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Collaboration: the key word for responsible recovery in vacation rentals
By Kevin Locraft - Expedia Group | February 25, 2021
To spur and sustain widespread economic recovery in the vacation rental sector, cities, platforms and vacation rental owners and managers must collaborate on effective public... Read More
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Expedia Group pulls Vrbo from Google’s vacation rental metasearch product
By Mitra Sorrells | February 11, 2021
Expedia Group's revenue and gross bookings were both down 67% in the fourth quarter of 2020 compared to the same period in 2019. Read More
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Fully refundable vacation rentals get 4.2X more bookings, higher revenue
By Mitra Sorrells | February 5, 2021
Data from Your.rentals shows January bookings were 92% of pre-COVID levels for properties with fully refundable cancellation policies, but only 23% of the norm for those with partial or non-refundable... Read More
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How travel app usage paints another picture of travel's fate in 2020
By Linda Fox | January 28, 2021
Travel apps went quiet as the pandemic hit but there were some notable exceptions such as Airbnb and Vrbo. Read More
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As short-term rental demand slumps, destination markets prove bright spot
As short-term rental demand slumps, destination markets prove bright spot
By Jill Menze | January 28, 2021
While overall, short-term rental demand dropped by 15.3% in December 2020, demand trends vary considerably by location type. Read More
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VIDEO: Peter Kern on how COVID gave Expedia Group “courage”
VIDEO: Peter Kern on how COVID gave Expedia Group “courage”
By Jill Menze | December 29, 2020
Speaking at his first Phocuswright Conference since assuming leadership of Expedia Group, Peter Kern discussed the company's multi-brand strategy, Google and more. Read More
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Tech challenges (and coronavirus) were the focus for rental managers in 2020
By Linda Fox | December 22, 2020
Short-term rental managers wouldn't wave away the pandemic with a magic wand, according to a Hostfully report. Read More
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Expedia Group CEO wants to be "the best travel tech platform in the world"
Expedia Group CEO wants to be "the best travel tech platform in the world"
By Jill Menze | December 10, 2020
At Expedia Group’s virtual Explore event, CEO Peter Kern outlined how playing to Expedia Group’s strengths will help the company and its partners recover from the impact of the coronavirus crisis. Read More
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How will Airbnb, Vrbo, Booking.com and others grow their rental inventory?
By Mitra Sorrells | December 9, 2020
Vacation home sales are on the rise, but owners now have considerations beyond just bringing in revenue. Read More
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Key questions facing Airbnb ahead of its IPO
Key questions facing Airbnb ahead of its IPO
By Pierre Becerril - Transparent | December 3, 2020
By redefining traveler expectations and establishing a new type of lodging, Airbnb built the second-most valuable travel company in the world in just a decade. Now, as public market investors consider... Read More
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Booking Holdings boss talks pressure on hotels and the private accommodation trend
By Linda Fox | November 20, 2020
Glenn Fogel discusses how changes in the lodging market could be beneficial to large distributors - meaning hotels could face an uphill battle ahead. Read More
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Airbnb's IPO registration shows it's ready to join the big leagues
Airbnb's IPO registration shows it's ready to join the big leagues
By Kevin May | November 17, 2020
On the eve of its debut on the public markets, documents filed this week indicate that it is ready move in comfortably alongside the likes of Expedia Group and Booking Holdings. Read More
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Expedia Group Q3 “better than expected,” Vrbo up YoY
By Mitra Sorrells | November 4, 2020
Expedia Group CEO Peter Kern says the company intends to be "more bold" on pushing the Vrbo brand while it also pursues a broad cost-cutting strategy. Read More
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How Airbnb has resisted the pandemic, adapted to new demands
How Airbnb has resisted the pandemic, adapted to new demands
By Kevin May | November 4, 2020
Data shows where Airbnb sits in the wider accommodation ecosystem, as brands attempt to form some basis of recovery. Read More
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Phocuswright Conference 2020 Preview: It's a period of reckoning for hotels
Phocuswright Conference 2020 Preview: It's a period of reckoning for hotels
By Kevin May | October 27, 2020
The pre-pandemic fierce yet healthy competition between hotels and rentals for the leisure traveler is now more acute than it has ever been. It's going to be a tough ride ahead. Read More
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