Private Accommodation


wrapup april 20 2018
Delta, Blacklane, BookingKit and more news briefs today...
By PhocusWire | April 20, 2018
Delta launches Farelogix’s calculation engine… BookingKit partners with Vakario… Thai Airways International promotes Blacklane… Cathay Pacific integrates with Skyscanner… RedAwning grows... Read More
Notated News | Technology
airbnb event planning tool
Airbnb makes foray into events with meeting planner tool
By Jill Menze | April 19, 2018
Airbnb is out to conquer yet another corner of the travel market with the launch of a new tool for meeting and event planners. Read More
News | Online
booking Olivier Gremillon phocuswright europe
Phocuswright Europe 2018 Preview: Q&A with Booking.com's Olivier Gremillon
By PhocusWire | April 19, 2018
Ahead of the event, he discusses the need for collaboration among travel players, the transformative power of technology and more. Read More
Interview | Online
Airbnb aims to combat overtourism with new Office of Healthy Tourism
Airbnb aims to combat overtourism with new Office of Healthy Tourism
By Jill Menze | April 17, 2018
In an effort to spur economic growth through local and sustainable tourism, Airbnb has opened the Office of Healthy Tourism. Read More
News | Online
Pegasus ambitious on its return to the fold
Pegasus ambitious on its return to the fold
By Kevin May | April 16, 2018
Hotel computer reservation and technology provider Pegasus predicts a rosier future ahead after putting a turbulent few years behind it. Read More
News | Technology
Banishing the pricing monster that the industry created
Banishing the pricing monster that the industry created
By Klaus Kohlmayr - IDEAS | April 13, 2018
Creating differentiation and building guest loyalty is more complex than ever for hotel brands. Read More
Opinion | Technology
Amazon's options for disrupting online travel: try or buy
Amazon's options for disrupting online travel: try or buy
By Max Starkov - HEBS Digital | April 11, 2018
Will it or won't it - the subject of Amazon’s potential to disrupt the travel industry is back in vogue once more. Read More
Opinion | Online
Phocuswright Europe 2018 Preview: Q&A with Airbnb's Jeroen Merchiers
Phocuswright Europe 2018 Preview: Q&A with Airbnb's Jeroen Merchiers
By PhocusWire | April 11, 2018
Ahead of the event, he discusses Airbnb's 10th anniversary, sustainable tourism and the company's European ambitions. Read More
Interview | Online
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
News | Distribution
Airbnb tests eliminating guest fees in new pilot program
Airbnb tests eliminating guest fees in new pilot program
By Jill Menze | April 9, 2018
Airbnb is asking select hosts to join a pilot program that removes guest fees from listings. Read More
News | Online
Guesty Agoda integration
Guesty adds Agoda to its vacation rental property management platform
By Mitra Sorrells | April 3, 2018
Guesty, a cloud-based system to manage short-term and vacation rental listings across multiple channels, is expanding its offerings with the integration of Agoda.   Read More
News | Online
google vtrips giant
Google: The sleeping giant of the vacation rental industry
By Steve Milo - VTrips | March 30, 2018
What impact will there be on the vacation rental industry if (and when) Google decides to fully join the party? Read More
Opinion | Online
airbnb chinese government
Airbnb offers to de-list Chinese properties if hosts have data worries
By Jill Menze | March 28, 2018
Airbnb has alerted hosts in China that it will begin sharing host information with the Chinese government. Read More
News | Online
Airbnb claims 20,000 hosts apply for Plus, 1,100 hotels also want in
Airbnb claims 20,000 hosts apply for Plus, 1,100 hotels also want in
By Kevin May | March 22, 2018
Airbnb is clearly hoping its evolution of the brand to account for different types of properties will capture the attention of existing hosts. Read More
News | Online
In The Big Chair - Eric Breon of Vacasa
In The Big Chair - Eric Breon of Vacasa
By Jill Menze | March 22, 2018
Coming to Vacasa with a background in venture capital and analytics, Eric Breon has since raised an industry-leading $140 million in funding for the company since founding it. Read More
Interview | Online