations and winning teams hacking hospitality tech at the HEDNA hackathon
Video: Presentations and winning teams hacking hospitality tech at the HEDNA hackathon
By Nick Vivion | January 31, 2018
Hotel and hospitality technology was the focus of the latest tnooz hackathon. The event kicked off the HEDNA conference in Austin, TX, and featured the APIs from hotel tech provider SnapShot. This inc Read More
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