Alternative Accommodation

PhocusWire's in-depth coverage of the alternative accommodation sector, featuring news, analysis, interviews, research and more on home-sharing, short-term rentals, timeshare, homestays and other property types.

ALERTS: New deals, products, partnerships and hires in digital travel
News / Technology
ALERTS: New deals, products, partnerships and hires in digital travel
By PhocusWire | November 27, 2021
The backbone of the travel, tourism and hospitality industry is powered by technology and digital services. Here we capture new deals and partnerships, product launches and important hires, all in... Read More
LIVE BLOG: Coronavirus and the travel industry - impact and recovery
News / Online
LIVE BLOG: Coronavirus and the travel industry - impact and recovery
By PhocusWire | November 27, 2021
PhocusWire's live blog is charting the impact of COVID-19 on the travel industry and the sector's efforts to recover. Read More
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News / Startups
Limehome attracts real estate and hotel investors
By Linda Fox | November 23, 2021
The funds enable Limehome to take advantage of the real estate development and management, as well as hotel, expertize of the participating companies. Read More
VIDEO: SPACs and the future of travel investing
News / Startups
VIDEO: SPACs and the future of travel investing
By PhocusWire | November 17, 2021
During a session at the Phocuswright Conference 2021 this week, a session on SPACs put the spotlight on the benefits and pitfalls of using the mechanism to go public. Read More
Google highlights three trends that will shape travel in 2022
News / Online
Google highlights three trends that will shape travel in 2022
By Jill Menze | November 16, 2021
According to the online search giant, travel will become more meaningful, inclusive and purposeful moving into 2022. Read More
What will Tripadvisor's new CEO have to deliver?
Opinion / Online
What will Tripadvisor's new CEO have to deliver?
By Alex Bainbridge - Autoura | November 16, 2021
Now that Kaufer has announced his retirement, Tripadvisor must look forward and hire a replacement to take the company through this next era of the web. Read More
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News / Online
Vacasa beats targets as it prepares to go public
By Mitra Sorrells | November 15, 2021
Vacasa’s revenue in the third quarter of this year was $330 million, $72 million above the target of $258 million. Read More
Hot 25 Startups 2022: Femmebnb
Interview / Startups
Hot 25 Startups 2022: Femmebnb
By PhocusWire | November 15, 2021
Femmebnb provides an end-to-end travel solution to alleviate safety issues associated with women travel. Read More
Hot 25 Startups 2022: Frontdesk
Interview / Startups
Hot 25 Startups 2022: Frontdesk
By PhocusWire | November 15, 2021
Frontdesk is the next generation of hospitality, providing short-term rental guests the best experiences of a hotel stay, including contactless check-in, consistency and safety. Read More
Hot 25 Startups 2022: Miles
Interview / Startups
Hot 25 Startups 2022: Miles
By PhocusWire | November 15, 2021
The Miles platform and app allows anyone with a smartphone to earn miles for all of their travel. Read More
Hot 25 Startups 2022: MyStay
Interview / Startups
Hot 25 Startups 2022: MyStay
By PhocusWire | November 15, 2021
MyStay is all-in-one guest experience solution, that connects travel accommodations with their guests during and after their stay ensuring the smoothest guest journey imaginable and makes reception... Read More
Hot 25 Startups 2022: NoiseAware
Interview / Startups
Hot 25 Startups 2022: NoiseAware
By PhocusWire | November 15, 2021
NoiseAware's mission is to protect properties, profits, and peace of mind for property managers and hoteliers across the world. Read More
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Interview / Startups
STARTUP STAGE: The Host Co. adds hotel-style amenities to rentals
By Mitra Sorrells | November 15, 2021
Founded in September 2020, the Host Co. enables hosts to create an online store to sell anything in their property, from snacks to phone chargers to artwork. Read More
How lodging businesses can boost technology use to remain competitive
Opinion / Technology
How lodging businesses can boost technology use to remain competitive
By Adam Harris - Cloudbeds | November 12, 2021
The smartest hotel owners and operators will emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic with new digital strategies that will prepare their businesses for the future. Read More
The Phocuswright Conference 2021 - five questions for accommodation executives
News / Online
The Phocuswright Conference 2021 - five questions for accommodation executives
By PhocusWire | November 11, 2021
A panel this year, focusing on accommodation, features Noah Brodsky (Travel+Leisure Group), Vered Raviv Schwarz (Guesty), Sam Shank (HotelTonight and Airbnb) and Chris Silcock (Hilton). Read More